The Healing Place Richmond Virginia
About the Healing place.
The Healing Place provides a way towards recovery for Men who are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction. This place was brought to Richmond in 2005 when the Richmond Task Force on Homelessness identified a major need for addiction recovery for homeless men in Richmond. Other than Virginia The Healing Place has shelters in Louisville, Kentucky, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Huntington, West Virginia.
How they Help their residents.
They provide an overnight shelter so the people don’t freeze during the winter and be on the street drunk or possibly high. They provide support groups for those with an alcoholic or drug addiction. These sessions take place every Thursday at 563 South lake Blvd at 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Topics they go over include What is Addiction, Dispelling Myths of Addiction, Addiction as a Brain Disease, What does Family Recovery look like?, and Resources for Families and Addicts.