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Meriden Opioid Referral for Recovery at Rushford

Former Rushford client talks about his experiences in the MORR program and how it saved his life. MORR – funded by a four-year, $2-million federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) –provides first responders with Narcan™ to reverse the effects of opioid overdose. First responders are then empowered to connect appropriate people with the Rushford MORR Team for follow-up assessment, clinical treatment and case management services that are so critical in the days after an overdose.

The fight against opioids, there's a new tactic to help physicians

J. Craig Allen, MD, Medical Director at Rushford Center, talks about what's being done to help the opioid epidemic, starting with physicians.

July 23, 2021

Rushford and Meriden Police Bring MORR Resources to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Rushford will place a clinician in the Meriden Police Department, a collaboration designed to send more people into treatment instead [...]

July 21, 2021

At Rushford, Yoga an Important Part of Addiction Treatment

By Michelle Voegtle Licensed Professional Counselor Clinical Program Manager Rushford The stress and isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic drove many [...]

July 01, 2021

Marijuana Now Legal in Connecticut: Five Things to Know

With marijuana now legal for adults 21 years old an up in Connecticut, effective July 1, here are some highlights [...]

June 22, 2021

Meriden Opioid Recovery Program a Blueprint for Getting Help After Overdose

By Jessica Matyka, LCSW Rushford Clinical Director When Julio Santos woke up in the emergency room after a heroin overdose, [...]

May 26, 2021

Women and Alcohol Use: The Pandemic Factor

Last spring, when the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, we all adapted to a new normal. No longer able to connect in [...]

April 28, 2021

Vin Baker’s Bouncing Back, in New Program, Offering Help for Veterans With Substance Use Disorder

For every 100 military veterans, 11 to 20 will experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to the U.S. Department of [...]

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Patient Testimonial

I have been fortunate to return to Rushford treatment for a second time and the staff, treatment, and the facility as a whole have been consistently very concerned with myself and I have witnessed that same level of care with every individual that comes through these doors.





Medication Assisted Treatment
Close to Home (MATCH™)

Addiction recovery can take a prescribed path in our Medication-Assisted Treatment, Close to Home programs for adults and teens. MATCH™ offers medicine that reduces cravings and withdrawals from substances along with relapse prevention group therapy.

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