Outreach Vans Increase Sobriety, Survival For People With Addiction

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The CareZONE van in Massachusetts is providing treatment and hope to those with addiction who are experiencing homelessness. Funded by The Kraft Center for Community Health at Massachusetts General Hospital and the GE Foundation, the goal of the program and the van is to bring preventative health care, addiction treatment, and harm reduction services to any person with addiction who wants it.

There are only six or so of these mobile treatment programs around the country, testing the effect of their services on the rate of overdose and recovery in the community.

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