In August, it was announced that Volunteers of America will be opening a Fresh Start Recovery Center in Columbus. The... Read more →
My name is Jessica Gorham and I am a 26 year old graduate student at IUPUC enrolled in the Mental... Read more →
The Hub was first introduced to the public in October 2017 as a part of the Substance Abuse Support System. The Hub is center of the system and connects to all the other elements.
We have described the Hub as a “physical place staffed with trained volunteers who help individuals and families navigate recovery options and connect with appropriate community organizations”.Read more →
A support group meeting is held weekly at 5:30 p.m. at Mill Race Center for families who have a loved one misusing opioids. Here’s a little bit about what you can expect.Read more →
The most effective approach to treating patients with opioid addiction is to prescribe a long-acting oral opioid (e.g., buprenorphine) as part of medication-assisted treatment (MAT). There are three equally important parts of MAT: medication, counseling, and support from friends and family. Read more →
Dr. Teddy Saddoris, one of our subject-matter experts, explains the difference between addiction and dependence. Read more →