America Honors Recovery 2017. Honored beyond comprehension to present the Lifetime Achievement award to Mary Jeanne Kreek, MD one of the famous trio who brought methadone to the forefront in the 60's for treating opioid dependence. Today, it still stands as the gold standard for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Thank you Faces and Voices of Recovery for allowing me to thank one of the three for saving my life.
Safe injection sites in Maine on the horizon? Tim Cheney of Grace Street Recovery Services mission prevention believes these facilities are the Gold Standard in overdose prevention , blood borne born disease transmission and a gateway to treatment and recovery.
Tim Cheney, long term addiction recovery advocate and activist and co-founder of Chooper's Guide and The Choopers Foundation, presents at CCAD on impact of language on perpetuating the cycle and culture of addiction and dislocation.