The Chris Atwood Foundation was created in 2013 after The Atwood Family lost their son and brother, Chris, to an accidental overdose at age 21.
The CAF is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that creates recovery ready communities through free harm reduction and recovery support services, resources and education.
We do this by:
Educating the community about the disease of addiction
Creating recovery ready communities
Training the community on how to administer naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose
Providing free life saving naloxone
Providing low-barrier harm reduction resources and recovery support
Providing Recovery Housing Scholarships
Providing free Peer Recovery Support Specialists for individuals
Providing Family Support Services and resources
Advocating for legislative and policy changes that promote equitable access to life saving measures and supports
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