Addiction Recovery Articles

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.


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:

IN THE NEWS | ARC’s VP of Admin shares hopes of multibillion dollar opioid settlement

Posted by Kyle Collier

Thousands of lawsuits later, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Wednesday major opioid manufacturers are expected to pay $26 billion nationwide in a long list of settlements. Kentucky is expected to receive $460 million, reports WKYT’s Shelby Lofton.

The second chance: Lee Dixon’s story

Posted by Kyle Collier

Lee Dixon entered the workforce after graduating high school. He envisioned his life as one where he would make a healthy sum of money and build a family, not spending ten years in state prison. It wasn't until Lee heard about Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) that he felt like he may have found something that could give him the life he dreamed of.

In the News: ARC’s impact in headlines!

Posted by Kyle Collier

As Kentucky communities continue to see a record number of cases in overdoses just halfway through 2021, Addiction Recovery Care’s (ARC) Pat Fogarty spoke with WKYT’s Chad Hedrick about the issue and how ARC is trying to find a resolution through its unique approach to treatment.

“I am you.” Christina Hunter’s journey to mentoring mothers

Posted by Kyle Collier

When asking Karen’s Place Maternity Center’s (KPMC) Peer Support Specialist Christina Hunter some words that describe her prior life, ‘broken’ and ‘lost’ first come to her mind. Today those words are ‘mother’ and ‘mentor’. Christina is widely known among mothers at KPMC. However, some mothers are surprised to find out that at the beginning of 2019, Christina was a homeless heroin addict faced with one of her biggest challenges yet -- she was pregnant.

Addiction Recovery Care Hosts Ribbon Cutting Alongside State and Local Leaders at Crown Recovery Center in Springfield

Posted by Addiction Recovery Care

Addiction Recovery Care (ARC), a leading provider of treatment and recovery services across the Commonwealth, hosted a ribbon cutting today for its newest residential treatment center, Crown Recovery Center, in Springfield.