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Addiction Recovery News 03/2014




Senate bill aims to expand drug-abuse treatment
The legislation would also give decision-making authority for a patient's addiction treatment, including which type of care and for how long, to a medical professional. Supporters say that stipulation would put treatment strategies in the hands of ...

New Treatment For Opiate Addiction Entitled “Effortless Opiate Withdrawal: A ...
New Treatment For Opiate Addiction Entitled “Effortless Opiate Withdrawal: A ...

Thousands in Wash. could lose addiction recovery services
With heroin and other drug use at epidemic levels across the country and here in Washington, local addiction recovery centers are scrambling to keep their doors open. A sudden and unintended consequence of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is threatening ...

Thousands in Wash. could lose addiction recovery services
With heroin and other drug use at epidemic levels across the country and here in Washington, local addiction recovery centers are scrambling to keep their doors open. A sudden and unintended consequence of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is threatening ...

Right Step Launches Groundbreaking 'Positive Recovery University'
Right Step Launches Groundbreaking 'Positive Recovery University'. Right Step launches an intensive staff training program, The Positive Recovery University, to help clients not only stay sober but flourish in addiction recovery. Share on Twitter Share ...

Noted Addiction Expert from Elements Behavioral Health to Deliver Keynote ...
Noted Addiction Expert from Elements Behavioral Health to Deliver Keynote ...

How Obamacare Is Changing Addiction Treatment Coverage
The ACA's effects on addiction treatment, however, begin with the legislation's basic expansion of healthcare access. An estimated 47 million Americans went without health insurance in 2012. The ACA aims to cover many of them, primarily by expanding ...

Thousands in Wash. could lose addiction recovery services
With heroin and other drug use at epidemic levels across the country and here in Washington, local addiction recovery centers are scrambling to keep their doors open. A sudden and unintended consequence of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is threatening ...

Wash. Addiction-Recovery Centers Losing Funding Under Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act may soon force Washington State alcohol and drug treatment centers to close, according to the head of a Seatte recovery center. Under Obamacare, addiction centers will no longer receive funding from the state to make up ...

$15 million sought for drug addiction treatment programs
$15 million sought for drug addiction treatment programs. By Kyle Hughes, NYSNYS News. Posted: 03/04/14, 9:32 PM EST |. ALBANY >> New York's growing heroin problem is being fueled by the state's crackdown on abuse of prescription pain medication, ...

$15 million sought for drug addiction treatment programs
$15 million sought for drug addiction treatment programs. By Kyle Hughes, NYSNYS News. Posted: 03/04/14, 9:32 PM EST |. ALBANY >> New York's growing heroin problem is being fueled by the state's crackdown on abuse of prescription pain medication, ...

Advocates: Heroin use fuels need for addiction service funds
Albany. The early success of a state program that restricts New Yorkers' ability to doctor-shop for prescriptions is fueling a rise in heroin use, addiction treatment providers, patient advocates, legislators and law enforcement officials said Tuesday ...

Stick to years of scientific research. Reject arbitrary limit on addiction ...
Stick to years of scientific research. Reject arbitrary limit on addiction ...

Stick to years of scientific research. Reject arbitrary limit on addiction ...
Stick to years of scientific research. Reject arbitrary limit on addiction ...

Women Who Sought Treatment for Drug Addiction at Caron Treatment Centers ...
Women Who Sought Treatment for Drug Addiction at Caron Treatment Centers ...

Women Who Sought Treatment for Drug Addiction at Caron Treatment Centers ...
Women Who Sought Treatment for Drug Addiction at Caron Treatment Centers ...

OUR OPINION: Stepping out of drug addiction's shadow
Your response to our editorial calling on Governor Deval Patrick to create a special task force to coordinate efforts at the federal, state and local levels to combat drug overdoses is among the most overwhelmingly swift and passionate we have ever ...

Addiction recovery practice open in Vero Beach since January
VERO BEACH — A new medical facility, Ocean Addiction Recovery Services, has been in operation since Jan. 2. The practice provides a wide range of services for individuals suffering from addiction/substance use disorders, with or without mental health ...

$15 million sought for drug addiction treatment programs
$15 million sought for drug addiction treatment programs. By Kyle Hughes, NYSNYS News. Posted: 03/04/14, 9:32 PM EST |. ALBANY >> New York's growing heroin problem is being fueled by the state's crackdown on abuse of prescription pain medication, ...

$15 million sought for drug addiction treatment programs
$15 million sought for drug addiction treatment programs. By Kyle Hughes, NYSNYS News. Posted: 03/04/14, 9:32 PM EST |. # Comments. ALBANY >> New York's growing heroin problem is being fueled by the state's crackdown on abuse of prescription pain ...

Mountainside Treatment Center Celebrates Its 16th Anniversary
Since its opening in 1998, Mountainside Treatment Center in Canaan, CT has been nationally-recognized as one of the leading providers of clinically-effective drug and alcohol addiction treatment in the country. On February 26, 2014, the rehabilitation ...

Northland launches addiction recovery group for teens
Northland launches addiction recovery group for teens. Jeff Kunerth. 9:28 a.m. EST, March 6, 2014. print. Northland, A Church Distributed in Longwood holds 3,100 people, but its state-of-the-art technology can facilitate ministry to people worldwide ...

Dwight Gooden talks addiction & recovery at The Ridgefield Playhouse!
HamletHub is a proud supporter and sponsor of The Ridgefield Playhouse and this important presentation for families and teens. Working together we can make a difference – please join us on April 10, 2014 for an insightful and empowering evening with ...

Latest A Forever Recovery Blog Post Explores the Question: “How Does ...
Latest A Forever Recovery Blog Post Explores the Question: “How Does ...

Budget cuts target residential addiction treatment centers
Budget cuts in residential substance abuse treatment would cost the state more over the long term, according to mental health professionals and addicts. A legislative subcommittee has proposed a $2.04 million reduction to inpatient programs that treat ...

Dear Bill Keller, Please Start Taking Drug Addiction Treatment Seriously
More generally, how can they not know that independent analysts at CMS consider the current public policy environment the most dramatic improvement in the quantity and quality of addiction treatment in U.S. history? I submit that Keller and his fellow ...

New Addiction Helpline Provides Information on Adolescent Addiction Recovery
LIGHTNING RELEASES 03/07/14 — The first step to addiction recovery is usually the admission to a drug or alcohol problem. There are a variety of treatment centers available for adults. But finding a place to get help isn't easy. It's especially ...

Residents plan to take action against addiction in Cape May County
A Dennis Township woman, who did not want her name used, said better drug addiction treatment is needed in the county, something that is more accessible in times of crisis. There also needs to be better prevention systems, and help to make sure that ...

Groups Target Facets of Drug Addiction Recovery
CREST HAVEN – Approximately 50 attended Cape May County's “Family Forum, Community Action against Addiction” March 6. They divided into groups with missions to assist and advise those affected by drugs. The majority were family members of persons ...

The Legalization of Marijuana and What It Means to Addiction Treatment
Newly released data from Colorado revealing the lucrative nature of the state's legalized marijuana industry may prove tempting to other states considering the legalization of cannabis. Mountainside, one of the nation's leading addiction treatment ...

Officials: County addiction treatment system making strides
When people ask for help kicking an addiction to drugs or alcohol, experts say, one thing you don't want to tell them is, “Come back later.” Until recently, though, that's what some Dane County-funded drug treatment centers were doing. The results were ...

New Addiction Helpline in Suffern, NY Guides Teen Addicts to Recovery
LIGHTNING RELEASES 03/10/14 — Countless teens across the State of New York live with the constant nightmare of substance abuse on a daily basis. Unfortunately, it's no different in Suffern, NY where many young adults never receive proper treatment ...

New Teen Helpline Provides Adolescents with Reliable Addiction Recovery ...
New Teen Helpline Provides Adolescents with Reliable Addiction Recovery ...

New Addiction Helpline in Galion Helps Callers Find Recovery from Substance ...
New Addiction Helpline in Galion Helps Callers Find Recovery from Substance ...

His House Addiction Treatment Center Holds Quarterly Networking Luncheon in ...
His House Addiction Treatment Center Holds Quarterly Networking Luncheon in ...

7 Honest Reasons Why Addicts Lie
7 Honest Reasons Why Addicts Lie Addicts tell lies more often than they tell the truth. “I'm not hurting anyone.” “I can stop any time.” Deception becomes so second nature, addicts will lie even when it's just as easy to tell the truth. Many don't even ...

The Holistic Sanctuary Stakes a Claim As the Most Successful Addiction ...
The Holistic Sanctuary Stakes a Claim As the Most Successful Addiction ...

Los Angeles Addiction Treatment Center Welcomes Anna Manessiotis of Ken ...
Los Angeles Addiction Treatment Center Welcomes Anna Manessiotis of Ken ...

Student Research: Understanding Rat Brains May Lead to Addiction Treatment
The University of Virginia Faculty Senate and Center for Undergraduate Excellence recently announced the recipients of the 2014 Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards. To mark the announcement, UVA Today looks back at what some of the 2013 ...

Heroin summit aimed at being honest about addiction, recovery
Fond du Lac Police Chief Bill Lamb waits to speak to a packed house at the Fond du Lac Heroin Summit held at the Stayer Center at Marian University on Tuesday. / Patrick Flood/Gannett Wisconsin Media ...

Outgoing Homeward Pikes Peak leader to open addiction recovery center
Homeward Pikes Peak's outgoing chief will soon focus less on combating homelessness and more on helping people recover from crippling drug addictions. Bob Holmes plans to create a for-profit addiction recovery center called STAR-Colorado, which is ...

Homeward Pikes Peak's Holmes planning private addiction recovery clinic
Homeward Pikes Peak's outgoing chief plans to shift his focus from combating homelessness to helping people recover from drug addiction. Bob Holmes is starting a for-profit addiction recovery center called STAR-Colorado, which is expected to open April ...

Heroin summit aimed at being honest about addiction, recovery
Fond du Lac Police Chief Bill Lamb waits to speak to a packed house at the Fond du Lac Heroin Summit held at the Stayer Center at Marian University on Tuesday. / Patrick Flood/Gannett Wisconsin Media ...

Luncheon explains faith-based addiction treatment
Foundations for Recovery, a faith-based organization devoted to addiction recovery, will hold a free "Illumination" luncheon seminar to explain how the organization helps those struggling with addiction, at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, March 20, at BobbiO's ...

Clint: A path out of the darkness of addiction
Here is the straight dope about alcoholism and addiction recovery: If you are an addict or alcoholic, it only gets worse. It will end with jails, institutions or death. You drag everyone who dares to keep loving you right through the gates of hell ...

Addiction begins easily; recovery takes effort
And so started a seven-year addiction to prescription painkillers that eventually led her to seek treatment at a local addiction treatment center. “I never thought I would be here,” said the woman, who chose to remain anonymous. “I have been in ...

The Importance of Context in Our Dialogue about Mental Health and Addiction ...
The Importance of Context in Our Dialogue about Mental Health and Addiction ...

Addiction treatment providers reel under ACA, low Medicaid rates
WALLA WALLA — A perfect storm of Medicaid math and an unintended consequence of the health-care overhaul is set to cast its shadow over Walla Walla and the rest of Washington. The broadening of a Medicaid-eligible population under health-care ...

ARM gains another arm to battle addiction and facilitate recovery
To further the ministry's reach, Addiction Recovery Ministries officially opened its third location on Feb. 23 at Possum Kingdom Lake. The other two locations are at 112 South Oak Avenue, Mineral Wells, Texas 76067, which is “home office,” and at Lone ...

Four addicts follow same pattern to heroin addiction, recovery
It's the plot of a predictable horror movie, one that leaves families in tears, afraid of how many lives will be ruined and wondering whether anyone will survive. Addiction is the killer. Neil, JR, Ryan and Scott are fighting to stay alive until the ...




Last Modified: 03/2014