Here’s To Life, Inc. is a non-profit, 501C-3 community based-organization that provides quality education and counseling to individuals who are experiencing or are at risk for substance use disorders. Our goal is to develop and implement activities and programs for individuals and their families that will prevent and/or provide appropriate treatment of substance use disorders.


We do this by providing a safe atmosphere for individuals to freely address their addiction as well as the behaviors typically developed through active drug/alcohol use.


It is also our intention to ensure that our communities are well informed about the ramifications of substance abuse, HIV, STD’s, domestic violence and other negative issues that plague our communities.


Our Mission 

The mission of Here’s to Life, Inc. is to eradicate the suffering brought on by the substance use disorders in adults and youth in metropolitan Atlanta by providing individualized addiction and other behavioral health counseling services and education.

Our Staff
Our team is a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultured team of professionals that include certified or licensed substance abuse counselors, certified clinical supervisors, mental health specialists, recovery coaches and of course gay men who also serve on the organizations advisory board. The Deputy Director, Michael Banner has led the agency since May 2016. Michael came to Here's to Life with over 18 years of experience working in the HIV arena. He was a major organizer of Atlanta' first World AIDS Day mega HIV testing event.  He is a Certified Addiction Counselor and Supervisor.  Patricia Brown, is founder and Executive Director. She continues to provide leadership and support to this growing organization. 



Dr. Brown & Michael Banner




Contact Us

Here’s to Life is located in the historical West End area at 1115 Ralph D. Abernathy Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia 30310. Drop-ins welcome.  Call (404) 500-3726 to schedule an intake or for additional information, or email to




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