Become a Listener: Help Someone Heal from Heroin Addiction


Cause Areas


Thu Mar 22, 2018 - Sun Sep 30, 2018


Multiple locationsAshevilleAsheville, NC 28806



VOLUNTEER TODAY to help someone who is healing from an addiction crisis by giving the gift of listening
... and in the process, become a better listener yourself and challenge yourself to grow.

  • Help liberate someone from heroin addiction relapse
  • Destigmatize addiction
  • Challenge yourself to grow
  • Learn how to set better boundaries
  • Embrace vulnerability
  • Learn and teach the art of authentic connection
  • Peer-based addiction support experience
  • Give back to your community in a meaningful way

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After you sign up there with your email address, we'll send you an email with all the relevant training dates and a link to fill out an online application.

The application will take about 15-20min to complete. If approved, you'll be invited to join us for a Healing Happy Hour orientation on Thursday, March 22. The training itself will take 3 days spanning two weekends: March 24, 25, and 31.

After you complete the training, we'll match you with your "Person" at the first monthly Gathering which will take place on Sunday, April 1. For the next 6 months, you'll meet face to face with your Person once a week and join everyone for subsequent Gatherings the first Sunday of every month.

You have the option to switch it up and get paired with a different Person each month as it feels appropriate. During your weekly meetings, you and your Person will decide together who will listen, and who will share. Our training will help you set expectations around this process, and through it, both of you can count on experiencing transformative personal growth; whether you're working on overcoming an addiction or just becoming a better person.

Throughout the program, we'll work closely with you to monitor the process, help you set healthy boundaries around communication & meeting expectations, and collect data based on your experience.


  • Mental Health
  • Relationship Building
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Social Work

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5hrs per week + monthly meeting
  • All that is required is an open mind and heart to those who seek healing.

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