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Lynnwood temporarily halts applications for substance abuse outpatient clinics

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 18, 2023—To ensure adequate evaluation of its zoning codes, the Lynnwood City Council, during an emergency Special Business Meeting on Monday, April 17, voted 5-1 to an immediate six-month halt of the acceptance and processing of all applications for substance abuse outpatient clinics within its boundaries. Because the City of Lynnwood Municipal […]

WA Department of Health issues license for Lynnwood opioid clinic

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 26, 2023—Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) approved the Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) license for the controversial Lynnwood Comprehensive Treatment Center located at 2322 196th S.W. St., that is 433 feet away for the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club. The clinic is scheduled to open on January 30, 2023. “We are deeply […]

BREAKING: Lynnwood mayor requests halt to opioid treatment center

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 17, 2023—Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell sends official request to Secretary of Health for Washington State, Dr. Umair A. Shah, to delay the approval of a proposed opioid treatment center near the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club. The letter states: “I ask that no approval be granted from the Department of Health until […]

Lynnwood mama and papa bears protest opening of methadone clinic

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 16, 2023—Roughly 70 parents, children and concerned community members forgo Saturday’s Wild Card game between the Seahawks and 49ers to voice their outrage to a proposed methadone clinic just 433 feet away from the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club and 200 feet from the Alderwood Little League in Lynnwood. Officially called the […]

DOH and Acadia respond to proposed Lynnwood Methadone Clinic concerns

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OLYMPIA, Wash., January 12, 2023— The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) stated in its official response addressing community concerns that there is no “administrative process” for residents to appeal its approval of a proposed Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) in Lynnwood. Also, Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell will not consider disciplinary action against Development & Business Services […]

BOMBSHELL: Lynnwood issues Certificate of Occupancy for opioid treatment center

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 11, 2022—Councilman George Hurst has confirmed that on December 19, 2022, Acadia Healthcare was issued a Certificate of Occupancy by the Lynnwood Development and Business Services Department, and now has a license to operate an opioid treatment center within city limits. Despite a Public Hearing on December 29, 2022, a “Transparency” work […]

BOMBSHELL: City reveals Acadia Healthcare application document appears misleading

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 5, 2023—With approximately 80 community members and stakeholders surrounding the controversial Opioid Treatment Center present, revelations to process transparency, misleading application documents, and the for-profit model of Acadia Healthcare were front and center at Tuesday’s, nearly 4-hour long, Lynnwood City Council Work Session. All other agenda items were postponed by the council […]

Fury over proposed opioid treatment center next to Boys & Girls Club

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 2, 2023—At last Thursday evening’s public hearing by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) for a proposed opioid treatment center just 443 feet from the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club, every resident that spoke voiced concerns of transparency, safety, and both personal and commercial economic impacts to the area. The opioid […]

Public Hearing Notice: Proposed Lynnwood opioid treatment program

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Washington State Department of Health (DOH) asking for public input Lynnwood Comprehensive Treatment Center proposes establishing an opioid treatment program at 2322 196th SW Street, Lynnwood, Washington 98036. To view the presentation, click here. The department will hold a virtual public hearing on December 29, 2022, at 4:30 p.m., to provide an opportunity for the […]

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