Portland Health Centers Team Up to Fight Addiction
May 16, 2016
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PORTLAND (WGME) -- Two health centers in Portland are joining forces to battle a growing drug addiction problem.
Portland Community Health Center and the Portland Recovery Community Center are teaming up to treat people who are suffering from addiction.
With federal funds, the two centers will be able to integrate medication assisted treatment with behavioral health counseling.
Right now, the need for treatment is greater than ever.
The program is expected to treat at least 188 patients in the first year.
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