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Sept. 1, 2022
Heartview Foundation Opens 13 Additional Residential Treatment Beds
BISMARCK – Heartview Foundation has added 13 residential drug and alcohol treatment beds to its Bismarck facilities. Its 101 E Broadway residential treatment facility is reopening on Sept. 6 after being closed since 2020.
In February 2020, construction on Heartview’s 16-bed residence on 23rd Street was completed just before the effects of the pandemic began in Bismarck. The decision was made to continue treatment at Heartview, but to close the smaller facility at 101 E Broadway and transition services to 23rd Street.
“At the time, residential technicians were sad to leave the 101 E Broadway location; the space feels cozy and like a home,” says Heartview Foundation Executive Director Kurt Snyder. “The 23rd Street location is beautiful and much bigger, so during the pandemic we were able to switch from shared rooms to single rooms and better be able to encourage social distancing.”
The 101 E Broadway facility has remained closed due to COVID-19 and workforce shortages.
“The need for drug and alcohol treatment in North Dakota keeps increasing,” says Snyder. “Waiting lists are long and the addition of these beds will help alleviate some of the pressure. When someone calls needing treatment, they usually need it immediately, and telling someone they have to wait a few weeks or a month for treatment can be devastating.”
Heartview Foundation has almost 500 clients currently in services and approximately 130 employees.
Individuals interested in receiving treatment at Heartview Foundation can call the intake office at 701-751-6129. For more information or to apply for employment, visit www.heartview.org. Heartview Foundation is a private, nonprofit alcohol and drug treatment and education program with locations in Cando and Bismarck. Since 1964, Heartview has served over 30,000 patients and families from all over the US and Canada.