Conference shows changing business approach to addiction, recovery

       Central Kentucky recovery and career centers are working together to fill hiring gaps for companies. By doing so, they’re also giving recovering addicts a chance at a new life. For about four years, Krystal Spickare Grimes has been recovering from the drug addiction that claimed eight years of her life. (www.wtvq.com)

Addiction Recovery Care opens new residential recovery center

    Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its latest residential treatment center, the Crown Recovery Center. The Crown Recovery Center, located on the former St. Catherine College campus in Washington County, is Kentucky’s largest and most comprehensive treatment center. It offers a full range of care for those seeking long-term recovery from substance use disorders. (www.wtvq.com)

Windsor graduate finds hope after RE/ACT addiction and trauma recovery program

     I lived with mental health. I have (borderline personality disorder), anxiety and depression,” says Vanessa Copeland. Copeland, 33, says she has been dealing with anger, weight issues, substance and alcohol abuse for most of her life. (windsor.ctvnews.ca)

New Addiction Recovery Center in McKenzie County Brings Much Needed Service to Northwestern North Dakota

     The Summit Silver Creek Center is a former man camp that has been transformed into a place where those struggling with addiction can find help.“It feels really good (to be open). We’re getting really good feedback and I think the residents are very comfortable, very happy, and glad to be here,” said Executive Director Brenda Owen. (www.kfyr tv.com)

Opioid addiction treatment slow to catch on in state

   South Dakotans battling an addiction to opioids are increasingly relying on medication-assisted treatments to overcome their cravings for the dangerous drugs and to avoid potentially deadly overdoses. (brookingsregister.com)