Phoenix House LA Rise Up & Run 5k

Phoenix House LA Rise Up & Run 5k supporting Phoenix House California
Phoenix House California

About Phoenix House LA

This December, we challenge LA to Rise Up & Run to help save lives with Phoenix House at our first ever 5k fundraising event!

We will have a pre-race warm-up & stretch, a live DJ, Phoenix House event gear, prizes, and just an amazing time with friends, family, neighbors, co-workers and other awesome individuals like yourself.

Strollers, wheelchairs, and dogs on a leash are all welcome!


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Date

Starts at:  December 2, 2018 9:30 AM
Ends at:  December 2, 2018 12:45 PM

Location

Griffith Park
4730 Crystal Springs Dr
Los Angeles,CA 90027 USA

Contact

Natalie Dolishny
818-686-3007
NDolishny@phoenixhouse.org

Why we need LA to Rise Up & Run

  • 21 million people in America have a substance use disorder.

  • Drug overdose is now the leading cause of death among Americans under age 50.

  • Every day, 91 people die from an opioid overdose. Alcohol kills even more.

  • In 2016, California had the 2nd highest number of drug overdose deaths in the nation.

  • In Los Angeles County, almost 40% of car crash deaths involve alcohol.

  • More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017 and 2/3 of those involved opioids.

  • 46% of 12th graders have been drunk at least once in their lifetime.


What we are doing about it

Established in 1994, Phoenix House Academy offers strengths-based, gender-specific treatment for teens with substance abuse and/or co-occurring mental health issues. Phoenix Academy offers a holistic innovative approach, helping young people move from lives of continual crisis to problem solving and conflict resolution. Residents attend an on-site high school fully-accredited by the Los Angeles County Office of Education while receiving comprehensive substance use disorder treatment services.

Since 1986, Phoenix House Venice Beach provides residential and outpatient services for adult men who struggle with alcohol, marijuana, and other substance use disorders. Our evidence-based treatment approach delivers a superior level of care by focusing on strength to meet each person's unique needs.

Since 1979, Phoenix House Orange County has offered comprehensive evidence-based residential treatment to men and women suffering from co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders. Services include: Individual and group counseling; mental health services; substance abuse education; vocational and employment assistance; self-help and process groups; and a health and wellness program.

Established in 1994, Phoenix House Academy offers strengths-based, gender-specific treatment for teens with substance abuse and/or co-occurring mental health issues. Phoenix Academy offers a holistic innovative approach, helping young people move from lives of continual crisis to problem solving and conflict resolution. Residents attend an on-site high school fully-accredited by the Los Angeles County Office of Education while receiving comprehensive substance use disorder treatment services.

Since 1986, Phoenix House Venice Beach provides residential and outpatient services for adult men who struggle with alcohol, marijuana, and other substance use disorders. Our evidence-based treatment approach delivers a superior level of care by focusing on strength to meet each person's unique needs.

Since 1979, Phoenix House Orange County has offered comprehensive evidence-based residential treatment to men and women suffering from co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders. Services include: Individual and group counseling; mental health services; substance abuse education; vocational and employment assistance; self-help and process groups; and a health and wellness program.