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Addiction Recovery News 04/2015




Punished for Addiction: Women Prisoners Dying From Lack of Treatment
As part of a yearlong opiate addiction treatment program, she was attending weekly counseling sessions and taking Suboxone, a medication that prevents withdrawal. She was studying for her GED, taking care of her five children, and working to be sober, ...

Kanawha Delegate Applauds Governor's Signing Of Addiction Treatment Bill
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Five West Virginia counties could initially be part of the new Addiction Treatment Pilot Program created in a state law Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed this week. Aimed at drug and alcohol addicts who are behind bars or on parole or ...

"Over the Edge" for Addiction Recovery
Gaudenzia Erie and the Renaissance Center are teaming up, for a fundraiser called "Over the Edge for Recovery.” "We are currently in the throes of the worst heroin epidemic we have seen in ages,” said Sarah Burrows of Gaudenzia Erie. “The reason why we ...

Addiction treatment offered in Homer, Ninilchik
Dr. Sarah Spencer of South Peninsula Hospital is now accepting referrals for the treatment of addiction to prescription pain pills or heroin, the hospital announced this week in a press release. Dr. Spencer, a South Peninsula Hospital medical staff ...

New Pike group addresses addiction treatment prevention
Jenna Dooley, who started Arrive Alive Pike with her boyfriend, Jeremy DeVito, talks at the March meeting of Parents for Prevvention. JESSICA COHEN/For the Pocono Record. Jenna Dooley, who started Arrive Alive Pike with her boyfriend, Jeremy DeVito, ...

New Pike group addresses addiction treatment prevention
Jenna Dooley, who started Arrive Alive Pike with her boyfriend, Jeremy DeVito, talks at the March meeting of Parents for Prevvention. JESSICA COHEN/For the Pocono Record. Jenna Dooley, who started Arrive Alive Pike with her boyfriend, Jeremy DeVito, ...

Panel will discuss alcohol, drug addiction, treatment
Panel will discuss alcohol, drug addiction, treatment. SLIPPERY ROCK — A panel discussion about drug and alcohol addiction and treatment will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Slippery Rock University Advanced Technology and Science Hall ...

Schools Should Accommodate Those Struggling with Addiction
On the national level, the Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act is the most expansive federal, bipartisan legislation to date for addiction support services, designating between $40 million and $80 million toward advancing treatment and recovery ...

Candlelight vigil held in support of addiction recovery, awareness
ST. GEORGE – The adult substance abuse alumni of the Southwest Behavioral Health Center invite Southern Utahns to a candlelight vigil Friday at 8 p.m. at the Dixie Rock, also known as the Sugarloaf, at Pioneer Park in St. George. The purpose of the ...

Candlelight vigil held in support of addiction recovery, awareness
ST. GEORGE – The adult substance abuse alumni of the Southwest Behavioral Health Center invite Southern Utahns to a candlelight vigil Friday at 8 p.m. at the Dixie Rock, also known as the Sugarloaf, at Pioneer Park in St. George. The purpose of the ...

Sheriff Hosts Discussion on Opioid Addiction Prevention, Treatment, and ...
Sheriff Hosts Discussion on Opioid Addiction Prevention, Treatment, and ...

The search continues to relocate an inmate addiction treatment center
Search continues to relocate inmate addiction treatment center. By Kaitlin Goslee Published: April 3, 2015, 7:41 am Updated: April 3, 2015, 8:08 am. Click to share on Twitter · Click to share on Google+ · Share on Facebook · Click to share on Pinterest ...

New addiction treatment venture completes Series A funding
Startup addiction treatment services company JourneyPure Inc. has completed its Series A investment led by Rolling Hills Ventures, the angel investment fund of Clayton Associates. The investment figure was not disclosed. The company has a three ...

Will Love Conquer Addiction?
So there is some definite truth behind the idea that love is a necessary ingredient in addiction recovery. But addiction is a complex disorder and part of the issue is nearly always pain or trauma. Addicts have most often been hurt in debilitating ways ...

Counseling for addicts on the sly
Scott Silverman has started a new exclusive business with a respected clientele. But you won't find any address listing. You won't see a sign over the door. And no one will brag about going there. His business is advertised primarily by word-of-mouth ...

Months late, city opens new home for addiction programs
Months after city officials said it would be ready, the old city building in Mattapan will become home this month to addiction recovery and prisoner reentry programs that were closed in October when the city abruptly condemned a bridge leading to their ...

Mental health, drug addiction targets of Wellmont/MSHA merger
“We look to expand and grow needed services — for instance, if you go into Southwest Virginia, there's a true need for mental health and addiction recovery,” Levine said. “It's something we've heard from the state, it's something we've heard from our ...

Lake Orion-based addiction treatment center holding 5K community outreach ...
Lake Orion-based addiction treatment center holding 5K community outreach ...

Lake Orion-based addiction treatment center holding 5K community outreach ...
Lake Orion-based addiction treatment center holding 5K community outreach ...

That euphoric feeling during early addiction recovery often is referred to as ...
That euphoric feeling during early addiction recovery often is referred to as ...

Women Into Healing paid $19K by family for daughter's failed drug treatment
Centre director Norma Jean Neufeld calls allegations 'false and defamatory'. By Rosa Marchitelli, CBC News Posted: Apr 08, 2015 2:00 AM PT Last Updated: Apr 08, 2015 10:27 AM PT. Kerrie Walter of Calgary sought drug addiction treatment at Women Into ...

Addiction Recovery Center Abandons Mount Washington
The Maryland Addiction Recover Center, which caused a stir earlier this year when it decided to pursue a second location in Baltimore's Mount Washington neighborhood, has dropped those plans in favor of staying in Towson. “It is a little bigger ...

KSU tackles addiction in conference
“Our goal is to bring the sciences together: behavioral, social and medical science,” said Teresa Wren Johnston, a KSU professor of psychology and founder of the school's addiction recovery center. Johnston said addiction education is important because ...

Former Fairlawn cop: Drug addiction led to his arrest
In such instances, first-time low-level offenders plead guilty, however they are not immediately sentenced. Instead, they undergo about a year of counseling and drug addiction treatment. If successful, the defendant's charges are erased. Croce set an ...

Huntington, W.Va. business designing addiction recovery aid
Brand Yourself, located at Heritage Station in Huntington, will sell the shirts for $25 with at least $20 of the proceeds from each shirt going to support HER Place, a women's addiction recovery outreach center, and Recovery Point Huntington (formerly ...

We're missing the mark on addiction
Traditional addiction treatment couples programs such as detoxification with Alcohol Anonymous-style self-help groups. For more than 80 years, these programs have rescued millions of lives worldwide. However, a scathing June 2012 report from the ...

Enhanced Addiction treatment Unit could be operational by June
THE new enhanced 24/7 Addictions Treatment Unit (ATU) in Omagh may be operational from as early as June. The vital service which was under threat of closure just a year ago will provide 'Tier 4' inpatient addiction services. Moving from its existing ...

Huntington, WV addiction treatment center to expand
The Healing Place, a residential addiction treatment center in Huntington, WV has added 22 additional beds, making a total of 100 now available. The center has also announced that it's changing its name and is planning to expand into Mercer and Kanawha ...

Grace House addiction recovery home for women closes, launches fundraising ...
Grace House addiction recovery home for women closes, launches fundraising ...

Grace House addiction recovery home shuttered, but fundraising to reopen
L-R Chastity Holloway, Tara Anderson, Cathleen Mosley and Missy Morris stand in front of Grace House, a long-term residential addiction treatment program for women. The center closed down in March due to financial challenges, but staff have started a ...

New addiction treatment eyed in Carter; touted as alternative to Methadone ...
New addiction treatment eyed in Carter; touted as alternative to Methadone ...

Despite many addiction treatment specialists, Pa. faces rising demand
President Barack Obama's health care law's extension of insurance to more people — and its mandate that all plans cover treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, as well as the expansion of Medicaid in many states — is dramatically increasing the ...

Adolescents with social anxiety disorder, addiction benefit from treatment ...
Adolescents with social anxiety disorder, addiction benefit from treatment ...

Anxious Youths in Addiction Treatment Benefit From Service Activities
A new study has found that addiction treatment that encourages helping peers through service activities can provide additional benefits to anxious youths. Maria E. Pagano, PhD, of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and colleagues sought to ...

The River Source Announces Their New Youth Addiction Treatment Program
The River Source is excited to announce their new Youth Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment Program. The program is offered at the Mesa, Arizona residential facility only at this time. They do plan to extend the program to youth at their outpatient ...

Addressing heroin crisis from addiction treatment, legislative perspectives
Addressing heroin crisis from addiction treatment, legislative perspectives. "It's becoming harder and harder to find someone who hasn't been affected by this." — Hillary Dubois, High Point Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative, Regional Director ...

Addressing heroin crisis from addiction treatment, legislative perspectives
Addressing heroin crisis from addiction treatment, legislative perspectives. "It's becoming harder and harder to find someone who hasn't been affected by this." — Hillary Dubois, High Point Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative, Regional Director ...

Northbound Welcomes Chief Clinical Officer: Enhanced Clinical Leadership for ...
Northbound Welcomes Chief Clinical Officer: Enhanced Clinical Leadership for ...

Health conference to discuss addiction in women, babies
It wasn't until the 1970s that women started dealing with addiction issues and the underlying traumas that often contribute to them, said Wilson, who specializes in women's addiction treatment. Eventually, that perspective changed the way women are ...

Opioid addiction task force doctor: We need more treatment resources in ...
Opioid addiction task force doctor: We need more treatment resources in ...

Try alternative addiction treatments before taking away methadone
Many treatment and health care providers warn that addiction treatment isn't as simple as swapping one drug for another. Sen. Geoff Gratwick of Bangor has offered a way through the debate. Building on the work of a Bangor group that took a hard look at ...

Reset Addiction Drug and Alcohol Addiction Program – Peers in Recovery Offer ...
Reset Addiction Drug and Alcohol Addiction Program – Peers in Recovery Offer ...

Free event aimed to help educate families about addiction
Victory Addiction Recovery Center will sponsor and host "Addiction in Everyday Language" with Merril Thibodeaux on April 25 from 9 am to 10 am. This event is free for the community to attend. To register go to the Events Tab and click Events ...

Centenary College offers 'Solutions for Addiction - A Day For Recovery' event ...
Centenary College offers 'Solutions for Addiction - A Day For Recovery' event ...

Medford state Rep. Christine Barber hosts film screening on addiction recovery
Medford state Rep. Christine Barber will host a screening of “The Anonymous People,” a documentary about Americans in long-term recovery from drug addiction, at 11 a.m. April 23 at Gardner Auditorium in the Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon St., ...

The Most Painful Word: Unwanted
The Most Painful Word: Unwanted In 2013, a 15-year-old named Davion Navar Henry Only stood before a church congregation and asked for someone, anyone, to adopt him. He had bounced around the foster care system since birth and was now making a ...

Fight to save Carlton addiction treatment center rages on
Earlier this month, a metropolitan newspaper reported that an independent examiner was brought in to help determine whether short staffing contributed to a suicide at the CARE facility in St. Peter, Minn., that specializes in addiction treatment for ...

Instead of jail, try these 3 ways of tackling Maine's drug problems
But then I called Kennebec County Sheriff Randall Liberty to ask him more about his Criminogenic Addiction Recovery Academy (CARA) program. Participants of the collaborative program are segregated from the main population of the jail for five weeks of ...

Addiction Treatment Center Set To Open Beside High School
DENVER (CBS4) – A new drug treatment facility in Denver has settled on a controversial location. The center offering methadone to addicts is now open next door to East High School. Proximity to the school is a big concern for many in the neighborhood ...

New documentary assails questionable ethics in addiction treatment industry
An individual in long-term recovery who worked in the treatment field teamed up in 2011 with a filmmaker with no previous exposure to the subject of addiction to examine the practices of the treatment industry. The result of their work, a documentary ...




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