Published in the Olympian on December 15, 2019 “For many years now, we’ve known that addiction to opioids, including heroin, is a bona fide disease, a persistent mental illness that hijacks the brain in ways that are different from but no less profound than schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Nonetheless, most people still judge people with […]
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Olympia, WA – Capital Recovery Center is pleased to announce that Jim Morris will serve in the role of Community Relations Liaison. The Community Relations Liaison works with appointed officials and the community-at-large to promote the services and programs offered by Capital Recovery Center. Morris has over 15 years’ experience analyzing state budgets and policies […]
Originally published in U.S. News and World Report on October 25, 2019 “GARRETT LEONARD, 31, was in and out of jail in Washington from June 2017 through April 2019 for shoplifting charges. He says he was stealing to support his opioid addiction. During his six stays in jail, which ranged from about nine days to two months, Leonard […]
Many people who develop an Opioid Use Disorder come into contact with the criminal justice system before connecting to other health or social systems. According to research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institutes of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this presents opportunities for intervention and treatment prior to, […]
Research tells us that 60-70 percent of people with serious mental illness want to work. However, fewer than 15 percent of these individuals are employed. These figures are troublesome because having a job helps people manage their symptoms, rejoin their communities and decrease their reliance on the social service system. The good news is that […]
December 2019 Calendar
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Recently, our participants attended an outing at Wolf Haven. Wolf Haven International is a nationally recognized wolf sanctuary that has rescued and provided a lifetime home for 300 displaced, captive-born animals since 1982. Their mission is “To conserve and protect wolves and their habitat.” Learn more at https://wolfhaven.org/about-us/ Enjoy these videos from the outing!
2019 marks the 30th year for Capital Recovery Center and invites the community to attend an open house and Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Thursday, July 25. The ribbon cutting will take place at 1:30 p.m. and the open house will run from 1 p.m. through 4 p.m. at 1000 Cherry St SE, Olympia, WA 98501. […]