LYNCHBURG, Va. — A few months ago, if you lived in Virginia, relied on Medicaid, and were seeking a residential treatment program for substance abuse, you had few to choose from. To be precise, you had four.

Today, you would have 71.

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  • This is very misleading. Lynchburg has one of the states Peer Run Organizations. Roads to Recovery is a highly successful program with 40 beds 4 of which are for opiate addicted pregnant and postpartum women and their babies. 501c-3 nonprofit. You should come take a look. Mike Davidson Program Manager 434-401-0477

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