Overdose Deaths Decline in Kentucky

According to the 2022 Overdose Fatality Report released today by Gov. Andy Beshear, 2,135 Kentuckians lost their lives to a drug overdose in 2022. This was a 5 percent decline compared to 2021 and is the first time in four years that Kentucky saw a year-over-year decline in drug overdose fatalities. “We are encouraged that […]

Healthcare Industry Leader Tim Hatfield Joins Addiction Recovery Care

Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) announced today that Timothy Hatfield has joined the company’s leadership team. Hatfield will serve as president of ARC’s newly formed hospital division, which will carry out the organization’s efforts to offer more comprehensive behavioral health and mental health services at a time when they are needed most. In this role, alongside […]

PARENTAL ALERT: Adderall abuse increasing among teens

Parents should be aware of their children’s study habits. A new report by the University of Michigan found a link between studying and the abuse of ADHD medications Adderall and Ritalin. “The study associates using both stimulant and non-stimulant ADHD medications with greater probability of experimenting with cocaine, methamphetamine, and other prescription stimulants.” Prescribed to treat symptoms […]

ARC names Sarah Adkins Site Administrator of Yellow Banks Facility

As Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) moves forward in opening Yellow Banks Recovery Center in Owensboro, the organization has hired Sarah Adkins as the center’s Administrator. Adkins brings more than a decade of experience in healthcare leadership.  Most recently, Adkins served as Director of Owensboro Regional Recovery, a Recovery Kentucky program. She serves on various local […]

ARC Announces Bellefonte Hospital and Recovery Center CEO

As Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) moves forward in opening Bellefonte Hospital and Recovery Center in Greenup County, the company has hired Johnathan Frazier as the center’s Chief Executive Officer. Frazier brings more than 15 years of experience in healthcare executive leadership.  Most recently, Frazier served as Market CEO for NeuroPsychiatric Hospitals, a network of inpatient […]

Drug overdose deaths decline in Kentucky for the first time in 4 years

For the first year since 2018, drug overdoses in Kentucky have declined. According to the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC), 2,127 Kentuckians died from a drug overdose in 2022 compared with 2,257 in 2021. In a press release, Gov. Beshear noted, “While we find hope in the decline in drug overdose deaths, this […]

Addiction Recovery Care Echoes Warnings on Xylazine and Fentanyl

Federal officials are sounding the alarm on xylazine, also known as “tranq,” which is making fentanyl use even more dangerous and deadly. On April 12, 2023, the Biden administration designated fentanyl combined with xylazine as an emerging threat in the U.S. Xylazine is a non-opioid tranquilizer approved by the FDA for veterinary but not human […]

Familiar Role, New Opportunity: ARC Hires Former Bellefonte Hospital Security Guards

Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) is writing another chapter in the Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital legacy, with the Bellefonte Hospital and Recovery Center that’s estimated to open within the next year. The new treatment center will help to fill an urgent gap in treating Kentuckians with substance use and mental health needs—and will serve as […]

Celebrating ARC’s Louisville Outpatient successes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Since opening the doors to its outpatient treatment center in Louisville just over a year ago, Addiction Recovery Care (ARC) has had the opportunity to serve many community members struggling with substance use.   “We pride ourselves in helping our clients build the connections and structure they need to be successful in […]

Inside ARC to Air on WYMT Beginning February 17th

https://youtu.be/i52KwK1IM5Q With thousands battling addiction across Kentucky and hundreds dying yearly in our communities, Addiction Recovery Care is bringing the discussion and solutions to your televisions. Beginning in February, you can watch Inside ARC on WYMT or digitally through our online platforms. The 30-minute show is centered around real people, stories, and conversations. “We all know someone […]