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Recovery Outreach In Portage County

March 20, 2019

 

photo credit: Record Courier, February 2019

Peer recovery supporters are partnering with Portage County first responders to offer help to people who are struggling with addiction.

 

The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County hosted an event for the city, village, and township leaders to learn more about the Recovery Outreach program. 

 

Dan Meloy, founder of QRT National, shares his experience engaging communities in saving lives after overdoses. Recovery Outreach provides first responders the "opportunity to give families something called hope," he stated.

 

 

 

Pictured: Dan Meloy, QRT National; Bridget Stuntz, Townhall II, Jim Bucks, Streetsboro Fire Department, and John Garrity, Mental Health & Recovery Board.

 

Community referrals can be made by contacting 330.678.3006. Any questions about resources, treatment, and services available can be asked through our Addiction Helpline 330.678.3006. Click here for more information about the program.

 

Read the feature story on our Recovery Outreach teams in the Record Courier

https://www.record-courier.com/news/20190216/addicts-get-help-from-recovery-outreach-team

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