“Equipping people of faith to serve with an informed, compassionate response
to the risk and prevalence of addiction and other behavioral health issues.”

What's New?

Recently Published Paper

Faith Partners’ Executive Director Drew Brooks co-authored the original paper  Faith Communities’ Improvements in Readiness to Engage in Addictions Resilience and Recovery Support Programming

Training of Trainers Workshops

G.O.A.L. Project hosted a Faith Partners Training of Trainers workshop. Seven trainers were trained in Lancaster, PA on April 22-24…

Transition from in-person to virtual trainings

Faith Partners has created a distance learning model ……

New Area Coordinators Monthly Network Meeting

“No resource is more important than the religious community to the transformation necessary to bring about recovery from addiction. We must bring together the resources of health care providers and the resources of a supportive, knowledgeable faith community.”
Trish Merrill, Founder
Faith Partners

Upcoming Events

Date Location Training Contact Person
May 15, 2021 Nation-wide Virtual Nation-wide Quarterly Network Meeting Pastor Ed Treat, President & CEO
The Center of Addiction and Faith
pastored@addictionandfaith.com
May 27th, 29th & June 3rd, 5th, & 10th, 2021 Pryor, OK Virtual Team Training Misty Edwards-Matheson, Faith-based Community Liaison,
DROP Task Force
mistywithdrop@gmail.com
June 9, 2021 Nation-wide Virtual Area Coordinator's Networking Meeting Drew Brooks, Executive Director
Faith Partners
drewbrooks@faith-partners.org
June, 2021 Many, LA Virtual Quarterly Networking Meeting James Wagley, Coalition Coordinator
Sabine Prevention Alliance
Jameswagley.lcsw@gmail.com
June 25-26, 2021 New Orleans, LA Addiction Survival Kit:
Clergy Core Competencies
Kelli Bertrand, Program Manager
Metropolitan Human Services District
kelli.bertrand@mhsdla.org
July 2021 New Orleans, LA Virtual Quarterly Network Meeting Kelli Bertrand, Program Manager
Metropolitan Human Services District
kelli.bertrand@mhsdla.org
July 14, 2021 Nation-wide Virtual Area Coordinator's Networking Meeting Drew Brooks, Executive Director
Faith Partners
drewbrooks@faith-partners.org
August 2021 New Orleans, LA Skills Training Kelli Bertrand, Program Manager
Metropolitan Human Services District
kelli.bertrand@mhsdla.org
August 11, 2021 Nation-wide Virtual Area Coordinator's Networking Meeting Drew Brooks, Executive Director
Faith Partners
drewbrooks@faith-partners.org
September 17-18, 2021 Milwaukee, WI Team Training Pastor Molly Doreza, Chair
Greater Milwaukee Synod – OSUD Task Force
mdoreza@twc.com
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