1.This candlelight vigil puts focus on addiction recovery


For a second year, J’s Place and other groups are gathering Tuesday, Aug. 31, for a candlelight vigil and a night of awareness surrounding substance use, addiction, and recovery in the Gainesville area. (gainesvilletimes.com)

2.New Study Reveals Efficacy Of Madison’s Addiction Recovery Initiative


In 2017, the Madison Police Department launched the Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative (MARI). Aimed at combating Madison’s ongoing opioid epidemic, the program offers addiction recovery treatment for those arrested for nonviolent, drug-related crimes. (wortfm.org).

3.One should never be alone during addiction recovery


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. (charkoosta.com)

4.Arcadia Trails INTEGRIS Center for Addiction Recovery Holds Naloxone Kit Giveaway


In addition, educational materials will be distributed and clinical experts will also be on-site to answer any questions and demonstrate how to use the kits.  (integrisok.com)

5.Many ERs Fail People Who Struggle With Addiction. These New Approaches Might Help


For years, Kayla West watched the opioid epidemic tear through her eastern Tennessee community. As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, she treated people with mental illness but felt she needed to do more to address addiction. (npr.org)


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