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PORTSMOUTH – In their last published report in 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named New Hampshire as one of the top five states in the country with significant increases in deaths from overdoses. Numbers continue to rise with ...

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) Hosts Successful Multiple Pathways of Recovery ...
The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) Hosts Successful Multiple Pathways of Recovery ...

Canadian substance abuse centre issues first-ever national recovery survey
Experts in the addiction recovery industry are hoping a first-ever national survey of former drug users will help illuminate best practices for treatment. "One of the things missing from this conversation is the story of those who have survived ...

New Addiction Treatment Implant Will Hit The Market Next Month
A graphic shows how the new addiction treatment implant Probuphine is placed inside the skin of a person's upper arm. (Courtesy Braeburn Pharmaceuticals). BOSTON There's a new tool in the fight against the nation's raging opioid epidemic. The FDA on ...

'Learn to Earn' program helps women in addiction recovery
About a year ago, Marie Lavallee, slipped back into heavy alcohol and drug addiction. She had struggled with substances twice before and managed to get sober. "It was the most devastating relapse I've ever had. It was the worst," said Lavallee. "My ...

Women's addiction recovery home shuttered for now
Roads to Recovery plans to suspend operations of its women's addiction recovery home today, after employee turnover left the nonprofit with a staffing shortage, according to its executive director. The last of five women formerly housed at one of the ...

Art show features student addiction recovery stories
Joan Swenson, an artist in long-term addiction recovery and Tallgrass Recovery employee, founded the program after seeing the conversations stemming from her own recovery art show. After a successful first year at Joe Foss and Axtell Park, the student ...

Implant for opioid addiction gets FDA approval
The Probuphine device approved by the Food and Drug Administration contains the medication buprenorphine. That drug in its oral form over the past 14 years has become a popular tool for eliminating opioid withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to ...

Curing Our Coast: Addiction Treatment Quality, Quantity On Shore Major Concerns
SALISBURY — On a quiet street just outside of Salisbury's vibrant downtown area sits a small and unassuming house that is the only halfway house for recovery addicts on the lower shore. It's called Second Wind, and for the better part of four decades ...

Addiction treatment agency sues Wellmark, claims fraud
An addiction-treatment program is suing Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield, saying the health-insurer withheld millions of dollars in payments in an illegal effort to put the agency out of business. St. Gregory Retreat Centers treat people for drug and ...

The Coming 'Economic Bonanza' in Addiction Treatment
The addiction treatment industry is lobbying hard for a proposed rule change to expand the number of patients that doctors can treat for opioid addiction. At stake is hundreds of millions of dollars in potential new business, much of it paid for by ...

FDA Considering Pricey Implant As Treatment For Opioid Addiction
BOCA RATON, FL - FEBRUARY 04: In this photo illustration, bottles of the The FDA is is expected to decide by May 27 whether a long-acting, implantable version of this anti-addiction drug, buprenorphine, will be available in the United States. The ...


 

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