Open House Tomorrow, Saturday 9/30

The Turning Point Center of Addison County invites you to our apple-themed open house tomorrow, Saturday the 30th, between 12 and 5pm, in honor of National Recovery Month!
Interested in learning more about the Turning Point Center? Do you have questions about substance use, addiction, or recovery in Addison County? Join us tomorrow between 12 and 5pm at our new location at 54 Creek Rd in Middlebury for this family-friendly event including heirloom apple tasting and hands-on homemade apple sauce demos!
 
National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Learn more about it at https://www.recoverymonth.gov/about
The Turning Point Center of Addison County is a non-profit recovery center that provides a safe, friendly, fun, and substance free environment where all people in recovery, and their families and friends, can meet for peer-to-peer recovery support, social activities, recovery coaching, education, and advocacy. For more information, reach out to us at 802 388 4249 or visit our website: www.turningpointaddisonvt.org.

 

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New SMART Recovery Class

Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART)

The four points program;

  1. SMART tools and Concepts
  2. Cost/Benefit Analysis (CBA)
  3. Hierarchy of Values (HOV)
  4. Change Palm Worksheet (CPW)

Jump in at anytime, class meets every Thursday at 7PM until 8:30PM

 

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OA Meeting

Overeaters Anonymous group that is meeting right now!!!  Tuesday 3PM.  Mark your calendars and we look forward to seeing you.

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Narcan Device Recall

Naloxone/Narcan® Device Recall

On November 2, 2016, naloxone (Narcan®) kit manufacturer Teleflex Medical  issued a voluntary recall for the older overdose rescue kits because the atomizer device producing a stream instead of a fine mist, which can reduce the effectiveness of the medication.

  • As  of June 2016, Health Department had already switched to the new naloxone  delivery device that is not affected by the recall.
  • Additional supplies have been ordered to ensure  an  adequate number of the new kits is on hand to cover any needed replacements.
  • There is no shortage in Vermont of naloxone overdose rescue kits.
  • Anyone  who wants a naloxone  kit, or who has the recalled device,  can get the new version from their nearest naloxone distribution pilot site.

Recalled Device:         If you have this version of the device, contact a naloxone distribution pilot site for a replacement:

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Women’s Meeting

Women’s AA meeting has returned to the Turning Point Center, Monday’s 5:30 PM, check out our calendar.

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