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Addiction Recovery News 07/2014




Treatment for Heroin Addiction Should Continue After Hospital Discharge: Study
TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who start treatment for heroin addiction while in the hospital and continue to receive outpatient addiction treatment after they're discharged are far less likely to relapse, new research finds. The ...

Treatment for Heroin Addiction Should Continue After Hospital Discharge: Study
TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who start treatment for heroin addiction while in the hospital and continue to receive outpatient addiction treatment after they're discharged are far less likely to relapse, new research finds. The ...

Pepper critical of dollar delays for addiction treatment programs
David Pepper, the Democratic nominee for attorney general, criticized a change in state policy that delays federal dollars going to local and county addiction treatment programs. The delay, which took effect today, means a 34-percent reduction for ...

Step Inside A Chinese Boot Camp For Teens Who Are Addicted To The Internet
China was one of the first countries in the world to label "Internet addiction" as a clinical disorder posing a major threat to its teenagers. According to Reuters, the Chinese government has taken an aggressive approach to the problem, building as ...

Step Inside A Chinese Boot Camp For Teens Who Are Addicted To The Internet ...
Step Inside A Chinese Boot Camp For Teens Who Are Addicted To The Internet ...

Law allows forced addiction treatment
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A new Michigan allows families and health professionals to seek involuntary treatment for substance abusers. The law signed last week by Gov. Rick Snyder establishes a procedure under which a family member or health professional ...

Robin Williams Enters Rehab: Best Celebrity Advice on Addiction & Recovery
Robin Williams has entered the Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota as a means of maintaining his current sobriety. Williams hasn't relapsed, but is instead seeking treatment and care to avoid or prevent falling off the wagon. The 62-year ...

Addiction treatment funds cut statewide
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - The state of Ohio is changing the way it funnels federal dollars to local communities for addiction treatment programs, creating a $20 million shortfall this year for agencies and services across the state. David Pepper, a ...

Shia LaBeouf Receiving Treatment for Alcohol Addiction After New York Arrest
Shia LaBeouf is being treated for alcohol addiction after getting arrested at a Broadway show last week for acting disorderly and being verbally abusive, PEOPLE confirms. "Contrary to previous erroneous reports, Shia LaBeouf has not checked into a ...

Shia LaBeouf is Seeking "Voluntary Treatment for Alcohol Addiction"
I know that your comment was meant to be flippant and funny, but I think that parsing out the semantic differences between outpatient addiction treatment and what rehab facilities offer is important here. I think a big reason that a lot of people ...

Democratic AG candidate blasts state policy on addiction treatment funding
David Pepper, the Democratic nominee for attorney general, criticized a change in state policy that delays federal dollars' going to local and county addiction-treatment programs. The delay, which took effect Tuesday, means a 34 percent reduction for ...

No rehab for Shia LaBeouf, just addiction treatment
(CNN) -- The "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE" actor of "Transformers" fame, Shia LaBeouf, is not going into rehab, but he is getting treatment for alcohol addiction, according to a statement by his representatives. LaBeouf ran into trouble with the law in New ...

No rehab for Shia LaBeouf, just addiction treatment
CNN — (CNN) -- The "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE" actor of "Transformer" fame, Shia LaBeouf, is not going into rehab, but he is getting treatment for alcohol addiction, according to a statement by his representatives. LaBeouf ran into trouble with the law ...

The paradox of Iran's war on drugs and its progressive treatment of addiction
Nevertheless, Iran has something more peculiar than the old-fashioned and rather disastrous war on drugs machinery. Since the early 2000s, it has introduced some of the most progressive practices of addiction treatment and rehabilitation, including ...

No rehab for Shia LaBeouf, just addiction treatment
The "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE" actor of "Transformer" fame, Shia LaBeouf, is not going into rehab, but he is getting treatment for alcohol addiction, according to a statement by his representatives. LaBeouf ran into trouble with the law in New York last ...

Shia LaBeouf to undergo treatment for alcohol addiction
The primary difference between alcohol addiction treatment and entering a rehabilitation facility is “inpatient” versus “outpatient.” According to Recovery.org, rehabilitation is a word used most commonly to describe inpatient treatment. This is for ...

Addiction treatment mainly
Addiction treatment mainly consists of counseling and 12-step groups, but new treatments may emerge from a study by Brigham Young Univ. researchers. They compared addiction to a driver "overcorrecting." When drugs trigger a brain dopamine surge, the ...

Funding shortage for addiction treatment takes effect
Standing beside the Muskingum County Courthouse steps Wednesday, David Pepper, Democratic nominee for Ohio Attorney General, said this is “the worst possible time” to cut addiction treatment funds, referring to an estimated 1,000 heroin overdose ...

Carl Levin: Treating heroin and opioid addiction needs new method
The most commonly prescribed form combines buprenorphine with another substance, naloxone, which makes the medication less susceptible to abuse. In 2000, I authored the Drug Addiction Treatment Act (DATA 2000) with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, that ...

Funding for drug treatment takes a hit
Standing beside the Muskingum County Courthouse steps Wednesday, David Pepper, Democratic nominee for Ohio Attorney General, said this is “the worst possible time” to cut addiction treatment funds, referring to an estimated 1,000 heroin overdose ...

Funding shortage for addiction treatment takes effect
Standing beside the Muskingum County Courthouse steps Wednesday, David Pepper, Democratic nominee for Ohio Attorney General, said this is “the worst possible time” to cut addiction treatment funds, referring to an estimated 1,000 heroin overdose ...

Funding shortage for addiction treatment takes effect
Standing beside the Muskingum County Courthouse steps Wednesday, David Pepper, Democratic nominee for Ohio Attorney General, said this is “the worst possible time” to cut addiction treatment funds, referring to an estimated 1,000 heroin overdose ...

New Art Gallery Helps Raise Addiction Recovery Awareness
Addiction recovery is a lengthy process that requires hard work, commitment, and focus. Oftentimes, the first step to recovery is to undergo a detoxification process, in which doctors help you completely eliminate a drug from your body. Although the ...

Shia LaBeouf Attends Alcohol Addiction Treatment Session in Studio City
Beginning his path to wellness, Shia LaBeouf showed up at an addiction treatment center in Studio City, California on Wednesday afternoon (July 2). The “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” stud wore a red t-shirt, jeans and work boots as he emerged from ...

Shia LaBeouf Attends Alcohol Addiction Treatment Session in Studio City
Beginning his path to wellness, Shia LaBeouf showed up at an addiction treatment center in Studio City, California on Wednesday afternoon (July 2). The “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” stud wore a red t-shirt, jeans and work boots as he emerged from ...

A Different Path to Fighting Addiction
It is part of a growing wing of addiction treatment that rejects the A.A. model of strict abstinence as the sole form of recovery for alcohol and drug users. Instead, it uses a suite of techniques that provide a hands-on, practical approach to solving ...

This Recovery Program Is an Increasingly Important Alternative to AA
SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training; we'll call it SR) is a self-empowering addiction recovery support group offering practical tools, techniques and strategies. Founded in 1996, the non-profit organization doesn't base its work on ...

What Does Drug Rehab Accreditation Really Mean?
What Does Drug Rehab Accreditation Really Mean? When you're searching for a drug rehab, one of the first recommendations you'll hear is to find a program that is accredited. What does it mean for a program to be accredited? And does accreditation ...

'People first' approach important for addiction treatment
The choice of words when discussing those afflicted with the disease of addiction creates a distinction that can make a difference, recovery experts agree. Just as the language a society uses to refer to people with intellectual or physical ...

Addiction, recovery doc gets a screening
Continue reading below. “The Anonymous People,” a documentary about Americans in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs, will be screened at the West Newton Cinema on Tuesday night. The film — which features commentary from ...

NY to add $3B windfall to state budget
Another $298 million from the settlement will go into a special state fund for addiction treatment at the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, officials said. That's a 51 percent boost above the agency's budget for the year. "Our ...

Time For A Rehab Reboot? Five Years After Undergoing Alcohol Addiction ...
Time For A Rehab Reboot? Five Years After Undergoing Alcohol Addiction ...

New York to add $3B windfall to state budget
The administration says the windfall will be used to help limit annual spending growth to less than 2 percent, not on special one-time programs or projects. And $298 million from the settlement will go into a special fund for addiction treatment at the ...

$3 billion windfall to limit NY budget growth, fund addiction treatment, Cuomo ...
$3 billion windfall to limit NY budget growth, fund addiction treatment, Cuomo ...

Valpo women form group to help those in addiction recovery
VALPARAISO | Two women and their shared passion for working with those in the throes of addiction is helping people in recovery stay that way. Recovery Connection offers resources and support for people who want to beat addiction. The program is the ...

Upcoming Addiction Seminar and New La Jolla Clinic Present Innovative ...
Upcoming Addiction Seminar and New La Jolla Clinic Present Innovative ...

Opioid addiction treatment group works on holistic care model
A number of Thunder Bay health care specialists have formed a new group to improve opioid addiction treatment in the city. The Joseph Esquega Health Group includes doctors with experience in addictions treatment, as well as specialists in psychology, ...

'Dharma Punx' author Noah Levine offers a Buddhist approach to addiction ...
'Dharma Punx' author Noah Levine offers a Buddhist approach to addiction ...

Addiction-treatment center plans $10M building
ESTES PARK - Harmony Addiction Treatment Center will build a $10 million health center in Estes Park as part of its Support and Renew Capital Campaign. The new building is the first of several structures to be built on the 45-acre campus and will ...

Addiction-treatment center plans $10M building
ESTES PARK - Harmony Addiction Treatment Center will build a $10 million health center in Estes Park as part of its Support and Renew Capital Campaign. The new building is the first of several structures to be built on the 45-acre campus and will ...

Teen addiction recovery office opens in Fresno
Assembly Member Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) is in Central America into next week with a delegation of state lawmakers... Candidates begin filing papers for Fresno school, college trustee seats. No curve ball candidates have hopped into the Fresno Unified ...

Teen addiction recovery office opens in Fresno
The new Fresno chapter of Teen Challenge of Southern California will host a dedication and open house on July 19 at 11 a.m. for its new outreach office on 1325 N. Wishon Ave. The outreach office helps teenagers recover from drug and alcohol addiction ...

Teen addiction recovery office opens in Fresno
The new Fresno chapter of Teen Challenge of Southern California will host a dedication and open house on July 19 at 11 a.m. for its new outreach office on 1325 N. Wishon Ave. The outreach office helps teenagers recover from drug and alcohol addiction ...

Narcissism, Porn Use, and Addiction
Residential sex addiction treatment facilities can be effective with troublesome clients for two major reasons. First, they put narcissistically wounded people into a structured social learning environment with similar individuals, allowing them to ...

Sum 41's Deryck Whibley Finds Help from Tommy Lee, Iggy Pop in Alcohol ...
Sum 41's Deryck Whibley Finds Help from Tommy Lee, Iggy Pop in Alcohol ...

Obscure Rule Restricts Health Law's Expansion of Care for Addicts
EAST HAZEL CREST, Ill. — On its surface, the Affordable Care Act seems like a boon for addiction treatment centers like the South Suburban Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, housed in a no-frills former hotel outside Chicago. The law allowed ...

'Dharma Punx' author Noah Levine offers a Buddhist approach to addiction ...
'Dharma Punx' author Noah Levine offers a Buddhist approach to addiction ...

FDA Prescription Drug Abuse Plan Hits – and Misses – the Mark
FDA Prescription Drug Abuse Plan Hits - and Misses - the Mark As awareness grows about the dangers of prescription drug abuse, the government is following through on its promise to address the “nation's fastest-growing drug problem.” The Food and Drug ...

New Research Links Drug Addiction Treatment to Memory
As reported by The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch in the article Blocking Memories Could Help Treat Drug Addiction (7/8), researchers from the United Kingdom have recently come up with a breakthrough discovery that drug addiction may be treatable ...

Burlington Writing Workshop Focuses On Addiction Recovery
A writing workshop in Burlington this summer is dedicated to writing and sharing stories of addiction and recovery. anyaberkut Thinkstock. Writing about a difficult experience can be therapeutic for the writer and informative for those who read the ...




Last Modified: 07/2014