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Nicole's Recovery Story
Nicole Z., one of our intensive female participants, shares her story with us; what her life was like and what it's like now that she's found a new way to live.

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Meet Erin M., our new Director of Female Programs!!
Today we got a chance to hear a little bit about Erin's experience as a McShin resident and how the McShin Foundation has been instrumental in her ability to stay clean and serene! 

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McShin in the News! ABC: Officers forced to change tactics as Fentanyl deaths soar
Officers forced to change tactics as Fentanyl deaths soar [LINK] RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Deaths from the powerful painkiller Fentanyl are soaring in Virginia, and 8News has learned it’s changing the way law enforcement is responding to overdoses. “I knew wha...

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McShin in the News! ABC: Officers forced to change tactics as Fentanyl deaths soar
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Kelly's Testimonial
From jail to recovery from substance use disorder! Why McShin's recovery program "stuck"while her past experiences in treatment centers and rehabs failed to provide her with sustained recovery.

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Brian and Tom Talk Peer-Lead Recovery
What makes McShin Foundation's peer-to-peer recovery model more effective than the acute care treatment model? We caught up with two of our male peer leaders to discuss how the McShin program is working in their lives.

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Shinholser: Step one in fighting opioid addiction is better public policy
Our President and Co-Founder John Shinholser was asked to be a guest columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch this past week. Here's his first column! Shinholser: Step one in fighting opioid addiction is better public policy Posted:  Saturday, June 18, 201...

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Michael H.'s Exit Interview
We caught one of our participants on his last day in our program and asked him some questions about his experience at McShin...

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McShin House Meeting 6-8-16 with Henrico Sheriff Wade


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Addiction Tax and Kids with Substance Use Disorder
LifeBOAT Act About 11% of our federal budget goes towards funding addiction and substance abuse. The majority of this money goes towards prisons/jails/parole. Specifically, $0.85 per $1.00 is spent on consequences of addiction. Only $0.02 per $1.00 is spent...
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