Remodeling the existing Recovery Village would be cost-prohibitive, Bart Murray, NDNW's chief executive officer, has told county commissioners.
It's possible, Murray
said, that construction of the New Recovery Village could begin as soon as this fall.But it's more likely construction will begin instead in early spring, he
If that's the case, New Directions can move in during late summer or early fall 2009, Murray
The grant will allow New Directions Northwest to build a new facility for the treatment of up to 15 parents and children to deal with addictions and other related issues.
Advantages to the new site, Murray
said, include its proximity to the hospital, Powder River Correctional Facility, the county's health department and the doctor's offices that are used by New Directions clients and their families.
"The new facility," Murray
said, "will allow for new treatment in the future."