Hope begins in the dark,

the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work:

you don’t give up.

Anne Lamott

Welcome to the United Sullivan Substance Use Task Force

United Sullivan began with a small group of stakeholders and has expanded into a community wide methodology to prevent substance misuse and overdoses in Sullivan County.

Our Vision

United Sullivan is a collaboration of organizations supporting and treating persons with humanity, kindness and respect.

Our Mission

United Sullivan is devoted to transforming our community by encouraging a culture of acceptance for all individuals through humanity, dignity, and respect to achieve their desired goals.

Our Goal

To offer and link people to needed services that provide care with kindness, dignity, respect and hope.

Everyone Deserves A Second Chance At Life

  • In 2021, the number of overdose deaths involving opioids (including prescription opioids, heroin, and synthetic opioids, like fentanyl) was 10 times the number in 1999. Overdoses involving opioids killed more than 80,000 people in 2021, and nearly 88% of those deaths involved synthetic opioids.

  • Despite the odds, an inspiring
    75% of people
    trying to beat substance use issues come out on top.