Mobile addiction awareness program makes stop in West Tennessee
JACKSON, Tenn.-A mobile addiction awareness program stopped in the Hub City, Thursday. Leaders with “Addiction Campuses” said its programs are different than other addiction treatment centers because they do not operate on a ‘one-size-fits-all’ model. The group offers scholarships and gave on-site assessments, while also encouraging residents to change their view on addiction. “Another thing that we work to do is end the stigma associated with addiction. It’s not, you know, something to be ashamed of. It’s a disease that needs treatment. It’s a health issue, not a criminal one,” said Brian Sullivan with “Addiction Campuses”. The group will hit five major cities in the Volunteer State this week with their last stop in Memphis, Friday.