LOUISA, Ky. — After another record year of overdoses, Addiction Recovery Care is preparing to meet the increased need for treatment as the ball drops into 2022.
“With a New Year will also bring the desire for thousands in addiction to discover a new life of freedom,” said Tim Robinson, ARC president and CEO. “Our team is working hard to plan and prepare as we take on the increased demand for treatment in the new year.”
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kentucky ranked fourth in the nation for its rate of overdose deaths between April 2020 and April 2021.
“The planning we do now will save lives in 2022 and beyond,” said Matt Brown, ARC Senior Vice President of the administration. “It is our mission to be open and available to anyone looking for treatment and a chance to start their new life now.
Historically, January is a time when those in addiction will consider and move forward with exploring recovery options. ARC is implementing creative strategies to meet the increased need for addiction treatment expected in early 2022.
Addiction Recovery Care data has shown a ten percent increase in client intakes during the first week of January compared to a typical week throughout the year.
Addiction Recovery Care has been providing comprehensive addiction recovery services in Kentucky since 2010 and has treated more than 25,000 Kentuckians across 30-plus locations in Eastern and Central Kentucky. ARC has received national recognition for its Crisis to Career model of care, which focuses on helping individuals in recovery become healthy enough to find meaningful employment in their communities.
About Addiction Recovery Care (ARC)
Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) operates a network of more than 30 addiction treatment centers in 20 Eastern and Central Kentucky counties. The organization, headquartered in Louisa, Kentucky, offers a full continuum of care including withdrawal management, long-term residential treatment, intensive outpatient, outpatient, medically assisted treatment (MAT), vocational rehabilitation and job training. The treatment centers are holistic with CARF-accredited clinical programs, medical services directed by an addiction psychiatrist, a spiritual emphasis that includes the 12 steps and chaplaincy care and a broadening scope of vocational training opportunities for clients.
ARC has a focus on providing Treatment on Demand to ensure individuals receive treatment immediately without delay. This process includes quick enrollment into programs and transportation provided by ARC to one of our facilities. Individuals will have a clinical and medical assessment within 24 hours of arrival.