Substance abuse

Sheriff’s office to receive Narcan to fight overdose

Sheriff’s office to receive Narcan to fight overdose

Overdoses on opioids in Santa Rosa County are on the rise year over year, and nationwide deaths from opioid overdose in the U.S. have risen 22 percent according to Santa Rosa Sheriff Bob Johnson. Johnson gave an update on the opioid crisis in Santa Rosa County Tuesday during the monthly meeting of the Santa Rosa […]

Drug therapy unwelcome in Milton neighborhood

Drug therapy unwelcome in Milton neighborhood

“Not in our neighborhood!” declared signs and neighbors Thursday night as community members spoke in opposition to the opening of a substance abuse therapy center in Milton at the Santa Rosa County Zoning Board’s regular meeting. The 25.32 acre property located on Tildon Street includes two multi-story living houses and an entertainment building including a […]

Addiction relapse looms during holiday season

Addiction relapse looms during holiday season

For those who have recovered from addiction to drugs and alcohol, the holidays can be a stressful time rather than a celebration of joy. Between guilt, holiday stress, family pressure and all the difficulties that come along with the season, relapse is more common during his period said Twelve Oaks Recovery Center Community Resource Liaison […]