Penikese Island to Host Opiate, Mental Health Treatment Facility


The Cape Cod Times reports that Penikese Island in the Elizabeth Islands chain will serve as a haven for young men to overcome addiction to opiates in a therapeutic setting.

A substance-abuse treatment center will be established on the island for men aged 18 to 24 who are addicted to opiates and have a co-occurring mental health disorder.

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