RANDOLPH – Gifford Health Care’s Medication Assisted Treatment Team will hold an open forum discussion Addiction Recovery on Thursday, November 16, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Twin River Health Center (108 North Main, Street White River Junction, VT).
Dr. Ellamarie Russo-DeMara will be talking about addiction recovery, how it affects families, and how gratitude and a strong support system play a crucial role in treatment. Light refreshment will be provided. For more information contact Rebecca Ward at (802) 280-1303
Gifford is a community hospital in Randolph, Vt., with family health centers in Berlin, Bethel, Chelsea, Rochester, and White River Junction; and specialty services throughout central Vermont. A Federally Qualified Health Center and a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the country, Gifford is a full-service hospital with a 24-hour emergency department; inpatient and rehabilitation units; many surgical services; accredited cancer program; a day care; two adult day programs; and the 30-bed Menig Nursing Home, which was named by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best 39 nursing homes in the country in 2012. The Birthing Center, established in 1977, was the first in Vermont to offer an alternative to the traditional hospital-based deliveries, and continues to be a leader in midwifery and family-centered care. The cancer program is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The hospital’s mission is to improve individuals’ and community health by providing and assuring access to affordable, high-quality health care in Gifford’s service area.