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Tag Archives: Substance Abuse
“We as a culture attach shame to drug addiction. What would it be like if we didn’t?” Melissa Deas, High Risk Interventionist for Spectrum in Addison County, VT shares what we must do in order to become a more responsive community.
This past winter, Burlington’s first Warming Shelter opened. This meant that homeless adults, even if they were under the influence of drugs or alcohol, had a place to sleep out of the cold. Every night, all 28 beds were full.
On Monday, December 8th, Executive Director Mark Redmond was featured on Comcast Newsmakers. He spoke about what makes Spectrum services unique…
In January, the New York Times featured an article about the success and innovation of our Rapid Referral Program—a program that provides immediate outpatient substance abuse assessment and treatment for teenagers and young adults who have committed a crime related to drug or alcohol abuse. Last fall, we wanted to see how well the program …