NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI, Sept. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AdCare Rhode Island is thrilled to be recognized for the second consecutive year as a Providence Business News Fastest Growing Business Finalist in the $5-25 Million Category.
Fred Trapassi, Jr., CEO, attributes the growth achieved in 2021 to “their extremely knowledgeable and motivated staff who are dedicated to helping those struggling with addiction; phenomenal multimedia marketing and business development support from AdCare’s parent company, American Addiction Centers; and the huge demand for treatment. “In our communities, across the state of Rhode Island, and across the country, the COVID-aggravated opioid/fentanyl overdose epidemic is unlike anything we have ever seen,” said Trapassi. “During COVID, we have seen an increase in the number of people suffering from isolation, anxiety, depression and addiction“said Sarah Horgan, Chief Operating Officer, “and the volume of services provided has increased to meet the need.”
Telehealth services have grown considerably. By bringing the treatment to the patient, AdCare was able to treat more patients. AdCare is now introducing a hybrid model at its outpatient programs in Greenville and South Kingstown, RI to accommodate patients who want in-person treatment, as well as those who prefer to access treatment via telehealth.
“After patients entering the drug rehabilitation and residential inpatient program at AdCare Rhode Island – the only residential facility in the state to introduce patients to medication-assisted therapies – chose to start MAT and was successful overall 82% rate“, said Trapassi.
Construction of a 21-bed addition is also underway, which will bring the total number of beds to 80 and increase treatment capacity by 36%. “Looking forward, I believe there will be no shortage of people in need of treatment, and we look forward to serving them,” said Trapassi.
Since its 2018 purchase by American Addiction Centers, a national addiction treatment provider, AdCare Rhode Island’s inpatient, outpatient and telehealth services have grown to provide the most comprehensive continuum of disorder treatment. related to substance use in Rhode Island. To learn more about treatment at AdCare Rhode Island’s inpatient program, please call 401-294-6160 and press prompt #2. For outpatient and/or telehealth services, call 401-783-2220.
|Contact:||Mary Beth Papcsy, Media Relations|
|Ad Care Rhode Island|
|1950 Tower Hill Road, North Kingstown, RI|
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