New Service Now Available to Help With Substance Use Disorders

addictionIf you, or a love one are struggling with substance use, the Health Department, in collaboration with Gibson Recovery Center, will be offering a new service to the community starting this month. A Substance Use Disorder Liaison will be available to anyone in the community seeking assistance or information regarding substance use. Samantha will be available to answer questions about behavioral health disorders and treatment, connect people with needed treatment and support, facilitate access to behavioral health services, and help to reduce barriers to treatment services. Support for recovery, referrals for treatment assistance, and resources will be available.

Free Hepatitis C and HIV testing with immediate results can be provided. Services are available in the lower level of the health department in the first room off the parking lot. The Substance Use Disorder Liaison will be available 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Services are free. Walk- ins are welcome. Referrals can be made through the health department. All services are confidential. Please call the health department at 573-883-7411 with any questions