Addiction Recovery Articles

Crisis to Career | Daniel Cooper proves why everyone deserves a second chance

Posted by Kyle Collier

Daniel Cooper would spend nearly two decades as a truck driver. As life evolved, so did his. He got married, had children, and even settled down in a home. However, the drinking persisted and caused his truck driving career and life to hit a standstill.

In the News | Kentucky ranks fourth in nation for overdose rate

Posted by Kyle Collier

The Herald-Leader reports, The widespread use of opioids, the more potent synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and methamphetamine have long dogged Kentucky, which hit its first fatal overdose peak in 2017.

In the News | ARC’s Matt Brown, Micki Arvin share hope after record breaking year of overdoses

Posted by Kyle Collier

Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) community liaison Micki Arvin says she lost six friends to fatal overdoses during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to now. She spoke to WLEX-18’s Mike Valente about the grizzly statistic.

Addiction Recovery Care offers resources for families struggling with substance use

Posted by Kyle Collier

While many people associate the holidays with fun family traditions, home cooked meals and gift giving, this time of year can be particularly challenging for people struggling with addiction, as well as their loved ones. The regular stresses of the holidays, coupled with an increase in gatherings and events that often center around alcohol, can be extremely triggering for people in active addiction and those in recovery.

FOR ADDICTION RECOVERY CARE’S EARL YOUNG, HELPING VETERANS IN RECOVERY IS PERSONAL

Posted by Kyle Collier

This Veterans Day, Earl Young, a Prestonsburg resident who served in the U.S. Army, will spend the day doing what he loves the most: helping and giving back to others, especially those who have also served in the military.

Jason Merrick Joins Addiction Recovery Care as Senior Director of Outpatient Services

Posted by Kyle Collier

Addiction Recovery Care (ARC), a leading provider of addiction treatment and recovery services in Kentucky, has announced Jason Merrick as its new senior director of outpatient services. Merrick brings unmatched, frontline experience working with individuals in recovery and expanding access to treatment among one of Kentucky’s most vulnerable populations.

Treatment #9: Micki Arvin’s journey from a jail cell to freedom from addiction

Posted by Kyle Collier

It was a brutally cold day when her spree from running from the police ended. She weighed 89 pounds, but the layers of clothing she wore would make you think otherwise. She was homeless and living in a shack of a building with no heat. This had to be the final straw for Micki Arvin.

ARC’s Pat Fogarty discusses 2020 overdose death data, his hopes for more access to treatment

Posted by Kyle Collier

With a nearly 50% increase in Kentucky overdose deaths from 2019 to 2020, Addiction Recovery Care’s (ARC) Senior Vice President of Operations Pat Fogarty spoke to WDRB News about the eye-opening trend and the growing need for ARC’s help.

ARC TO OPEN NEW ADDICTION RECOVERY CENTER FOR WOMEN IN OWENTON, KY

Posted by Kyle Collier

Eagle Creek Recovery Center will open August 9, 2021, filling an urgent need for treatment services in the area, as the closest residential facility for women is at least 30 minutes away.

Report: Kentucky Overdose Deaths Increased Nearly 50% In 2020

Posted by Kyle Collier

Addiction Recovery Care (ARC), a leading provider of treatment and recovery services in the commonwealth, issued the following statement today in response to the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy’s 2020 Overdose Fatality Report released this week: