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Doors open for fighting addiction

2023-04-10 Human Services

After almost two years since DISC Village broke ground on a new Franklin County Human Services Center at 150 10th Street in Apalachicola, it opened softly March 9, saving the formal ribbon-cutting until after the legislative session in Tallahassee. Right now there are two full time staffers, Melissa Maddox-Reeves, the centers program manager, and Crystal Strahan, the administrative assistant, but the center plans, as activity ramps up, to add a full-time counselor, full-time case manager and a certified peer specialist, someone who has been through recovery or may have had an issue and understands the course of addiction.

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By: Sara Toler

DISC Village, Inc. is a private, non-profit, 501c3 corporation providing child welfare, criminal justice and a full continuum of behavioral healthcare services. From prevention and intervention to residential treatment and recovery services our agency is dedicated to the needs of families and individuals adversely affected by alcohol and drugs.