Journey Bags

Journey Bag Project This project reaches out and serves a diverse group of people in our community that are suffering from addiction, have recently overdosed or are currently in treatment programs. 


There are three types of bags that will be distributed throughout the community. “Street Bags”, “Overdose Bags”, and “Treatment Bags”.   


“Street Bags” Target the streets in Butler/Warren County.  

These bags will be distributed to homeless individuals who suffer from addiction. These bags will be filled with various personal hygiene items, snacks, hats, gloves, socks, a spiritual daily reader, treatment resources and alternative support resources, as well as words oftencouragement from Brandy Turco.  

“Overdose Bags” Target the emergency departments and first responders in Butler/Warren County. 

These bags will be distributed to individuals who have recently overdosed. The bags will contain a t-shirt, a chocolate bar, a spiritual daily reader, overdose prevention resources and alternative support resources, as well as words of encouragement from Brandy Turco.  

“Treatment Bags” Target addiction treatment facilities in Butler/Warren County.  

These bags will be distributed to individuals who are currently seeking outpatient/residential treatment. The bags will contain a t-shirt, journal/pen set, a chocolate bar, a spiritual daily reader, after care information.



Peer to Peer Support

WHO

Anybody who loves someone who suffers from additction.

WHAT

A peer led, confidential support group that is faith based.

WHERE

New Freedom Church 

840 Miller Road 

Lebanon, Ohio

WHEN

The 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7pm.

WHY

The traditional advice and support isnt for everyone. Studies have shown that some of those methods actually can cause more harm than help.

HOW

Using a non-traditional approach and a set of tools that are supported and used by the

PARTNERSHIP for DRUG FREE KIDS. 

We will help you increase your chances of getting your loved one into treatment and focus on maintaining your own self-care all by introducing

MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING and C.R.A.F.T  as strategies to help.

A New Kind of Fix


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent .

- Victor Hugo 

100% guaranteed to touch the hearts of everyone who attends.

 

Pastor Dave Irwin and crew does a fabulous job spreading the word of God through their music ministry. 


This special service will be on the 3rd Thursday of each month starting at  7 pm. 

We welcome you with an open mind, open heart and will embrace you with open arms, so come as you are...


New Freedom Church

840 Miller Road

Lebanon, Ohio