INEZ, Ky. (WSAZ) – Dependancy Restoration Care (ARC) is increasing its providers in Kentucky.
The Martin County College Board on Thursday permitted the sale of the previous Inez Center College to a developer working with ARC. Developer Greg Could says the constructing serves as an indication of recent beginnings.
“I don’t assume there are any of our buddies’ or households’ lives that haven’t been touched by the opioid epidemic,” Could stated. “It’s private to me. I had a sibling that died of an overdose, and I wished to be dedicated to being part of the answer.”
Could’s firm has beforehand labored with ARC to develop two dependancy therapy amenities in Pike County and Knott County.
Because of the dimension of the constructing, ARC CEO Tim Robinson says the ability will host quite a lot of applications, together with greater than 100 beds for residential therapy.
“We can do residential therapy, and in addition run our sober housing,” Robinson stated. “We’ll additionally do our vocational by way of transitional leaving to the workforce all beneath one roof. We additionally may need some outpatient providers and academic providers, as effectively.”
Inez will turn into certainly one of 5 communities for the ACT Now Pilot Collaborative. The ACT Now initiative goals to construct stronger relationships between communities and regulation enforcement. This system will assist establish sources for police and sheriff’s departments to raised sort out points just like the drug epidemic.
Work will start quickly to revitalize the old-fashioned grounds and buildings. ARC plans to open the ability in mid-2021.
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