Norfolk nonprofit creates new program to treat youth addicted to opioids

November 1, 2020

Much attention has been spent on treating adults with opioid addiction. But it’s not always the same with teens.

That’s why Norfolk-based nonprofit The Up Center has created a new program geared toward helping adolescents addicted to opioids, using a treatment method not currently available in Hampton Roads.

Thanks to a federal grant, the center will be able to roughly double its capacity for treating young people with substance use issues.

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