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.
Canaries in the Coal Mine: The Importance of Eliminating the Separation Between Psychiatric Care and Addiction Treatment in Appalachia
As an ode to Appalachian folklore, Appalachian communities have very much become a canary in a coal mine for pharmaceutical companies and, dare I say, insurance companies, as the disposable and invisible birds to prey on for profit.
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.