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Drug counselors overdose at addiction facility

May 25, 2017

“If anybody is wondering how bad the opioid epidemic has become, this case is a frightening example,” Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said. “The staff members in charge of supervising recovering addicts succumbed to their own addiction and died of opioid overdoses.
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Family opens up about addiction in Upstate woman’s obituary.

May 22, 2017

Synthetic drug potentially too powerful for overdose reversal

May 11, 2017

Rich Jones on Your Carolina

March 3, 2017

Every day in our communities more than 40,000 people wake up to face another day that is controlled by their drinking or drug use. They or their families ask: “Where do I turn for help? How do I take the first step? What is the solution?”  FAVOR Greenville Center is our community’s “Welcome Center to Recovery.” We have Richard Jones here with us this morning to tell us about it.

Week N’ Pulse: FAVOR Greenville Doing Great Work In The Upstate

Saturday, Mar 4, 2017

Deb Sofield joins Rich Jones, the Executive Director of FAVOR Greenville, to discuss some of the great things they’re doing in our community. With the goal of promoting long-term recovery from substance use disorders, Rich talks about some resources and programs available.

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April 27, 2017  |  page A11


Stewart Spinks, left, presents a check to continue the work of FAVOR Greenville.

FAVOR Greenville receives gift from Shell Oil, thanks to Spinks.

FAVOR Greenville has received a donation from Shell Oil Co. made possible because of the relationship Stewart and Martha Spinks and The Spinx Co. have with Shell. Thanks to their generosity, FAVOR Greenville will be able to continue to provide the life-saving, transformational work that has impacted over 11,000 participants.

Stewart Spinks was employed by Shell after graduating from college. Shell then moved Stewart to Greenville where he later began The Spinx Co. Giving back to the Greenville community has always been a priority to Stewart Spinks and his family.