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Addiction Recovery News 10/2014




Facing addiction and recovery in “The Hungry Heart”
Geoff Kane, M.D., chief of addiction services at Brattleboro Retreat, raves, “'The Hungry Heart' displays the unflinching honesty necessary for addiction recovery. Dr. Fred Holmes displays the unwavering respect, hope, and accountability that people ...

North Adams Vigil Celebrates Addiction Recovery, Mourns Loss
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Brandy Whipple's struggle with addiction left her shoeless, homeless and alone on the streets of Salt Lake City. It's also where she was reborn, in a sense, in finding the strength to reach for help to overcome her addiction. "I ...

AAC Holdings IPO May Be Addicting To Growth Investors (AAC)
Currently, AAC operates six treatment centers located across the United States that focus on delivering clinical care and addiction treatment solutions. These facilities have 467 beds. Of these, 338 are licensed detoxification beds. In addition, AAC ...

#14Days on the Wagon
Nearly 23 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol problem, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports. If you're not one of these people, chances are you know someone who is. In response to these ...

Todd Bridges Pops into Gateway Springfield; Shares Key to Addiction Recovery ...
Todd Bridges Pops into Gateway Springfield; Shares Key to Addiction Recovery ...

Expanding addiction treatment presents real, rare opportunity for bipartisanship
While promoting addiction treatment over incarceration may have been seen as a “liberal” approach in the past, conservative policy makers are increasingly recognizing the need to recalibrate after decades of a “tough on crime” approach have not yielded ...

Addiction is a serious problem in Maine, but treatment pays off
Every dollar invested in addiction treatment saves taxpayers $7.46 in societal costs, such as crime, violence and loss of productivity. Studies show that people with both substance use and mental health disorders are in need and very likely to use ...

Addiction is a serious problem in Maine, but treatment pays off
Every dollar invested in addiction treatment saves taxpayers $7.46 in societal costs, such as crime, violence and loss of productivity. Studies show that people with both substance use and mental health disorders are in need and very likely to use ...

Mackenzie Phillips: Addiction recovery an everyday feat
Phillips, now an addiction recovery advocate at Pasadena Recovery Center, also recounted memories of her father, with whom she had a complex relationship until he died in Palm Springs in 2001. Phillips has accused her father of introducing her to drugs ...

Narconon Arrowhead Releases New Information on the First Barrier to Addiction ...
Narconon Arrowhead Releases New Information on the First Barrier to Addiction ...

More young people and women are being admitted for alcohol addiction treatment
THE FIRST SIX months of 2014 saw a significant rise in the number of women and young people being admitted to alcohol addiction treatment services. That's according to the addiction service Aiséirí in its annual report launched today. It says that if ...

Addiction Treatment Key to Curbing Violence in Mentally Ill: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Health professionals treating a substance abuser with a severe mental illness often aren't sure which problem to tackle first to reduce the risk of violence. A new study suggests that treating substance abuse at ...

Addiction Treatment Key to Curbing Violence in Mentally Ill: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Health professionals treating a substance abuser with a severe mental illness often aren't sure which problem to tackle first to reduce the risk of violence. A new study suggests that treating substance abuse at ...

Preventive measures more effective than addiction treatment when it comes to ...
Preventive measures more effective than addiction treatment when it comes to ...

Preventive measures more effective than addiction treatment when it comes to ...
Preventive measures more effective than addiction treatment when it comes to ...

Baby Boomers: No More Strength in Our Numbers?
Baby Boomers: No More Strength in Our Numbers? We baby boomers have been lucky. Born into post-World War II prosperity, we grew up with more access to nutrition, medical care and education than any other generation in history. We've had opportunities ...

Farmington City Council OKs new $1.6 million addiction treatment program
Geraldine Platero, left, watches her son, Caleb Yazzie, as he is held by Totah Behavioral Health Authority Director Kristine Carlson on Tuesday at the Totah facility in Farmington. (Jon Austria — The Daily Times). FARMINGTON — Farmington will pay the ...

Recovery Works RI Formed to Change Conversation Around Addiction
A new coalition, Recovery Works RI, has formed to change the way people look at the disease of addiction, the role of recovery, and the responsibility for addressing these issues. “Addiction is everyone's business. This is an issue that affects every ...

Addiction treatment key to curbing violence in mentally ill - FOX6 WBRC
Road crash injuries sent more than 2.5 million Americans to emergency rooms in 2012. And, nearly 200,000 were hospitalized due to motor vehicle collisions, a new federal government report says.More >>. Road crash injuries sent more than 2.5 million ...

Addiction treatment key to curbing violence in mentally ill
Road crash injuries sent more than 2.5 million Americans to emergency rooms in 2012. And, nearly 200,000 were hospitalized due to motor vehicle collisions, a new federal government report says.More >>. Road crash injuries sent more than 2.5 million ...

Addiction treatment key to curbing violence in mentally ill
Average life expectancy in the United States reached an all-time high of 78.8 years in 2012, federal officials reported Wednesday. Average life expectancy in the United States reached an all-time high of 78.8 years in 2012, federal officials reported ...

Funding for addiction treatment in peril, Spencer tells commissioners
The state is discontinuing its grant program for local outpatient addiction treatment July 1 of next year, Spencer said. The best case scenario, Spencer said, is a shortfall of $150,000 in the health department budget. "It's a huge access to care issue ...

#14Days: Moderation, a radical option in treating addiction
To address those who need help but may be avoiding treatment due to a lack of desire for abstinence, Dr. Jaffe and his partner Marc Kern Ph.D. founded Alternatives Addiction Treatment, a center in Los Angeles that offers a program of moderation. The ...

Christie talking about addiction treatment again
Several of his recent events in his home state have been dedicated to talking about drug addiction treatment. He's scheduled to travel in the afternoon to the Philadelphia suburbs to help with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election campaign ...

Christie convenes drug addiction taskforce
When at home, many of his events have been dedicated to talking about drug addiction treatment, which has become one of his signature issues as he mulls a run for president in 2016. "This is not just an assignment. This is a mission," he said ...

Christie talking about addiction treatment again
... campaigning for fellow Republicans through his role as chair of the Republican Governors Association. When at home, many of his events have been dedicated to talking about drug addiction treatment, which has become one of his signature issues as he ...

Inmates to get mental health, addiction treatment
A $567,100 federal grant is allowing Jackson County Mental Health, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the OnTrack, Inc. addiction treatment organization to launch a Second Chance Re-entry Program. Inmates with substance abuse and mental health ...

Inmates to get mental health, addiction treatment
A $567,100 federal grant is allowing Jackson County Mental Health, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the OnTrack, Inc. addiction treatment organization to launch a Second Chance Re-entry Program. Inmates with substance abuse and mental health ...

Obamacare's First Act: Why I'm Optimistic
Obamacare's First Act: Why I'm Optimistic The dust has begun to settle ever so slightly on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known popularly as Obamacare, giving us a glimpse at what might be and what has already begun to change in terms of helping some ...

Methadone scarce, but Suboxone is available
Methadone, seen here in a bottle of liquid concentrate beside a dispenser, is used to wean addicts from heroin. (Photo: Ned P. Rauch/The Journal News )Buy Photo. Story Highlights. Suboxone can be prescribed by doctors to treat heroin addiction ...

New methadone clinic for Peekskill
State regulators believe a methadone clinic may open up in Peekskill by the middle of next year. whitepapercup. Though Putnam, like every other county in the region, is beset by a growing epidemic of heroin abuse and opiate-addiction, it is the only ...

Aiding treatment: Congress could reduce heroin addiction
In the Senate, The Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment bill would raise the number of Suboxone patients a physician can treat from 30 to 100 the first year. After that, providers could ask to treat more than 100 patients. This would greatly ...

Senior missionaries serve in addiction recovery
Every day, meetings are being held in the Top of Utah and around the world for people who are suffering from addictions, and senior couple missionaries are a central figure in coordinating the 12-step addiction recovery program meetings of the Church ...

Tommy Rosen, Yoga Teacher and Expert in Addiction Recovery, Coming to Davie
Tommy Rosen is pretty smokin' hot, so it's hard to imagine him as cigarette-smoking, drug-addicted Deadhead. But the 47-year-old abused substances from the age of 13 and later suffered from a major gambling problem. Most of us have some kind of ...

ADHD treatment trialled in bid to help ice addicts kick deadly habit
A drug used to treat inattentive and impulsive children could be the key to weaning addicts off the deadly drug ice, researchers say. Lisdexamfetamine was recently listed on Australia's Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme for the treatment of attention ...

Promises Treatment Centers Sponsors a Workshop in Madrid Featuring ...
Promises Treatment Centers Sponsors a Workshop in Madrid Featuring ...

Mid-Hudson Addiction Recovery Centers to hold 'Walk for Recover' Oct 25 in ...
Mid-Hudson Addiction Recovery Centers to hold 'Walk for Recover' Oct 25 in ...

Pioneer in Sexual Addiction Treatment Presents at the Second International ...
Pioneer in Sexual Addiction Treatment Presents at the Second International ...

#14Days: When to stage an intervention
People afflicted with the disease of addiction may be incapable of understanding that they are in trouble and need help. In some circumstances, it may be necessary for their loved ones to stage an intervention in order to prevent any further ...

Christie announces $12M for addiction treatment - NBC40.net
The Republican governor announced more than $12 million in new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs during a news conference Wednesday in Somerset. The event marked a rare break from the road for Christie, who has been ...

Christie to announce new addiction treatment cash
The Republican governor is set to announce new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs at a press conference Wednesday in Somerset. The day marks a rare break from the road for Christie, who has been spending most of his days out of ...

Man treated for Google Glass addiction
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- A man exhibiting withdrawal symptoms at a California addiction treatment center was found to be addicted to Google Glass, doctors said. Doctors at the U.S. Navy's Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program in San Diego wrote in ...

Georgia's 178-Acre Bluff Plantation Offers Comprehensive Inpatient Addiction ...
Georgia's 178-Acre Bluff Plantation Offers Comprehensive Inpatient Addiction ...

Georgia's 178-Acre Bluff Plantation Offers Comprehensive Inpatient Addiction ...
Georgia's 178-Acre Bluff Plantation Offers Comprehensive Inpatient Addiction ...

Christie announces $12M in new addiction treatment funds
Christie made his announcement outside the Center for Great Expectations in Somerset after meeting with women participating in the non-profit organization's Mommy and Me program. The drug treatment and counseling program works to keep families ...

Christie to announce new addiction treatment cash
The Republican governor is set to announce new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs at a press conference Wednesday in Somerset. The day marks a rare break from the road for Christie, who has been spending most of his days out of ...

Ohio to spend $5.8 million on gambling addiction treatment
Ohio will spend nearly $5.8 million on gambling addiction treatment and programs this year, gearing up for mounting problems fueled by four casinos and seven racinos operating in the state. Initial numbers indicate Ohio is similar to other states with ...

Gov. Christie Announces $12M For Addiction Treatment
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news conference at Bristol-Myers Children's Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University October 07, 2014 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images). SOMERSET, N.J. ...

Gov. Christie Announces $12 Million For Addiction Treatment
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is continuing his public push against drug addiction, announcing Wednesday more than $12 million in new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs. Speaking during a news conference in ...

Christie announces $12M for addiction treatment
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie is continuing his public push against drug addiction, announcing Wednesday more than $12 million in new funding for addiction treatment and prevention programs. Speaking during a news conference in Somerset, ...




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