ACR is a 501(C)3 grassroots, nonprofit organization established in 2001. ACR primarily serves Harford County, Maryland. While its focus remains on Harford County ACR recognizes that the devastation of addiction is not limited by geographical boundaries.
ACR was established in response to the emerging heroin and drug crises in Harford County. Since then, ACR has connected and continues to connect to treatment and recovery services for people in addiction and their families.
ACR serves as an advocate to improve public policies and services for those involved with substance use disorders.
Research and identify available resources for acute detoxification and ongoing treatment
Bridge the gap between addicts and professional, by establishing a connection with residential and outpatient treatment programs, individual therapists and halfway houses
Assist the addict in obtaining timely access to treatment
Educate families on the signs and symptoms of substance abuse
Remove the stigma of substance abuse in the community through education
Provide a support group for families
Assist recovering individuals by connecting them with programs and services that promote their efforts to remain in and strengthen recovery to a productive and healthy life
Provide drug education and awareness to the community