Revive 2 Thrive

We meet you where you are at!

The Chris Atwood Foundation provides a full spectrum of free services across all stages of substance use disorder from active addiction to long-term recovery. Our Certified Peer Support Specialist, Kristy, will be able to walk you through each of the steps below as appropriate for your needs and desires.


The services we offer:

  • Overdose prevention: free naloxone kits and training 

  • Post overdose response team: two team members go out and visit an individual 24-72 hours after he/ she has overdosed to offer harm reduction supplies/ coaching, counseling, and treatment

  • Harm reduction counseling on avoiding blood-borne diseases/ overdose and safer use practices

  • Disease testing through our partnership with Nova Salud

  • Relapse prevention and recovery support - individual or group meetings for one year with a peer specialist

  • Medication: assistance with assessment and induction on medication as appropriate

  • Resource navigation - warm handoffs and referrals to other appropriate resources, conducted by peer specialists

  • Follow up care - monthly check-ins in year two with a peer specialist

  • Transportation to appointments and services if qualified


We also offer application assistance:

  • Substance Use Disorder or Mental Health treatment referrals with warm handoffs and enrollment support

  • Health insurance navigation/ to Medicaid, ACA, SSI

  • SNAP or food pantry resources

  • Housing aid: funding for a nonrefundable move-in fee and first two weeks rent in a recovery residence, for those who qualify

  • Resources for other organizations that provide housing assistance

  • Employment/ transportation: assistance in job search, resume building, transportation services, and resources

  • Legal identification documents: Driver license, SS card, Birth Certificate, etc.

  • Restoration of Rights

If you live in Virginia and need help with one or more of the services listed above, please contact one of our Certified Peer Support Specialists:

Kristy Howard


​​Call us:


for TTP/TTY dial 771

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9282, Reston, VA 20195

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