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Tell President Biden: The Addiction Crisis is a National Emergency

Tell the Biden administration to act — now. To turn the tide, leadership must focus on strategies and policies that will measurably save lives.  

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Health Matters with Fresh Start Health: Out with the old, in with the new – welcome to 2022!

Fresh Start Health Doctor or Nursing, Vanessa Flannery, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, is contributing to a recurring column in the Carter County Times. Here’s her first column where she covers health related topics like the benefits of exercise, annual physicals, sleep and diet, as well as helpful information on work burnout.  

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Fresh Start Footprint Expands to Grayson

Charles Romans | The Daily Independent | Original article GRAYSON Fresh Start Health and Treatment Center officially opened an office in Grayson with a ribbon-cutting ceremony sponsored by the Grayson Chamber of Commerce. Fresh Start Health Systems Operation Manager Kristina Holtzapfel said the new location will serve Carter County and surrounding areas. “Here at Fresh...

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Fresh Start Celebrates Recovery Month

Henry Culvyhouse | The Daily Independent | Original article ASHLAND The east side of Ashland is one of those corners of the land where poverty and drug addiction aren’t abstract concepts, but daily facts of life. On Wednesday, Fresh Start — a primary care addiction treatment provider — had a message for folks suffering from...

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Buprenorphine as Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Medication-assisted treatment or MAT is an important form of help available to those that are suffering from opioid addiction. For many, it’s very difficult to recover on their own even when they desperately want to return to a normal life. For long-term recovery, the use of Buprenorphine can be a critical component of therapy. Combined...

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