For women battling substance use disorders who can’t afford medical and clinical care, a new “scholarship” program has been announced this month, National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, by Mountainside treatment center and Release Recovery Foundation. — an announcement from Mountainside Treatment Center
The aim of the scholarships is to offer life-saving inpatient treatment services to women struggling with alcohol and drug addiction who are not otherwise able to afford treatment. Release Recovery Foundation, co-founded by “Bachelorette” Season 16 winner Zac Clark and Justin Gurland, is a nonprofit dedicated to getting professional treatment for people with substance abuse, despite financial barriers. A Need Now to Treat Women
There is no better time to launch this partnership than National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, which aims to raise awareness of the impact of substance use disorders. Unfortunately, women face additional barriers — both emotional and societal — to seeking treatment.