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Addiction Recovery News 04/2014




DARA Addiction Rehabilitation Center Pairs Up With Mahidol University Program
BANGKOK, THAILAND, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an agreement that CEO Darren Lockie has described as a "win-win," DARA, a Thailand-based addiction treatment and rehabilitation center, has joined forces with Mahidol University's ASEAN ...

The long road out of addiction
He also wants to make the drug more easily available to friends and family members battling opioid addiction. In an editorial last month, the Sentinel & Enterprise joined the chorus of addiction-recovery advocates urging more communities to allow their ...

Lindsay Lohan Relapse? Drug Use Sparks Addiction Recovery Concerns After ...
Lindsay Lohan Relapse? Drug Use Sparks Addiction Recovery Concerns After ...

Researchers identify similarities between HIV/AIDS and opioid addiction ...
Researchers identify similarities between HIV/AIDS and opioid addiction ...

Medina County officials search for funds to open jail pod for addiction treatment
View full sizeMedina County officials, including Judge James Kimbler, are searching for funds to reopen a pod of the county jail and create a residential drug addiction treatment program.Donna J. Miller, The Plain Dealer. MEDINA, Ohio — Medina County ...

Grant Hackett leaves US rehab after sleeping pill addiction treatment
Grant Hackett leaves US rehab after sleeping pill addiction treatment. by: From: AAP; April 02, 2014 9:39AM. Increase Text Size · Decrease Text Size · Print · Email · Share · Add to Digg · Add to del.icio.us · Add to Facebook · Add to Kwoff · Add to ...

R.I. Senate panel considers bills to aid treatment of drug addiction
The health-care facilities would have to schedule an appointment for addiction treatment within seven days and also check up on the patient within 30 days. Shawn Donahue, lobbyist for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, said the insurer would not ...

Addiction conference comes to Kennesaw State
“Our goal is to bring the sciences together: behavioral, social and medical science,” said Teresa Wren Johnston, a KSU professor and founder of the school's addiction recovery center. “We are trying to bring those perspectives together where addiction ...

New Helpline in Oradell Assists Teens Find Addiction Treatment
LIGHTNING RELEASES (4/2/2014) –Drug and alcohol abuse has been a major problem in Oradell, NJ for a many years. The alarming rate of teen substance abuse is particularly disturbing. To help address this issue, a new helpline has been implemented to ...

Smart Kids, Big Problems
Smart Kids, Big Problems As parents, we all hope to win the genetic lottery and produce a child with good looks, a pleasant disposition and the smarts to succeed. While intelligence is indeed a blessing, it comes with a few caveats. Despite having ...

Leading Addiction Specialist to Meet with Addiction Treatment Professionals in ...
Leading Addiction Specialist to Meet with Addiction Treatment Professionals in ...

Kool Living Recovery Opens Its Doors to Help Individuals Battle Addiction
A new yet highly promising name in recovery and rehabilitation, Kool Living Recovery has started offering its detox and addiction treatment services in Southern California. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email a ...

Former Boston Celtic Chris Herren stands up against substance abuse
Registration is recommended at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/former-nba-player-chris-herren-to-share-his-story-of-addiction-recovery-registration-10622776009. Herren struggled with substance abuse for much of his basketball career, but has been drug ...

Mercy Addiction Recovery Center expands services
More help is on the way for people battling addiction in Springfield. The Mercy Addiction Recovery Center is expanding its services to provide more convenient care for clients who work during the day. The center is now offering an evening Intensive ...

Gambling and addiction services transitioning must be well-managed
The National Committee for Addiction Treatment (NCAT) is warning recent changes to the way gambling and addiction treatment will be provided in New Zealand could have profound effects upon the sector workforce and, more importantly, the many New ...

Film screening on addiction recovery draws crowd
Film screening on addiction recovery draws crowd. Apr. 04, 2014 @ 12:00 AM. KRISTI MURPHY. HUNTINGTON -- Seats filled up quickly Thursday evening in a basement conference room at Marshall University's Memorial Student Center for a free film ...

Film screening on addiction recovery draws crowd
Film screening on addiction recovery draws crowd. Apr. 04, 2014 @ 12:00 AM. KRISTI MURPHY. HUNTINGTON -- Seats filled up quickly Thursday evening in a basement conference room at Marshall University's Memorial Student Center for a free film ...

Addiction conference comes to Kennesaw State
“Our goal is to bring the sciences together: behavioral, social and medical science,” said Teresa Wren Johnston, a KSU professor and founder of the school's addiction recovery center. “We are trying to bring those perspectives together where addiction ...

Melanoma's sugar addiction offers hope for new treatment
Unfortunately, blocking the the melanoma's glucose supply is not as simple as eating less sugar. Credit: Shutterstock. Melanoma cells are dependent on glucose to grow and spread, Melbourne researchers have found, paving the way for therapies that can ...

DAX SHEPARD to Host 10th Annual Musicares Map Fund Benefit Concert
Five-time GRAMMY winner Joe Walsh will present Osbourne with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP Fund®, and for his commitment to helping others with the addiction recovery process. All proceeds will ...

Former NBA guard Chris Herren is running the Boston Marathon with a team of ...
Former NBA guard Chris Herren is running the Boston Marathon with a team of ...

The Missing Treatment Link – Viewing Addiction as Symptomatic of Disordered ...
The Missing Treatment Link – Viewing Addiction as Symptomatic of Disordered ...

New Rumson Helpline Provides Hope for Teenage Addiction Recovery
A new helpline in Rumson, NJ offers sound advice for adolescents struggling with substance abuse. LIGHTNING RELEASES (4/4/2014) – Teenage drug and alcohol abuse isn't just a serious problem in Rumson, NJ. It's also a serious concern throughout the ...

Willingway, the Addiction Treatment Experts, Sponsor and Support “Ride 4 ...
Willingway, the Addiction Treatment Experts, Sponsor and Support “Ride 4 ...

Willingway, the Addiction Treatment Experts, Sponsor and Support "Ride 4 ...
Willingway, the Addiction Treatment Experts, Sponsor and Support "Ride 4 ...

New Runnemede Helpline Provides Hope for Teenage Addiction Recovery
A new helpline in Runnemede, NJ offers sound advice for adolescents struggling with substance abuse. LIGHTNING RELEASES (4/5/2014) - Teenage drug and alcohol abuse isn't just a serious problem in Runnemede, NJ. It's also a serious concern ...

Despite Obamacare, a gaping hole in addiction treatment
The Affordable Care Act, which promises sweeping changes to help millions of people with drug or alcohol addiction, requires that treatment be offered to those who are newly insured through the insurance exchanges or Medicaid, the government health ...

New Helpline in Wyandanch, NY Provides Assistance for Teenage Addiction ...
New Helpline in Wyandanch, NY Provides Assistance for Teenage Addiction ...

Despite Affordable Care Act, a gaping hole in addiction treatment
The Affordable Care Act, which promises sweeping changes to help millions of people with drug or alcohol addiction, requires that treatment be offered to those who are newly insured through the insurance exchanges or Medicaid, the government health ...

Trouble Is a Gift: A Story of Addiction, Recovery & Hope
“But finally, there I was alone in this apartment, sitting in a chair, staring at the radiator waiting for the little guy to crawl out from behind it. Knowing the bottle was going to be empty in another minute. Wondering how I'm going to get money to ...

New Adolescent Helpline Provides Teens in Tarrytown, NY with Addiction ...
New Adolescent Helpline Provides Teens in Tarrytown, NY with Addiction ...

MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Speaks To Arizona Students About His ...
MEGADETH's DAVID ELLEFSON Speaks To Arizona Students About His ...

South Jersey short on treatment sites for drug addicts
The battle against South Jersey's surging heroin epidemic is one the local addiction treatment infrastructure is ill-equipped to fight. Even as state agencies, advocacy groups and individuals band together to address opiate addiction, many factors ...

When Good Friends Have Bad Habits
When Good Friends Have Bad Habits “Here's to good friends,” the old beer commercial begins, as glasses are raised and smiles are exchanged all around. Indeed, good friends are something to toast. Having a close social network, studies have found, can ...

New Helpline in Riverhead Functions as New Resource for Young Addicts
LIGHTNING RELEASES (4/6/2014) - The road to recovery for a teenager struggling with a substance abuse addiction is a long journey. The journey can be very difficult if the teenager is trying to achieve sobriety alone. If the teenager contacts the ...

Despite Obamacare, a gaping hole in addiction treatment
Her insurance benefits ran out after 30 days of addiction treatment, but administrators could not get her treatment extended. The facility paid for her to stay an additional 30 days. Schabel started using heroin and methamphetamine when she was 15, a ...

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
There are about 12,000 addiction treatment programs nationwide, according to McLellan's organization. Of those, about 10 percent are residential facilities, about 80 percent are outpatient programs and about 10 percent are methadone clinics. There's ...

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
There are about 12,000 addiction treatment programs nationwide, according to McLellan's organization. Of those, about 10 percent are residential facilities, about 80 percent are outpatient programs and about 10 percent are methadone clinics. There's ...

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
There are about 12,000 addiction treatment programs nationwide, according to McLellan's organization. Of those, about 10 percent are residential facilities, about 80 percent are outpatient programs and about 10 percent are methadone clinics. Two-thirds ...

Heroin Addicts Face Barriers To Treatment
There are about 12,000 addiction treatment programs nationwide, according to McLellan's organization. Of those, about 10 percent are residential facilities, about 80 percent are outpatient programs and about 10 percent are methadone clinics. Two-thirds ...

A look at costs, obstacles of treating heroin addiction
There are about 12,000 addiction treatment programs nationwide, according to the nonprofit Treatment Research Institute in Philadelphia. Of those, about 10 percent are residential facilities, about 80 percent are outpatient programs and about 10 ...

A gaping hole in addiction treatment
... went from 126 per 100,000 people to 379. Determining the actual need for substance abuse and addiction treatment services is difficult as many individuals do not seek treatment because of lack of insurance as well as the stigmas associated with ...

How to Fix Rehab: Expert Who Lost Son to Addiction Has a Plan
His oldest son is now in recovery, and McLellan returns to the addiction treatment currently enjoyed only by pilots and doctors. It's simple: five years of care, beginning with rehab, progressing through stages of monitoring, and ending up in an out ...

How to Fix Rehab: Expert Who Lost Son to Addiction Has a Plan
His oldest son is now in recovery, and McLellan returns to the addiction treatment currently enjoyed only by pilots and doctors. It's simple: five years of care, beginning with rehab, progressing through stages of monitoring, and ending up in an out ...

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
There are about 12,000 addiction treatment programs nationwide, according to McLellan's organization. Of those, about 10 percent are residential facilities, about 80 percent are outpatient programs and about 10 percent are methadone clinics. There's ...

Healthcare Reform Brings Expansion to Drug & Alcohol Treatment Industry
January 1 marked the beginning of an expansion of healthcare coverage for drug and alcohol addiction treatment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This expansion is leading to a growth in the rehabilitation facilities market but what that growth looks ...

Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Apps Flood Market, Chapters Capistrano ...
Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Apps Flood Market, Chapters Capistrano ...

Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Apps Flood Market, Chapters Capistrano ...
Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Apps Flood Market, Chapters Capistrano ...

Looking at the process of--and the obstacles to--getting sober from heroin ...
Looking at the process of--and the obstacles to--getting sober from heroin ...

Megadeth's David Ellefson Speaks to High School Students About Drug ...
Megadeth's David Ellefson Speaks to High School Students About Drug ...




Last Modified: 04/2014