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Treating Addiction to Heroin and Other Opiates with Suboxone

June 23, 2022

Suboxone is a safe, effective, and increasingly popular addiction medication used to treat addiction to heroin and other opiates. Suboxone is the name brand of a drug that uses a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. It comes in two forms that are made to dissolve in your mouth: a tablet, and a sublingual film. The buprenorphine…

EXPANDING ACCESS TO ADDICTION TREATMENT

June 21, 2022

Substance use disorder (SUD) is defined by the American Psychiatric Association as “a complex condition in which there is uncontrolled use of a substance despite harmful consequences.” It involves an “intense focus on using a certain substance(s) such as alcohol, tobacco, or illicit drugs, to the point where the person’s ability to function in day-to-day…

Addiction Treatment Services

June 21, 2022

Addiction Treatment  Substance use disorder (SUD) is defined by the American Psychiatric Association as “a complex condition in which there is uncontrolled use of a substance despite harmful consequences.” It involves an “intense focus on using a certain substance(s) such as alcohol, tobacco, or illicit drugs, to the point where the person’s ability to function…

Looking for a Place to Donate Your Items? Bring Them to Us!

October 11, 2018

At Aletheia House, we believe in a special kind of caring for our clients. Many times people want to help, but don’t know how. If you would like to help by donating new or gently used items, check out a list of items that we would greatly appreciate. All donations are tax deductible and can…

Corporate Battle of the Bands – Special Event

March 9, 2015

Sunday, August 10 – Begins at 2:00 PM – Avondale Brewery 201 41st Street South, 35222

Job training program for high school dropouts wins continuation funding

March 9, 2015

Every year, thousand of students in the Birmingham area drop out of high school. Which means they are more likely to be unemployed and living in poverty. Birmingham Youthbuild gives them a second chance. The program, located in a renovated church in Ensley, provides free GED classes, construction skills training, life skills classes and employment…

Healthy Snacks For Summer Campers

March 9, 2015

BIRMINGHAM NEWS 7.29.10-Aletheia House has run a free summer day camp for children from low-income families for more than 20 years. Its curriculum is aimed at healthful ways to live, with a goal of reducing future drug use or violence. But until this year, Executive Director Chris Retan had never thought about one part of the daily…

Aletheia House wins Social Justice and Human Rights Award from AKA Sorority

March 9, 2015

Aletheia House received the Community Service Award  for its work promoting social justice and human rights at the 79th Southeastern Regional Conference of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. More than 2,000 women from Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee attended the conference.

Aletheia House receives $300,000 grant to train formerly incarcerated veterans at risk of homelessness

March 9, 2015

Aletheia House is pleased to announce it has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for its Jobs for Vets program. Jobs for Vets is an employment, training and supportive service program designed to assist veterans who are at risk of homelessness with obtaining life skills training and employment. The program primarily serves…

Aletheia House COO Gloria Howard Speaks at National HIV Prevention Conference

March 9, 2015

Gloria Howard was honored to be invited to serve as a presenter at the National HIV Prevention Conference recently held in Atlanta. Gloria gave an enthusiastic talk about Aletheia House’s Getting Strongerprogram where she shared valuable information that was appreciated by all in attendance.

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