BLOG | Five ways to talk to your family member about their addiction

By Cathy Allen, LPCA What is the best way to talk to my family members about their substance abuse? According to the NIH (National Library of Medicine) approximately half 46% of our nation’s families are affected by substance abuse. Therefore it stands to reason that broaching this subject with your loved one could be quite […]

Sarah Daniels LPCC-S, NCC, LCADC named Senior Director of Clinical Operations

Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) is pleased to promote Sarah Daniels LPCC-S, NCC, LCADC to the role of Senior Director of Clinical Operations. “I am so excited and grateful for this opportunity to work towards helping each client strive for success and combating the disease of addiction alongside my colleagues at Addiction Recovery Care,” said Daniels.   […]

2021 data shows 13.55% increase in overdose deaths in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (ARC) — The addiction crisis continues to impact Kentucky communities. Preliminary data from the CDC indicates that 2,391 Kentuckians died due to drug overdoses in 2021, a 13.55% increase from the state’s 2,104 overdose deaths in 2020. “With fentanyl continuing to dominate the drug supply, now is a scary and dangerous time to […]

Meet the Millard College class of 2022, presented by Addiction Recovery Care

Once a month, Addiction Recovery Care staff gathers with clients to celebrate the work accomplished across all facilities.  The convocation events are designed to encourage clients on their path to recovery while also recognizing staff exceeding expectations. May is a little different, though, as many of us joined family and friends to celebrate pre-school, high […]

Fighting for the future: Kentucky on frontlines of national addiction epidemic

By Tim Robinson, ARC CEO, Founder and President Addiction is one of the most difficult and destructive things a family can experience. It can tear people apart, and in worst case scenarios, leave loved ones grieving and wondering if there’s anything they could have done differently. In Kentucky, the addiction crisis impacts thousands of families […]

BLOG | We’ve never been in addiction but working in recovery changed our lives

Did you know of the 1,100 Addiction Recovery Care employees, roughly half of those people have not been in addiction but still choose to work in the field? However, many have witnessed the disease’s ripple effect through their family and/or community. For them, the work can be just as rewarding as recovery – finding purpose […]

BLOG | This Mother’s Day my kids are back and so am I

By Theresa LaFeve Being a mom was something I was first able to experience at 20-years-old. A year later, I would give birth to my second child. Like many, my addiction only grew after both my daughters’ births.  In 2015, I would travel to every trap house looking for meth with my daughters in the […]