map of ohio makes people remember that toledo recovery community responds to millions of federal dollars to help combat opioids

Toledo Recovery Community Responds to Millions of Federal Dollars to Help Combat Opioids

President Donald Trump announce on Wednesday the allocation of $1.8 billion in federal funds to support programs and initiatives to combat the opioid epidemic. Ohio will $55 million. Midwest Recovery Center CEO, Matt Bell, joined WTOL 11 News to discuss what he believes the best use for the dollars would be. Watch the full story…

scabble letters spelling out recovery reminds us that people can and do recover

People Can, and Do, Recover

All too often we hear about the negatives associated with addiction; overdose, theft, unemployment, homelessness, neglected children, disease, and of course, death. It’s time that we cease reinforcing the stigma into society and begin ripping the stigma out of society by showing that people can, and do, recover. Sharing my story can be beneficial to…

town skyline after blueprint's dan cotter appears on exit team live

Blueprint’s Dan Cotter Appears on Exit Team Live

Blueprint Recovery Center’s Outreach Coordinator Dan Cotter visited Nashua’s own Exit Team Live to share his experience, strength and hope. The Exit Team strives to break the stigma of addiction, by inviting guests in recovery on the show to share their stories and show how they’ve become role models within our community. To see the…

a judge's gavel reminds us not to let recovery get you canned

Don’t Let Recovery Get You Canned

SoftPro, a Delaware software company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, agreed to pay a former IT employee, Matthew Elliott, $80,000 after Elliott sued the company for firing him for having a perceived disability.   Elliott is in recovery from opiate addiction and participated in physician-supervised medication-assisted treatment (MAT) since 2009. When Elliott voluntarily decided to enter…