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Grant helps local addicts find help support, recovery


April 28, 2021

JAMES PAGE, right, chats with Dr. Carl Hoogesteger at Sweet Home Family Medicine.

In 2018, Mid Valley Healthcare received a Human Resources and Services Administration grant from the federal government.

The grant, overseen by the Coast to the Cascades Community Wellness Network (CCCWN), financed a support system in which a project director, a project coordinator, and peer support workers working out of Sweet Home Family Medicine offer services to aid in reducing substance overuse and addiction.

The grant money, which is intended for Sweet Home, Brownsville and the surrounding areas, initially came in response to a string of fatal overdoses and a lack of resources and su...

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