SANFORD, Fla. – The Hope & Healing Center opened Monday in Sanford offering treatment for those battling addiction.
The new facility, a partnership between Seminole County and AdventHealth, is designed to address the ongoing opioid crisis. Opioid overdoses increased last year by more than 50%, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, with nearly 62 overdoses per month in 2020.
The Center, located at 212 Eslinger Way, offers intensive outpatient services, including counseling, substance-related and recovery education and healing groups. Currently, 10 inpatient residents can be housed at Hope & Healing. Eventually, the facility will be able to host 26 people for 30-day treatment programs.
The Hope & Healing Center is the first of its kind, offering a wide range of counseling and support services that go beyond discharge from the facility including educational, vocational and housing needs.
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