Resources

Walking side-by-side with you on your journey to recovery.

What Is Addiction?

Addiction is the most severe form of substance use disorder, associated with compulsive or uncontrolled use of one or more substances. It is a chronic brain disease that causes individuals to use substances despite negative consequences” (Facing Addiction with NCADD, About Addiction) For more information on addiction, as well as resources and links for at home assessments click here.

What Is An Opioid?

Opioids include legally prescribed drugs used for pain relief, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, and many others. They can also include illegal drugs such as heroin and fentanyl. They interact with nerve cells in the brain and body. Because they produce euphoria in addition to pain relief, they are prone to misuse. For more information on opioids, click here.

General Questions

What is the I AM Projects?
The I AM Project stands as a beacon for individuals grappling with addiction, providing resources and genuine support throughout their sobriety journey. Our mission is to offer hope and quality assistance to anyone affected by addiction, emphasizing that every person, irrespective of financial means, deserves access to the necessary resources for their recovery journey.
How do I access services?
To access our services at the I AM Project, individuals can reach out to us via phone number or email us at . By simply contacting us, you open the door to a myriad of assistance options tailored to support your recovery journey. Whether it’s housing, clothing, funding for transportation, work-related needs, or educational requirements, we are here to help.
We understand that everyone’s journey is unique, and we’re committed to offering assistance for a broad spectrum of needs. Reach out to us, share your concerns, and let us work together to support your path to recovery. Your success is our priority, and we are here to assist you in any way we can.
How do I qualify for assistance?

Qualifying for assistance from the I AM Project is an open and inclusive process. We welcome everyone to reach out and request support for their unique needs related to their recovery journey. Once you connect with one of our dedicated I AM Project members, they will engage in a conversation to better understand your situation. Subsequently, your request will be subject to approval, a process that typically concludes within 24 hours.

While our commitment is to assist as comprehensively as possible, there are some criteria that might affect eligibility. This includes situations where individuals are in facilities not approved by the I AM Project, have already received assistance from our organization, or are seeking funds for purposes not aligned with our mission or core values. Our aim is to ensure that the assistance we provide is directed toward fostering meaningful and purposeful steps in your recovery journey.

Does a loved one or myself have to have opioid use disorder in order to receive services?

No, we will help anyone with a substance use disorder and/or family members who need resources.

Do you perform warrant checks?

No, there will be no warrant checks done. This is a place individuals can come and feel safe and not have to be fearful of arrests or other repercussions.

Recovery and Treatment

What is "Naloxone"?

Naloxone is a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It is an opioid antagonist—meaning that it binds to opioid receptors and can reverse and block the effects of other opioids. It can very quickly restore normal respiration to a person whose breathing has slowed or stopped as a result of overdosing with heroin or prescription opioid pain medications”. (National Institute On Drug Abuse, 2018). More information can be found at https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/opioid-overdose-reversal-naloxone-narcan-evzio

How can I obtain "Naloxone"?
Naloxone is available over the counter at any pharmacy without a prescription, Sonoran Prevention Works www.spwaz.org , or Addiction Haven www.addictionhaven.com
Is family support important?
Yes, family support is very important not only for the individual but for the families as well. Often times the families are stuck feeling lost, helpless and confused and are in need of support as well. For more information and a great resources on family support please click on the following link:  https://drugfree.org
Where can I find additional resources for recovery and treatment?

Onsite Support

What can I expect when I first arrive?

When you first arrive, you can expect to be greeted by one of our trained volunteers. All of our volunteers are dedicated to helping you and your loved ones during this process, they will walk with you side by side as you take this journey.

What can I expect from Onsite Support?
Our volunteers will provide an assessment in order to determine an individuals needs and what resources might be appropriate. Together you and the volunteer will develop a plan together.
Do you offer support and resources for family members?
Yes, family is always welcome and will also have support available to them during this process.
Is help available for children under the age of 18?

Yes , we are also available to provide resources and support for family members that have children under the age of 18.

Volunteering

How can I get involved?

Donations are always appreciated, as this is our way of helping individuals find the treatment they need without financial restrictions.

What volunteer opportunities do you have?

We can always use help during events to clean up, set up, tear down, etc.

Partner Sites

More Information?

If you have additional questions, please call us at (480) 382-9855, email info@theiamprojects.org or click the “Ask A Question” button.

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