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Addiction Recovery News 10/2013




Independent film shines light on addiction and recovery
Williams, who narrates the film, describes the speakers as "courageous addiction recovery advocates." Annmarie Shafer, a Prevention Specialist at the Center for Prevention and Counseling in Newton discovered the documentary as the news of the ...

Law could overwhelm addiction services
The men are waiting for a bed in the addiction treatment facility. Millions of Americans will gain insurance coverage for drug addiction and alcoholism treatment when the national health overhaul takes effect in 2014, and some experts predict the ...

Addiction treatment center finds home in Rochester
Tim Bender, left, and Cat Ryan will graduate from the MN Adult and Teen Challenge Rochester Center in November. "We came to do the program, worked hard and things are paying off," said Bender. "Our lives are really coming into order. When you make ...

Addiction recovery programs heal through love
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has developed programs for addiction recovery that offer help for those who are suffering every day of the week. “They realize they are not alone,” said Kristin Stroud, who, with her husband, serves as an ...

Addiction treatment revamped under health care law, expert says
A presentation at the Penn Foundation in Sellersville by A. Thomas McLellan, CEO of the nationally renowned Treatment Research Institute. Dr McLellan spoke on the future of drug and alcohol treatment under the new health care system. Art Gentile/Staff ...

Road to recovery: Collin County addiction treatment facility begins third year ...
Road to recovery: Collin County addiction treatment facility begins third year ...

Online Health Marketplaces Open October 1st, Bringing Addiction Treatment ...
Online Health Marketplaces Open October 1st, Bringing Addiction Treatment ...

Top Austin Addiction Clinic with 98% Success Rate, The Coleman Institute ...
Top Austin Addiction Clinic with 98% Success Rate, The Coleman Institute ...

5 Tips for Managing Triggers during Addiction Recovery
5 Tips for Managing Triggers during Addiction Recovery Completing treatment for substance abuse or alcohol addiction is a major accomplishment. But the real work starts when you walk out the door. You are now making a commitment to abstinence from ...

Road to recovery: Collin County addiction treatment facility begins third year ...
Road to recovery: Collin County addiction treatment facility begins third year ...

Addiction Treatment Resources Available Online
The Serene Directory of Addiction Treatment Resources and information is now available online at www.SereneDirectory.com. This is a web-based directory of services for the United States and Canada. It allows for free contact listings in one of 22 ...

Addiction Recovery and the Power of Service
Whether it is making coffee, greeting someone at the door with a smile, or setting up chairs, we are encouraged to get involved at the start of our gatherings; the exercise helps us to get out of our own way and to pitch in and help out. Recovery is ...

New discovery might pave the way for therapeutic options for addiction recovery
French scientists say that new, therapeutic options for treating drug addiction could be possible because of recent discoveries in how drugs of addiction affect the body on a molecular level. mice cancer. Specifically, Drs Jocelyne Caboche and Peter ...

Spiritual River Releases Infographic, "Addiction Treatment and Alcoholism ...
Spiritual River Releases Infographic, "Addiction Treatment and Alcoholism ...

10 Ways to Stop Being Lonely in Recovery
Thus, an important part of addiction recovery is restoring close ties with other people. After bidding farewell to their drug-abusing associates as well as many of the healthy relationships they once had, most addicts in early recovery are faced with ...

Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Pioneer Dr. A.R. Mohammad Issues Stern ...
Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Pioneer Dr. A.R. Mohammad Issues Stern ...

Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Pioneer Dr. A.R. Mohammad Issues Stern ...
Malibu Horizon's Addiction Treatment Pioneer Dr. A.R. Mohammad Issues Stern ...

The price of addiction: A treatment primer for opioid dependence (Series)
There are a lot of unsung heroes working in the trenches in Portland to help those who have fallen into opiate dependence. Alison Noice, director of addiction medicine treatment at CODA, is one of them. CODA is the oldest opioid addiction treatment ...

Grayson supports addiction recovery center
GRAYSON, Ky. — Officials in an eastern Kentucky city have given their support to a proposal to build and operate an addiction recovery center. The Independent (http://bit.ly/1e8XzkF) reports the decision of the Grayson City Council was unanimous. A ...

Grayson Supports Addiction Recovery Center
Officials in an eastern Kentucky city have given their support to a proposal to build and operate an addiction recovery center. The Independent reported the decision of the Grayson City Council was unanimous. A similar proposal in Boyd County has met ...

Grayson Supports Addiction Recovery Center
GRAYSON (AP) - Officials in an eastern Kentucky city have given their support to a proposal to build and operate an addiction recovery center. The Independent (http://bit.ly/1e8XzkF) reports the decision of the Grayson City Council was unanimous. A ...

A Forever Recovery's New Blog Post Asks If It's Ever Too Late to Recover from ...
A Forever Recovery's New Blog Post Asks If It's Ever Too Late to Recover from ...

Dr. Miriam Adelson Awarded for Work with Drug Addiction Treatment
Dr. Miriam Adelson will be honored by Israeli watchdog group Ometz with an award for her devotion to treating drug addiction in Israel. Adelson, an internal medicine specialist and wife of American businessman Sheldon Adelson, helped found the Dr ...

Road to recovery: Collin County addiction treatment facility begins third year ...
Road to recovery: Collin County addiction treatment facility begins third year ...

Health law could overwhelm addiction services
But until then, addiction treatment may represent an extreme example of one of the Affordable Care Act's challenges: actually delivering the care that people are supposed to receive. Many with substance problems are waiting eagerly for January, when ...

New Drug Helps Monkeys Kick Pot Addiction
(Newser) – Scientists searching for ways to help people quit smoking pot have come up with an effective new buzz killer. The treatment involves a naturally occurring chemical that blocks the active ingredient in marijuana's effect on the brain's ...

A look at US addiction treatment system
The national health law's expansion of insurance coverage could overwhelm the U.S. addiction treatment system. The chart shows estimates for how many people with alcohol and drug problems would be newly eligible for insurance under the Affordable ...

Addiction Treatment Before and After Liver Transplantation Improves Outcomes
Sunset Malibu addiction specialist brings to light the new found research linking addiction treatment to improved health for liver transplant patients. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email a friend. Drug Treatment ...

A Culture of Denial: Myths About Addicts and Addiction
4, 2013 article in the Times' science section, "Effective Addiction Treatment," which notes that treatment programs often fail, put their faith in unproven methods, and neglect to address the deeper issues that underlie addiction and relapse rates. Her ...

Event seeks solutions for addiction 'epidemic'
Event seeks solutions for addiction 'epidemic'. By JESSICA D'AMICO. Staff Writer. Aaron Kucharski (second from left) and Devin Fox (right), both advocates for addiction recovery, talk with attendees after speaking on the panel at a Sept. 26 event for ...

Live Sober Now Offers Customized Treatment Experience Based on Client Needs
According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health conducted by SAMSHA, 23.2 million Americans ages 12 and up were in need of addiction treatment during 2007. Of those 23.2 million, only 2.4 million were able to gain access to treatment at a ...

Live Sober Now Offers Customized Treatment Experience Based on Client Needs
According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health conducted by SAMSHA, 23.2 million Americans ages 12 and up were in need of addiction treatment during 2007. Of those 23.2 million, only 2.4 million were able to gain access to treatment at a ...

Tampa Addiction Treatment and Detox "Best of the Best" Awarded to The ...
Tampa Addiction Treatment and Detox "Best of the Best" Awarded to The ...

Addiction Treatment Vastly Improved Under New Law HealthCare Law, Expert ...
Addiction Treatment Vastly Improved Under New Law HealthCare Law, Expert ...

Emory seeks to patent cocaine addiction treatment
According to a patent application made public Oct. 17, the treatment was developed by researchers at Emory and Yale University. It works by giving patients a drug called a "dopamine beta-hydroxylase inhibitor" that both decreases the rewarding effects ...

Addiction Treatment versus Incarceration
Hazelden in Naples addiction treatment center will present a free symposium entitled “Motivating Change: Addiction Treatment versus Incarceration” on Oct. 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hodges University in Naples. The event will feature a distinguished ...

Recovery Happens: Mediaplanet Launches "Addiction Recovery" Campaign ...
Recovery Happens: Mediaplanet Launches "Addiction Recovery" Campaign ...

Dr. Roland Reeves Named Director of Addiction Services at Sacred Heart ...
Dr. Roland Reeves Named Director of Addiction Services at Sacred Heart ...

REEL Recovery Film Festival Showcases Stories Of Addiction, Recovery
The REEL Recovery Film Festival arrives in Santa Monica today through Thursday, offering a unique line-up of films that showcase the drama, emotional honesty, and even the humor found in stories of addiction and recovery. One of Hollywood's leading ...

Man arrested who was caught with addiction treatment pills
A man who tried to self-medicate to deal with an opiate addiction landed in jail instead after he smashed the window out of a parked car and was caught with drugs. Shawn Casey Smith, 28, appeared before Judge Nancy Orr in provincial court in ...

Northern Kentucky addiction treatment center adds staff, rooms
COVINGTON, KY. — Little more than two months after it opened, Northern Kentucky's only methadone treatment clinic has expanded, making it one of the largest facilities in the state helping patients overcome heroin addiction. NKY Med Clinic, on Madison ...

When Playing Video Games Means Sitting On Life's Sidelines
Cash, the head therapist and founder of reSTART, says those kinds of boundaries are crucial to any kind of addiction recovery. "All addictions, they say, it takes about two years for the brain to really heal itself," she says. Before they leave ...

NKY addiction treatment center adds staff, rooms
COVINGTON — Little more than two months after it opened its doors, Northern Kentucky's only methadone treatment clinic has expanded, making it one of the largest facilities in the state helping patients overcome heroin addiction. NKY Med Clinic, on ...

NKY addiction treatment center adds staff, rooms
COVINGTON — Little more than two months after it opened its doors, Northern Kentucky's only methadone treatment clinic has expanded, making it one of the largest facilities in the state helping patients overcome heroin addiction. NKY Med Clinic, on ...

Vermont moves to make addiction treatment centers smoke-free
MONTPELIER, Vermont — Cigarettes and alcohol addiction are so strongly linked there's a running joke among those trying to quit, says T.K. Blanchard, who's been sober for a year and smoke-free for eight months. "The joke is that when you see a lot of ...

Push to make Vt. addiction treatment centers smoke-free
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Health is pushing to make state-funded addiction treatment centers tobacco-free by next year. Deputy Health Commissioner Barbara Cimaglio says smoking for too long has been a big part of the culture of ...

Vermont moves to make addiction treatment centers smoke-free
Now the state Department of Health wants to put into place a tobacco-free policy at state-funded addiction treatment centers. It's a policy that dozens of other states have already adopted. Vermont plans to put the policy into place July 1. Barbara ...

Men, Addiction Treatment, and Trauma: An Interview with Dan Griffin
Men, Addiction Treatment, and Trauma: An Interview with Dan Griffin Dan Griffin is a mental health and addictions treatment specialist working in Minneapolis, MN. He has been in the treatment world for nearly 20 years. Currently he does fulltime ...

No specialized addiction treatment for Canadian doctors
VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – A new study out of UBC suggests doctors in the province, and the rest of Canada aren't trained to deal with illnesses caused by drug and alcohol addiction. Most people with sicknesses caused by addiction, aren't able to get care ...

Vermont says it's time for addicts to quit smoking cigarettes, too
Now the state Department of Health wants to put into place a tobacco-free policy at state-funded addiction treatment centers. It's a policy that dozens of other states have already adopted. Vermont plans to put the policy into place July 1. Barbara ...




Last Modified: 10/2013