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Addiction Recovery News 12/2012




No more secrets: AlcoCare to host open house Tuesday
This summer, a grieving woman complained to The Gazette about the scarcity of addiction treatment services in Rock County. Her brother had died a year earlier of a heroin overdose after battling addiction for years. Tom Bolan couldn't even read the ...

No more secrets: AlcoCare to host open house Tuesday
JANESVILLE — This summer, a grieving woman complained to The Gazette about the scarcity of addiction treatment services in Rock County. Her brother had died a year earlier of a heroin overdose after battling addiction for years. Tom Bolan couldn't ...

DNV to consider women's recovery centre
A Vancouver-based non-profit is proposing to build a nine-bed women's addiction recovery house for the North Shore. The Turning Point Recovery Society of B.C. held an information meeting for residents living near the site of the proposed house at the ...

Telling Your Story: 5 Ways Writing is Essential to Recovery
Writing should be satisfying and comforting. How you write will be as important as what you write. If you are working a 12-step program you will be encouraged to be “thorough and fearless” in your self examination. In addiction recovery task work you ...

McDowell to see local addiction treatment programs
McDowell to see local addiction treatment programs. Moore, Clif. Del. Clif Moore, (D) McDowell County. By Suzanne Higgins. This audio player requires Adobe Flash. Download MP3. December 3, 2012 · Four initiatives in McDowell County in various stages ...

Drug expert says too much caffeine bad for health
Susan Argo, administrator for addiction treatment at Bradford Health Services, said according to the Food and Drug Administration, this is not the first time there has been a death related to energy drinks. While the incident in question, and many ...

Addiction Treatment Pioneer Dr. A.R. Mohammad Addresses Need for ...
Addiction Treatment Pioneer Dr. A.R. Mohammad Addresses Need for ...

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Alumnus Michael Aanavi ...
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Alumnus Michael Aanavi ...

OWI treatment court accepts 5 offenders
To participate, drivers must plead guilty to the third offense and agree to participate in 18 months of addiction treatment. Some people—District Attorney David O'Leary is one—think the penalties for third offenses are not steep enough to encourage ...

Internet addiction can cause psychological disturbances
Dr Kimberly Young, founder and director of the Centre for Internet Addiction Recovery in the US, hopes that future studies will look into the efficacy of acupuncture and alternative medicine for the recovery of internet addiction, and confirms there is ...

St Jude Retreats Reveals Addiction Treatment Industry Possess Healthy ...
St Jude Retreats Reveals Addiction Treatment Industry Possess Healthy ...

Wellness Matters: Addiction relapse is a risk, but risk can be reduced ...
Wellness Matters: Addiction relapse is a risk, but risk can be reduced ...

St Jude Retreats Reveals Addiction Treatment Industry Possess Healthy ...
St Jude Retreats Reveals Addiction Treatment Industry Possess Healthy ...

The Meadows Wickenburg Announces 2013 Workshops Schedule
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz., recently announced its 2013 Workshops Schedule. In addition to inpatient treatment, The Meadows offers a variety of one-of-a-kind, five day workshops. These workshops specifically ...

St Jude Retreats Reveals Addiction Treatment Industry Possess Healthy ...
St Jude Retreats Reveals Addiction Treatment Industry Possess Healthy ...

Pinnacle Treatment Center acquires Covington Methadone Clinic
Pinnacle Treatment Centers, which operates a network of drug and alcohol treatment centers, has acquired NKY MED LLC and plans to open a Covington outpatient addiction treatment facility. The Pinnacle facility will be located at the former Save- A- Lot ...

Andrew Garfield Shops For Books On Addiction Recovery Without Emma Stone?!
Watch out, Emma! When Andrew Garfield corners you in the bedroom tonight, he might be aiming to penetrate your mind's vagina with his rock-hard, four-inch thick boom-stick book on Jungian psychology! The Amazing Spider-Man star knows a superhero's ...

Feds Ease Access to Suboxone
WASHINGTON -- Patients in U.S. addiction treatment programs will no longer have to wait a year to be eligible for therapy with buprenorphine (Suboxone), according to a new federal rule. The rule lifts the requirement that patients be in treatment for a ...

Addiction clinic to openin Covington by summer
They found Covington had incorrectly categorized the proposed clinic as an "addiction treatment facility" under its zoning codes. Bertelsman in December, and Sheehan in January, concluded the proposed clinic actually is a "medical service" under the ...

Waiting List for Addiction Treatment in Federal Prisons Is 51000 Inmates Long
Federal prisons are full of drug offenders—more than 90,000 of them, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released this week. Yet only about a third of those prisoners— most of them low-level drug dealers, users and addicts ...

Doctors to answer questions on chemical dependency, addiction treatment
Doctors to answer questions on chemical dependency, addiction treatment. Print; Font [+] [-]. Leave a comment ». By Wendy Leonard, Deseret News. Published: Thursday, Dec. 6 2012 9:26 p.m. MST. Prescription medications are necessary for many to ...

Addiction Treatment Pioneer Dr. AR Mohammad Addresses Need for ...
Addiction Treatment Pioneer Dr. AR Mohammad Addresses Need for ...

Addiction clinic to open in Covington by summer
They found Covington had incorrectly categorized the proposed clinic as an "addiction treatment facility" under its zoning codes. Bertelsman in December, and Sheehan in January, concluded the proposed clinic actually is a "medical service" under the ...

Moberg joins Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery at Proctor
Dr. Kirk Moberg has been named medical director for the Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery at Proctor Health Care. He was most recently the executive vice president and chief medical officer for Carle Hospital and Physician Group in Urbana ...

Actor Martin Sheen helps Tulsa addiction treatment center at fundraiser
"Addiction treatment and recovery centers help the entire community in ways most never see," Sheen said during a recent phone interview. "People we all know need help. They're in our churches. They're our co-workers. They're our children and our family ...

8 reasons addiction carries a stigma
In spite of the huge impact and cost of addictive disorders on society, the way that addiction treatment is funded is disproportionately low. Despite passage of Federal Mental Health Parity legislation, mental health and substance use disorders ...

New Foundation to Focus on Addiction Treatment, Prevention
The Farley Center at Williamsburg Place announced Monday the creation of a separate private foundation. The Foundation at Williamsburg Place aims to “advance therapeutic, educational and research programs for substance abuse.” The Foundation is set ...

How Mindfulness Practice is Basic to Recovery
Mindfulness practice is an important part of all addiction recovery but it is even more important in sex addiction recovery. In staying away from drugs and alcohol there are often specific external triggers that can be avoided. This is a way to keep ...

Straight Street opens addiction recovery center on West Main Street
IONIA — An addiction recovery program has found a home in downtown Ionia and is turning people's lives around. The community is invited to come and take a look at Straight Street Recovery Center's new facility at an open house Friday beginning at 6:30 ...

No Addiction Without Lies, No Recovery Without Truth
It's much easier to hide emotions, keep up the double life and continue using. Just as food fuels the body, lies drive addictive thoughts and behaviors. For some, relief from the need to lie is the most attractive aspect of addiction recovery. Yet in ...

Addiction Recovery Facility Finds Permanent Home in Brewer
http://wabi.s3.amazonaws.com/news/1355357701-121212pmbarnpkg-mp4.mp4. Yes. TV5 Forecast Center. radar. Full Weather Forecast >. Addiction Recovery Facility Finds Permanent Home in Brewer. by Caroline Connolly - December 12th 2012 07:20pm ...

Matter of substance: Drug addiction as disease, not subject of shame
“Unlike other diseases, we do little to effectively prevent and reduce risky use, and the vast majority of people in need of addiction treatment do not receive anything that approximates evidence-based care,” Drew Altman, chairman of an addiction ...

Editorial: Addiction treatment a logical piece of solving prison issue
Some West Virginia lawmakers, various agency officials and in-state experts have advocated for years that the Mountain State provide more treatment resources for people with substance abuse issues. Despite all the talk -- and acknowledgment by top ...

Bright Spot for Drug Addiction
As the fight against addiction continues, it is important to remember that these groups exist. While the overall number of addicts is going down, it is not the time to become complacent. The UK needs to continue to invest in addiction treatment if it ...

Recovery Kentucky centers use a supportive program in which the clients hold ...
Recovery Kentucky centers use a supportive program in which the clients hold ...

Treatment options for tackling addiction can vary from hours to months
Research shows that addiction treatment generally produces good initial results. But all addiction treatments are not created equal. There are many types, including once-a-week sessions with substance-abuse professionals, treatments with medicines such ...

Oregon's success in treating addicts is a lesson for KentuckyPrescription for ...
Oregon's success in treating addicts is a lesson for KentuckyPrescription for ...

Northbound Treatment Services Now Offers College Courses Alongside ...
Northbound Treatment Services Now Offers College Courses Alongside ...

Northbound Treatment Services Now Offers College Courses Alongside ...
Northbound Treatment Services Now Offers College Courses Alongside ...

Oregon finds efforts to treat drug addicts paying off
"There's absolutely solid, irrefutable evidence that there is a savings — always — in funding addiction treatment and prevention," said Karen Wheeler, addiction programs administrator for the Oregon Health Authority. "You pay one way or the other." ...

England's first addiction recovery College to open in York
England's first addiction recovery College to open in York City of York Council and city partners have commissioned a national charity to launch England's first Recovery College to support people overcoming alcohol and substance misuse. Through the ...

Passages Addiction Treatment Centers Complete Annual JCAHO Staff Training ...
Passages Addiction Treatment Centers Complete Annual JCAHO Staff Training ...

Oregon's State-Funded Addiction Treatment Pays Off
Forking out for addiction treatment early to avoid further costs down the line is paying off in the state of Oregon. National research shows that treatment leads to long-term savings in the areas of crime, employment and medical costs—an estimated $7 ...

Addiction Treatment Center Pioneer Dr. A.R. Mohammad of Inspire Malibu ...
Addiction Treatment Center Pioneer Dr. A.R. Mohammad of Inspire Malibu ...

UAMS Cites Success in Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment
UAMS Cites Success in Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment. By: KARK 4 News. Updated: December 19, 2012. Tweet. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock is celebrating early success in a treatment program for ...

New Missoula addiction treatment center to open in April
New Missoula addiction treatment center to open in April. Print Email. « The construction of the $3.3 million Missoula Recovery Center. » 2012-12-20T08:31:00Z New Missoula addiction treatment center to open in AprilBy KEILA SZPALLER Missoulian ...

UAMS reaches milestone with meth addiction treatment
UAMS reaches milestone with meth addiction treatment. Submitted by The City Wire Staff on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 2:15pm. story by Roby Brock, a TCW content partner and owner of Talk Business [email protected] A biomedical research company at UAMS ...

Addiction recovery program for women on surer footing thanks to funding
Families and staff enjoy lunch at the Hamilton Salvation Army's annual Christmas party for the New Choices program. At this time last year, New Choices was facing closure because the city cut its funding. About 100 women a year depend on the program to ...

Addiction treatment center opens in Bridgeport
The private, 16-bed inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment facility occupies space in the Medical Office Building attached to North Texas Community Hospital. Its executive director, Don Johnson, has more than 20 years experience in healthcare ...

Managing Addiction During The Holidays
Dr. Stephen Grinstead, who specializes in addiction recovery, said colleagues, neighbors and acquaintances are not always aware of the internal struggle a person may be facing when confronted with being offered an alcoholic beverage or a slice of ...




Last Modified: 12/2012