BEDFORD, Va. (WSET) — In honor of National Recovery Month, organizations like Horizon Behavioral Health are speaking up on behalf of approximately 40.3 million individuals in the U.S. who are in recovery to share messages of hope, help, and healing (American Addiction Centers).
Melissa Lucy, CEO of Horizon Behavioral Health said “It is our honor and privilege as a Community Services Board serving Central Virginia to stand beside our recovery community with caring support as they pursue a full life deserving of opportunity and freedom. Horizon will continue to seek out innovative ways to improve access to evidence-based treatments and resources for those battling addiction, such as Horizon’s Women’s Recovery Residence.”
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Horizon Behavioral Health has announced the relocation of its Women’s Recovery Program to nearby Bedford.
The program, formerly located in Lynchburg, provides supportive, stable housing and residential treatment for women with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders. Horizon said the eight-bed residence is staffed 24/7 and offers transportation from this residence to and from treatment at Horizon.
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“We trust that this new ‘home away from home’ will not only continue to meet our clients’ needs but provide a comfortable and supportive environment for them as they remain dedicated to their journey of recovery,” states Alva Harold, Senior Portfolio Director at Horizon.
The goal of this home is to provide a safe, supportive, and highly structured environment that eliminates major barriers to successfully completing treatment and initiating and sustaining long-term recovery, Horizon said.