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Addiction Recovery News 10/2015




The 'AIDS quilt moment' for people in addiction recovery?
October 1, 2015 10:12 AM EDT - Law student Christopher Poulos has been in recovery from a substance abuse disorder since 2007 but kept that secret for years. Here he explains why he joined a grassroots movement that encourages people recovery to ...

Addiction treatment executive backs Murray's proposal for heroin task force
Warren Zysman said he was not surprised by a recent report that found fatal heroin overdoses had doubled in the past year - from 18 to 36. Zysman, a lifelong Great Neck resident, said his job as chief executive officer and chief program officer of the ...

Opiate addiction treatment center to open in Bennington
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A new opiate addiction treatment center will be opening in Bennington later this month. The Bennington Banner reports the center will be located at the United Counseling Service and will take 30 patients at a time, at least for ...

Rosmann: Alcohol addiction treatment varies
Two years ago I reported for the first time how "Dan," a farmer in his early 40s, was in a drunken stupor at least three evenings per week, when "Darla," his wife, came home around 8 p.m. from her job as a nursing supervisor. Advertisement. x. previous ...

Alcohol addiction treatment varies for different people
Two years ago I reported for the first time how “Dan,” a farmer in his early 40s, was in a drunken stupor at least three evenings per week, when “Darla,” his wife, came home around 8 p.m. from her job as a nursing supervisor. Their two children, then 4 ...

Clinton says to boost city, state funds for addiction treatment
BOSTON Democratic White House front-runner Hillary Clinton laid out her $10 billion plan on Thursday to tackle drug and alcohol addiction in the United States by boosting spending on treatment for addicts. The plan, unveiled early last month, focuses ...

Clinton says to boost city, state funds for addiction treatment
BOSTON (Reuters) - Democratic White House front-runner Hillary Clinton laid out her $10 billion plan on Thursday to tackle drug and alcohol addiction in the United States by boosting spending on treatment for addicts. The plan, unveiled early last ...

Florida must address mounting heroin crisis with addiction treatment
But most of the bills addressing behavioral health and addiction treatment in the 2015 regular session of the Legislature failed. (Centerstone, formerly Manatee Glens, is the only county mental health treatment facility that receives state and federal ...

Community plays part in addiction recovery
September is National Recovery Support Month, so the article in The Columbus Telegram Sunday, September 27, 2015, "Addiction recovery still challenging in Columbus" was really appreciated. It expressed from various agencies the struggles people have ...

Huntington receives $360000 grant for drug addiction recovery
The City of Huntington has received more than $360,000 to help fund Women's Empowerment and Addiction Recovery program or WEAR. The program focuses on helping drug addicted prostitutes get back on their feet. "What this grant is allowing us to do is ...

Attorney general urges passage of addiction recovery act
SALT LAKE CITY – As states continue to address heroin and opioid-based painkiller abuse and addiction and its devastating effects on public health and safety, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes joined attorneys general from 36 other states and the ...

Attorney general urges passage of addiction recovery act
SALT LAKE CITY – As states continue to address heroin and opioid-based painkiller abuse and addiction and its devastating effects on public health and safety, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes joined attorneys general from 36 other states and the ...

DiGravio: New access to addiction treatment
On Oct. 1, a historic new law went into effect that will dramatically increase access to vital addiction treatment and behavioral health services across Massachusetts. The law requires commercial insurers and Medicaid managed care insurers to pay for ...

Sheboygan needs an addiction recovery space
I believe that Sheboyganites are proud when they can do things bigger, better and best. From the best socks, cookware, foam and furniture, to cheese slices, summer sausage, flushes and flag poles. From 18 holes on the lake, to the art downtown, if you ...

The Heroin Epidemic: Serenity Acres Addiction Treatment Center Holds Forum to ...
The Heroin Epidemic: Serenity Acres Addiction Treatment Center Holds Forum to ...

Yale scientist joins US Nobel Conference to address addiction treatment
To speak to the topic of “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition,” Yale School of Medicine's Michael V. Pantalon will join a panel of experts at the 51st Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College in St ...

Volunteers paint addiction recovery center
That sum will pay for the Christian-based addiction recovery and diversion center's attorneys and allow the center to stay open after more than a year of legal wrangling and mediation. It was the local press coverage of the settlement that led to the ...

Heroin Crisis: Casey Visits Local Addiction Treatment Provider And Highlights ...
Heroin Crisis: Casey Visits Local Addiction Treatment Provider And Highlights ...

Addiction recovery advocates rally for systemic changes
GREENFIELD — With ears from all levels of government in the room Monday — regional, state and federal — local addiction recovery advocates took the opportunity to point out areas for improvements in how to fight addiction. During a conference on ...

Tom Hanks Supports Son Chet's Decision to Enter Rehab for Drug Addiction Treatment
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Actor Tom Hanks attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London, England. (Photo : Anthony Harvey/Getty Images). Veteran actor Tom Hanks showed the ...

Columbia County considers heroin addiction treatment program - Channel3000.com
Columbia County officials are exploring the possibility of creating a program to assist residents dealing with opioid addiction. Related Content. state capitol generic 650 · State hiring, firing up for debate at Capitol · Police: Man wanted on felony ...

Transitional housing for addiction recovery needed in Berrien County
Last week the writer of a controversial blog post called Benton Harbor one of the drunkest cities in the state. ABC57's Alexandra Koehn looked into recovery systems in Berrien County lacking licensed transitional housing for recovering addicts. "The ...

Campton Hills trustees question process for proposed addiction treatment center
Campton Hills trustees question process for proposed addiction treatment center. Published: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 10:52 p.m. CDT. By BRENDA SCHORY - [email protected] · CAMPTON HILLS – Village trustees abruptly tabled discussion Tuesday ...

Location found for Medina drug addiction treatment center
A location for a drug addiction treatment facility in Medina was finalized Tuesday with the signing of a four-year lease. Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Inc. soon will move into office space at 740 E. Washington St., in Washington Square ...

Michigan's new guidelines for treating opiate addiction 'take it to the next ...
Michigan's new guidelines for treating opiate addiction 'take it to the next ...

Parent program puts spotlight on addiction, recovery
Douglas Darby from We Rise Together speaks to students after the program. (Photo by Roger Hamilont). Buy this photo. Posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 12:37 pm. Parent program puts spotlight on addiction, recovery 0 comments · tribnews. Posted on ...

Anti-addiction program aims to 'make a real difference'
COLLINGSWOOD Officers Tyrrell Bagby and Benjamin Patti aren't sure how many lives they've saved by administering Narcan, a heroin and opiate antidote, to addicts on their North Camden beat. The Camden County Police Department partners have lost ...

Heywood buys Petersham property for addiction treatment center
PETERSHAM - Heywood Healthcare has finalized the purchase of the 21-acre former Sisters of Assumption property to serve as an addiction treatment center. Plans are to convert the property into an 86-bed facility providing outpatient, residential and ...

Guest Opinion: New access to addiction treatment in Massachusetts
On Oct. 1, a historic new law went into effect that will dramatically increase access to vital addiction treatment and behavioral health services across Massachusetts. The law requires commercial insurers and Medicaid managed care insurers to pay for ...

Guest Opinion: New access to addiction treatment in Massachusetts
On Oct. 1, a historic new law went into effect that will dramatically increase access to vital addiction treatment and behavioral health services across Massachusetts. The law requires commercial insurers and Medicaid managed care insurers to pay for ...

Guest Opinion: New access to addiction treatment in Massachusetts
On Oct. 1, a historic new law went into effect that will dramatically increase access to vital addiction treatment and behavioral health services across Massachusetts. The law requires commercial insurers and Medicaid managed care insurers to pay for ...

Protesters in Boston rally for homeless services, addiction treatment
BOSTON >> Marking the one-year anniversary of the closure of a bridge that led to shelter and recovery programs on Long Island, advocates for the homeless gathered outside the Statehouse Thursday to demand the restoration of services and access to ...

New Resources for Counselors and Addiction Treatment
St. Joseph Institute, a faith-based addiction treatment center located in central Pennsylvania, has released a dozen publications to assist counselors and support addiction treatment. The majority of these resources are available at no cost. "The ...

A new addiction treatment center in Medina County is cheered in this week's ...
A new addiction treatment center in Medina County is cheered in this week's ...

New heroin addiction recovery program begins in Albany County
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany County is taking a strong stand against a drug epidemic with a new program. The program is called the Sheriff's Heroin Addiction Recovery Program, or S.H.A.R.P. It began on Friday at the Albany County Correctional ...

Marguerite Centre, women's addiction recovery home, faces potential closure
Marguerite Centre, Nova Scotia's only recovery home for women battling alcohol, drug and gambling addictions, is in danger of closing at the end of December. "That's not a bluff, no, no," said Lisa Mullin, the home's executive director. She says the ...

Addiction awareness event puts emphasis on treatment efforts and hope
Nationally, Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap reported in 2010 an estimated 23.5 million Americans were addicted to drugs or alcohol, but only 2.6 million received treatment. The first step to fixing that problem, speakers said Saturday, is ending ...

Natchez summit to focus on addiction treatment
Paula Norris has a potential cure for addiction, depression and other brain diseases and she wants to share her discovery with the world. Thanks to Norris and her husband Dr. Richard Mestrayer, the world will be coming to Natchez as part of the first ...

Interview: Wrestling Superstars Diamond Dallas Page and Scott Hall talk ...
Interview: Wrestling Superstars Diamond Dallas Page and Scott Hall talk ...

Yoga workshop offered for addiction recovery
Yoga workshop offered for addiction recovery. By Andrew McKeever. amckeever@ manchesterjournal.com @manjourn on Twitter. Posted: 10/12/2015 02:06:46 PM EDT0 Comments. Click photo to enlarge. Nikki Myers, at back of this photo, will be leading a ...

We need to change how we treat addiction
A March 2014 survey by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) found that 63 percent of insurance denials are the result of insurers' definitions of "medically necessary" treatment. At the same time, the treatment days ...

G&G Holistic Addiction Treatment Program Provides Free Lifelong Aftercare ...
G&G Holistic Addiction Treatment Program Provides Free Lifelong Aftercare ...

William Cope Moyers to share story of addiction, recovery in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - William Cope Moyers, a journalist and recovering addict, will share his story at a fundraiser later this month in Grand Rapids. Moyers, the author of the memoir "Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption," will speak at the ...

Despite Growing Rates of Opioid Addiction, Treatment Rates Remain the Same
Statistically, the data showed an increase in the real numbers of patients who have been served by addiction treatment programs. However, after adjusting for factors such as gender, race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status, and accounting for the ...

This addiction treatment center wants to change the way you think about ...
This addiction treatment center wants to change the way you think about ...

Police to assist with drug addiction recovery
This week, Watertown Police Chief Ray Dupuis announced the department would partner with The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) to implement new addiction recovery initiatives. Dupuis said he has been monitoring the programs ...

Detox to Rehab Debuts New Addiction Recovery Website
Visitors to the new website will have access to educational resources, a series of digital videos, facility directories and a meeting application for lasting recovery. The comprehensive online resource is designed to help the millions struggling with ...

Sending women to prison for addiction could end under Mass. governor's plan
Charlie Baker's substance abuse legislation released Thursday is a plan to stop to sending women to prison for addiction. Treatment beds will be expanded in secure facilities similar to what exists now at the Women's Addiction Treatment Center in New ...

New position hopes to streamline addiction recovery services
It is no secret that in the fight against heroin, many small groups are working individually to try and stop the epidemic from growing. Imagine, however, how much could be accomplished if those small groups were pooled together to work towards the same ...

Cigna pulls out of Florida exchange, blames addiction treatment fraud
“What is certainly going to happen as a result of this is the (addiction treatment) industry is going to get that the payday is going to come to a standstill if they don't police themselves,” said John Lehman, president of the Florida Association of ...




Last Modified: 10/2015