Council Opposes Expanion of West Side Methadone Clinic

Council opposes expanion of West Side methadone clinic
It's a program bitterly fought two years ago when it was started. Now, a boom in business reflects the booming opioid problem. Council members say it isn't just the location in a residential neighborhood but that drug treatment ought to be in a more … Read more on WBFO

Time to Take Close Look at Family First Act
And by actually creating a category of placement called “Qualified Residential ” (or worse, one summary of the bill says these would have the oxymoronic name Quality Residential Treatment Programs), the bill runs the risk of … Read more on Youth Today

Area faith leaders call for funding for drug rehabilitation, elder care
A group of faith leaders from around the Charlottesville-Albemarle area are calling for a new women's residential drug rehabilitation center to be built on Old Lynchburg Road. The group, named IMPACT, unveiled a request for $ 150,000 in combined public … Read more on The Daily Progress

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