ROSS Staff at the Peer Conference
Our friends at UAB Early Head Start Program hosted their Welcome Back Socialization Drive-Thru here at R.O.S.S. Birmingham. They were able to help multiple children get ready for virtual learning.
ROSS is active in outreach to the community and being a resource for those in need. CRSS Carole Wadole attended an event called Addiction Eviction. This event took place in Athens, Alabame on June 1, 2019.
Our R.O.S.S. Montgomery Community Health and Resource Fair took place on Friday April 30th, 2021. We had free health pre-screenings provided by LifeSouth Community Blood Centers to check ears, eyes and blood pressure. As well as free testing provided by Medical Advocacy & Outreach for HIV, STD’s and STI’s. There were some amazing community resources to get connected to at the event.
R.O.S.S. attended the Be Well Chilton Back To School Bash at Jemison Park in Chilton County, Alabama
It was an honor to present our R.O.S.S. Recovery Supportive Services to Shelby County DHR. We brought along our R.O.S.S. peer specialist Shanika Webb from our Special Women’s program in Jefferson County who works with our Expectant Mothers.
R.O.S.S. attended the Be Well Shelby Back To School Bash at Old Mill Square in Columbiana, Alabama.
R.O.S.S. had a blast at Regions Field at the Birmingham Barons 3rd Annual Knock Addiction Out Of the Park Recovery Night sponsored by the Alabama Department Of Mental Health!
R.O.S.S. attended the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office 3rd Annual Jobs Not Jail Event at the South Park Baptist Church in West End! We provided our free life saving Recovery Support Services so that no one falls through the cracks. Thank you to Sheriff Mark Pettway for organizing this event and doing so much to make a difference in our community.
R.O.S.S. was at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office 4th Annual Jobs Not Jail Event at Rebirth Christian Fellowship in Center Point, Alabama. Our inspiring RCSP Outreach Specialist Stephanie Richardson promoted our Mentorship Program where we train individuals early in their recovery on how to become peer support specialists and become employed.
R.O.S.S. was at the UAB Hill Student Center for the UAB Veterans Expo with our friends from UAB Veteran Services the Birmingham VA Medical Center and Bradford Health Services providing our free recovery supportive services to our UAB veteran students.
For National Recovery Month Nan Burdette our inspiring R.O.S.S. Outreach Specialist for Chambers County and Chambers County Drug Court hosted the Run for Recovery 5k in Chambers County. All funds raised went towards supplies to help those beginning their journey in recovery.
Our R.O.S.S. Outreach Specialists are in 35 counties across Alabama eliminating the barriers to recovery and reaching the people who fall through the cracks!
Christa Lodico is one of our R.O.S.S. Outreach Peers that works in the Hospital ER setting. Christa helped to train the emergency room staff on the Peer RX program and R.O.S.S. Recovery Supportive Services this morning at St. Vincent’s East. With Peer RX our R.O.S.S. Peers are able to connect with individuals who have overdosed at a critical time and stay with them every step of the way through the process of Recovery.