These other areas focus not only on the person's addiction, but also on access and assistance with addressing primary care needs, preventative care, mental health counseling, and introduction to other community resources.
It’s the assumption that treatment agencies owe Portsmouth. And this completely disregards and minimizes the positive things treatment centers bring to this community; what the recovery community brings to Portsmouth.
OU Chillicothe Social Work Intern, Lesley Scaggs, CDCA Credentialing is the process of verifying the qualification and backgrounds of professionals or organizations. I always knew that I wanted to help people - I just wasn’t sure how, but following a series of life events I realized I wanted to help folks who like me suffered from a substance use disorder. I was fortunate enough to have some pretty cool individuals pave the path of social work for me. They were living examples of how to get involved
The Counseling Center has a history of keeping supportive environments for recovery at the forefront of its strategic plan. TCC has been providing safe, supervised housing for our clients while in treatment since the mid-’90s.
The creative process is not just found on a canvas, it is an endless list: found in cooking, singing alone in your car, in lifting weights, how we solve problems, arranging flowers, playing an instrument, dancing, and in tending to a garden.
In life and recovery, many times, things don't always go as we hoped. Being able to see trouble before it happens and being able to adjust your plans to place yourself in the best situation is a must for sustaining recovery.