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A new mobile unit helps provide drug addiction treatment in Freehold, New Jersey to help Monmouth County residents struggling with substance use disorders.
By: Addiction Now
The Hope One Monmouth Mobile Unit, revealed by the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, is the substance abuse treatment mobile unit that goes into neighborhoods a few times a week. Hope
One is composed of an officer from the sheriff's department, a peer recovery specialist and a certified clinician that assists people struggling with substance use disorders find the drug addiction treatment by connecting them to the nearest facilities.
The Hope One mobile unit was officially shown to the public this month and is now helping people who need drug recovery gain the assistance that they need.
An official from the sheriff's department indicated that Hope One is unique because it reaches the folks who need help instead of making them seek out addiction rehab services.
The Hope One program has been utlized in other counties in the state including Morris County, which has events all year focusing on providing addiction treatment services for local residents. Monmouth County is now adopting the drug addiction treatment mobile program in an attempt to lessen overdoses.
Hope One is being assisted by Hackensack Medical Health, Carrier Clinic, Ocean Mental Health Services and Behavioral Wellness and Recovery, which are all substance abuse treatment services providers.