“Stand Together Against Substance Abuse”
It only takes one person to stand up and make a difference. Join The Herren Project as we seek to positively make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by addiction. All proceeds generated through the Project Purple initiative go directly back into the educational and mentoring programs of The Herren Project developed to educate people of all ages on the dangers of substance abuse.
Education • Affordable Treatment • Better Tomorrows
Donations By Mail
To submit your donation by mail, please send your check or money order made payable to:
The Herren Project
PO Box 131
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Donations and gifts directly support the mission, programs, initatives and services of The Herren Project. Through your support, The Herren Project will make a positive impact in the lives of individuals and families suffering from addiction and bring hope for a better tomorrow.
The Herren Project is a 501(c)3 organization. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Please check with your personal tax advisor regarding the deductibility of your gift. Thank you for your generous support!
1 person dies every 19 minutes from drug overdose in the United States.
1 in 6 teens has used a prescription drug in order to get high or change their mood.
The estimated annual direct cost to our society resulting from substance abuse is more than 250 billion dollars.
32.9% of people needing treatment do not receive treatment due to lack of health coverage and cost of rehabilitation programs.
20.5 million people age 12 or older need treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol use problem but do not receive treatment.
7.5 million children under age 18 live with a parent with an alcohol disorder.
90% of addictions get their start in the teenage years.
On an average day in 2008, 4,365 Adolescents used an illicit drug for the first time.
In the US in 2008, almost 1/3 of adolescents aged 12 to 17 drank alcohol in the past year.