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Meet Brad Barnett

Brad Barnett, a substance abuse therapist at Appalachian Health Services in Logan, is healthy, happy and successful today. But about eight years ago, he was at "rock bottom," after battling for more than a decade with opioid addiction. Hear Brad's story - in his own...
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Vanessa’s Story

Vanessa is a 37-year-old, single mother of two who is a recovering heroin addict. Learn how she's been able to overcome her addiction to become the person and mother she has always wanted to be.
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U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito praises AHS Program Director

On May 24, 2017, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) made an impassioned plea on the floor of the Senate for increased resources to help treat people suffering from opioid addiction. And while making that plea, she highlighted a meeting she had the previous day...
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U.S. Health Secretary supports medication assisted treatment

Though Medication-assisted treatment still has its skeptics, U.S. Health Secretary Tom Price says it is often an effective way to treat addiction.

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“Addiction isn’t about feeling good. It’s about not feeling bad.”

Addiction knows no boundaries. It can strike any family or community—any race, age, gender or social environment. Bradley Barnett, licensed substance abuse therapist with Appalachian Health Services, knows that all too well. “Although I was an addict for over a...
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Meet Brad Barnett

Brad Barnett, a substance abuse therapist at Appalachian Health Services in Logan, is healthy, happy and successful today. But about eight years ago, he was at "rock bottom," after battling for more than a decade with opioid addiction. Hear Brad's story - in his own...

read more

Vanessa’s Story

Vanessa is a 37-year-old, single mother of two who is a recovering heroin addict. Learn how she's been able to overcome her addiction to become the person and mother she has always wanted to be.

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