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Spectrum Health Systems on New England Cable News

You may have seen that opioid deaths are down in Massachusetts. It’s great news, but it’s not the whole story. To date, more than 1,400 residents have passed away from overdoses in 2017 and that’s still a very large number. Following the announcement of Governor Charlie Baker’s new plan to ...

December 12th, 2017|

Staying Strong (and Sober) on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving marks the official beginning of the holiday season. It’s a challenging time of year for so many people – especially those living in recovery. Large family events are complicated, and serve as very common triggers and stressors for people struggling with substance use disorders. Luckily, those who have completed ...

November 22nd, 2017|

Spectrum’s Annual Meeting Highlights Ongoing Efforts to Address Opioid Crisis

More than 100 people gathered on October 19th for Spectrum Health Systems’ Annual Meeting held at the Beechwood Hotel in Worcester, Massachusetts. The evening underscored Spectrum’s ongoing efforts to address the opioid crisis.

November 20th, 2017|

Spectrum Health Systems Announces New Vice President of Clinical Services

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announces today the appointment of Vice President of Clinical Services Lisa Blanchard.

November 17th, 2017|

Spectrum’s 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Raises Record Amount

Spectrum Health Systems, the largest private, non-profit substance abuse and mental health treatment provider in New England, hosted its 16th Annual Charity Golf Classic on Monday, October 16th at the beautiful Worcester Country Club in Worcester, Mass. This historic course is known for hosting the first Ryder Cup in 1927, and was also the site of the 1925 U.S. Open. It was Spectrum’s first tournament at the Worcester Country Club where it plans to return next year.

November 14th, 2017|

Spectrum Health Systems Partners with Worcester Police and Executive Office of Public Safety & Security to Focus on Treatment, Rather Than Prosecution

A new program spearheaded by the Worcester Police Department (WPD) and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) will now give those struggling with addiction who get caught buying narcotics a choice: seek help for addiction or face prosecution.

November 10th, 2017|

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. Now Accepting Vermont Medicaid at North Adams, Mass. Outpatient Treatment Center

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, has announced that its North Adams, Mass. outpatient treatment center, located at 1274 Curran Highway, is now accepting clients insured by Vermont Medicaid. The North Adams facility provides medication-assisted treatment coupled with group therapy and educational sessions to individuals struggling with addiction.

November 2nd, 2017|

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