New treatment facility opens in Middletown

May 30, 2018 by  

A ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening was recently held for The Journey to Hope, Health and Healing in Middletown. This facility provides comprehensive recovery services on an outpatient basis.

Various public and healthcare officials attended the ceremony. David Cicilline, a United States Representative, commented that lives will be saved and transformed by the treatment provided in the facility. Deborah Ruggiero, a State Representative, added that Aquidneck Island needs this facility for its residents.

CEO of Journey, Tom Hill, said that the staff is looking forward to helping residents in the area with their recovery. Journey has counselors, treatment using medication, and support that is known to help people through this long and arduous process.

Director of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH) from the state of Rhode Island, Rebecca Boss, added that this facility and its treatments are needed in an area that has historically been underserved. A Center of Excellence designation has been given by the (BHDDH) to The Journey.

Alison Barber, a counselor in the Westerly Recovery Center of Journey, and Vice-Chair of Opioid Treatment Association of Rhode Island, Wendy Looker, also spoke at the ceremony, which was attended by over 35 people.

Brochure printing can be used by facilities such as this one to create brochures with more specific information about its treatments and the providers at the facility.