• Family Support Group, for help dealing with the problems of addiction, available at Rome Memorial Hospital

    Families who are dealing with the problems of addiction can find help and information at a support group meeting from 6-7 p.m., Monday, May 20, in the second floor classroom at Rome Memorial Hospital. The group meets the third Monday of each month and is free and open to everyone.
    Offered by the hospital’s Community Recovery Center, the Family Support Group provides:
    • An opportunity to discuss issues with others who are in the same situation
    • Education
    • Monthly support
    • Development of communication skills that will work with those suffering from addiction
    • Development and utilization of boundaries
    • The opportunity to address any questions or concerns
    • Community resources and/or referrals

    Certified by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, the Community Recovery Center, 264 W. Dominick St., Rome, offers quality, comprehensive alcohol and substance abuse treatment for adolescents and adults. Open Monday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., the center participates with most major insurance programs, including Medicare and Medicaid. A sliding scale fee is available for self-pay clients.
    For more information about the Family Support Group or the Community Recovery Center, call 315.334.4701.
    About Rome Memorial Hospital
    Rome Memorial Hospital, Inc., (RMH) Rome Memorial Hospital is a non-profit health care system based in Rome, N.Y., providing services to patients throughout Central New York. From primary care to long-term care, Rome Memorial Hospital delivers quality, compassionate medical care for every stage of life. With its specialized Senior Behavioral Health Unit and Residential Health Care Facility, the hospital has become recognized as a valuable resource for senior services. Ranked among the top 20 percent of skilled nursing facilities for four consecutive years, the hospital has earned special recognition as a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) facility for providing quality care for older adult patients. Rome Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of St. Joseph’s Health and an affiliated clinical site of New York Medical College.