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Addiction Recovery News 09/2014




New addiction treatment center opens in Athens
Alliance Recovery Center is an outpatient addiction treatment center specializing in the treatment of opioid dependence. The center has offices in Decatur and Conyers and recently opened an office in Athens because, a company official said, the abuse ...

Build up addiction treatment, not jails
A million-dollar expansion to the current 500-plus beds of Yellowstone County jail! Like the current total isn't enough for a city of 100,000. But, hey, why not expand when detainees surely are not considered citizens or even Americans, but a number, a ...

Shellie Gudgeon: Addiction recovery good reason to celebrate
I nervously arrived at Centennial Square where Times Colonist photographer Adrian Lam asked if he could take my picture. I remember him, kindly spending at least 10 minutes trying to achieve just the right shot. And yet, I noticed that not a single one ...

Another Day, Another Misinformed Article on Obama's Addiction Treatment Record
Writing about President Obama's record on drug addiction treatment without mentioning the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the development of the regulations for the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) is analogous to writing ...

Baffled by Addiction?
GILBERT — September is National Recovery Month, formerly National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. It is a national observance sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance ...

Research Results on Food Addiction
Recent evidence suggests that palatable, high-calorie foods, think comfort foods like mac & cheese or burgers with fries or steaks cut half the size of your head, may have an addictive potential that can contribute to overeating. Impulsivity, obesity ...

Brown pushes bill that would help expand drug addiction treatment
Sherrod Brown wants to help Piacentini and others by passing the Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act, federal legislation that would allow health-care providers to offer more people medically assisted treatment for heroin addiction. “We've ...

Villages church rescues rundown addiction-treatment center
A struggling and rundown residential addiction-treatment center in Sumter County has been saved from certain closure by a Villages congregation. Hope Lutheran Church recently agreed to purchase the 28-acre campus of House of Hope, within site of ...

Villages church rescues rundown addiction-treatment center
A struggling and rundown residential addiction-treatment center in Sumter County has been saved from certain closure by a Villages congregation. Hope Lutheran Church recently agreed to purchase the 28-acre campus of House of Hope, within site of ...

Mayor Proclaims National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month
OTTUMWA – Mayor Tom Lazio signed a proclamation to make September “National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month.” The ceremony was attended by recovering addicts, First Resources, Hope House and Family Treatment Court. The goal of the ...

Mayor Proclaims National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month
A number of community organizations can together to organize a community celebration, the Annual Recovery Rally, in honor of National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month. The rally will be held at the Jimmy Jones Shelter in the Greater Ottumwa Park ...

Addiction experts: women have more obstacles to addiction recovery than men do
HUNTINGTON, WV - At an open-house event for a new community center devoted to women's addiction recovery, speaker, Mayor Steve Williams held back tears as he spoke about the issue that is challenging his community. "I don't know about you, but I'm ...

Heroin detox and addiction treatment scarce in metro area
NEW ORLEANS -- The face of the heroin user is changing. They are more often women, and they are younger and richer. There are also more minorities using than 10 years ago. And as reported Wednesday in a Jefferson Parish town hall meeting, that is ...

Heroin detox and addiction treatment scarce in metro area
NEW ORLEANS -- The face of the heroin user is changing. They are more often women, and they are younger and richer. There are also more minorities using than 10 years ago. And as reported Wednesday in a Jefferson Parish town hall meeting, that is ...

City proclaims September as 'National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery ...
City proclaims September as 'National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery ...

Title 3--The President - National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month ...
Title 3--The President - National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month ...

Heroin: Forcing someone to break addiction
Naura Slivinsky, director of community relations at Arms Acres, an addiction treatment facility in Carmel, said New Yorkers don't have to wait on legislators to try to help loved ones struggling with addiction. Meeting with families, she said, she asks ...

Addiction services growing in Butler County
Beckett Springs is a 48-bed behavioral hospital in the West Chester, offering inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction treatment services to adults and their families. Beckett Springs recently announced an expansion starting in September to ...

Title 3--The President - National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month ...
Title 3--The President - National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month ...

Addiction recovery facility plan approved
The City-County Planning Commission this evening approved a detailed development plan for an Men's Addiction Recovery Campus on Old Louisville Road. The plan for the 103-bed, about 42,306 square foot facility to be called the Men's Addiction Recovery ...

Event celebrates mental illness/addiction recovery Friday
Participants in Hands Across the Bridge Celebration will form a human chain on Marion Street Bridge 6 p.m. Friday to celebrate residents in recovery from mental illness and addiction. (Photo: Statesman Journal file ). CONNECT 1 ...

Bucks hearing looks at need for certification of addiction recovery houses
The 16-member task force includes county and state officials, as well as addiction recovery advocates, and representatives from recovery houses and inpatient substance abuse treatment organizations. State Rep. Frank Farry, R-142, Langhorne, helped ...

Bucks hearing looks at need for certification of addiction recovery houses
The 16-member task force includes county and state officials, as well as addiction recovery advocates, and representatives from recovery houses and inpatient substance abuse treatment organizations. State Rep. Frank Farry, R-142, Langhorne, helped ...

Forums to focus on drug addiction treatment
A series of community forums will be held beginning next week and extending into October to raise awareness about drug addiction treatment. Four forums are set from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. They are: – Sept. 10 at Pleasant Prairie Village Hall ...

Hands Across the Bridge draws attention to addiction
While a number of community groups attended and offered recovery resources at information booths, ROCC volunteers coordinated the event in hopes of spreading awareness and putting addiction recovery in the public arena. Lisa Gayman, who has been ...

Art show celebrates addiction recovery
When Joan Swenson sets out at sunrise from the Washington Pavilion in the annual Face It Together Sioux Falls March into the Light walk celebrating addiction recovery, it will be her second public affirmation of the power of beating an addiction this ...

Bucks County team looks to certify addiction recovery houses
Not every facility that calls itself a drug and alcohol recovery house is a legitimate facility, according to a state agency that has put together a task force to fix that. Gary Tennis, the secretary of the state Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs ...

Maryland Recovery Offers Innovative Addiction Treatment
The program is called "Residential Outpatient" because individuals live in one of eight homes at night and attend treatment programs during the day at one of Maryland Recovery's fully licensed addiction treatment facilities. The idea is to separate ...

Everyday Heroes: Former alcohol abuser now a godsend for others in addiction ...
Everyday Heroes: Former alcohol abuser now a godsend for others in addiction ...

Inspire Malibu Redefines Addiction Treatment With Groundbreaking 'Hybrid ...
Inspire Malibu Redefines Addiction Treatment With Groundbreaking 'Hybrid ...

Addiction, Recovery, Truth
Artists from around the region have answered those questions, and folks can see the answer this weekend as part of September being National Recovery Month. Dearborn County Citizens Against Substance Abuse and local art supply store owner Adam ...

Documentary on recovery to show in NKY
Northern Kentucky's addiction-recovery advocates are encouraging residents to attend a free screening of “The Anonymous People,” a documentary about recovery. Transitions Inc. of Northern Kentucky purchased the rights to show the film that was released ...

Connellsville drug addiction treatment facility will close in October
SPHS receives funding for its addiction treatment programs through the drug and alcohol commissions of Fayette, Westmoreland and Washington counties. The commissions are single-county authorities that receive funding from the state and distribute ...

Serenity House screens documentary on recovery and addiction
Both Sellers and Graves said they hoped people would attend the screening and learn to support addiction recovery in the same way that other types of diseases are socially supported. “If we have a rally for breast cancer, think about the number of ...

Joining hands helps break addiction chain
Once a year, the Portland metropolitan area addiction recovery community gets together to celebrate recovery in a big way, with a human chain reaching from Oregon to Washington. Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - More than 3,000 people joined hands ...

Addiction Recovery Day events are tonight, Saturday
Addiction Recovery Day events are tonight, Saturday. Special to the Courier The 11th annual Recovery Day Celebration at the Square is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The celebration of those in recovery from alcohol and/or drug addiction ...

Free screening of film about addiction recovery on Wednesday
"The Anonymous People," a documentary about the nation's substance abuse epidemic and people living in long-term recovery, will be screened in three Capital Region locations Wednesday, Sept. 17, free of charge. The film explores the rise of a ...

Los Gatos Health and Wellness' Addiction Treatment Expert, Dr. Suma Singh ...
Los Gatos Health and Wellness' Addiction Treatment Expert, Dr. Suma Singh ...

Home › Local › Dr. Al Mooney releases new recovery book at symposium
Mooney is on-site at the symposium on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to sign books for conference attendees and engage in conversations to advocate for addiction recovery. The first and second editions of "The Recovery Book" serve as sources of information ...

Motorcycle rally promotes addiction recovery
HUNTINGTON -- Breakfast was served with a side of hope at the Healing Place of Huntington on Saturday morning. The third annual Ride for Recovery made its first stop in its 120-mile trip at the Healing Place at about 8:30 a.m., where residents at the ...

Alcohol addiction treatment goes wrong
A 72-year-old woman died at Oshikango after a traditional herbal treatment to cure her alcoholic addiction went wrong last week, police have said. Police spokesperson Slogan Matheus said Hendrina Martin of Omundaungilo village approached a local ...

Addiction Treatment Services rides for community recovery
The agency hosts its first Ride for Recovery on Thursday to underline a commitment to overall wellness and to invite the community in to remove cloaks of shame and stigma from addiction recovery, Hindbaugh said. The event, a family friendly bike ride ...

Alcohol Addiction Treatment Goes Wrong
A 72-year-old woman died at Oshikango after a traditional herbal treatment to cure her alcoholic addiction went wrong last week, police have said. Police spokesperson Slogan Matheus said Hendrina Martin of Omundaungilo village approached a local ...

GreeneStone to Expand Focus on Addiction Treatment
GreeneStone's addiction treatment division has increased its revenues significantly over the last several months as a result of greater recognition related to the in-house treatment of a series of high profile clients. The Board has determined that it ...

GreeneStone to Expand Focus on Addiction Treatment
GreeneStone's addiction treatment division has increased its revenues significantly over the last several months as a result of greater recognition related to the in-house treatment of a series of high profile clients. The Board has determined that it ...

Off the Drugs, Onto the Cupcakes
At the New York Center for Living, Ruchika Tomar ,left, Dr. Marianne E. Chai, center, and Seamus McEntee, program director, prepared a healthy dinner for young people in recovery.Credit James Estrin/The New York Times. Rodney Zimmers was 21 years ...

Why Recognizing Addiction Recovery Month Matters
Being the founder of an elite and respected addiction treatment center, I know that treatment works. I see it every day. Recovery Month provides an opportunity for treatment centers, hospitals, out-patient facilities, and others to share their ...

Group shares stories about addiction, recovery
In researching and producing the story about the changing face of addicts in Massachusetts, WCVB spoke with a group of recovering addicts: Neal, Corey, Billy and Mike, and Bill Philips, a local counselor. The group agreed to speak, hoping that their ...

Rogers Memorial Hospital Uses Recovery Month to Announce Addiction ...
Rogers Memorial Hospital Uses Recovery Month to Announce Addiction ...

More needs to be done to address addiction in US
This month marks the 25th anniversary of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, and over the last 25 years, we have taken important steps to help the millions of Americans who struggle with addiction. Many states and municipalities have ...




Last Modified: 09/2014