Counselors are now given more time to focus on treatment rather than creating a discharge plan in Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic with the new position of Discharge Coordinator to aid the new process.
Vietnam wishes to create medication assisted treatment programs for individuals in the criminal justice system with substance use disorders and visited Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic as a model program.
The landscape of addiction treatment is always changing. Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic ensures their clinicians are aware of what is available to clients in the community by hosting networking events, such as “Wake Up with Phoenix House this past June.
The true story of Jason, whose addiction to prescription painkillers, Xanax, and heroin led to a life in and out of rehabs and psych wards–until he got to Phoenix House.
Forcing people off methadone treatment when they become incarcerated is par for the course in America’s prisons. That spells trouble when they’re released–and it reveals a lot about how we view people with addictions.