The old butter factory at Binna Burra transformed into a community service facility during the 1970s.
The old butter factory at Binna Burra transformed into a community service facility during the 1970s. David Young

Buttery receives new funding to help recovering addicts

NORTH Coast residents caught in the cycle of drug and alcohol addiction will have increased access to treatment and rehabilitation services thanks to NSW Government funding providing the Buttery at Binna Burra with $718,000 over three years to expand its programs.

Through the funding The Buttery will deliver a methadone-to-abstinence rehabilitation residential treatment program, which is designed for people currently on opioid substitution treatment who want to live drug free.

Buttery director Barry Evans said the expanded programs will help re-integrate recovering addicts into the community.

"This will increase our range of services to help people find purpose in their lives, such as job training and living skills training as well as ongoing counselling," Mr Evans said.

"The Buttery has a long and proud history of helping people when they need help most, and through this funding we will be able to help more people on their path to recovery."


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