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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.

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 [...]

April 19, 2021

Alcohol and Liver Disease: Why Women Are at Higher Risk

The expectation of local and national experts for an increase advanced liver disease, especially among women, is on the rise [...]

April 16, 2021

CDC: Connecticut Opioid Deaths in 2020 Spike Almost 15 Percent to 1,359

The war on drugs has taken a significant hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the number of overdose deaths soaring [...]

April 13, 2021

Hartford HealthCare Stops J&J Vaccines Following Federal Health Agency Concerns

Hartford HealthCare is following the guidance of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and [...]

April 01, 2021

Rushford Keeps Doors Open For Youth In Recovery

If you drive Route 68 through Durham and aren’t paying attention, you’ll miss the entrance for Rushford Academy, and Rushford [...]

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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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