Naloxone Distribution Site

DC Recovery 5656A 3rd Street, NE, Washington, DC, United States

DC Recovery is pleased to announce that we are a Naloxone Distribution Site. What a blessing for the city and one more defeat against the struggle.

Opioid Awareness Day

DC Recovery 5656A 3rd Street, NE, Washington, DC, United States

Opioid Awareness Day was September 1, 2022 but DC Recovery was fortunate to host a "Drive Setup Day" in our office on August 31st.

Honoring Jami Freeman

Howard Theater 620 T St NW, Washington, DC, United States

National Recovery Month in honor of our dear friend and Peer Extraordinaire, Jami Freeman, at the Historic Howard Theater on September 6th at 5pm. Jami was an extraordinary person with a gift of teaching and inspiring others to service. She collaborated closely with Jordan Peer Recovery preparing hundreds of Peers in the DC metro area...

Outreach Prevention Awareness Health Fair

Catholic University Washington, District of Columbia, United States

DC Recovery's Demetrius and Brian gave presentations at the Health Fair sponsored by Catholic University today. They successfully networked to gain additional support services necessary for community services.

The Town Hall Meeting @ The Bellevue Library!

What a great time we had the The Bellevue Library on Monday, August 21st for our Town Hall Meeting! To be able to discuss with our partnering providers how to further service the Ward 5 community is always invaluable time well-spent. And a welcomed announcement was made: The Ready Center will be reopening. Thank you...

International Opioid Prevention Day 2023!

What a great opportunity to be a part of International Opioid Prevention Day 2023 at DC Corrections on August 31, 2023! The Hope Foundation formed a panel discussion at the Corrections Treatment Facility (CTF) for DC Department of Corrections and DC Recovery was blessed with the invitation to participate because of our Harm Reduction Certification and...

2023 Recovery Month Kickoff Luncheon & Walk!

The 2023 Recovery Month Kickoff Luncheon showcased the successful strides made in our DC community by organizations such as SAMSHA, DC Recovery, and the Faces & Voices of Recovery. The event was held at the Columbus Club Room at Union Station with guest speakers from SAMHSA, ONDCP, and other key public officials. Dr. Rahul Gupta,...

Join The Movement

The "Join The Movement, Make an Impact on DC's Opioid Crisis" event at Union Station was a success! DC Recovery's support staff was phenomenal in making our presence known in the DC community. The event organizers, The h3 Project,  Outreach partners, Police officers and lots of community members all . Our beloved Board member Anna...

DC & MD Peers Unite at DC Recovery!

One of the most powerful events at DC Recovery was held on  September 20, 2023 when the DC & MD Peers united to collaborate on how we all can better serve our communities. There were multiple organizations in attendance for open discussions coupled with playing service-related games, eating pizza, and the overall comradery of peer...

Overdose Awareness Panel Discussion @ CSOSA

What a productive event! The Panel Discussion on Overdose Awareness and Harm Prevention at the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA). CSOSA wanted DC Recovery to conduct a panel discussion on overdose awareness and harm prevention for the dangers of Fentanyl.  The event was held on Wednesday, October 4th at 11am at the CSOSA...

The Variety Show – 12th Year Anniversary!

Talk about a Wow Moment! The best weather ever – A sunny 75-degree Saturday! The best guests ever – The Community! And, The best cause ever – To partner with an effective organization, Federal City Recovery Services (FCRS), to provide smiles, laughter, and local talent to the Ward 5 DC Community. Saturday, October 28, 2023....

Opioid Use in the Senior Community (Vicksburgh)

The outreach teams from the 5th District Police Community and DC Recovery prove the power of unity! On January 10, 2024, the teams merged together at the Vicksburgh Senior Center to educate the senior community on the vast opioid use amongst seniors. Officer J. Johnson, head of the 5th District Police Community Outreach, requested DC...

The Variety Show is Here Again!!!

Yaaaaaaassss! The Variety Show is back for 2024, hosted by Roger Wright alias "Tobaldegriot" and what an incredible night to gather with friends and the community.

Anacostia Library – “Black & Brown in Recovery”

DC Recovery was invited to join in a discussion "Black and Brown in Recovery - Where are the Resources-Open Mic for Anacostia?" at the Anacostia Library. Some attendees to our Outreach program: Federal City Recovery Services', Roger Wright, Dr. Edwin Chapman, MD,PC, Keith Peete, Intake Counselor, Salvation Army, Pamela Porter, CAC, Samaritan Inns, Dr. Laverne...

NARCAN Presentation – Brentwood

On March 15, 2024, DC Recovery's Demetrius Jones and Brian Person performed a NARCAN presentation with the Mayor's Police Outreach team at the Brentwood Community Center for the youths in the Brentwood community. Mr. Person was able to do a mock "Opioid reversal" with two youths that inquired about the procedure. DC Central Kitchen provided...

NARCAN Presentation – Brentwood (Senior Day)

The NARCAN presentation for the the "DPR Young at Heart Senior Day Program" at the Brentwood Community Center on March 28, 2024. Those in  attendance were very engaging and asked DC Recovery excellent questions afterwards. Office Anderson and Officer Johnson from the Mayor's Police Outreach team were also in attendance.  

Recovery In the Arts! The Variety Show! Saturday, March 30th

DCRCA's Recovery In The Arts! Program. Every last Saturday of each month, DCRCA is hosting The Variety Show to provide a platform to storytellers, poets, comedians, singers, musicians, artists, and all others who have discovered their artsy gift. JOIN US! Saturday, March 30th, 2024 DC Recovery Community Alliance (DCRCA) 5656A 3rd St. NE Washington, DC...

S.O.M.E. (So Others Might Eat) – Outreach

  Tuesday, April 9th, 2024 was a warm day in the Nation's Capital and filled with productive events in the quadrants. Case in point, the So Others Might Eat's Tuesday Night Group --- Mr. Thomas Lockhart, S.O.M.E.'s Certified Addictions Professional & Service Coordinator, invited DC Recovery's Certified Peer Recovery Specialists and Trainers, Demetrius Jones and...

What a Success! The Men’s Ministry Townhall Panel

The Town Hall Discussion was a huge success on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at DC Recovery's Center located at 5656A 3rd Street, N.E. Approximately 30 attendees with a focus to unite, were present. The mission for the Town Hall Group discussion is to help recruit our young men in the community back into the church....

Recovery In The Arts! The Variety Show! Saturday, April 27th

Introducing - DCRCA's Recovery In The Arts! Program. Every last Saturday of each month, DCRCA is hosting The Variety Show to provide a platform to storytellers, poets, comedians, singers, musicians, artists, and all others who have discovered their artsy gift. JOIN US! Saturday, April 27th, 2024 DC Recovery Community Alliance (DCRCA) 5656A 3rd St. NE...

Presentation (Community Based Services) for Returning Citizens @ Corrections

On Friday, May 3, 2024, DC Recovery's Brian Person, Community Outreach Coordinator, Certified Peer Recovery Supervisor, and Certified Harm Reduction and DC Recovery's Demetrius Jones, Certified Peer Recovery Specialist and Trainer introduced their community-based services to the D.C. Department of Corrections' Returning Citizens,  Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program (RSAT).  Mrs. Cathy Voss, LICSW and the...

Metropolitan Club’s 58th Anniversary Celebration!

The Metropolis Club's celebration of their 58th Year anniversary was a big hit! Friends, family, and the community made up the attendance with jubilee. And let's not forget the tasty spaghetti dinner, salad, and dessert served at the event! Music was also provided by a local D.J. as the event was culminated with a dance...

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