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SUPPORT. RECOVER. OVERCOME.

PROVIDING FREE RESOURCES AND SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

GET INTO TREATMENT NOW

If you or a loved one require immediate medical attention, please call 911 or proceed to your local hospital emergency room.

SUPPORT. RECOVER. OVERCOME.

PROVIDING FREE RESOURCES AND SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

GET INTO TREATMENT NOW

If you or a loved one require immediate medical attention, please call 911 or proceed to your local hospital emergency room.

We assist individuals and families with treatment placement services to ensure that those in need can get into the right treatment center quickly, easily and affordably… without having to worry about navigating the incredibly complex treatment web.

TOGETHER WE RECOVER

Herren Project is a nonprofit organization focused on treatment, recovery and prevention of substance use disorder. We offer a variety of services free of charge. These include assistance with treatment placement, long-term recovery support for individuals and families, financial support for treatment programs and recovery housing as well as prevention education programs for schools and communities. Herren Project was founded in 2011 by former professional basketball player, Chris Herren, who has been in long-term recovery since August 1, 2008.

TOGETHER WE RECOVER

Herren Project is a nonprofit organization focused on treatment, recovery and prevention of substance use disorder. We offer a variety of services free of charge. These include assistance with treatment placement, long-term recovery support for individuals and families, financial support for treatment programs and recovery housing as well as prevention education programs for schools and communities. Herren Project was founded in 2011 by former professional basketball player, Chris Herren, who has been in long-term recovery since August 1, 2008.

TREATMENT NAVIGATION & RECOVERY

Herren Project works with individuals and families to secure quality treatment options for those ready to heal themselves from the disease of addiction. From identification of the right facility to insurance assistance, admittance and detox procedures, our team will help you through the treatment process, recovery and beyond.

FIND TREATMENT

FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

Herren Project offers online support groups moderated by trained clinicians, resources for family members looking to help a loved one and healing packages for individuals taking the next step in their recovery journey.

SUPPORT SERVICES

PREVENTION & OUTREACH

Herren Project empowers youth and community members to make healthy choices and celebrate who they truly are. Through various programs like Herren Project Clubs, individuals learn that they do not need drugs or alcohol to cope with life’s challenges.

PREVENTION

OUR IMPACT

Since 2011, Herren Project has been able to provide assistance to thousands of individuals and family members struggling with the disease of addiction. Our impact is personal as we work with individuals in all aspects of their lives to build and sustain long-term recovery. We’re there every step of the way to walk together on the road to recovery.

Alan’s Story

My hope and intention is that by writing this, I'm able to reach out and help someone who is still suffering from substance use disorder. Last summer, in June 2017, my [...]

Holly’s Story

Holly G., contacted us shortly after losing her precious husband, Matt, to a heroin overdose. She and Matt seemingly ‘had it all,’ beautiful children, excellent careers, loving family, but that was [...]

Nick’s Story

GRATEFUL TO BE THEIR DAD THIS FATHER'S DAY Herren Project helped my family get their dad back. Don't get me wrong; we still have peaks and valleys, but that doesn't make [...]

John’s Story

THOUGHTS ON DISEASE AND RECOVERY I have been a pretty healthy guy for my first 60 plus years on this earth. I have had back surgery, skin cancer and numerous hockey [...]

OUR IMPACT

Since 2011, Herren Project has been able to provide assistance to thousands of individuals and family members affected by the disease of addiction. Our impact is personal as we work with individuals in all aspects of their lives to build and sustain long-term recovery. We’re there every step of the way to walk together on the road to recovery.

Alan’s Story

My hope and intention is that by writing this, I'm able to reach out and help someone who is still suffering from substance use disorder. Last summer, in June 2017, my [...]

Holly’s Story

Holly G., contacted us shortly after losing her precious husband, Matt, to a heroin overdose. She and Matt seemingly ‘had it all,’ beautiful children, excellent careers, loving family, but that was [...]

Nick’s Story

GRATEFUL TO BE THEIR DAD THIS FATHER'S DAY Herren Project helped my family get their dad back. Don't get me wrong; we still have peaks and valleys, but that doesn't make [...]

John’s Story

THOUGHTS ON DISEASE AND RECOVERY I have been a pretty healthy guy for my first 60 plus years on this earth. I have had back surgery, skin cancer and numerous hockey [...]

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Students Reached out to Herren Project after Hearing Chris Speak
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GET INVOLVED

Join the Herren Project community as we work to support and empower each other on the journey to recovery. Join The Team, start a club or simply help spread the message by sharing your story.

GET INVOLVED

Join the Herren Project community as we work to support and empower each other on the journey to recovery. Join The Team, start a club or simply help spread the message by sharing your story.

JOIN THE TEAM

Team Herren Project is a tight-knit community of individuals who are committed to raising funds and awareness for Herren Project. They participate in various kinds of athletic fundraising events and together, they celebrate recovery, healing and empowerment through healthy activities.

FIND OUT MORE

JOIN THE TEAM

Team Herren Project is a tight-knit community of individuals who are committed to raising funds and awareness for Herren Project. They participate in various kinds of athletic fundraising events and together, they celebrate recovery, healing and empowerment through healthy activities.

FIND OUT MORE

START A CLUB

Start a Herren Project Club in your school today. Be a Game Changer in your community, wear purple, empower other students to overcome the struggles of high school together by making healthy choices. Most importantly, Be You!

FIND OUT MORE

START A CLUB

Start a Herren Project Club in your school today. Be a Game Changer in your community, wear purple, empower other students to overcome the struggles of high school together by making healthy choices. Most importantly, Be You!

FIND OUT MORE
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CREATE A FUNDRAISER

Substance use disorder touches millions of families nationwide. If this is an issue you’re passionate about and you’re interested in raising money for the cause, we’d love to partner with you!

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CREATE A FUNDRAISER

Substance use disorder touches millions of families nationwide. If this is an issue you’re passionate about and you’re interested in raising money for the cause, we’d love to partner with you!

FIND OUT MORE

LATEST NEWS

Glow in the Dark Boot Camp

March 22nd, 2019|

Herren Project member Patrick Shaughnessy brought Chicopee, MA residents together for a good cause on Friday, March 22nd with a high-energy workout.  Partnering with Train for Life, Patrick organized and [...]

New Brand Identity Unveiled

January 15th, 2019|

New Brand Identity Unveiled for Former NBA Player Chris Herren’s Organizations PORTSMOUTH, R.I., January 15, 2019 – Herren Talks (formerly Hoop Dreams with Chris Herren), Herren Project and Herren Wellness [...]

Meet the Herren Project 2018 NYC Marathon Team

September 26th, 2018|

We Celebrate our 2018 NYC Marathon Team! You Can Meet Them Here: Nicole Sbarra Nicole is incredibly honored and humbled by the opportunity to fulfill her lifelong [...]

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