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Lee County Local Aims To Tackle Opioid Addiction In Southwest Florida

Originally from the Fort Myers/Naples area, Brook Babes provides support to people struggling with addiction in Southwest Florida by sharing his story to fight the stigma of addiction and helping them find the right addiction treatment program. Naples, Fla. – Few places are untouched by the opioid epidemic, however, many communities lack the resources to help those struggling with addiction. Brook Babes, a Residential Program Supervisor at Rally Point, an inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center located in West Palm Beach, aims to change that in his hometown. Southwest Florida doesn’t have many treatment options despite the growing problem of
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Local Doctor Aims To Tackle The Opioid Epidemic

West Deptford, N.J. — New Jersey is in the grips of an opioid epidemic that is destroying lives and communities, but one local doctor is helping to change that through a more compassionate approach to addiction treatment. Dr. Michael Rogers from South Jersey Family Medicine has joined Rally Point, an intensive inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center located in West Palm Beach, Fla., to give patients from New Jersey a connection to home. The old fashioned idea that addicts must “hit rock bottom” and be cut off from loved ones before getting help isn’t a part of Rally Point’s culture.
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