Scott County Coalitions and Leaders Meet with Governor’s Office and DMHA

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June 17, 2019
Contact:  Lori Croasdell, CEASe/DFC Coordinator
Scott County Partnership
812-820-0620

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Scott County Coalitions and Leaders Meet with 

Governor’s Office and DMHA

Acadia Healthcare came to Scott County in May of this year after having received a grant through the Division of Mental Health and Addiction to open a Methadone Clinic (Opioid Treatment Center) in Scott County.
This center would focus primarily on treating individuals who are dependent on prescription painkillers, morphine and heroin. Many people in the community were very concerned when they heard that a methadone clinic was planning to open without Acadia having any held any conversations with local stakeholders.

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Scott County Receives State-of-the-Art Trauma Informed Care Training

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June 12, 2019
Contact:  Lori Croasdell, CEASe/DFC Coordinator
Scott County Partnership
812-820-0620

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Scott County Receives State-of-the-Art Trauma Informed Care Training

For the last decade, unlikely communities across the nation have been in the headlines for what has become one of this nation’s worst challenges—the opioid epidemic. This has led to some other unintended consequences, specifically higher rates of HIV due to syringe sharing during injection drug use. 

Carol Dawson-Rose, a researcher at the International Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Clinical Training in Nursing, says that people with HIV are still at risk for premature death – not from their disease, but from conditions, such as suicide, violence or substance use, which are often related to past or current physical or psychological trauma.  Continue reading “Scott County Receives State-of-the-Art Trauma Informed Care Training”

Chamber Updates: May 20, 2019 – Community Survey, Golf Scrambles, Ribbon Cutting and more

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Chamber Updates May 20 2019 Community Survey Golf Scrambles Ribbon Cutting and more

Click on the above link to view all the UPDATES and to take the Survey!