ARC promotes Jason Merrick, hires new northern Kentucky recovery advocates to lead Casey’s Law educational efforts

Crestview Hills, Ky.—As part of its ongoing efforts to help Northern Kentuckians impacted by substance use, Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) has promoted Jason Merrick to Vice President of Program Development and hired three new Recovery Advocates to lead educational efforts around Casey’s Law in the region, including the founder of Casey’s Law, Charlotte Wethington. Merrick […]

Dr. Sarah Johnson |Your mental health can’t be put on hold. Your life depends on it.

As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new epidemic is running rampant in America. Depression, anxiety, and addictive disorders are reaching all-time high rates. According to the National Institute on Mental Health, one in five people live with a mental illness. Many people live with depression or anxiety daily and do not realize that […]

ARC’s Brandon Conlin named Kentucky President of national peer support organization

One of Addiction Recovery Care’s (ARC) own is using his recovery to make a national impact!  Peer Support Services Manager Brandon Conlin has been selected as the Kentucky President for the National Peer Recovery Alliance (NPRA).  The organization acts as a program advocating for peer support specialists and developing the peer support specialist workforce to […]

Partnership between Addiction Recovery Care and The Millard College awarded $500,000 grant from Appalachian Regional Commission

Louisa, Ky. (September 8, 2022) — The Millard College has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the Appalachian Regional Commission to provide job training, in partnership with Addiction Recovery Care, to Kentuckians in recovery from substance use disorders. The award is part of a recently announced $12 million package through the Appalachian Regional Commission’s INSPIRE […]

Addiction Recovery Care recognizes August 31 as Overdose Awareness Day

With fentanyl and synthetic opioids becoming more pervasive in Kentucky and across the country, there has never been a more dangerous time to be in addiction. Last year, 2,250 Kentuckians died from drug overdoses – a 14.5 percent increase compared to the year prior, according to the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy’s 2021 Overdose […]

‘We stand by them’: ARC employees assist in southeastern Kentucky cleanup efforts

Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) employees wasted no time jumping into action following devastating flooding in southeastern Kentucky.  “Kentucky is a loving state, and when we see our neighbors hurting, we want to step in to help,” said ARC’s CEO Office Coordinator Shannon Pope.  Pope joined dozens of other ARC employees and clients to assist 22 […]

Addiction Recovery Care names Brandon Parsons Enterprises Director

Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) is pleased to announce Brandon Parsons as the Enterprises Director.  “I am beyond ecstatic to join the ARC Team, not only for the positive footprint they have left on the communities of Eastern Kentucky but also the parallel core values that ARC and I both share,” said Parsons “They have raised […]

Flood Resource Guide to Shelter, FEMA, Healthcare, Food, Supplies

As many parts of Eastern Kentucky continue the cleanup process Addiction Recovery Care is committed to helping our neighbors during this trying process. Below you can find resources that can assist with housing, healthcare, and food/supply needs. Housing/Business Losses/Shelter   Fema | https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or call 1-800-621-FEMA Must be located in Breathitt, Clay, Knott, Letcher, and Perry […]

Addiction Recovery Care gardens connect clients in recovery to new skillset and mindset

Men in recovery at Addiction Recovery Care’s (ARC) Crown Recovery Center in Springfield and Lackey residential center in Louisa are busy spending their summer tending to themselves and new gardens.  On any given day you can find clients from all walks of life pulling weeds, watering future fresh vegetables, and taking in lessons about proper […]