<strong>Data shows a hopeful trend, overdoses decreasing</strong>

LOUISA, Ky. —New preliminary data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a promising trend as overdoses appear to have declined across Kentucky and the nation each of the last three months. According to the report, the Commonwealth has seen a slight but steady decrease in the number of estimated overdose deaths in all […]

BLOG | 5 ways to maintain a grateful mindset

Whether you’re someone who battled addiction, a family member, or a friend, we have all struggled with developing a grateful mindset. It’s human nature. However, discovering and maintaining that mindset could be the key to long-term success on life’s journeys. Finding gratitude for an individual in recovery means being thankful and actively going out of […]

Reclaiming Recovery Conference challenges status quo of addiction treatment

A partnership between The Healing Place and Addiction Recovery Care brought together more than 150 addiction treatment professionals in Louisville. The Reclaiming Recovery Conference moved the needle forward on innovation in the field and how collaboration across state lines leads to better long-term recovery outcomes. “It was interesting from both an educational and clinical side,” […]

Donate your coat to benefit people in recovery

As winter arrives, Addiction Recovery Care is partnering with RISEabove and Appalachia Reach Out to host Chad’s Annual Coat Drive. Over 20 years ago, Chad died from an overdose. His mother donated his coat and prayed that whoever received it would be blessed by it and know the hope and love of Jesus. Now that […]

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 Leaders Named NAMI Conference Distinguished Speakers

Addiction Recovery Care employees Dr. Sarah Johnson, Dr. Matthew Pierzala, DO, and Leon Heaton, MA, RTC, LADC will present at the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ (NAMI) first-ever Virtual Education Conference. Dr. Johnson, Dr. Pierzala and Heaton will present a learning session called “Moving Towards the Future in Substance Use Disorder Treatment,” which will center […]

ARC Named 2022 Montgomery County Outstanding Treatment Partner

Addiction Recovery Care leadership values our relationships in all communities it serves. Look no further than Montgomery County as to how treatment providers and community leaders can work hand in hand to make a major impact. Recently, ARC Lead Liaison Aisian Lucas accepted the 2022 Outstanding Treatment Partner Award presented by the Recovery Montgomery County […]

ARC CEO Named 2022 Junior Williamson, East Kentucky Ambassador Award

PIKEVILLE, KY — Addiction Recovery Care President and CEO Tim Robinson was presented with the 2022 Junior Williamson, East Kentucky Ambassador Award at the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Awards. Robinson received the award for his ongoing efforts to spotlight all the good happening in the Appalachian Region. “It is an incredible honor to receive […]

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 […]