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Addiction Recovery News 02/2015




Addiction recovery center on track to open
BLUEFIELD — A vacant school building is on track to becoming a place where people who understand the trials of addiction can use their experiences to help others find their way to drug and alcohol-free lives. The Four Seasons Recovery Center being ...

There's an effective medicine for heroin addiction, but anti-drug warriors are ...
There's an effective medicine for heroin addiction, but anti-drug warriors are ...

Woman shares first-hand account of addiction, recovery
Beatriz Alvarado/Caller-Times Poster for Speak Your Mind campaign displayed at a Monday seminar held at Bayview Hospital and hosted by Behavioral Health of Nueces County. Copyright 2014 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not ...

Christie tours London addiction treatment housing program
Action on Addiction has first-stage addiction treatment programs and second-stage transitional housing like Hope House, which has 22 beds. Clients at Hope House participate in workshops, attend meetings and get counselling as they transition out of ...

Addiction treatment involves immune system to curb dependency - helpmeoutDOC News
Several universities conducted a study targeting a new treatment for cocaine addiction with potential implications on all types of drug addictions. With Australians ranking fourth… February 4, 2015 | 0 comments. Ionut Popescu Health and lifestyle ...

DOWNS: Medical Society leading addiction treatment efforts
In response to the Feb. 4 oped, "Put emphasis on preventing opiate addiction, New Jersey's physicians are on the forefront of addiction prevention and treatment efforts. The statewide physician organization, the Medical Society of New Jersey, ...

Recovery house opponents use signs to protest
A group opposing a planned addiction recovery house in an east side Findlay neighborhood is distributing yard signs condemning the project. The signs, which started going out Wednesday, are blue and white and say “Save Our Neighborhoods!” The signs ...

Addiction Recovery Project at Centenary College and 'STOP' to sponsor ...
Addiction Recovery Project at Centenary College and 'STOP' to sponsor ...

Mental health, addiction treatment program a tribute to a son
“He called us one day and said that he just couldn't get out of bed,” Tripp Smith told me, recounting the moment he and his wife, Loretta Smith, realized that their son Michael had taken a turn for the worse in his battle with mental illness and ...

Proposed budget boosts addiction treatment for prisoners
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Treatment services for drug- and alcohol-addicted prisoners would receive a "significant" increase under Gov. John Kasich's proposed $72 billion budget, the state's addictions director said Thursday. Boosting the number of staffers ...

Addiction Treatment: A Success and the Unknown
Milwaukee Public Radio recently featured a story on the Milwaukee County Veteran's Treatment Court, which is held at the Milwaukee County Court House. Unlike many recent stories regarding services for veterans, this story was positive. The Veteran's ...

Addiction services double under Ohio prison budget
As a result, he teamed up with Tracy Plouck, director of Mental Health and Addiction Services, to create a joint plan in which Plouck's department will take over mental health and addiction treatment in the prisons. “We were never able to accomplish ...

Major Mass. health plans OK methadone treatment
DiGravio added that increased insurance coverage might help free up state resources now devoted to providing methadone, diversifying the kinds of support and services to support addiction treatment. “This will add to the range of covered treatments for ...

Proposed budget boosts addiction treatment for prisoners
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Treatment services for drug- and alcohol-addicted prisoners would receive a “significant” increase under Gov. John Kasich's proposed $72 billion budget, the state's addictions director said Thursday. Boosting the number of ...

Addiction recovery requires God's house, unity
Dennis Haut founded the first Unity House in Davenport 10 years ago. With the help of office administrator Jamie McWade, the transitional-housing program now consists of seven houses with 65 beds for people recovering from substance and behavioral ...

Mass. insurers agree to cover methadone treatment
“Through collaboration with advocates and organization like MAHP, the Legislature has laid a strong foundation for substance addiction treatment by increasing access to care and changing the way we respond to unprecedented public health crises like the ...

Addiction Recovery Centers Showing Positive Results, Says Report
Last year, Vermont's 11 "recovery centers" got almost 180,000 visits from people fighting various kinds of substance abuse. A new report from the Vermont Recovery Network finds the centers helped people turn their lives away from addiction. Over the ...

Hamilton County could establish heroin task force to fight addiction
According to the Center for Chemical Addiction Treatment, someone overdoses on heroin or opiates every 18 hours in Hamilton County. You can score heroin on the streets of Cincinnati for the cost of a burger, fries and large soft drink. Users of the ...

COMMENTARY: Many beat addiction with treatment
I feel compelled to respond to “Preventing opiate addiction is key” (Commentary, Feb. 3). There is much more to the epidemic of opiate addiction than was presented. I am board-certified in addiction medicine and hold leadership positions with both the ...

Study: Opioid Addiction Crisis Fueled by Overprescribing by MDs
“Without better access to addiction treatment, overdose deaths will remain high and heroin will keep flooding in.” In a new comprehensive study, scientists show that since 2002, new cases of non-medical abuse have gone down, and yet painkiller overdose ...

High School focused on addiction recovery holds fundraiser
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (February 8, 2015) — An Indiana High School for teens recovering from addiction held a fundraiser on Sunday. The “Taste of Hope Culinary event” benefits the state's only recovery high school. Hope Academy is a tuition-free charter ...

Afghans' addiction to opium ravages adults, infants
... said the central government in Kabul has been working hard to educate people on the dangers of opium. The ministry operates 95 addiction treatment centers and residential hospitals in the country, too few to meet the need. "We are working on ...

Xenia addiction recovery housing gets state dollars
In all, the $286,900 project will see an apartment complex purchased from two owners and renovated to serve as addiction recovery housing. The three buildings at 116, 126 and 134 Weaver St. combine for 20,595 square feet, and the land will be purchased ...

Jung's Influence on Addiction Treatment Continues
Schoen's lecture on “The Psychodynamics of Addiction, Treatment and Recovery” will be held Friday at 7pm in the hospital's Waldemere Auditorium. A workshop on “Archetypal Evil of Addiction in Fairy Tale, Myth and Religion” will be held at 10am Saturday ...

Drug addiction-recovery center looks to open location in Manchester
MANCHESTER — A drug addiction-recovery organization wants to open an eight-bed residential treatment center and eight-room transitional living center in vacant space on Webster Street. Serenity Place also hopes to open offices for outpatient treatment ...

New Drug Addiction Resource Website Will Launch Tuesday
It's got some nice search features you can search by county, by city, by zip code, by name and type of treatment and it'll bring up resources available in this area for addiction treatment," said Ed Nolan, the Director of Operations at Northwood Health ...

Former athlete speaks about drug addiction, recovery
HERKIMER — Ken Bartolo asked a theater full of college students to take a few seconds to “focus on your dreams.” He then spoke about how his addiction to drugs and alcohol ruined his own dreams. Bartolo delivered his “There and Back” speech at ...

LBCC to show film about addiction recovery
The film “The Anonymous People” will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Linn-Benton Community College in the Diversity Achievement Center, 2nd floor Forum building room 220, 6500 Pacific Blvd. S.W., Albany. This feature film by the Many Faces 1 ...

Council, FRS director discuss proposed addiction treatment facility
"If they don't come to treatment, they don't get their prescription," Adray said. "That's a bit of a double-edged sword. You don't give someone their prescription, guess what they'e going to do? They're probably going to be back out using. We don't ...

Clarity Way® Addiction Treatment Center Welcomes New Clinical Director Jack ...
Clarity Way® Addiction Treatment Center Welcomes New Clinical Director Jack ...

Babes in Toyland Bassist Maureen Herman on Addiction, Recovery and ...
Babes in Toyland Bassist Maureen Herman on Addiction, Recovery and ...

Recovery, both economic and from addiction, subject of Black History Month ...
Recovery, both economic and from addiction, subject of Black History Month ...

What Your Superstition Says About You
What Your Superstition Says About You Superstition is everywhere in our culture: athletes grow lucky beards, black cats sit unadopted in animal shelters, and high-rise elevators commonly go straight from the 12th to the 14th floor. About a quarter of ...

Newport Area Hopes To Open Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center
Surveys show one of the most effective ways to help people fight drug addiction is to give them mentors who are themselves in recovery. The Vermont Recovery Network includes 11 resource centers statewide that offer such peer-to-peer support and link ...

Significant rise in drug addiction treatment, says Turkish health minister
Answering a parliamentary question filed by main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Group Deputy Chairman Levent Gök, Müezzinoğlu said the total number of patients treated for drug addiction at the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers ...

Addiction treatment center on track to open in former school
BLUEFIELD — Plans remain in place for opening an addiction treatment center where people who truly understand the pain of addiction can help other people escape the grip of controlled substances. Local supporters met Thursday at the Trinity United ...

Investigation underway into thousands of dollars missing from Rogersville ...
Investigation underway into thousands of dollars missing from Rogersville ...

Addiction treatment center on track to open in Bluefield
Supporters met Thursday to discuss current plans for the Four Seasons Recovery Center at a former school. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/1zRSLNo) that the new center is expected to open in early May. Officials say the center will ...

Man tapped to run addiction treatment center in Bluefield is arrested for drugs
MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) The man named to run a new addiction treatment center in Mercer County has been arrested on a probation violation involving prescription drugs. Jeff Keatley tested positive Friday morning for the prescription pain killer ...

Addiction treatment center on track to open in Bluefield
Supporters met Thursday to discuss current plans for the Four Seasons Recovery Center at a former school. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports that the new center is expected to open in early May. Officials say the center will be staffed with people ...

2 men escape drug addiction treatment facility
READING, Pa. (WHTM) – State police in Reading are searching for two men who escaped from a drug treatment facility over the weekend. Leonard Walter Dixon, Jr., 25, and Cody Joseph Jean, 23, reportedly fled the ADAPPT Facility on Walnut Street just ...

Meridian goes upscale with addiction treatment center
Competition in Minnesota and across the country is heating up among addiction treatment centers, with financial analysts predicting growth due to the large pool of patients currently going without treatment. Last month, New Brighton-based Meridian ...

Portman helps renew push to combat drug addiction to support recovering ...
Portman helps renew push to combat drug addiction to support recovering ...

Recovery program aids veterans battling drug, alcohol addiction
Brazil is currently in an addiction recovery program and is also getting treated for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). From the Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services program, Brazil said he hopes to find peer support and connect with other ...

Program offers hope for addiction recovery
Rachelle Daniels, a trustee at the Rhea County Jail, sweeps the jail parking lot. Daniels is currently attending Recovery at Dayton meetings on a trial basis to determine if other jail inmates will be able to attend the meetings. Posted: Tuesday ...

POV: Boston Needs Addiction Treatment Beds. Now.
On October 9, 2014, 265 addiction treatment beds—more than 50 percent of the entire city's substance use beds—and 450 shelter beds were lost as a result of the Long Island Bridge closure. Many were left with no alternative program options and forced ...

N.H. The Only State In Region With No Addiction Recovery Services
New Hampshire is in the midst of a drug epidemic. The state's Medical Examiner's office says drug-related deaths have risen to a record high of 300 in 2014. To combat the most addictive drugs, lawmakers will consider tripling funding for the Governor's ...

Granite Falls Inpatient treatment program for gambling addiction is one of ...
Granite Falls Inpatient treatment program for gambling addiction is one of ...

Granite Falls Inpatient treatment program for gambling addiction is one of ...
Granite Falls Inpatient treatment program for gambling addiction is one of ...

Health Insurance Companies Say No To Allowing Addiction Treatment ...
Health Insurance Companies Say No To Allowing Addiction Treatment ...




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