For Immediate Release
Gates to Recovery Is Heading to the Eastside
The successful addiction and support services drop in center, Gates to Recovery, will be opening 2 satellite centers on the eastside of Monroe County. “With over 90 people being placed into treatment and over 125 families getting support services we felt we no choice but to look for more options to reach more people needing treatment and more families needing support" said RecoveryNowNY's Outreach Director Ashley Gnau. Beginning Tuesday March 13, 2018 and every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, Gates to Recovery Webster/Penfield will be in operation at the Webster Community Center, 1350 Chiyoda Dr. from 5pm to 8pm.
Patti Cataldi Webster Town Councilwoman said "The Opioid crisis has affected all of our communities and has brought all addictions to the forefront. We are pleased to partner with Recovery Now NY to provide addiction support services for residents of Webster. The Gates to Recovery program has proven effective in the Town of Gates. The program, which will be known as Gates to Recovery Webster/Penfield, will include a drop in center at the Webster Community Center to provide fast access to treatment for those suffering from addiction as well as monthly Narcan training sessions for the community. "
Beginning Tuesday March 19, 2018 and every 3rd Tuesday of the month Gates to Recovery, East Rochester/Fairport will be open from 5-8pm at the East Rochester Senior Center 120 West Commercial St. Narcan training will be provided. "To be able to bring our services to the residents of East Rochester, Fairport and surrounding areas will result in more people, more families getting the support and services they need, which ultimately will end up with more lives being saved and less families being ripped apart." said Executive Director David Attridge.
Gates To Recovery will be providing Narcan Training for the entire Fairport Police Department this coming month. Speakers will also be appearing at both satellite locations every month.