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JULY 14, 2018

Louisa-headquartered Addiction Recovery Care (ARC), HOLDS monthly convocation at Boone’s Landing in Yatesville Lake State Park

Now a Sober Christian
ARC intern, Matt Newsome, fixing the net
Owners of Addiction Recovery Care, Tim and Lelia Robinson
Nearly 600 people (clients and employees) attended ARC’s convocation this Wednesday.
ARC’s Education and Career Services Department - L to R - Brittany Parsons, Alanna Garden, Jonathan Hughes, Alice Southers, Amanda Grim
ARC clients performed skits during a talent show
Clients and staff of Lake Hills Oasis - an ARC owned and operated residential treatment center for men located in Somerset, KY
Winners of the Photo Scavenger Hunt!
ARC intern, Stevie Combs, showing off his talent on the guitar and microphone
ARC graduate Pete Finelli during the ARC Talent Show
Prayer changes things
Scott Robinson and Brandon Emory getting schooled at corn hole by John Holbrook
ARC CEO, Tim Robinson, and Chief of Staff, Matt Brown
ARC employees Ruth Hogsten and John Scaggs manned the prayer tent for the day
ARC graduate/employee, Matt Brown, with wife Summer Brown


JULY 13, 2018


On Wednesday, July 11th, the Louisa-headquartered treatment organization, Addiction Recovery Care (ARC), held it’s monthly convocation at Boone’s Landing in Yatesville Lake State Park.

ARC brings nearly 600 people together every month (300 employees and ~250 clients) to celebrate employee of the month awards, recovery successes, client graduations, and people who have went from crisis to career. With 150 of it’s 300 employees being in recovery from substance use disorder, ARC is one of the largest second-chance employers in all of Appalachia.

ARC began as a grassroots ministry in late 2010 as it opened Karen’s Place. Today it has grown into a holistic treatment organization that focuses on treating the whole person - mind, body, soul, and purpose. ARC now owns and operates a network comprised of thirteen residential facilities and six outpatient counseling centers.

Tim Robinson, CEO and Founder of ARC, said, “There is no silver bullet for this epidemic that we face as a society, but we have seen staggering amounts of success by treating people with dignity and respect, stabilizing their medical and clinical health, introducing them to the basics of spirituality, and creating a platform where they can discover their purpose and destiny.”

Wednesday’s event at Boone’s Landing focused on celebrating ARC’s re-accreditation from the internationally recognized Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). ARC received CARF’s highest stamp of approval - a three year re-accreditation.

Matt Brown, ARC graduate and Chief of Staff to the CEO, says “Addiction is losing in Louisa, KY. I can’t go anywhere in our wonderful city and not run into someone who is beating addiction and living a happy life in recovery. When I was in active addiction a little over four years ago, no one knew how to get help for their addiction or how to find treatment. Today help and hope are just a phone call away.”

Viewed as a state leader in comprehensive addiction treatment, ARC has a footprint that spans fourteen Kentucky counties.


*  ARC has a residential maternity center that cares for mothers throughout their pregnancy and allows mom and baby to return to residential care for up to three months after delivery. Nearly 90% of the babies born through Karen’s Place Maternity Center have been discharged from the hospital in five days or less (compared to an average hospital stay of over twenty days for a drug addicted baby).

*  Nearly 600 people made a decision to either be a first-time follower of Christ or refocused their relationship with Christ while in treatment with ARC in 2017.

*  ARC has created 200 jobs in the Big Sandy region and has 300 employees statewide.

*  150 jobs in Lawrence County.

*  Plans to hire 50 more employees in 2019 in Lawrence County and another 50-100 hires throughout the state in 2019.


To find out more about Addiction Recovery Care visit or call 606.638.0938. Help and hope are just a phone call away.

To find out about employment opportunities through ARC:

To read some of ARC’s success stories:


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