We sit down for a discussion with Connie Wille, the Executive Director of the Champlain Valley Family Center, which will run the facility, joins us to talk about the 18-bed detox and rehab unit opening in early November. There will be an open house at the new CVFC Recovery Campus on October 26th at 11am (516 Norrisville Road Schuyler Falls, NY) in advance of its opening.
Learn more: www.cvfamilycenter.org
We are also joined this week by Michael Carpenter, who is the founder of MHAB Enterprises, which has proposed a project to turn Clinton Community College dorms on the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base into temporary housing for addicts in recovery. Watch our full interview with Michael Carpenter on Mountain Lake Journal from July 2018:
Diana Aguglia, Director of the Plattsburgh Alliance for Positive Health joins us to talk about a successful needle exchange program in the North Country. Her agency also provides NARCAN training to first responders and others who learn how to administer the medication used to block the effects of opioids.
Learn more: www.allianceforpositivehealth.org