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Transitions Fall Newsletter

As the seasons begin to change, your friends at Transitions' are gearing up for some big & exciting changes too -- all in the name of better serving our area!
Read on to check out just how we've been busy in the community!

Custody Exchange Center Opening Soon

Transitions' very own custody exchange center -- the Fairl Family Justice Center -- is getting ready to launch in Sunbury very soon.

Click here to read about the new community addition in our latest edition of Transitioning Times.

Transitions' Partnering With Newly Founded Community Recovery Club for 2K "Recovery Walk and Fun Run" Sept. 22nd

Transitions is excited to share developments about the newly founded Oasis Community Recovery Club being launched in Shamokin. The club, promoted as an organization "dedicated to supporting individuals and their families dealing with drug addiction and recovery," is launching in the Coal Region of Northumberland County to provide services and create a safe place for people to gather with a focus on long-term, healthy recovery from addiction.
The center -- which hopes to host various 12-step meetings, family-friendly events, as well as Transitions' educational programming (and other programming from a multitude of other community partners) -- will be hosting a kickoff event in Shamokin on Sunday, September 22 at 1 p.m. at the Fairview Gun Club near the Shamokin Area School Grounds.
We are proud to be an in-kind sponsor for the event along with other local businesses and community organizations, and Transitions' is long committed to helping create a safer, healthier community in the lower Northumberland County region.
For more information about the walk -- including how to participate, where to register, and more -- please click here

Green Dot Training

Susquehanna University teamed up with Transitions to get trained on Alteristic's Green Dot Programming specifically for college campuses!

From the website, "Traditional prevention programs may only approach men as potential perpetrators and women as potential victims. Green Dot approaches all students, staff, administrators, and faculty as allies. The original Green Dot program was conceived in the college setting to prevent dating violence, sexual violence, and stalking.
It relies on the premise that if everyone does their small part and commits to individual responsibility, the combined effect is a safe campus culture that is intolerant of violence."

We at Transitions are very excited to team up with Susquehanna University's VIP Center to implement Green Dot campus-wide!

National Night Out 2019

All across the region, our local communities celebrated law enforcement and first responders in our area with National Night Out. Transitions was thrilled to be part of so many area celebrations -- check out our collection of photos below highlighting some of the fun we had!

(Clockwise L to R: Intern Hattie, Education Specialist Rachel & Outreach Coordinator Lisa at Snyder County Night Out; Counselor/Advocates Dee and Maria at Sunbury National Night Out; Lisa and Rachel at Mifflinburg Safety Day; Counselor/Advocate Colleen at Shamokin National Night Out) 
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