This Father’s Day, Addiction Recovery Care Celebrates Dads In Recovery

Father’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate the men in our lives who have helped guide us. This year, Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) is reminding us how recovery can rebuild and reunite families. Hunter Glasscock and Gerald “Jerry” Long are two fathers with stories we can all learn something from. Their journeys are of repeated […]

ARC’s future Wildwood Recovery Center awarded $2 million by the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Youngkin announced that the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority (VSBFA) has approved a $2 million loan from the Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF) that will contribute to the creation of Southwest Virginia’s first comprehensive residential treatment facility, the Wildwood Recovery Center. This state-of-the-art facility will allow for simultaneous treatment of up to […]

ARC staff and interns visit Kentucky Capitol for Recovery Advocacy Day

FRANKFORT, Ky. (ARC) — On Wednesday, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear declared February 8, 2023, Recovery Advocacy Day. The proclamation honors those advocating for expanded treatment and policy and saving lives across the Commonwealth. Dozens of advocates from the recovery community visited the state capital, including many of our staff and interns from Addiction Recovery Care. […]

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 […]