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Addiction Treatment Center opens Gloucester office

American Addiction Treatment Center opened its new Gloucester office on July 10. The office is located in Mid-County Center off Route 17 just south of White Marsh Village.

The center offers treatment and counseling for those battling opioid (such as heroin and oxycodone) and painkiller addiction, said program manager Jerome R. Anderson of Portsmouth. Drs. Richard Campana of Williamsburg and Timothy O’Connell of Newport News are founders and medical directors for the business.

They opened their first office in Newport News in 2012, opened a second office in Williamsburg in 2015 and recently opened their first Middle Peninsula office. “There’s a growing problem with opioids,” Anderson said.

To help patients, Campana and O’Connell take individual assessments to determine how much methadone or similar medication can be dispended to each patient daily as they are being treated. The clinic is open seven days a week for distributing medication. Counselors are ...

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