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Everybody Deserves a Chance What are the things people want most out of life A career a family health wholeness dignity these are things any person desires for a quality life Now think of one s family neighbors co workers and friends Everyone knows personal examples of how diseases like cancer heart disease arthritis diabetes and Alzheimer s disease can devastate families and even communities Leading edge treatment and disease management skills give hope anew There are organizations dedicated to helping persons with addictions recover and regain a higher quality of life Through the compassionate efforts of skilled doctors care staff therapists and a host of others hope is not only offered but realized for people with addictions and those who care about them Addiction is another disease that touches everyone No family street school business or town is immune from the destructive power of addiction Untreated addiction destroys individuals It brings trauma to loved ones Addiction respects no distinction of age gender demographic or character Children raised in the home of a substance abuser face immediate and long term damage Even unborn children can be harmed by the results of addiction The stigma of substance abuse and the behaviors that arise from it prevent many from seeking help It causes shame low self worth and fear As a disease addiction s power is undeniable But there is hope Addiction does not have to win The disease s power can be overcome In Michigan one of the leading treatment organizations is Sacred Heart It is a refuge for those battling addiction diseases Since 1967 Sacred Heart has served thousands of individuals and their families providing compassionate medical mental health social and restorative services for the whole person This non denominational organization provided treatment to over 6 000 individuals in FY 2022 2023 through residential and outpatient programs in ten Michigan locations Sacred Heart provides the chance everybody deserves Our continuum of care makes recovery possible and lasting Services include withdrawal management detoxification resi dential inpatient women s specialty outpatient medication assisted treatment prevention and recovery What Is Addiction The American Society of Addiction Medicine ASAM provides this definition Addiction is a treatable chronic medical disease involving complex interactions among brain circuits genetics the environment and an individual s life experiences People with addiction use substances or engage in behaviors that become compulsive and often continue despite harmful consequences Prevention efforts and treatment approaches for addiction are generally as successful as those for other chronic diseases

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And Sacred Heart Makes It Happen services for adults teens and children impacted by addiction This array of services provide evidence based models to help overcome addiction Because Sacred Heart is a nonprofit organization with a charitable mission services are also available for clients challenged by their ability to pay for services No one is turned away based on ability to pay With the support of generous donors and dozens of community based partners mission is front and center Going above and beyond is who we are at Sacred Heart Why Because we provide the chance that everybody deserves Sacred Heart is there to make those chances happen today and every day In Michigan the most commonly abused substances are alcohol tobacco cannabis heroin cocaine methamphetamine prescription drugs fentanyl and other synthetic opioids

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Families and Neighbors in Crisis 59 newborns diagnosed every day In the United States every 24 minutes a baby is born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome Because of their mother s substance abuse these babies are born addicted Addiction is not new but the sheer scale of the addiction crisis is unprecedented Abuses of substances like alcohol tobacco and cannabis are widespread but those have been joined by cocaine heroin prescription drugs illegal amphetamines and other substances is what Americans widely regard as an epidemic In the United States substance abuse takes over half a trillion dollars out of the economy each year according to the U S Surgeon General In Michigan the toll it takes on individuals and families is devastating These are our families and neighbors who are faced with heart breaking situations with examples like these A teen daughter s grades social life and health suffer from a growing dependence on synthetic opioids A single mother with three young children at home loses her job because her alcohol abuse makes her a frequent no show A professional woman who was treated for a serious injury continues and increases her opioid use well after her official treatment ends further deteriorating her health and relationships A mother gives birth to a baby who is born addicted to opioids due to the mother s opioid abuse during pregnancy In college a son begins using heroin through needle injection and in the process contracts HIV AIDS In a suburban home both parents have untreated addictions and their erratic and destructive behavior results in their young children being removed from the home and placed in foster care

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Recovery is not new either but today there are many proven treatment options that have emerged Research has established that addiction is a chronic brain disease and that like many chronic diseases can be managed by appropriate care Appropriate care is identifying and providing the right care for each individual at the right time and in the right setting It happens in a way that individuals feel safe respected and wanted This care extends to a person s whole life and provides services that have a continuum of care for each situation This is who we are at Sacred Heart Because everybody deserves a chance Substance Abuse Affects Everyone in Michigan According to the most recently available information Michigan is greatly affected by substance use disorders This disorder can destroy individuals and families significantly increase health care costs wreck careers and a host of other preventable social problems Consider these facts compiled by the SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse 109K Deaths from Drug Overdoses in 2022 Drug deaths nationwide hit a new record in 2022 Nearly 70 involved illegally manufactured fentanyls 17K Michigan residents lived with HIV in 2021 633 were newly diagnosed 10K people living with HIV lived in the Detroit Metro Area and 397 people were newly diagnosed that year 601 Michigan babies were born with NAS Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Neo natal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome That s 6 out of 1 000 Michigan births in 2021 73K Fentanyl Overdose Deaths in 2022 More than double the amount of deaths from three years prior in 2019 131 7M Prescriptions for Opioids filled in 2022 Prescription opioids were involved in nearly 21 of all opioid overdose deaths in 2021

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Sacred Heart s Impact It is a huge step to admit to one s self that there is an addiction problem There are complicating factors What will people think Am I a failure What about my children Is there hope Taking that step requires a combination of courage and desperation Because the stakes are high it is imperative that the step is toward real help Sacred Heart is ready to help that first step become a pathway to recovery Sacred Heart is a Michigan leader in providing behavioral health recovery support and wellness services In addition to withdrawal management residential specialized women s services independent living outpatient services and recovery housing Sacred Heart provides HIV AIDS services prevention education testing counseling and case management Because treatment is about the whole person Sacred Heart staff consider the combination of physical mental emotional social and spiritual aspects of a person That is core to our Philosophy of Care At Sacred Heart clients are served by a staff of compassionate professionals many of whom are in recovery themselves They have been there They know what it is like And there s much more One can begin to understand the comprehensive response Sacred Heart offers to those who deserve a chance to overcome this progressive chronic disease Treatment includes not only snapshot 9 700 ADMISSIONS Into our various services 6 200 INDIVIDUALS Received treatment 110 PREGNANT ADMISSIONS Into our various services 140 HIV AIDS CARE Services Recipients FY 22 23 Data

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the addicted individual but those with whom he or she interacts particularly friends and family Addictions are treatable Through professional therapy education and support individually tailored to the needs of each client and his or her family recovery happens Continued care provides an accountable treatment plan that each person can employ to continue successful recovery Treatment works Sacred Heart makes it happen That is great news for people suffering from addiction and for their families their friends and neighbors and every Michigan community

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Sacred Heart s History In 1967 Sacred Heart was founded as a not for profit organization in Detroit Michigan serving men with alcohol addiction Within a decade the program expanded to include women and those with drug addictions by adding a site in Richmond Michigan As Sacred Heart grew to serve more people its services also grew to include outpatient OP programs In the early 2000 s Sacred Heart acquired Clearview a specialty women and children s residential services Within the last decade additional locations opened with a variety of services available including HIV AIDS Care and prevention PRE Under the current leadership Sacred Heart expanded services offered at Clearview for Women and Children by adding withdrawal management services allowing women and pregnant women to bring their children with them while receiving withdrawal management WM and residential RES services Sacred Heart expanded recovery support services including housing HSN and started providing medication as 1 HSN 5 JAIL MAT 8 PRE 1 HIV AIDS ADMISSIONS BY COUNTY 1000 501 999 100 500 1 99 0 3 Out of State 14 OP 43 RES 28 WM BY SERVICE FY 22 23 Data 1000 MAT ADMISSIONS INTO OP JAIL RES OR WM LOCATIONS

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sisted treatment in Macomb Oakland and St Clair County jails and Opioid Health Home services at many of our locations Sacred Heart opened an Opioid Treatment Program in St Ignace Sacred Heart is the first and only certified opioid treatment program to ever exist in the Upper Peninsula As its 55 year history demonstrates this mission focused organization will continue to identify new opportunities to help our neighbors in crisis 3 CAPACITY Residential Facilities 49 Withdrawal Management BEDS 221 Residential Varies on of children 7 Outpatient Locations 50 Supportive Housing Capacity

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DImopnaocrt When a loved one friend or neighbor receives treatment for addiction it is a time of hope Charitable giving makes a difference It provides a financial bridge between available funds for what is needed and When someone finishes treatment and is doing the delivery of services well in recovery it is time to celebrate Their journey is not complete but the pathway is clear They know they are not alone They are empowered with specific skills to continue steps in the right direction As a nonprofit organization Sacred Heart devotes as much of its financial resources as possible for services Charitable giving bridges the gap to assist individuals that lack funds Over 370 services were provided through treatment scholarships to individuals who were unable to pay for treatment Because Sacred Heart will work with people in these situations financial means were not a barrier to getting treatment In some cases people were given assistance with their co pays because the out of pocket cash was more than they could pay Over 100 children entered treatment with their parent last year These children need things every child needs such as toys books games learning materials backpacks snow boots coats and an assortment of other items Insurance and government funders continue to ratchet down available funds to organizations such as Sacred Heart One consequence is that a client may come to the limit of coverage before he or she is ready to make the next step in recovery This results in unreimbursed length of stay Because of contributions Sacred Heart is able to extend the length of stay beyond reimbursable limits This is done because it is in the client s best interests 50 HIV AIDS Care clients received support services food pantry including essential non food items client emergency fund 221 clients were tested for HIV and received community HIV AIDS prevention education and support group sessions 11 Scholarships Awarded to Individuals 370 Services Awarded 24 26 Financial Aid HIV AIDS Care Recipients Personal Care Pantry HIV AIDS Care Recipients 221 HIV testing and counseling sessions Provided to Individuals 100 ChiEldnterreend Treatment witMh oTthheeirrs FY 22 23 Data

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Each year generous donors and volunteers make a difference in what we do These are only a couple examples Grants and generous donors made donations in the amount of 31 598 to help support Sacred Heart s charitable mission Going the extra mile Sacred Heart employees gave an additional 9 228 through payroll deduction

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An Invitation to Make a Difference In Michigan we are made up of family friends and neighbors The well being of an individual also impacts the well being of his or her family and community When diseases like addiction threaten people support solutions that work Everyone benefits Sacred Heart is a provider of proven solutions Its charitable mission is a compassionate response to people suffering from addictions We invite you to consider joining other generous donors who make a difference Why Because everybody deserves a chance and Sacred Heart makes it happen with your help Thank you for your caring expressed through giving

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Because Everybody Deserves a Chance Sacred Heart Charitable Commitment Ratio 65 66 7 Recommended Benchmark This figures out how much of a 87 charity s total expense went directly to the charitable purpose as opposed to management certain overhead expenses and fundraising BBB Wise Giving Alliance Charity Navigator Personal Care Pantry William is an a HIV positive man and a brittle diabetic He has been disabled for 10 years The income he receives is limited and only covers the cost of his housing and utilities He receives government food assistance however he is not able to use this assistance to purchase personal care items If it was not for the generosity of Sacred Heart and its donors providing a personal care pantry he would not be able to obtain the basic personal care items He says this is an essential support service and he is grateful it is available to him Surryah s Story Little Surryah is three years old Her hair braided her expression pleasant she is spending quality one on one time with her mother They are painting crafts For the first time ever Surryah has four siblings Her mother is at Sacred Heart for treatment of alcohol and drug addiction Her mother would only enter treatment with the assurance that Surryah and her siblings go with her because there was nowhere else to go At Sacred Heart s Clearview Specialty Program Surryah s mother received the help she needed to overcome addiction At the same time Surryah is being cared for and is safe and secure She is learning her colors the alphabet painting and other things three year olds should do Mom is at ease affirming when they talk Surryah smiles This is hope in progress Sacred Heart is there because Surryah and her mother deserved a chance The Children s Wall In a children s activity room at Sacred Heart walls are decorated with the hand painted names of chilTdarKeynalonwry heo Lheaida beeDnatvhiedr e They were there because their parent was addMicatrieorcinae i vRAiontbgtehtrertesa atmmKeenrttiismf oer when services were being provided for the parent the kids received structured time ChlosteaRh faiect kwaJynaa dscoalobBgv eeinc agkSp ytpD reeojppuhJraeaianndt ae Hope was being recovered with their parents and their children They could simply be who they are children Sacred Heart is there because children deserve a chance

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STORIES OF IMPACT COMPASION Everybody deserves a chance