818 East Jefferson Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46617
AARC: (574) 234-6024
MEAP: (574) 287-1879 or (800) 388-0154
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  • $60 for 60 Campaign!

    AARC is celebrating 60 YEARS serving the greater Michiana area and today we are launching our $60 for 60 fundraising campaign! If 1,000 individuals can give $60 each, we will attain our goal of $60,000!

    Helping those affected by substance use and mental health issues is our passion and our purpose, and has been since 1962! 

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  • Welcome, Jeff Comfort!

    AARC is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff Comfort as our new Prevention Director! In this role, Jeff will be responsible for managing three state and local substance abuse prevention grants and implementing programs, strategies and environmental campaigns throughout St. Joseph County and working to foster community relationships and partnerships around substance abuse prevention.

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  • Alberta Barnes, AARC Board Member, 1948-2022

    It is with tremendous sadness that AARC announces the passing of Alberta Barnes, long time board member and supporter of the work of this organization, on Monday January 31, 2022. Alberta always brought a smile and endless enthusiasm for community work to everything she did. Her tireless work on behalf of AARC helped sustain the organization and raise awareness of the important work we are doing throughout St. Joseph County.

    While she may be gone, her spirit and dedication to South Bend, her family and friends will carry on forever.

    Alberta R. Barnes Obituary - South Bend Tribune

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  • Welcome, Cathy Dietz!

    AARC is pleased to announce Cathy Dietz as our new Trauma-Informed Community Programs Coordinator! In this role, Cathy will be responsible for implementing the Handle With Care program throughout St. Joseph County and working to foster community relationships and partnerships around youth trauma support systems.

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  • AARC Announces New Executive Director

    The Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center is pleased to announce that Brian Mounts will serve as the new Executive Director of our community organization. Brian previously served as the Director of Prevention & Community Outreach with AARC (since February 2016) and will begin his new role on October 1, 2021.

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  • AARC, NaloxBox Featured on WSBT-22!

    AARC was featured on WSBT-22 on Tuesday June 8 to discuss the new Opioid Rescue Kits available by the front door at 818 E. Jefferson Blvd.

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