Columnist Julie Harrington: Supportive community at Northampton Recovery Center

Lynn Ferro, interim director of the Northampton Recovery Center, directs Stephen Milanovich as he moves a writing board at the center’s new location at 2 Gleason Plaza on April 30. GAZETTE FILE PHOTO Walking into the Northampton Recovery Center, members are welcomed with open arms whether it is their Click here to view original web…

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Recovery coaches a key to ending opioid epidemic, Baker says

Hide caption Gov. Charlie Baker visited a Quincy addiction recovery center on Thursday to push his latest bill to stave the opioid epidemic. QUINCY — Brockton native Amy Tattrie knows how hard it is to get clean after years of drug and alcohol addiction. Tattrie has been clean for Click here to view original web…

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It just got easier for USC students recovering from substance abuse to find help

Long before Chase Loveless overdosed, his father knew something was wrong. Bruce Loveless had been taught drug addiction was the result of a personal choice, something that one could overcome if they tried hard enough. He pushed his son — whose addiction likely stemmed from pain pills he was Click here to view original web…

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Addiction recovery center in Valatie helping save lives

For a local woman, addiction ruled her life. When she needed treatment, she had to leave her community to try and get it. They say your misery is your message. In the case of Cortney Lovell, she’s now helping those in a community where she could not find help Click here to view original web…

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