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 Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

In the addiction treatment realm, you’ll often hear the term “co-occurring” or “co-occurring disorder” tossed around. But what does it mean? When you look closer at the term, it’s not terribly difficult to understand. Your medical professional is simply referring to a condition in which an individual suffers from both…

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