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5 Easy Ways to Volunteer

by CLARE Foundation in Homepage News

In honor of National Volunteer Week, we hope to encourage our friends and supporters to embody the spirit of paying-it-forward and use these tips to give back to the CLARE community. Challenge and inspire clients to improve their health through physical fitness and exercise. Volunteer your time to teach a fitness course such as yoga, […]

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Substance Use and Sexual Assault

by CLARE Foundation in Homepage News

Vulnerability. It’s the common thread between addicts and sexual assault victims, two of the most vulnerable groups within our society. Yet struggling with substance abuse and being a victim of sexual violence are not mutually exclusive. Those who have been sexually assaulted are much more likely to abuse drugs than those who have not. According […]

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CLARE Foundation Curbs War on Drugs in the Philippines: CLARE Foundation Supports JICA in Developing A Drug Treatment Program in the Philippines

by CLARE Foundation in Homepage News

Following the Japan-Philippines Summit, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have been commissioned to consult on a planned project to build a drug dependence treatment facility in the Philippines. CLARE Foundation was selected to provide an introduction and overview of how American residential programs are structured, including the organization’s model of treatment. CLARE Foundation, with the […]

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In Conversation with CLARE Boardmember Dorothy Richards in Honor of National Women’s History Month

by CLARE Foundation in Homepage News

Dorothy Richards is a member of the CLARE Foundation Board of Directors and a longtime advocate for women struggling with addiction and substance use disorders. Richards, whose work inspired the launch of the Dorothy Richards Fund for Women’s Recovery, knows that when women decide to get sober, they face unique issues that demand individualized treatment. […]

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Will Repealing the Affordable Care Act Decrease Access to Care for Lifesaving Substance Abuse Treatment?

by CLARE Foundation in Homepage News

We are undoubtedly in changing times. The uncertainty captured in a recent VICE article highlights some of the deep concerns of many individuals around the country about what will happen to their access to healthcare in coming months. Regardless of anyone’s opinions around how to or how not to change the healthcare system, with change […]

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CLARE Teamed Up with Hav A Sole To Help Clients Kick Old Habits with New Shoes

by CLARE Foundation in Homepage News

CLARE Foundation teamed up with Hav A Sole to provide quality footwear for clients at the nonprofit treatment facility on Wednesday, November 23rd. Rikki Mendias, Founder of Hav A Sole, spent part of his childhood living at the CLARE with his mother. One of his earliest memories was of a former client who bought him […]

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