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Addiction Recovery News 02/2014




Seattle Treatment Center for Alcohol & Drug Addiction Announced
A Seattle treatment center is announcing that it is opening doors for adults and adolescents dealing with alcohol and drug addiction through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Statistics from a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report reveal ...

Buffalo Treatment Center for Alcohol & Drug Addiction Announced
Ultimately, its bottom line is to help all clients leave the addiction treatment center with a structure in place for life outside of it. People come into these types of centers looking either for a new life or relief from their pain, and counselors ...

Column: Addiction recovery work benefits all of us
Mainstream Homes for Men is a member of AARCH, the Association of Addiction Recovery Care Homes of New York State, which is recognized by the state Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services, or OASAS. For the past six years I have been ...

Methadone or Buprenorphine for Maintenance Therapy of Opioid Addiction ...
Methadone or Buprenorphine for Maintenance Therapy of Opioid Addiction ...

'Web Junkie': Internet addiction a clinical disorder
Judging by the just-released documentary Web Junkie, about a Chinese “Internet addiction” treatment center, it's loneliness that's at the heart of what the Chinese officially call a clinical disorder (more often called “problematic Internet use” in the ...

Hoffman found with 50 bags of heroin, addiction meds: sources
Multiple law enforcement sources told NBC News that authorities found six bottles of prescription drugs — including the blood pressure medication clonidine hydrochloride; the addiction treatment drug buprenorphine; the attention-deficit disorder ...

Experts worry about effect of dropping hundreds of addicted Mainers from ...
Experts worry about effect of dropping hundreds of addicted Mainers from ...

Effect of Technology on Relationships Explored by Addictions Expert Robert ...
Effect of Technology on Relationships Explored by Addictions Expert Robert ...

The Holistic Sanctuary Offers The Most Powerful Addiction Cure Protocol In The ...
The Holistic Sanctuary Offers The Most Powerful Addiction Cure Protocol In The ...

Anti-Addiction Drugs Found In Philip Seymour Hoffman's Apartment
New York City detectives confirmed that, along with the 50 bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment at the time of his death, they also found a variety of prescription drugs including the addiction-treatment drug buprenorphine ...

Celebrities and Heroin Addiction: How It Happens
In addition to the heroin in Hoffman's apartment, police also found a slew of prescription drugs, including the blood-pressure medication clonidine hydrochloride; the addiction-treatment drug buprenorphine; Vyvanse, a drug used to treat ADD ...

For Reformed Addicts, Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Is Terrifying
Philip Seymour Hoffman It's impossible to know what led Hoffman to start using after so many years of sobriety. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images. I cried when I heard about Philip Seymour Hoffman. The news scared me: He got sober when he was 22 ...

A Report From The Front Lines Of Heroin Addiction Treatment
Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from an apparent heroin overdose has thrown a spotlight on the rise of heroin use ...

Does Calling Heroin Addiction A Brain Disease Help Avoid Tragedies Like Philip ...
Does Calling Heroin Addiction A Brain Disease Help Avoid Tragedies Like Philip ...

Atiyeh settles with Bethlehem over treatment center plans
Under the settlement, reached in mediation before a Commonwealth Court judge last month, Atiyeh's Pennsylvania Venture Capital Inc. must withdraw plans for a youth addiction treatment center on Linden Street that was strongly opposed by neighboring ...

Hoffman's Death Raises New Questions about Addiction Treatment Drug
According to NBC News, investigators also found dozens of bags of heroin and six bottles of prescription drugs, including the addiction treatment drug buprenorphine – which is more widely known under the brand name Suboxone. Hoffman did not have a ...

Fort Worth judge declines to add jail time for Couch
She ordered Couch, 16, to enter a “lock down” addiction treatment facility and to not drive or use alcohol or drugs for 10 years, according to a news release from the Tarrant County district attorney's office. She ordered his parents to pay for his ...

Texas teen won't get jail time for DWI crash
Prosecutors had asked state District Judge Jean Boyd to impose a prison sentence on the 16-year-old, feeling the 10 years probation and addiction treatment sentences were not enough, the Fort Work Star-Telegram reported Wednesday. During a hearing ...

Doc: My state in addiction stranglehold
(CNN) -- Early this week, I worked on my addiction treatment center's detoxification unit. I treated teenagers and young adults, pregnant women and medical professionals. I saw older pain patients who, having lost control over their prescriptions ...

Addiction recovery with methadone is still recovery
Addiction recovery with methadone is still recovery. Maggie Koerth-Baker at 10:08 am Thu, Feb 6, 2014. Opioid addicts enrolled in maintenance programs that replace drugs like heroin with drugs like methadone are 70 percent less likely to die than ...

Glenbard Parent Series to feature former NBA player's tale of drug addiction ...
Glenbard Parent Series to feature former NBA player's tale of drug addiction ...

Actor's Death Raises Questions about Addiction Treatment
According to NBC News, investigators also found dozens of bags of heroin and six bottles of prescription drugs, including the addiction treatment drug buprenorphine – which is more widely known under the brand name Suboxone. MTA. Hoffman did not have ...

Addiction Treatment Specialists Say Heroin Deaths Avoidable
And it happens very quickly,” said Allegra Schorr, an owner of the West Midtown Medical Group, an outpatient addiction-treatment center in Manhattan, and president of the Committee of Methadone Program Administrators of New York State. Physician Stuart ...

Addiction Specialist, Dr. Trobisch, Comments on Philip Seymour Hoffman's ...
Addiction Specialist, Dr. Trobisch, Comments on Philip Seymour Hoffman's ...

Powerful Pouyan Method of Curing Addiction Developed by Johnny the Healer ...
Powerful Pouyan Method of Curing Addiction Developed by Johnny the Healer ...

Affordable Care Act expands coverage for addiction treatment
SO: Before the Affordable Care Act took effect, about a third of those who bought a health plan in the individual market had no coverage for addiction treatment, according to Health & Human Services. Then, even when a plan did provide the coverage, it ...

Documentary sheds light on addiction, recovery process
Documentary sheds light on addiction, recovery process. ERIN WEAVER/FOR THE REPORTER A panel of addiction and recovery experts speak after the screening of “Anonymous People” at Pennridge High School Jan. 28. By Erin Weaver ...

Jerry Davich: All the 'anonymous people' in addiction recovery
Jerry Davich: All the 'anonymous people' in addiction recovery. February 8, 2014 10:38PM. AarKochar director preventieducatiPorter-Starke Services Inc. shows rescue kit used respond opioid overdose -. Aaron Kochar, director of prevention and education ...

Jerry Davich: All the 'anonymous people' in addiction recovery
Jerry Davich: All the 'anonymous people' in addiction recovery. February 8, 2014 10:38PM. AarKochar director preventieducatiPorter-Starke Services Inc. shows rescue kit used respond opioid overdose -. Aaron Kochar, director of prevention and education ...

Online postings undermine confidentiality of addiction treatment
The skirmish between two women was unfortunate but brief, a possible byproduct of the stress and emotion that sometimes run high in addiction-treatment programs. Maryhaven staff members worked to help everyone move on. Then they discovered that ...

Addiction Treatment Center, Clinical Lab To Pay $15.75 Million For Fraudulent ...
Addiction Treatment Center, Clinical Lab To Pay $15.75 Million For Fraudulent ...

Betty Ford Center to Merge with Addiction Treatment Provider Hazelden
The state Attorney General's Office approved the merger of the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage and Minnesota-based addiction treatment provider Hazelden, it was announced Monday. The approval makes the merger official, making the now-Hazelden ...

Kentucky Addiction Treatment Center Settles Fraud Claims
Two doctors and a chain of addiction recovery centers operating in Kentucky have reached an agreement with the federal government to settle fraud allegations. SelfRefind, as well as its owners Dr. Bryan Wood and Dr. Robin Peavler will pay $15.7 million ...

Addiction treatment center could emerge on Florence Road
MURFREESBORO — A developer seeking to construct an addiction treatment center with 60 beds at 5110 Florence Road hopes to open it by spring 2015. An estimated 25,000 residents in Rutherford County “need some form of treatment,” and they'll be able ...

Heroin Addiction Treatment in Erie
Heroin Addiction Treatment in Erie - WICU12/WSEE Erie, PA News, Sports, Weather and Events. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out. SITE SEARCH WEB SEARCH BY Google. Home · National Live News · See It Shoot It ...

Phoenix man recovering from heroin addiction, sibling still struggling
Editor's note: Part two of a two-part story on heroin addiction and its affects on one Valley family. Part one ran Monday. PHOENIX -- Six years ago, Alex (not his real name) was attending Thunderbird High School in Phoenix. He said drugs were easy to ...

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Highlights Need for New Addiction Treatment ...
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Highlights Need for New Addiction Treatment ...

Valley man devotes self to addiction recovery
Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed by Manuel Osorio-Arellanes during a 2010 shootout near the Mexican border. Photo Galleries · 138th Westminster Kennel Club dog show · $30 million upgrade complete on Peoria Sports Complex · Mug shot of the ...

The mind of a heroin addict: the struggle to get clean and stay sober
For a heroin addict, recovery is a life-long process. Philip Seymour Hoffman had been clean for 23 years before he relapsed in 2013, and died from an apparent overdose last week. To many people who have never grappled with addiction, it can be ...

Answer Man: New addiction treatment center opens
Indeed it is. It's called the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge center, and it offers "comprehensive addiction treatment and recovery services under one umbrella." The long-term treatment program opened about a month ago, and it has about a dozen ...

Church boosts growing addiction recovery program
What: Lifeway International's eighth annual "Angels of Hope Gala, A Masquerade Unmasking Addiction," a black-tie masquerade affair benefiting Lifeway's programs for families coping with chemical dependency. When: March 7. Silent auction preview at 6:30 ...

Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Makes Addiction Treatment More ...
Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Makes Addiction Treatment More ...

Reckitt Benckiser could dispose of drug addiction treatment
Reckitt Benckiser could dispose of drug addiction treatment. Reckitt Benckiser exploring sale of drug addiction treatment as profits fall for first time. Reckitt Benckiser could dispose of drug addiction treatment. Reckitt Benckiser, the maker of ...

Addiction recovery program to cease operations Saturday
BUCKHANNON - The Hall Neighbors' House - a program helping residents with drug and alcohol addictions - will cease operations on Saturday until another organization or agency can adopt the program. The Upshur Parish Cooperative, the agency that ...

Avelonne would create state office to address addiction, treatment
STATE HOUSE -- With a rise in heroin addiction and overdoses garnering increased attention, Democratic gubernatorial candidates Joe Avellone said on Wednesday he would elevate the issue in his administration by creating a new Office of Recovery to ...

Addiction treatment center could emerge on Florence Road
The Rutherford County Commission will hold a public hearing to consider rezoning for an addiction treatment center at 5110 Florence Road during a meeting that starts at 6 p.m. March 13 in the second-floor courtroom of the County Courthouse on the ...

Old hospital building converted into addiction treatment facility
Although plenty of work remains to be done before the new Champions Center officially opens its doors in Lompoc, Gordon Scheible didn't hold back when discussing the potential for the new complex. “We're going to market this as one of the biggest and ...

Old hospital building converted into addiction treatment facility
Although plenty of work remains to be done before the new Champions Center officially opens its doors in Lompoc, Gordon Scheible didn't hold back when discussing the potential for the new complex. “We're going to market this as one of the biggest and ...

Challenging Alcoholic's Anonymous As The Leading Form Of Addiction Treatment
Alcoholics Anonymous and its related groups for other substances are undeniably the de facto standard for addiction treatment. The AA meeting is so prevalent throughout society that it has become a cliché in cinema and television. To many, it seems ...

Is the AA system of addiction recovery too unscientific to work?
But the problem is that the sponsor system doesn't fit with current scientific understandings of how addiction recovery works. Of course it helps to have a sober buddy to help you through tough times. But as Maia Szalavitz writes over at Time, this ...




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