Incarceration is not the only solution: Midwest Recovery Center’s Kevin King speaks out

On Missouri Recovery Advocacy Day, February 7, 2019, Midwest Recovery Center’s peer support specialist Kevin King met with lawmakers and legislators in Jefferson City, Missouri to raise awareness about addiction and provide resources for rehabilitation. Speaking with the governor and senators, Kevin emphasized that while many lawmakers and colleagues still…

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What is Extended Care Addiction Treatment?

Extended Care Treatment

As a first step in addiction recovery, residential treatment facilities typically offer programs of 30, 60, or 90-day duration. Clients undergo an initial medical evaluation and on-going medical supervision. Recovering addicts are expected to actively participate in individual and group therapy, 12-step meetings, and other activities during which they are…

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