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Holyoke office of CleanSlate Addiction Treatment Center resumes appointments ...
Holyoke office of CleanSlate Addiction Treatment Center resumes appointments ...

In addiction-treatment deal, Hanley Center sold to Texas company
A West Palm Beach addiction treatment center is trading a nonprofit parent in Pennsylvania for a for-profit parent in Texas. Caron Treatment Centers said today that it's selling Hanley Center in West Palm Beach and Gate Lodge in Vero Beach to Origins ...

Consumer Guide and Scorecard Rates Health Plans for Addiction Treatment ...
Consumer Guide and Scorecard Rates Health Plans for Addiction Treatment ...

Lack of addiction treatment flagged by crime panel
A blue ribbon panel on crime reduction has urged the province to concentrate even more on the few prolific offenders who commit most offences and expand drug addiction treatment and services for the mentally ill. Chaired by Abbotsford South MLA and ...

Oregon says health care reform will fix state's addiction treatment, soon ...
Oregon says health care reform will fix state's addiction treatment, soon ...

Cut paperwork, politics to improve addiction care, Oregon counselors say
More than 3,000 counselors work in addiction treatment across Oregon and see up close how the system is working. They were invited to share their thoughts through a questionnaire from The Oregonian, distributed to them by the Addiction Counselor ...

Riverview Hospital To Get 40 New Beds For Addiction Rehabilitation
Health Minister Terry Lake has announced the addition of 40 new beds at Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam, B.C. to assist in the addiction recovery of the mentally ill. Lake said the new program will provide assistance for the recovery and rehabilitation ...

BC to revive Riverview Hospital as mental-health, addiction treatment centre
What was once the home for Metro Vancouver's mentally ill will soon be the location of a rehabilitation and recovery program for those battling mental-health and substance abuse issues. Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam, B.C., first opened in 1913, began ...

Oregon told how to fix addiction treatment system, ignored advice year after year
He did appropriate $2.3 million from expected marijuana fees to more addiction treatment and prevention the second year of the budget cycle. Such relative inaction troubles experts in the addiction field, who note that reforming Oregon's treatment ...

Oregon pays steep price for neglected addiction treatment system
A few steps away, his children pleaded with their mother to see him, unaware of his hiding spot. A barrel-chested 36-year-old mechanic, Cushman dared not step out. The recovering meth addict was under orders to stay away from his two sons and three ...

What Oregon addiction counselors say is needed to improve care
More than 3,000 counselors work in addiction treatment across Oregon and see up close how the system is working. Last fall, they were invited to share their thoughts through a questionnaire from The Oregonian, distributed to them by the Addiction ...

The Long Road To Recovery
Editor's Note: Heroin use has exploded in the Upper Ohio Valley over the past year, and with it has come overdoses, devastated families and community ruin. The epidemic led U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld, Circuit Judge David Sims and many others to ...


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Maintaining Sobriety While Being Social

Just because you are in recovery from alcohol addiction and are living a sober lifestyle does not mean that you can’t still have fun. Many people equate having a good time at a party with drinking, but there is much more to it than that. As you feel stronger in your ability to overcome cravings and temptation, you may decide to spend more time with friends or go to parties and other... [Continue Reading]

Better Sleep: The Key to Recovering from Addiction

Addiction continues to affect millions of lives around the world every day. Many people struggle with addiction their entire lives and are always left wondering why they cannot break this cycle. There are a lot of factors that could affect a person’s ability to recover, and these factors may be different for everyone, but there is one factor that is commonly passed over when people are... [Continue Reading]

4 Tips for Healthy Busy Moms

There are so many things that we as moms have to worry about. Sometimes with everything going on in our lives we forget to take care of ourselves. There is an old saying that a happy mom makes a happy family. Well that works for healthy moms to. Even though motherhood can be overwhelming, stressful, frustrating at times, it can also be glorious and important. Here are some tips that can help... [Continue Reading]

Will Your Insurance Cover Drug Addiction Treatment?

There is a lot of published information which indicates that drug abuse is at all all-time high. In fact, according to the 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, close to 9 percent of the people ages 12 and up surveyed said that they used illicit drugs in the month before the survey. Also, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in that same year, over 2 million of the... [Continue Reading]

5 Benefits of Inpatient Vs. Outpatient Rehabilitation

Drug and alcohol addiction is something that few people can overcome on their own. Even with help the process is difficult. And if you remain in the environment that fostered your addictive behavior and continue spending time with other addicts, your chances for successful rehabilitation decrease significantly. This is the main reason why inpatient rehabilitation facilities exist. And while... [Continue Reading]

How to Shorten Recovery Time After Hip or Knee Surgery

Hip or knee surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures. In fact, if you are an athlete, senior or anyone that has spent a lifetime working on their feet or doing any strenuous activity, your doctor may have mentioned these types of surgeries. But while these types of surgery are common, the recovery time can be long and painful. Most of the time, you are required to stay off your... [Continue Reading]

5 Ways to Speed Up Recovery After Back Surgery

If you’ve ever experienced back pain before, you know how debilitating it can be. And sometimes, when the pain will not go away or there is an underlying cause in our spine or muscles, our doctors will recommend that we have surgery so that the issue can be corrected. And while the surgery will ultimately help your back to feel better, there is a recovery time that we’ll need to... [Continue Reading]

Awareness and Addiction: Can You Overcome Your Alcoholism Gene?

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, "Research shows that genes are responsible for about half of the risk for alcoholism." While alcoholism often seems to run in families, there are other factors that may lead someone to become an alcoholic--like environmental factors. While genetics may predispose someone for alcoholism, they aren't responsible for the whole... [Continue Reading]

Benefits of Becoming a Nurse for a Drug Rehabilitation Center

Becoming a nurse can be an incredibly beneficial career – a career that is both challenging and rewarding. When it comes to working as a nurse in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center, the challenges and rewards can be much more plentiful. As a nurse working in this capacity, it will be your job to work closely with patients whose addictions have led them down paths that are... [Continue Reading]

Things to Do While you're Young for Peace of Mind Later in Life

The time to start thinking about your future is when you're in your twenties and early thirties, not when you’re already just a few years away from retirement. By planning ahead and taking certain steps, you'll find yourself looking forward to the time when you no longer have to work for a living, rather than stressing about whether or not you have managed to save enough money. You will... [Continue Reading]


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