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Waitlists ease as more doctors offer addiction treatment
Dr. Patti Fisher says she was asked to help address the waiting list and says not many physicians were signing up to prescribe buprenorphine, also known as Suboxone, as part of addiction treatment. But she says that in the last six months more ...

Manna to Close Addiction Treatment Centers
A Bangor nonprofit that provides addiction counseling and services for the poor will be closing its two faith-based drug and alcohol treatment centers after accepting more than $1 million in Medicaid overpayments from the state. Leeanne Hewey, a board ...

Sen. Manchin proposes opiate tax to fund addiction treatment
Joe Manchin led a press conference Tuesday morning to discuss the LifeBOAT (Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment) Act, which would establish a 1 cent fee on each milligram of active opioid ingredient in a prescription pain pill to fund efforts to ...

INSERTING and REPLACING Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition is Formed
The Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition (ATAC) (www.ATAC.org) is a newly formed non-profit organization based in Los Angeles that will provide political and legal advocacy, education and consumer protection on behalf of the more than 21.5 million ...

Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition is Formed
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition (ATAC) (www.ATAC.org) is a newly formed non-profit organization based in Los Angeles that will provide political and legal advocacy, education and consumer protection on ...

New treatment for opioid addiction in final stages of FDA approval
The Center for Addiction Treatment (CAT) is building a new wing that will provide more short-term residential and medication-assisted treatment programs that are key to breaking the cycle of addiction. The expansion is a direct response to the Tri ...

As More Vermont Doctors Offer Addiction Treatment, Waitlists Ease
Last fall, Fisher was asked to help address the waiting list at the state's busiest hub for opiate addiction treatment. The request came from Gov. Peter Shumlin after he visited the hospital and made a plea for doctors to do more. “We were asked by the ...

A Look At Rikers Island's Legacy Of Medication-Assisted Opioid Treatment
From Macdonald's perspective, prisons and jails are the perfect place to start addiction treatment. In the general population, only 11 percent of people with a substance use disorder seek treatment at a specialty facility. Opioid addicts who commit ...

Some forced to leave Delaware for drug addiction treatment
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Some Delaware residents are going elsewhere to fight drug addictions due to a lack of services in the state. Marc Blum tells The News Journal (http://delonline.us/259QJpB ) that he violated his probation and went to Florida ...

Costly, innovative opioid addiction treatment awaits FDA approval
A drug implant that has gotten a lot of attention in the addiction medicine field could be approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration by the end of the week. St. Louis has several connections to the implant, which is being lauded as a ...

The St. Louis connection to the costly, innovative opioid addiction treatment awaits FDA approval
A drug implant that has gotten a lot of attention in the addiction medicine field could be approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration by the end of the week. St. Louis has several connections to the implant, which is being lauded as a ...

Delaware Residents Seek Addiction Treatment Out of State Due to Lack of Services
Some Delaware residents are going elsewhere to fight drug addictions due to a lack of services in the state. Marc Blum tells The News Journal (http://delonline.us/259QJpB ) that he violated his probation and went to Florida because he couldn't get ...


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10 Unusual Ways to Ease Depression

In today’s fast paced world, depression is all too common. Here are a few ways to help ease the symptoms. Find The Cause If you think a specific thing in your life might be worsening your depression, it would be best to cut it out. Whether this is a friend or a family member, it is important to remember that you should put your mental health first. There is no shame in cutting... [Continue Reading]

Finding a Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Facility that Matches Your Wellness Needs

Every drug addict and alcoholic differs when it comes to the type of treatment to which he or she responds best. Some people may respond very well to a clinical, objective, impersonal approach to recovery while others need the empathy and close support of their medical and therapeutic team. When you have an idea of what kind of treatment you will respond best to, you may wonder where you can... [Continue Reading]

Why Does Drug Addiction Actually Appear?

Drug addiction is a really touchy subject. People from all around the world have to fight misconceptions about it. Unfortunately, we tend to label people without actually understanding what happens. The most important thing with drug addiction is figuring out why it initially appeared. This is how you can find a great treatment option. Unfortunately, most people simply label people as drug... [Continue Reading]

5 Most Effective Tactics to Knock Out Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a common disease that is becoming more prevalent as the years go on. There are many things that help to create this addiction. Knowledge is the greatest key to educating young people and adults about the dangers of abusing substances and the consequences that the individuals with the disease face. As a family member or a friend, you should know how to educate those who are... [Continue Reading]

Celebrities Endorse Choices Recovery at Sundance Film Festival

Drug addiction is not a new topic in the world of celebrities and altogether too many have died as a result of overdose or health related issues from long years of abuse. This past fall the Sundance Film Festival was held in Park City Utah where Choices Recovery sponsored a media table hosted by Courtney Sixx who is a celebrity in her own right but also the wife of Motley Crew’s Nikki... [Continue Reading]

Get the Basics in Turning One’s Life Around

Millions of Americans deal regularly with all kinds of health issues, with heart-related matters being among the most serious. Whether it is through genetics or abusing one’s body over the years, the heart can fall victim to a number of medical problems, some of which ultimately prove fatal. With that in mind, the emphasis on educating both medical professionals and the public in... [Continue Reading]

What to Do When You Catch a Loved One Secretly Smoking

Everyone knows tobacco is bad; even if it weren’t for the widespread knowledge of tobacco products’ negative health effects, it is nearly impossible to ignore the terrifying warning labels on each and every package of cigarettes, cigars, and chew. Still, tobacco is addictive, and despite strong desires to the contrary, many people feel the urge to indulge in tobacco frequently.... [Continue Reading]


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