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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|

Spectrum Health Systems Continues to Expand in Response to Rising Demand for Services

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, has increased access to recovery resources across the state to continue combatting the addiction crisis. New outpatient treatment centers are now open in Millbury and Weymouth, and the company’s existing Pittsfield program moved to a larger facility to adequately serve the local population.

October 19th, 2017|

Spectrum Health Systems Announces New Contract in Virginia

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. was recently awarded a new contract by the Virginia Department of Corrections to implement a Community Corrections Alternative Program (CCAP) at the Cold Springs Correctional Unit in Greenville, Virginia. The CCAP operates as a drug treatment facility serving offenders with moderate to severe substance use disorders. The program currently houses 100 offenders in a dormitory setting with the capacity to double in size if needed.

August 10th, 2017|

Spectrum Health Systems Announces Opening of New Outpatient Facility in Weymouth

Spectrum Health Systems Inc., a longtime not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announces the opening of its newest outpatient treatment facility in Weymouth, Mass., located at 15 Winter Court.

August 7th, 2017|

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. Hires New Vice President of Business Development

Spectrum Health Systems is pleased to announce the appointment of David Nefussy as the new vice president of business development. Reporting to Chief Operating Officer Sherry Ellis, Mr. Nefussy is responsible for leading Spectrum’s business development efforts including the cultivation of referral relationships and negotiating agreements with managed care organizations, third-party payors and private insurance companies. In this role, he will also work closely with Spectrum’s admissions department to facilitate timely admissions for individuals in need of services.

August 1st, 2017|

Spectrum Health Systems Helps Man Get Clean During His Time at the Indian Creek Correctional Center in VA

Indian Creek Correctional Center in Chesapeake, Virginia is one of only three correctional centers in the state that offers a substance abuse therapeutic community program to inmates with substance use disorders. Spectrum Health Systems is proud to partner with the Virginia Department of Corrections in providing these critical services.

July 26th, 2017|

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