Clara Martin Center Ready To Help With Real Life Issues
“We’re all caught in this.” Commented Clara Martin Center’s own Dr. Kevin Buchanan who sat as a panelist for the forum entitled Real Life’s Issues: Drugs & Our Community, organized by the Town of Randolph. The need to change how society perceives addiction, and the addict was clear from comments revolving around drug use in the community.
Clara Martin Center Goes Tobacco Free
Clara Martin Center will institute an enhanced tobacco free policy on all of its campuses beginning July 1, 2015. This policy further supports the agency’s philosophy that physical health is an important component of overall wellness, and complies with new State regulations for designated agencies.
Opiates & Our Community
By Dr. Kevin Buchanan
Medical Director at Clara Martin Center
There has been a rapid and alarming rise in the abuse of narcotic pain pills and heroin over the past several years in Vermont. This has lead to an increase in crimes such as breaking and entering, robberies, etc., not to mention the escalation in overdoses and the devastation these drugs do to those that become addicted to them and their families.