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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 1st Week

June 30, 2021 admin 0 Comments

A young New Jersey rabbi reveals to his flock that he has been in recovery from opioid addiction for a decade

Rabbi Michael Price told his Burlington County, N.J., congregation Monday that he has been in recovery from opioid addiction for 10 years and hopes to help lift the stigma on people experiencing substance abuse disorder or other mental health challenges. (inquirer.com)

Through COVID-19 hardships, the addiction recovery group meets again

Louisville, Ky. — Twice a month, Jenni Kelley and her friends head to a Louisville park to play games. The pandemic kept a lot of them apart this past year. On a humid May evening, the group looked like the dozens of other smiling visitors to Seneca Park. After a long year of COVID-19 caution, many were eager to enjoy warm spring nights together again. But, it could be argued, no one in the park needed to get back together more than Kelley’s friends. (spectrumnews1.com)

State public health officials award $8.2 million for addiction treatment housing

BOSTON — The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced $8.2 million in funding to provide transitional or permanent housing for 1,000 individuals and 147 families in treatment and recovery from substance abuse disorders. (mass.gov)

He Lost Nearly Everything To Addiction. Then An Arrest Changed His Life

Heroin started rewiring and taking control of Will’s brain in the early 2000s, as he turned 40.

“Back then, if you used drugs people didn’t want anything to do with you,” Will recalls. “People gave up on me. Will lost almost everything: jobs, his driver’s license, his car, his marriage and his home. He found enough temporary work to pay rent on a room, ate at soup kitchens, and stole and resold goods for cash. (npr.org)

BrightView Partners with Aspire Addiction Treatment in Chesapeake 

CHESAPEAKE, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BrightView, a comprehensive outpatient addiction treatment provider with 39 locations throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and Delaware, has acquired Aspire. Aspire is centrally located at 209 Research Drive, Suite 102 in Chesapeake. By joining BrightView, Aspire will be able to expand its services and continue to provide the best patient experiences and life-saving care to those struggling with addiction. (businesswire.com)

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