Finding help for addicts — as well as family members — getting easier

“When Cathy Schillaci discovered that her son was addicted to opioids, she quickly scrambled to find help for him and support for herself. The search didn’t go well for the Rome resident. She called treatment centers, but no one could take him, at least not right away. Eventually, her son was arrested for burglary, stealing to feed his addiction, Schillaci said. He’s now serving six to seven years in state prison.”

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Posted by Morgen Irwin