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July 31, 2019

We are so proud of the work our board member, Shelly Young, has been doing to support family recovery and evidence-based family education resources.

FamilyRx is an online learning platform and support community for families grounded in love and is backed by evidence-bas...

July 31, 2019


The Chris Atwood Foundation (CAF) is a grassroots, community-based nonprofit in Northern Virginia working to save lives from opioid overdose, provide recovery support to individuals affected by addiction, and fight the stigma...

December 11, 2018

Special training available for those interested in volunteering with The Chris Atwood Foundation to train individuals in their community to use naloxone. Great for individuals who are comfortable with public speaking to small groups and are committed to increasing acce...

July 17, 2018

Grant will allow Non-profit to expand efforts to provide life-saving medication to the community

For Immediate Release:

Reston VA, (July 17, 2018) - The Chris Atwood Foundation, a non-profit based in Reston, announced it received a grant of $77,707 from Fairfax County. T...

June 21, 2018

 The Chris Atwood Foundation is offering special pay-what-you-can scholarships for residents of Virginia for the BALM, an online family recovery education program.The BALM family recovery program is a three-part method and comprehensive online program through which fam...

May 23, 2018

A town hall on substance use disorder in Arlington addresses the ways in which teenagers and young adults will hide drugs and alcohol. The Arlington Country Police share the homemade flasks that they have found and share a list of 7 surprising places drugs and alcohol...

May 18, 2018

Fairfax County Public School Schools released a set of educational videos about substance use disorder and addiction The program is called “In Our Backyard: Opioid & Heroin Prevention” and includes a video for parents as well as a separate video for each grade 7th thro...

March 29, 2018

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be taking place on April 28th, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm.  All across the United States, there will be stations for the public to safely dispose of any kinds of prescription medication.

Help protect your family and communi...

March 15, 2018

On March 2nd, H.B. 842 was signed and approved by the Governor of Virginia. The CAF initiated the creation of this bill and advocated it through to a unanimous passage in the house and senate.  This new law makes a more affordable brand of naloxone available for health...

March 15, 2018

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