recovery http://ripr.org en Recovery Center Opens in Women’s Facility of the ACI http://ripr.org/post/recovery-center-opens-women-s-facility-aci <p>The first recovery center in the state’s Adult Correctional Institute is now open. The Anchor Recovery Drydock is in the women’s facility and will provide female inmates with treatment inside the ACI and resources for when they get out. The Providence Center’s CEO Dale Klatzker said having a recovery support network is key to staying sober and out of prison.</p><p>“All the treatment in the world isn’t going to make a difference if you aren’t also able to sustain your sobriety,” said Klatzker. “If you’re in an environment where all the pressures are on you or to use and abuse drugs.”</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:09:46 +0000 Catherine Welch 21746 at http://ripr.org Recovery news round-up http://ripr.org/post/recovery-news-round <p>Addiction is a debilitating disease. It’s progressive, chronic, and can kill you.</p><p>But it’s also treatable. And there’s been <strong>increasingly good news</strong> on that front. So, I thought it might be a good time to share a handful of recent stories I’ve come across. Plus, September is <a href="http://www.recoverymonth.gov/"><strong>Recovery Month</strong></a>, sponsored by the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8294 at http://ripr.org