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Addiction Recovery News 04/2012




Lionrock Recovery's Online Family Support Program for Drug and Alcohol ...
Lionrock Recovery's Online Family Support Program for Drug and Alcohol ...

The Meadows of Wickenburg Announces New Senior Clinical Liaison
For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20000 patients in one of their three centers or in national workshops.The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, ...

Affluent suburbs of Sacramento, Calif., see heroin influx - Today's News
Law enforcement, addiction treatment providers and health officials say the spike in heroin use is alarming. The problem could be worse than the numbers show. Garrett Stenson, program director of Sacramento's CORE Medical Clinic Inc., said he is seeing ...

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Law enforcement, addiction treatment providers and health officials say the spike in heroin use is alarming. The problem could be worse than the numbers show. Garrett Stenson, program director of Sacramento's CORE Medical Clinic Inc., said he is seeing ...

Toronto Public Health worried OxyContin addicts could overwhelm detox clinics
As street supplies of the prescription painkiller dry up, public health officials are concerned that clinics won't be able to cope with people seeking addiction treatment. Staff also say the switch in drugs, coupled with the province delisting both ...

Why Do Recovering Addicts Stop Going To Meetings?
By David Sack, MD One year, five years, 10-plus years into recovery, it is not unusual to hear of someone relapsing. What happens? There are endless possibilities but a common explanation is, “I quit going to meetings.” So why do people stop going to ...

Chestnut opens medical clinic
Chestnut Health Systems — a Bloomington-based provider of addiction treatment and prevention and mental health counseling — has opened the Chestnut Family Health Center, 702 W. Chestnut St., Bloomington. “It is a new line of business for us,” clinic ...

Spice addiction, treatment spiking; side effects similar to meth
By John Hollenhorst To view this video, you need to download the latest version of Adobe Flash Player. SALT LAKE CITY — Spice. It sounds harmless enough. But according to a national drug abuse treatment agency, there's been a sudden spike in people ...

Sheriff sees a way to break the cycle of going to prison
The Criminogenic Addiction Recovery Academy, known as CARA, helps inmates achieve sobriety and refrain from criminal conduct, Liberty said, and may serve as a model for jails across Maine. Behind many of those doors have been suspects Liberty had ...

Sheriff aims to break crime cycle
The Criminogenic Addiction Recovery Academy, known as CARA, helps inmates achieve sobriety and refrain from criminal conduct, Liberty said, and may serve as a model for jails across Maine. Behind many of those doors have been suspects Liberty had ...

Peru: Support of the Right to Voluntary, Effective Treatment for all Those Who ...
Peru: Support of the Right to Voluntary, Effective Treatment for all Those Who ...

Richmond Outreach Center Draws Attention as More Churches Offer Addiction ...
Richmond Outreach Center Draws Attention as More Churches Offer Addiction ...

Cumberland Heights opening outpatient facility in Murfreesboro
MURFREESBORO Cumberland Heights, one of the nation's oldest and largest alcohol and drug addiction treatment providers, announced it will officially open its new outpatient facility in Murfreesboro Wednesday. Located at 745 South Church Street, ...

Rampage, thefts sends man to jail
By Linda Richardson When Alexandre Ethier relapsed shortly after undergoing addiction treatment he "went on a tear'' in Elliot Lake. In the early morning hours of March 10, the 18-year-old man smashed the door and broke into a Paris Drive mini-mart ...

First addictology clinic opens in Prague
It was established at the General Teaching Hospital (VFN) by merging the Addictology Centre with the Addiction Treatment Ward. The clinic follows up the work of doctor Jaroslav Skala, the founder of the Czech addiction treatment, who established the ...

Greens says subsidise drug treatment fees
The Australian Greens have called for the government to subsidise the fees charged by pharmacists to dispense the heroin addiction treatment drugs methadone and buprenorphine. The drugs themselves are subsidised under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme ...

Alcohol, drug treatment center opening
MURFREESBORO — Cumberland Heights, one of the nation's oldest and largest alcohol and drug addiction treatment providers, will officially open its new outpatient facility in Murfreesboro today. Located at 745 S. Church St., the new location is ...

Cash for addiction treatment hailed
KENTVILLE — Extra funding for addictions treatment is welcome news, says Amy Graves, an advocate for drug addicts, following delivery of the NDP government's budget Tuesday. The budget announced an additional $356000 to expand addictions treatment in ...

Minister Visits Supported Accommodation For Addiction Recovery
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has visited Rosemount House in North Belfast to meet staff and residents in order to gain an insight into addiction support services. The Minister today took the opportunity to visit Rosemount House on the ...

Richmond Outreach Center Draws Attention as More Churches Offer Addiction ...
Richmond Outreach Center Draws Attention as More Churches Offer Addiction ...

Rampage, thefts sends Elliot Lake man to jail
By LINDA RICHARDSON/SAULT STAR/QMI AGENCY When Alexandre Ethier relapsed shortly after undergoing addiction treatment he “went on a tear'' in Elliot Lake. In the early morning hours of March 10, the 18-year-old man smashed the door and broke into a ...

Community Briefing: Lakeway rehab center again denied permit; San Marcos ...
Community Briefing: Lakeway rehab center again denied permit; San Marcos ...

Rep. Tim Ryan, the meditative congressman
Ryan serves as a co-chairman of the House Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus. PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS / ASSOCIATED PRESS Ryan, shown at a news conference in 2007, says he meditates about 40 minutes each day. SUSAN WALSH / ASSOCIATED PRESS In ...

Stevensville man sentenced to addiction treatment program after DUI
HAMILTON – A Stevensville man has been charged with possessing drugs obtained when he was allegedly the sidekick to a prescription drug thief. Shaun Elbert Welty, 33, pleaded not guilty to felony drug possession Wednesday in Ravalli County District ...

The Partnership at Drugfree.org and Outside The Wire Examine Substance Abuse ...
The Partnership at Drugfree.org and Outside The Wire Examine Substance Abuse ...

Billy Idol and Heart among artists slated to play at MusiCares benefit concert
All proceeds will benefit the MusiCares MAP Fund, which provides members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment regardless of their financial situation. This year, the annual event will be hosted by television personality ...

TMS Therapy and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Recovery Are Closely Related Per a ...
TMS Therapy and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Recovery Are Closely Related Per a ...

Former Celtic Herren to share story of addiction, recovery at Marshwood on Friday
By Mike Zhe SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — It was in June of 2008 that many basketball fans last spent time thinking about Chris Herren. That was the morning the former Massachusetts high school phenom, one-time Boston Celtics guard and longtime drug abuser ...

Heart's Wilson Sisters Among Stars Added to Lineup for MusiCares MAP Fund ...
Heart's Wilson Sisters Among Stars Added to Lineup for MusiCares MAP Fund ...

Panel discusses addiction treatment gap in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- A local group that's been working to improve drug addiction treatment in Arkansas released its final report today. The report highlights the state's improvements and obstacles Arkansas still faces in providing addiction ...

Addiction treatment trouble looms for ADAMH service area
CHILLICOTHE -- In the next year, it will be more difficult for people without insurance to get drug and alcohol addiction treatment, but state officials say there's good news on the horizon. In fiscal year 2013, which begins in July, about $6 million ...

Recovery's new poster boy
In the years since the events of the first book, Clegg has rebuilt his career as an agent and become one of the best-known faces of addiction recovery. (He is also the rumored muse for “Left-handed,” a recent book of poetry by Jonathan Galassi, ...

St. Gregory Retreat Center Uses Brain Resource's MyBrainSolutions-Clinical ...
St. Gregory Retreat Center Uses Brain Resource's MyBrainSolutions-Clinical ...

St. Gregory Retreat Center Uses Brain Resource's MyBrainSolutions-Clinical ...
St. Gregory Retreat Center Uses Brain Resource's MyBrainSolutions-Clinical ...

Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Innovator Dr. AR Mohammad Recognized as ...
Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Innovator Dr. AR Mohammad Recognized as ...

Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Innovator Dr. A.R. Mohammad Recognized as ...
Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Innovator Dr. A.R. Mohammad Recognized as ...

Lifting The Cloud Of Early Recovery: How To Stop Being Confused And Start ...
Lifting The Cloud Of Early Recovery: How To Stop Being Confused And Start ...

Program offers addiction recovery
by Marshall Jones | April 10, 2012 12:05 pm Salem Ministries will offer a Christian 12-step program for people looking to start their recovery in a program based on the Beatitudes. The program will begin Monday, April 16 from 6:30-8 pm at the Salem ...

Florida residents fear lack of real-estate recovery due to rehab neighbors
On its website, TLC Recovery touts the sober house facility as the “most elite private addiction recovery home available” with amenities like a home theater, a chef's kitchen, and seven luxury-style bedrooms. Print Email Share Comments Recommend Tweet ...

Survivors Workshop Offered Week of April 23 at The Meadows
The Survivors Workshop, pioneered by The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center, is a five-day concentrated workshop that investigates the origins of adult dysfunctional behaviors by exploring early childhood trauma. Early childhood trauma can ...

Can a hallucinogen from Africa cure addiction?
But it wasn't until 1962, when a young heroin addict called Howard Lotsof stumbled upon ibogaine, that its value as an addiction treatment was uncovered. Lotsof took it to get high but when the hallucinogenic effects wore off, he realised he no longer ...

Best of Our Blogs: April 13, 2012
(Addiction Recovery) – The beginning stages of recovery can be tough. Here is a list of steps you might want to bookmark, share and print out to help you get through the process easier. (Mindfulness & Psychotherapy) – Can a blog really help to address ...

Business News April 14
It is now known as the Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise's. He is known as “Doc” to some and “Medicine man” to others. A retirement party is planned 11 am to 2 pm, May 7, at the Community Addiction Recovery Enterprises program, Building 22 on the ...

Burning Tree Chooses California as Special Focus of Marketing Mission
Burning Tree expands its efforts into California to help residents with chronic relapse find quality addiction treatment. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 Burning Tree, a long-term drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in Texas, has selected ...

Bowl with the Dogs for a good cause
The Healing Place of Athens is a nonprofit alcohol and drug addiction recovery center and, in the past, has provided housing to men who are homeless or in need of emergency shelter assistance. The organization recently moved from its longtime location ...

Talbot House board rejects review
A review process that stripped provincial funding from a Cape Breton addiction recovery centre was "fundamentally flawed in process and analysis," Talbot House board chairman John Gainer said Sunday. Speaking from Sydney on the board's behalf, ...

40% of Boomers and Seniors Started Abusing Drugs or Alcohol Between 48 and 64 ...
40% of Boomers and Seniors Started Abusing Drugs or Alcohol Between 48 and 64 ...

4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Ex-Drug Czar, to Keynote San Diego National Conf ...
4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Ex-Drug Czar, to Keynote San Diego National Conf ...

Calderdale Substance Misuse Service: Addict recovery 'slow'
Deirdre Boyd, from the Addiction Recovery Foundation, said: "It's at one and the same time both horrifying and not surprising. "They are very bad results, people not getting off drugs, but at the same time Calderdale isn't an exception, it's symbolic ...

Review of Cape Breton's Talbot House followed resident complaint: minister
HALIFAX - A provincial review of an addiction treatment centre was launched after a complaint was received from a former resident, Nova Scotia's community services minister said Monday. Denise Peterson-Rafuse said the complaint was based on how Talbot ...




Last Modified: 04/2012