Mobile recovery unit helps patients ‘turn’ corner on opioid addiction

Begin the Turn, a vehicular-based program that offers services to people struggling with addiction, is making progress in north Philadelphia, its director said in an interview.The program’s team consists of a program director/lead physician; a program coordinator; three outreach workers with relevant lived experience; a case manager; and two more physicians. Begin the Turn is modeled after an initiative to reduce gun violence in Chicago called CeaseFire.“While similar mobile engagement strategies were concurrently developing, the goals, services and design of this program wasRead More

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