NEXT COMMUNITY RESOURCES AWARENESS EVENT IS NOVEMBER 23RD (1-3PM) @ JUDSON BAPTIST


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Community Resources Event with Panel Experts

We hosted a Panel of Community Professionals from Housing, Homeless & Low-income to offer their Guidance and Resources to the San Bernardino County at the Event and a FREE Luncheon with FREE Hygiene, Grocery Bags, Laundry Detergent and Laundromat Gift Cards on Saturday, August 24th, 2019. It was a Huge success thanks to all our Volunteers and Community Sponsors! Thank you everyone!!!

Aug. 2019 Community Resources Event Sponsors

Karen & Bruce Plano

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Karen & Bruce have consistently donated $350 a month in continued support for our Mission! We Love you and Thank you!

Sarah Ogden @ #EndALS in memory of her beloved friend Ethel

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$250 for Laundry mat Wash-cards to give as FREE  prizes to our Guests. Thank you for your Love and Support! 

Evangelist Dr. Jerry Musgrove and his wife Dr. Robbin Huff-Musgrove

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He and his friends donated $100 CA$H, dozens of Cups of Noodles and Water. Thank you for your kindness!!!

Dr. Musgrove  also gave an inspirational message at the Event on serving God's people in Boldness!

Resources Advocates: Lupe & Leticia from Restoring Hope

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Clothing, Hygiene & Identification Vouchers and Assistance with Utilities as funding is available. 

Advocates for the Homeless> “Appointment Only” 909.714.9283

Resources Specialist: Naomi Kuhlman

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 Naomi is a Program Manager of the Hospitality House residential program that assists single women and families, w/ children experiencing homelessness in overcoming barriers to become stably housed. Being a product of Salvation Army services herself, Naomi believes in and champions the mission of The Salvation Army’s transformative and restorative social services. Naomi is a state certified Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking advocate with background and education in family social services, homeless services, urban ministries, substance use prevention and substance abuse treatment.  

Resources Specialist: Nancy Fike

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Ms. Fike works in the City of San Bernardino by providing linkage and services to the homeless community and those needing assistance with providers that can help each individual right where they are at, whether it be needing permanent housing, Transitional Age Youth (TAY,) Substance abuse/Addiction behaviors, or general information for help. Also, an advocate for the lost and broken in navigating individuals by restoring them back to their authentic self.

Naomi Goforth-Kuhlman: Homeless & Housing Resources

Check out this great video

Nancy Fike: Specialist on Homeless & Housing Resources

Presentation from the SOS YAHWEH Charity Resources Community Event on 8-24-19

Restoring Hope Homeless Advocacy Resources

From the SOS YAHWEH Charity Resources Community Event 8-24-19

Volenteers Celebrating Natural High

The Power of Service!

2019 INLAND EMPIRE COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Tragic Statistics

Homelessness & Addiction have become a "Social-Epidemic" in America:

  • MORE THAN 24 MILLION AMERICANS (1 IN 10) ARE ADDICTS! 
  • ADDICTION COSTS AMERICA MORE THAN $240 BILLION ANNUALLY!!! 
  • 1 IN 4 AMERICAN DEATHS ARE ATTRIBUTED TO DRUG USE ANNUALLY! 
  • 64,000 ANNUAL DRUG OVERDOSES ESTIMATED IN THE U.S! 
  • “THE 150,000 CHRONICALLY HOMELESS PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES COST $10.95 BILLION PER YEAR IN PUBLIC FUNDS.”   

2018 ANNUAL HOMELESS ASSESSMENT REPORT

2018 AHAR (pdf)

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ASAM.ORG

ASAM - DEFINITION OF ADDICTION (pdf)

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SAMHSA.GOV

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Happens in the Best of Families...and it Hurts! (pdf)

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Drugs, Brains & Behavior: The Science of Addiction

Drug Abuse and Addiction

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH)

Learn the facts about the most commonly abused drugs. 

I.E. Substance Abuse Referrals & Hotlines

Homeless & Sober Living Resources

Inland Empire H.O.P.E. RESOURCE GUIDE (pdf)

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Statistical & Reference Resources

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The Cost of Addiction to Americans!

1. According to NIDA, the Costs of Substance Abuse is, “Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is costly to our Nation, exacting more than $740 billion annually in costs related to crime, lost work productivity and health care.** ”  Trends & Statistics-NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE (NIDA): https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics  

2. According to NIDA, “Illicit drug use in the United States has been increasing. In 2013, an estimated 24.6 million Americans aged 12 or older—9.4 percent of the population—had used an illicit drug in the past month. This number is up from 8.3 percent in 2002.”  

DrugFacts: Nationwide Trends | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) June 25, 2015 https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/nationwide-trends 

Trends & Statistics- https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics   

DrugFacts: Nationwide Trends | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) June 25, 2015 https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/nationwide-trends 

 3. According to WeFaceItTogether.Org, “It is estimated that the yearly economic impact of substance misuse is $249 billion for alcohol and $193 billion for illicit drugs. This includes costs related to crime, work productivity and healthcare.[i] Excessive drinking is estimated to cost the United States $223.5 billion.[ii] Local governments spent $93.8 billion on substance abuse and addiction, outstripping local spending on transportation and public welfare.[iii]”  Costs of Addiction- FACE IT TOGETHER: http://www.wefaceittogether.org/it-s-a-disease/costs-of-addiction    


Statistics of Addicts in America!

1. According to Drug-Free.Org, “Drug use is on the rise in this country and 23.5 million Americans are addicted to alcohol and drugs. That's approximately one in every 10 Americans over the age of 12 – roughly equal to the entire population of Texas. But only 11 percent of those with an addiction receive treatment.”  New Data Show Millions of Americans with Alcohol and Drug Addiction Could Benefit from Health Care Reform SEPTEMBER 28, 2010 BY JOIN TOGETHER STAFF  https://drugfree.org/learn/drug-and-alcohol-news/new-data-show-millions-of-americans-with-alcohol-and-drug-addiction-could-benefit-from-health-care-reform/    

2. According to Drug-Free.Org, “An estimated 208 million people internationally consume illegal drugs. In the United States, results from the 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health showed that 19.9 million Americans (or 8% of the population aged 12 or older) used illegal drugs in the month prior to the survey.” The Truth About Drugs - Illegal Drug Use Statistics - Drug-Free World www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/the-truth-about-drugs.html   

Cost of Addiction to Americans!

 1. According to WeFaceItTogether.Org, “It is estimated that the yearly economic impact of substance misuse is $249 billion for alcohol and $193 billion for illicit drugs. This includes costs related to crime, work productivity and healthcare.[i] Excessive drinking is estimated to cost the United States $223.5 billion.[ii] Local governments spent $93.8 billion on substance abuse and addiction, outstripping local spending on transportation and public welfare.[iii]”  Costs of Addiction- FACE IT TOGETHER: http://www.wefaceittogether.org/it-s-a-disease/costs-of-addiction    


Death from Addiction in America!

1. Today, one in four deaths is attributable to alcohol, tobacco, and illicit or prescription drug use.  https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/health-consequences-drug-misuse/death  

2. Drugs Involved in U.S. Overdose Deaths - Among the more than 64,000 drug overdose deaths estimated in 2016, the sharpest increase occurred among deaths related to fentanyl and fentanyl analogs (synthetic opioids) with over 20,000 overdose deaths. Source: CDC WONDER https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics/overdose-death-rates      

Homelessness in America!

1. According to Forbes.com, “The 150,000 chronically homeless people in the United States cost $10.95 billion per year in public funds.”  Cutting The Cost Of Homelessness In U.S. – Forbes Aug 28, 2006 https://www.forbes.com/2006/08/25/us-homeless-aid-cx_np_0828oxford.html 

2. According to The National Alliance to end Homelessness, “On a single night in January 2015, 564,708 people were experiencing homelessness—meaning they were sleeping outside or in an emergency shelter or transitional housing program.” THE 2016 STATE OF HOMELESSNESS IN AMERICA https://endhomelessness.org/homelessness-in-america/homelessness-statistics/state-of-homelessness-report/  

3. According to GREENDOORS.org, “Each visit costs $3,700; that's $18,500 spent per year for the average person and $44,400 spent per year for the highest users of emergency departments. People struggling with homelessness spend, on average, 3 nights per visit in the hospital which can cost over $9,000.” The Costs of Homelessness | Green Doors www.greendoors.org/facts/cost.php 

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