Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup August 1st Week

32-bed inpatient addiction recovery residence coming to Brighton

     Ascension Brighton Center for Recovery Director Raymond Waller said construction of a new inpatient addiction recovery residence will be underway soon.  Waller said the 32-bed residence will increase how many individuals recovering from drug and alcohol addiction can stabilize after detox and begin their recovery process at Brighton Center for Recovery. (www.livingstondaily.com)

One should never be alone during addiction recovery

      RONAN — Never Alone Recovery Hall (NARH) founder Don Roberts and his Board of Directors are forging a new path for peer recovery support services offered on the Flathead Reservation. The effort is without government funding and is fueled with the determination to implement a program that the founder and board members know works because it has worked for them. This is the only peer support program in Lake County and on the reservation. (www.charkoosta.com)

Addiction recovery leads Cary residents to the life of volunteer work

      Cary Soccer Association coach Mike Goldman works with youth in the league at Cary Grove Park on Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Cary. Goldman, 70, is a recovered heroin addict from 45 years ago through Gateway who has focused his efforts on various volunteer opportunities, including coaching youth soccer. (www.dailyherald.com)

‘Art Reducing Stigma’ portraits unveiled in an effort to de-stigmatize addiction

        PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) – At the Mountain Arts Center Thursday, portraits were unveiled in an effort to reduce the stigma around drug addiction and addiction recovery. (www.wymt.com)

Gardening provides those in addiction recovery healing, chance to give back

     RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office is using a plot of land for a Garden Project. It provides therapy for people staying at the Care Campus in Rapid City. Pulling weeds, gathering onions, then giving back to the community…That’s just a few things happening here at the Garden Project. (www.keloland.com)

 

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