Martha’s Vineyard Gets State Money for Recovery Support Center

OAK BLUFFS – The state has awarded $3.5 million in grant funding to support eight new Recovery Support Centers, including one on Martha’s Vineyard.

As part of continued efforts to address the opioid crisis, the center’s offer education and support for individuals in recovery, help prevent relapse and promote sustainable recovery.

The $400,000 grant was awarded to Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, in collaboration with Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health funding will support the center at the Red House next to the hospital.

The eight new recovery center bring the statewide total to 18.

“Recovery is often achieved and best maintained when people are met where they are in their individual journey,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders.

“Recovery Support Centers are an important piece of a continuum to promote long-term recovery while complementing substance use and alcohol treatment and mutual-support groups.”

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