SOUTH SHORE, Ky. — Recovery Works, of The Pinnacle Treatment facility, made a pleasant and positive entrance into the local community with the groundbreaking ceremony and program held at the facility’s location of 4632 State Rd. 1043 in South Shore Wednesday. The facility is slated to open July or August of 2016.
A panel of speakers at the groundbreaking ceremony of Recovery Works addressed more than 50 people on why Recovery Works is destined to be an asset to the community. The speakers included Senator Robin Webb, D-Grayson, Dan Ingram, director of drug policy for the commonwealth of Kentucky, Judge Executive of Greenup County, Kentucky Bobby Carpenter, Lisa Roberts of the Portsmouth Health Department,Patty Moskalyk, executive director of Recovery Works South Shore, Amanda Clark vice president of the Ashland Alliance, Jade Maddox owner of Counselor’s Clinical Cottage in Ashland, Kentucky and Lucy Vanhook, admissions lead at Recovery Works.
Joe Pritchard, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pinnacle Treatment Centers, said the responses from those who attended the groundbreaking is indicative of the desire to collaborate.
“I think today just went so well. We had so many different people here from all different degrees of the community,” Pritchard said. “From the state, legislative and judicial, to local judges, community outreach programs. I think it represents two things, one the need, everyone is in such need of services, and the fact that everybody wants to work together. It feels really good to have collaborative event where folks are saying, look all we want to do is get folks better. So to me, it went extremely well today.”
Patty Moskalyk, executive director of Recovery Works, said they are delighted to have the community involved in the new facility.
“We are really glad to be here, and to have the community involved, and to show them all of the positives,” Moskalyk said. “The basic programming that we do at our other Recovery Works we have changed up a bit. We have a lot of amenities here that we can use for different experimental therapies.
Recovery Works of South Shore-Greenup will open as a residential facility with 32 beds, is an unlocked facility. Most patients stay at least three weeks. Pinnacle Treatment, in existence more than 10 years, offers high level staffing at all locations. Pinnacle Treatment works closely within all communities in which we operate, with an objective is to treat the whole person and to involve the family in our programs.
Recovery Works offers medical detoxifications, uses medications along with 24 hour nursing care, which are based on the symptoms and usage of a client to stage them through a safe and comfortable detoxification.
For more information regarding Recovery Works South Shore, visit: www.pinnacletreatmentcenters.com, or the Recovery Works South Shore Facebook page. A web page for Recovery Works South Shore is currently be constructed, and web address soon to be announced.
Reach Portia Williams at 740-353-3101, ext. 1929, or on Twitter @PortiaWillPDT.