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Retaliated against’: Patients, staff reel as Lifeways closes one facility in Ontario

Lifeways laid off staff at its residential substance abuse treatment facility effective April 3. Employees were given a week to find new locations for clients. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

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ONTARIO – It took Israel Otteson a month of making calls to get a slot at the Lifeways Recovery Center. Then, two weeks into his treatment for substance abuse . . .