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Addiction Recovery News 08/2014




5 Realities of College Life Every Parent Needs to Know
5 Realities of College Life Every Parent Needs to Know Thousands of recent high school grads are stocking up on dorm essentials and packing their bags for college. Since your blossoming young adult may be far from home for the next few years, and they ...

Iran inaugurates first state-run alcohol addiction treatment center
Iran's first state-run alcohol addiction treatment center was inaugurated in Tehran's University of Medical Sciences. Following the increase of alcohol use among Iranians, the country's health ministry issued licenses for private alcohol addiction ...

Addiction recovery has to have spiritual component
One of the more controversial aspects of treatment for chemical dependency is the use of spiritually based approaches such as those pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous. “How is it appropriate,” critics ask, “for a scientific, medical approach to rely on ...

Op-Ed: Addiction: Recovery is possible (Includes interview)
In the United States, more than 7 million children live with a parent with an alcohol problem. (SAMHSA) Alcohol usage in these families affects the children. Today, 1 in 5 people report that they grew up with an alcoholic parent. That's roughly 18% of ...

American Society of Addiction Medicine Welcomes CRC Health Group as New ...
American Society of Addiction Medicine Welcomes CRC Health Group as New ...

Talks promote cause of Matt Talbot, model for those in addiction recovery
At each event donations will be accepted to support Father Lawless' apostolate of spreading the word about addiction recovery and the cause for Matt Talbot's canonization. Prayer intentions will also be collected and sent to Dublin, Ireland to be ...

Indiana loses funds to treat thousands for drug addiction
Access to Recovery, a federal grant that expires at the end of the year, has supported addiction treatment in 11 Indiana counties. The program focuses on those in poverty and in the criminal justice system, as well as military veterans. In the past ...

GSU associate professor feted for work studying sexuality-addiction link
“The Sexual Health in Addiction Recovery Model that James developed and is testing reflects years of observation, data collection and research by James and other clinicians. It should trigger a fundamental shift in the field of substance abuse ...

Massachusetts governor signs measure expanding drug treatment
"This law puts Massachusetts on the leading edge of access to addiction treatment and recovery services," Patrick, a Democrat, said at a statehouse ceremony to sign the bill. "Those battling the effects of addiction should never face barriers to ...

Addiction treatment bill mandating automatic insurance coverage signed by Gov ...
Addiction treatment bill mandating automatic insurance coverage signed by Gov ...

Recovery Billing Solutions Announces Attendance at National Conference on ...
Recovery Billing Solutions Announces Attendance at National Conference on ...

Drug Addiction treatment Facility Opens in North Baxley
BAXLEY, GA - There's now another tool in the fight against drug addiction in Appling County. Thursday officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony on a new addiction treatment center in North Baxley. The 24/7 House is a privately funded, faith based ...

Three Unlikely Groups Hit Hard by the Prescription Drug Epidemic
Three Unlikely Groups Hit Hard by the Prescription Drug Epidemic The face of drug addiction has changed dramatically in the past decade. Gone are the days when the “typical” drug addict was a junkie shooting heroin on the street. The widespread abuse ...

5 Must-Have Conversations for Back-To-School Season
5 Must-Have Conversations for Back-To-School Season This is the time of year when shopping for school clothes and the latest electronics and accessories is foremost in your child's mind. But, for parents, back-to-school season brings up more pressing ...

National Recovery Month Celebrated in September
The observance evolved to National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (Recovery Month) in 1998, when the observance expanded to include celebrating the accomplishment of individuals in recovery from substance use disorders. The observance ...

Substance abuse law opens doors to treatment
Deval L. Patrick signed into law "An Act to Increase Opportunities for Long-Term Substance Abuse Recovery," which is intended to promote access to addiction treatment by removing preauthorization requirements and mandating insurance coverage of ...

OUR VIEW: A commitment to treatment for addiction
For many families, maybe even most families, addiction treatment is personal. So too for state Sen. John Keenan, D-Quincy, who told his family's story just before the Senate approved a substance abuse treatment and prevention bill. The law requires ...

OUR VIEW: A commitment to treatment for addiction
For many families, maybe even most families, addiction treatment is personal. So too for state Sen. John Keenan, D-Quincy, who told his family's story just before the Senate approved a substance abuse treatment and prevention bill. The law requires ...

Addiction treatment difficult to find
If there is any state and federal funding available for addiction treatment, Graybeal said it's still hard for most people to access. "Literally it's down to, if they do have funding, you have to be female and pregnant, and a needle has to be in your ...

Cuomo: Addiction treatment centers to offer training on preventing heroin ...
Cuomo: Addiction treatment centers to offer training on preventing heroin ...

Counselor available to discuss, promote addiction recovery
There is a clear stigma attached to seeking treatment for addiction, and he wants to help break through the misconceptions that plague those going through the process of addiction recovery. He notes that when people are in the aftercare portion of ...

Philanthropist sets up addiction treatment facility
KOTA KINABALU: Philanthropist and educationist Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Haji Ghulam Mohd bin Sayeed has embarked on another mission to save lives by setting up The Solace, an addiction treatment facility here in Sabah. “After 38 years of educating ...

Good news for addiction recovery
This summer has been an active planning period for a small but dedicated group of individuals who want to support addiction recovery. Their ideas began as a grassroots effort to bring awareness to the importance of maintaining recovery services in our ...

To Beat Heroin Addiction, A Turn To Coaches
It's a one-year pilot project at Gosnold, which runs a network of addiction treatment services on Cape Cod. Wurzburg agreed to live in a sober house, attend daily 12-step group meetings and get individual counseling. Perhaps most importantly, Wurzburg ...

To Beat Heroin Addiction, Addicts Turn To Coaches
It's a one-year pilot project at Gosnold, which runs a network of addiction treatment services on Cape Cod. Wurzburg agreed to live in a sober house, attend daily 12-step group meetings and get individual counseling. Perhaps most importantly, Wurzburg ...

Passages Malibu: Revolutionizing Addiction Treatment for 13 Years
When Chris and Pax Prentiss opened Passages on August 11th, 2001 they had one goal in mind, to open the world's finest treatment center, and help as many people as they could. Now, thirteen years later and it's clear they have accomplished their goal ...

Robin Williams Was Gaunt, Subdued, In Haunting Last Image Taken During ...
Robin Williams Was Gaunt, Subdued, In Haunting Last Image Taken During ...

Grieving a Natural Part of the Addiction Recovery Process, Says Chapters ...
Grieving a Natural Part of the Addiction Recovery Process, Says Chapters ...

Robin Williams Spoke of Depression, Addiction Before Suicide; 'I Get Bummed ...
Robin Williams Spoke of Depression, Addiction Before Suicide; 'I Get Bummed ...

DeWine announces pilot program for heroin addiction recovery
TOLEDO — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates, members of the Lucas County Board of Commissioners, Dr. John Laux of the University of Toledo, and other community officials to ...

Sending a positive message! Shia LaBeouf wears cryptic slogan T-shirt one ...
Sending a positive message! Shia LaBeouf wears cryptic slogan T-shirt one ...

Insight To Recovery Announces "No One Turned Away For Drug and Alcohol ...
Insight To Recovery Announces "No One Turned Away For Drug and Alcohol ...

New Addiction Treatment Centre Challenges the Status-Quo for Recovery
In addition, The Whole Life Institute recovery model places importance on and encourages physical activity as part of your addiction recovery. It can help reduce stress, improve sleep patterns, improve mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression ...

New Addiction Treatment Centre Challenges the Status-Quo for Recovery
In addition, The Whole Life Institute recovery model places importance on and encourages physical activity as part of your addiction recovery. It can help reduce stress, improve sleep patterns, improve mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression ...

Governor Patrick signs bill to bolster addiction treatment
Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill on Wednesday, August 6, that gives addicts and their families better access to treatment and recovery services. The new law requires insurers to reimburse patients for addiction treatment from licensed counselors ...

With addiction, treatment is always possible despite the unknowns
On Monday, Robin Williams' sudden death, which has been linked to mental illness, brought attention to the struggle many Americans face with addiction. According to The Hollywood Reporter, his death may have been the final result of a thirty-year ...

Heroin addiction recovery pilot program announced
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates, members of the Lucas County Board of Commissioners, Dr. John Laux of the University of Toledo and other community officials to announce ...

With addiction, treatment is always possible despite the unknowns
On Monday, Robin Williams' sudden death, which has been linked to mental illness, brought attention to the struggle many Americans face with addiction. According to The Hollywood Reporter, his death may have been the final result of a thirty-year ...

How to Medically Improve Addiction Treatment
With regard to addiction treatment, we tend to provide only acute medical treatment for what we know to be a chronic condition. After abstinence is achieved, health professionals often mistakenly assume that it will continue. Anyone who understands ...

How to Medically Improve Addiction Treatment
With regard to addiction treatment, we tend to provide only acute medical treatment for what we know to be a chronic condition. After abstinence is achieved, health professionals often mistakenly assume that it will continue. Anyone who understands ...

Study Shows Addicts are Lower in Mindfulness
The study also suggests why mindfulness-based addiction treatment and mindfulness-based relapse prevention programs work. These programs teach non-judgmental acceptance of and curiosity about experiences that are naturally more positive and more ...

Attorney General Announces Pilot Program for Heroin Addiction Recovery
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates, members of the Lucas County Board of Commissioners, Dr. John Laux of the University of Toledo, and other community officials to announce ...

Our View: New law aims to truly treat addiction
For many families, addiction treatment is personal. So too for state Sen. John Keenan, D-Quincy, who told his family's story just before the Senate approved a substance abuse treatment and prevention bill. The law requires health insurers to provide at ...

5 Truths About the Addict in Your Life
5 Truths About the Addict in Your Life Most families have been touched by addiction. Many have been forever altered by it. And though most people are affected by it, few understand it. This is because addiction is not a logical disease. The selfishness ...

Our View: New law aims to truly treat addiction
For many families, addiction treatment is personal. So too for state Sen. John Keenan, D-Quincy, who told his family's story just before the Senate approved a substance abuse treatment and prevention bill. The law requires health insurers to provide at ...

Gilbert ranch heals addiction with farm work, support
The academy at Welcome Home Ranch is dedicated to addiction recovery and life-skills training. The program also is available in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Seattle. Males with past addictions, even those with convictions, are accepted into the ...

Don't get me started
On the statewide level there are organizations such as the Ohio Citizen Advocates for Addiction Recovery whose mission is to promote recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. This organization is working to eliminate barriers to recovery ...

Structure, routine aids addiction recovery at Oakwood
If a schedule permits, a resident will attend the midday addiction recovery meeting. All residents of Oakwood are back home at 6 p.m. to get ready for dinner. The designated cook, which rotates on a schedule, prepares a meal for the others. All sit ...

Amy Cocca: Lessons in struggles with mental illness, addiction
In the wake of the premature deaths of Robin Williams and, earlier this year, Philip Seymour Hoffman, I have seen many inaccurate statements regarding the nature of the diseases of addiction and mental illness. Many people seem to think that these men ...

Funding sought for opiate addiction recovery home in Geauga County
Funding sought for opiate addiction recovery home in Geauga County. By Betsy Scott, The News-Herald. Posted: 08/17/14, 11:57 PM EDT | Updated: 32 secs ago. # Comments. The search continues for a way to create a home for recovering opiate addicts in ...




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