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Essex County sheriff honored by Lynn addiction recovery home
LYNN — Essex County Sheriff Frank Cousins Jr. received a special recognition award Oct. 1 from Grace House, a local home for people recovering from addiction, particularly those who have been involved in the criminal justice program. “So much of what ...

Former NBA player to share story of addiction, recovery
Former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Chris Herren is coming to Wilton on Tuesday, Oct. 21, to talk not about his professional basketball career but about his addictions, recovery and sobriety. Mr. Herren, who played for the Denver ...

Ohio to spend $5.8 million on gambling addiction treatment
Ohio to spend $5.8 million on gambling addiction treatment. Some of the money will be spent on training to fill a statewide shortage of certified gambling-addiction counselors. MCT Regional News. Oct 17, 2014 ...

West Deptford drug addiction recovery group offers free help at first meeting - Gloucester County Times
WEST DEPTFORD TWP. — Wearing a tucked-in button-up shirt, dress slacks and shoes, 25-year-old Greg Maurer slides into a booth at the Colonial Diner in Woodbury and lays it all out. "From jail to Yale," he says, drug addiction knows no bounds. Maurer ...

Portland study seeks parents whose teens refuse addiction treatment
Oregon Research Institute is putting out a call to parents of youths who refuse drug and alcohol treatment. The Eugene-based institute's Portland office is conducting a research study for parents of substance users between the ages of 15 and 20, who ...

Kai Ko avoids jail, set to enter addiction treatment
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office earlier this week agreed to let actor Kai Ko (柯震東) receive treatment for marijuana addiction at his own expense as a condition for deferred prosecution. The prosecutors made the decision after summoning Ko ...

Addiction treatment centre in Parkland County facing opposition
Some Parkland County residents are vowing to fight an addiction treatment centre proposed to go into the River Lodge yoga retreat. Homewood Health is awaiting approval of a development permit for the 73-bed facility, that would offer six-week programs ...

Christie announces $12M for addiction treatment
Christie is continuing his public push against drug addiction, announcing Wednesday more than $12 million in new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs. Speaking during a news conference, Christie, who has made fighting addiction one ...

#14Days: A cry for compassion in treating addiction
How is it possible to have compassion for someone whom you believe is choosing to live a life of drug addiction? Someone who chooses drugs over their families, over their children, over their job? As we explored with Dr. Drew previously in the #14Days ...

SKY Toxicology Announces Sixteen New Addiction Treatment Scholarship ...
SKY Toxicology Announces Sixteen New Addiction Treatment Scholarship ...

Christie announces $12 million for addiction treatment
Gov. Christie said he wants to end stigma of addiction in visit to Center for Great Expectations. MYKWAIN_GREATEXPECTATIONS-6.jpg. In announcing more than $12 million in funding to support specialized addiction treatment & prevention efforts ...

VTC Research Institute to study use of social media in addiction recovery
A scientist at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute has received a $1.7 million federal grant to study how the use of social media might help people overcome their addictions to drugs and alcohol. Warren Bickel, director of the institute's ...


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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]

5 Benefits of Medical Detox for Alcohol Withdrawal

Millions of people are affected by alcoholism, which is characterized as a dependence on alcohol. Many of these people who are addicted to alcohol cannot go even a few hours without having a drink. Not only can alcohol abuse be emotionally habitual to self medicate past traumas, but overtime, it can also become physically addictive, which can make it incredibly hard to combat. With a physical... [Continue Reading]

The Most Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Although it is legal for those over the age of twenty-one, alcohol is a dangerous drug that causes serious issues for millions of Americans. Alcohol abuse is one of the leading causes of car accidents and violent assaults, and is frequently at the heart of devastating personal issues. If you struggle with alcohol abuse you could lose your job, your family and perhaps even your life. The road... [Continue Reading]

How can dogs help fight addiction

Dogs have been used professionally for their therapeutic qualities for several years. Programmes which see dogs being taken to old people’s homes and children’s wards are now common place, but more recently their therapeutic powers have been extended to those battling the disease of drug and alcohol addiction. Although there is still much research that needs to be conducted within... [Continue Reading]


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