The United States Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral (RADM) Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN and Special Assistant to the Deputy Surgeon General, LCDR Yvonne M. Santiago visited the St. Cloud Darryl Strawberry Recovery Center (DSRC) yesterday.
DSG Trent-Adams toured DSRC with co-founder Darryl Strawberry and Ron Dock. Speaking on her marching orders from Washington to combat opiate addiction, the DSG stressed the importance breaking the silence about this epidemic’s effects on the individuals and families. Showing compassion and a deep understanding of the disease of addiction, she called the center’s patients “heroes” and encouraged all to continue on their path of recovery.