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01/07/2017 - ATIN - Quite a few years ago Treatment Magazine wrote an extensive report predicting a looming staffing crisis in the addiction treatment industry. One of  the main reasons for  the expectation was an average counselor age of over 50-years-old combined with an inadequate replacement rate by those of youger age groups. Over the past few years the problem has become much worse by a big boom in new treatrment capacity, moving the staff shortage up the food chain into the executivve ranks.

Below is a story out of Vermont we picked up off Google News:

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Addiction Treatment Center to Temporarily Close

Maple Leaf Treatment Center says it will stop accepting new patients for 30 days starting Jan. 15

A Vermont addiction treatment center says it will temporarily close its doors later this month due to a staffing shortage.

Maple Leaf Treatment Center says it will stop accepting new patients for 30 days starting Jan. 15. The closure will only affect its Underhill facility and doesn't include the Colchester outpatient facility.

Source: Addiction Treatment Center to Temporarily Close | NECN http://www.necn.com/news/new-england/Addiction-Treatment-Center-to-Temporarily-Close-409803825.html#ixzz4V7JEYLDm
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