Addiction support group meets Sept. 18

Published Sep 11, 2017 at 4:00pm

Families who are dealing with the problems of addiction can find help and information at a meeting from 6-7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 18, in the second floor classroom at Rome Memorial Hospital. The group meets the third Monday of each month and is free and open to everyone. Offered by the hospital’s Community Recovery Center, the Family Support Group provides:

  • An opportunity to discuss issues with others who are in the same situation
  • Education
  • Monthly support 
  • Development of communication skills that will work with those suffering from addiction
  • Development and utilization of boundaries 
  • The opportunity to address any questions or concerns
  • Community resources and/or referrals

Certified by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, the Community Recovery Center, 264 W. Dominick St., offers quality, comprehensive alcohol and substance abuse treatment for adolescents and adults.  

Medications used to treat opioid addiction and alcohol dependence, such as Suboxone, Revia, naltrexone, and Campral, are now available at the hospital’s Community Recovery Center, through its new Medication-Assisted Treatment program. 

Open Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Tuesday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., the center participates with most major insurance programs, including Medicare and Medicaid. A sliding scale fee is available for self-pay clients.  For more information call 315-334-4701.