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SUPPORT. RECOVER. OVERCOME.

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

FIND TREATMENT

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

FIND TREATMENT

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.

Marissa’s Story

Marissa battled substance use disorder for 10 years before she was able to heal and recover. By her own account, her life was in shambles… until she found Herren Project. She [...]

Marc’s Story

In the 16 years that he struggled with substance use disorder, Marc C. had overdosed multiple times. In his many attempts to get sober, Marc struggled with committing himself to a [...]

Adam’s Story

Adam was no stranger to the devastating effects addiction can inflict on oneself and their family when he first reached out to Herren Project. Following major back surgery as well as [...]

Alan’s Story

In the summer of 2017, Alan found his marriage, career, health, self-esteem, and life in general was in shambles. After 20 plus years of abusing drugs and alcohol in some form, [...]

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.

Marissa’s Story

Marissa battled substance use disorder for 10 years before she was able to heal and recover. By her own account, her life was in shambles… until she found Herren Project. She [...]

Marc’s Story

In the 16 years that he struggled with substance use disorder, Marc C. had overdosed multiple times. In his many attempts to get sober, Marc struggled with committing himself to a [...]

Adam’s Story

Adam was no stranger to the devastating effects addiction can inflict on oneself and their family when he first reached out to Herren Project. Following major back surgery as well as [...]

Alan’s Story

In the summer of 2017, Alan found his marriage, career, health, self-esteem, and life in general was in shambles. After 20 plus years of abusing drugs and alcohol in some form, [...]

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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.

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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!

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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!

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LATEST NEWS

The First Day, a Substance Use Prevention Education Film Featuring Former NBA Player and Wellness Advocate Chris Herren, To Premiere on ESPN July 16, 2019

The film, presented by Center on Addiction and Cigna, takes a deeper look at the issues facing youth today and includes discussion materials, educational curricula and resources to help communities prevent and treat substance [...]

Introducing Herren Project Clubs

August 5th, 2019|

We are so excited to introduce Herren Project Clubs this fall! THP Project Purple Initiative has been retired and we have new, exciting Herren Project Clubs and Herren Project’s awareness [...]

Herren Project 2019 Ambassador Retreat

July 5th, 2019|

Herren Project Ambassadors - The historic Inn at Craigville Retreat Center was a very special place to spend time together. A common definition of Ambassador is “an authorized [...]

Why Peer Support is Essential in Addiction Recovery

June 14th, 2019|

Often times, when faced with a difficult life event, many people will find solace in connecting with those who have been through a similar situation. If you have ever found [...]

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