KFRU Morning Meeting with Phoenix Programs, Inc., discussing National Recovery Month, and evidence-based treatment for addictions. Leslie: “…we have Deborah Beste, the Executive Director for Phoenix Programs and we have Heather Harlan, who has joined us many times before…good morning ladies!” Deborah and Heather: “Good Morning!” Simon: “Tell us a little bit about September….Heather, who declares it recovery month? “ Heather: “SAMHSA, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the federal government….it’s part of Health and Human Services, it’s really being observed all over the country, and people can get online and just do a search for national recovery
By Cynthia Yang, KOMU-TV8 COLUMBIA- Phoenix Programs’ Incorporated has a new treatment facility. The center on East Leslie Lane combines all the steps in alcohol and drug treatment into a single building. Phoenix Programs’ wants to continue to be a an organization dedicated to support and hope for people dealing with substance abuse. Phoenix Programs’ Development Officer Jarin Wood said the new facility provides convenience when seeking treatment. The group used to have several locations for people to receive treatment. However, this new center means people who need help in Boone County only have to go to one place to
COLUMBIA — Phoenix Programs celebrated the official opening of its new facility on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Mayor Bob McDavid, Ambassadors Chairwoman Keri Tipton of the Chamber of Commerce and Phoenix Programs Executive Director Deborah Beste together used a pair of oversize scissors to cut through the ribbon, which marked not only the opening of Phoenix Programs’ new facility but also the kickoff of Recovery Month. Phoenix Programs is a nonprofit organization that provides treatment for Columbia residents with addictions to alcohol and other substances. The new facility at 90 E. Leslie Lane is a consolidation of two other previous Phoenix Programs locations,
The freedom of recovery extends beyond recovering addicts to their family members, their friends, and the community; all of whom suffered the negative consequences of his/her her worsening addiction.