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CIFF: For a documentary about addiction and recovery, Dear Albert is ...
CIFF: For a documentary about addiction and recovery, Dear Albert is ...

'Operation Recovery' raises awareness for addiction recovery
'Operation Recovery' raises awareness for addiction recovery. Addiction Counseling Club's fifth annual event draws hundreds of students, faculty and community members. Posted on September 18, 2014 by City College News in Featured, Features // 0 ...

Good Vibrations: Relaxing Music & Sound Therapy In Addiction Treatment
Currently, I use relaxation music at an outpatient addiction treatment program in Fort Lauderdale. The therapeutic relaxation music used in our program is one component of a stress reduction and management program which is designed to help addicts and ...

At SSTAR presentation, medical expert says addiction treatment is most ...
At SSTAR presentation, medical expert says addiction treatment is most ...

Palm Springs addiction treatment center to help, house under one roof
Sept. 18 --With its high-end living quarters, granite counters and shiny new gym, the addiction treatment center planned for Lake Worth Road is designed to include all the bells and whistles -- and to keep patients from wandering very far. A ...

Sober living the “missing link” in addiction recovery
The focus of the facility is to house those in the early stages of addiction recovery. Residents will stay for up to a year and learn necessary life skills: managing a budget, applying for work and keeping a drug-free home. In-house counseling will be ...

Thoughts On A New Bill To Expand Addiction Treatment
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, along with Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), has introduced legislation that's designed to provide some incentives and resources for states to develop more addiction treatment and prevention programs. It's called the Comprehensive ...

Good Life: Positive achievements for Sept. 18
28 at the Red Hook Golf Club supported the work of the Mid-Hudson Addiction Recovery Centers Inc. in helping individuals and families to find the path to recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction. More than 70 golfers and sponsors raised more then ...

Rally celebrates recovery from drug addiction
The rally helps legislators and others in state government have a better understanding of “what an issue this is,” Hall said. The Ohio House passed legislation in April that increased regulations on prescribing opiates and funded addiction-recovery ...

More needs to be done to address addiction in US
This month marks the 25th anniversary of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, and over the last 25 years, we have taken important steps to help the millions of Americans who struggle with addiction. Many states and municipalities have ...

Rogers Memorial Hospital Uses Recovery Month to Announce Addiction ...
Rogers Memorial Hospital Uses Recovery Month to Announce Addiction ...

Group shares stories about addiction, recovery
In researching and producing the story about the changing face of addicts in Massachusetts, WCVB spoke with a group of recovering addicts: Neal, Corey, Billy and Mike, and Bill Philips, a local counselor. The group agreed to speak, hoping that their ...

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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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