substance abuse

Villa of Hope to open new detox and outpatient center in Monroe County

Virtual groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday for Villa of Hope as the non-profit builds, what it described, as the first-ever detox and...
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 6:13am
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Connections: How to help people struggling with mental health or substance abuse challenges

The recent summer-like weather won’t stick around too long, and with the cold months approaching – and no end to the pandemic in sight – the way we live...
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Mon, 09/28/2020 - 10:18am
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Support group meetings move online as businesses and churches close over coronavirus

Dan is a volunteer with Rochester Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA. Because the group is anonymous, he doesn’t share his last name. Dan says he’s depended on...
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 1:04pm
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Connections: Actor and activist Marlee Matlin on her journey to recovery

Oscar Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin will be the keynote speaker at East House's annual Hope and Recovery Luncheon in Rochester. We talk to Matlin...
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Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:44am
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Connections: Actress Andie MacDowell, and finding hope for people struggling with addiction

2016 marked the first time a U.S. surgeon general released a report addressing substance use disorders and health problems related to those disorders....
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Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:19am
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