Advancing substance use disorder treatment in correctional facilities
Corrections1 Date: 12/23/22 By Earl Warren The basis for substance use programs in Mass. DOC facilities is a combination of the Therapeutic Community model and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Spectrum Health Systems’ Correctional Division was launched within the Massachusetts Department of Correction (MADOC) in October 1993. Since that time, much has ...
Democratization of Recovery Requires Full Continuum of Treatment Programming
Addiction Professional Date: 12/7/22 Author Kurt Isaacson Critical in our fight against the addiction epidemic is the effort to ensure treatment is accessible to those who need it. Individuals seeking resources often face unnecessary roadblocks and long wait times, issues that can deter them entirely. Addiction is a complicated disease, ...
Therapy dogs help clients at New England Recovery Center stay positive
Spectrum News 1 Date: 11/14/22 WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - For people battling addiction, the road to recovery can be challenging. At New England Recovery Center in Westborough, a recently-added program is helping clients stay positive with a little help from man's best friend. What You Need To Know Tufts Paws for People ...
Jeffrey Baxter, chief medical officer of the Massachusetts-based treatment provider, talks about how he and his colleagues are working to prevent people from falling through the cracks
Date: January 13, 2022
By Jenny Diedrich
The goal of a new rapid access addiction treatment center operated by Worchester, Mass.-based Spectrum Health Systems is to provide on-demand medication, mental health and recovery support right when patients need it, with no wait times or treatment barriers.
Spectrum’s New England Recovery Center Featured in Daily Radio Blast Hosted by the Worcester Chamber of Commerce
Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce
WORCESTER, Mass. - Program Director MaryBeth Adams recently spoke with radio host Hank Stolz about addiction recovery, programming options and new amenities being offered at Spectrum’s New England Recovery Center.
Spectrum Health Systems Donates COVID-19 Vaccines to Non Profits
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - A local health care system was not only able to vaccinate their staff, but workers from other area non-profits as well on Friday.
Specialized unit treats patients battling both COVID-19 and addiction
Spectrum Staff Talk With WEEI’s Rob Bradford About Managing Addiction During These Uneasy Times
WEEI RadioDate: 4/15/20 Lisa Blanchard and Catherine Collins of Spectrum Health Systems join Rob Bradford to pass along some extremely important advice and perspective when it comes to managing addiction and mental health during these very uncomfortable times. Tune in to the podcast here.
As coronavirus stops AA, NA meetings, people in recovery use virtual space to support one another and prevent isolation
A trailer has been placed outside the Spectrum Health Systems inpatient campus in Westborough to screen incoming patients for signs of COVID-19, which may include fever and a dry cough.
State outpatient program that gives felons intensive counseling, training instead of jail time may expand to Hamilton County
Chattanooga Times Free Press
NASHVILLE — Hamilton County could be in line for an innovative Tennessee Department of Correction program that puts nonviolent felons struggling with substance abuse or mental health issues through an intensive one-year, three-phase program as an alternative to prison.