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Proposed Safe Injection Facilities Renew Debate Over Treatment Of Drug Addiction
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Imagine having facilities where drug users go to get high, with nurses supervising to assure it's all done as safely as it can be. That's a controversial concept being tried in some places around the country that could be ...

Ribbon Cut On New Addiction Recovery Center
The ribbon was cut Tuesday morning on the Anchor Recovery Center of Northern New York in Watertown. This is where anyone struggling with prescription drugs, illegal drugs, alcohol, gambling or overeating can come for help. Addicts will find treatment, ...

ASAM hosts first Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) announced last week that the first Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week is occurring from April 24th to April 30 — a full week dedicated to identifying the gap between the number of Americans who ...

Sheriffs: Raise pot tax, use money for addiction treatment
BOSTON — Sheriffs urged state lawmakers Monday to boost the tax consumers will pay on recreational marijuana and earmark the additional revenue for substance abuse prevention and treatment. The proposal was discussed at the final hearing of a special ...

Is Privacy Protection For Addiction Treatment Still Essential?
“This confidentiality becomes a stumbling block because 42 CFR part 2 requires addiction treatment providers to obtain written consent from patients in order to share any information with non-addiction clinicians—the only exception being for 'true ...

Can algorithms help kick addiction?
"We were sold years ago on the idea that addicts were people that lived under a bridge," said Jamison Monroe Jr., founder of teen addiction recovery center Newport Academy. But in the last few years, opioid abuse has hit epidemic proportions, and white ...

Working for recovery: Four men find peace, support at Hancock home
Tyler Maynard hauls hay as part of the farm chores at the Addiction Recovery Center house in Hancock. Maynard and three others in recovery currently live on the farm. Staff photo by Ben Conant » Buy this Image. ARC resident James Holloway gives a cow ...

Residential addiction treatment center set to open in Lava Hot Springs
Road to Recovery staff and supporters are excited about the opening of a new residential addiction treatment center in Lava Hot Springs. Pictured from top, left, are Kraig Boyd, Lauren Vento, Greg Kane and Nick Vento; from bottom, left, are Norma Boyd, ...

Town of Amherst to review where addiction treatment facilities can ...
Town of Amherst to review where addiction treatment facilities can ...

Church's Addiction Recovery Center Faces Opposition From Community
BRIDGE CREEK, Oklahoma -. A south Oklahoma City church's plan to open a Christ-based addiction recovery facility in Bridge Creek is facing growing opposition. Beth Haven Baptist Church wants to open Victory Ranch on May 20 on the edge of Bridge ...

Sheriffs say raise Mass. pot tax to pay for addiction treatment
BOSTON - Two sheriffs urged lawmakers on Monday to use the legalization of marijuana as an opportunity to invest in substance abuse treatment by raising the tax on pot sales to support public and private addiction treatment programs. “We are searching ...

Robert Young tour highlights addiction treatment
Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti (center) walks down a hallway during a short tour as she talks with the President of the Robert Young Center Dennis Duke (right) and Dixon Chief of Police Danny Langloss (left) during her meeting with healthcare ...

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Teen Stress: 4 School Factors That Influence Substance Abuse

The teenage years are often depicted as being full of fun and freedom. However, teenagers today are exposed to far more stress than many adults realize, and just going to school exposes teens to situations that can leave them feeling overburdened. Unfortunately, many teens turn to substance abuse as a way to cope with unmanaged stress. This is why parents and educators should be aware of... [Continue Reading]

Men, Women and Addiction: Stats and Facts

Addiction is a disease that affects all of us. Both men and women can battle addiction, but there are gender differences with drug use. These quick facts about drug abuse and addiction among the sexes offer a sobering look at how men and women differ in substance use. Women and Addiction RISKS OF ADDICTION Women suffer more from anxiety, depression and other psychological disorders that... [Continue Reading]

Exercising Your Way To Protection

Well you guessed it, summer is almost here. It’s time to get that body into shape and get those abs showing. We all have our insecurities about our bodies, and if you say you don’t everyone knows you are telling “porkies” Maybe it’s time we all took action and did something about it. We all want that “beach body” that we see in the media on a daily... [Continue Reading]

Therap's role in beating addiction

Dealing with addiction is an ongoing battle for anyone at any stage of the recovery process. When an addiction is at its most destructive a treatment program can be essential for a person to lift themselves off rock-bottom and start forging a new life path but once a person is out the other side, the struggle is far from over. Therapy and counseling are essential components to help an addict... [Continue Reading]

Choosing the Right Body Sample for a Drug Test

Drug use can have an adverse effect on students and working employees. Drug addicts are likely to change jobs frequently than non-substance users. They are also prone to workplace accidents, and are tend to be less productive. Drug users are found to be inconsistent in their daily activities, like toggling between home and work, making a presentation, and other such activities. The government... [Continue Reading]

Ibogaine Treatment: An Alternative Approach to Ending Addiction

Finding the right addiction treatment is vital when it comes to finding lasting freedom. And, just as different as each addiction is, approaches to treating addiction can differ greatly as well. Not every person addicted to drugs or alcohol is going to find the freedom they’re looking for in one specific treatment, which is why it’s imperative that they know all options available. ... [Continue Reading]

US Addiction Services Provide Advice on Sober Living

Have you ever listened to someone refer to a past addiction from which they’ve been clean for a very long period of time? You will rarely hear them say “I am a recovered addict.” Why? Because that is one of the biggest mistakes an addict can make and that is to overestimate the power your drug of choice has over you. What you will hear them say is “I am a recovering... [Continue Reading]

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