drug rehab, alcohol reahb, drug treatment centers, alcohol treatment centers
 Addiction Recovery and Sober Living


Addiction Recovery News 11/2015




How other states are adopting Massachusetts' drug addiction treatment program
Other states are modeling their drug addiction treatment programs after Massachusetts pioneered a police program that helps fast-track heroin addicts into treatment. By Philip Marcelo November 1, 2015. Save for later Saved. close. In this July 10, 2015 ...

Obama visit spotlights Integrity House's 50-year fight against addiction
It is a familiar issue for Integrity House, which helps prisoners with addiction treatment, housing assistance, employment help and other services to help keep them from ending up back in prison. "We need to shine a light on the fact that treatment is ...

Drug Rehab Facility Boasts Highest Rates of Recovery Yet
American Drug Rehab Centers and their network of providers are dedicated to enrolling their clients into state of the art addiction recovery centers that operate from a dual diagnosis approach. Sustained sobriety and lasting recovery are the goals from ...

Editorial: Pornography Addiction And The Road To Recovery With Desert Solace
... in magazines and other visual mediums for decades, the industry exploded over the last 10 to 15 years following the invention of the internet, according to Mark Jorgensen, founder and CEO of the Utah-based pornography addiction recovery center ...

Marble Falls Lowe's partners with addiction recovery house for women
The Lowe's Foundation recently donated money, supplies and services to construct a new shed on the grounds of the Open Door Recovery House in Marble Falls. Pictured are Chris Clendennen, Open Door board president; Donna Meyn, board ...

A bright future a head for 176 Portage's addiction treatment centre graduates
Portage's 42nd annual Recognition Ceremony recognized 176 individual on Sunday, Nov. 1 for having overcome their drug addiction problems at one of Portage's addiction treatment centres in the Montreal region. Proud parents, friends, staff members, and ...

Medical Marijuana & Addiction Recovery
One of the downsides of being a clinician is that people will often relate to you as an expert on morality. They will ask, “Is it ok if I…” or “Is it wrong of me to…” I think of Rumi, ““Beyond our ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing, there is a ...

Treating Substance Abuse and Addiction in HIV Patients
A program that integrated addiction treatment into primary care for patients with, or at risk for, HIV appears to successfully engage and treat patients with substance dependence. Developed by researchers at Boston Medical Center, the program was shown ...

Petition supports residential addiction treatment facility
Chip Jenkins, left, and Megan Blough, center, ask voters Tuesday to sign a petition in support of a residential drug addiction treatment facility proposed for Medina. They set up a booth outside the Medina County Community Center, 735 Lafayette Road, ...

Former NBA star speaks at USD about drug addiction, recovery
He didn't need to listen to the substance abuse speaker – he just smoked and drank. He'd do that line of cocaine and leave it behind him. He wasn't like the other addicts he saw in treatment. That one little, yellow pill wouldn't change his life ...

The Leg Up My Whiteness Provided Me In My Addiction Recovery
I realized that by virtue of that privilege alone, I've always had a better shot at addiction recovery. I realized that I am part of a system that wanted to see me succeed as a juvenile justice involved youth because of my white skin. I realized I am ...

Why addiction treatment center chose downtown Naperville
A drug and alcohol addiction treatment center launched Tuesday in downtown Naperville with all the fanfare of any other business opening. A ribbon cutting. Brief remarks by the mayor and chamber of commerce. City council members in the crowd. Catered ...

WATCH: Christie asks America to rethink addiction treatment
TRENTON— People are going absolutely wild over this Chris Christie viral video in which he makes an emotional plea for Americans to rethink drug addiction treatment. It was shot with Christie on the presidential campaign trail during a town hall at ...

Baker administration fights stigma of drug addiction
In one, Mike Duggan, the founder of the addiction treatment organization Wicked Sober, talks about pushing his loved ones away as he struggled with addiction because he did not want to face judgment. He talks about his mother trying to handle his ...

Chris Christie's emotional plea for addiction treatment goes viral
A video of Chris Christie making an emotional plea for better treatment for drug addicts has gone viral, racking up more than 4 million views on Facebook. The New Jersey governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate was filmed by the Huffington ...

Charity appeal to fund addiction treatment
Charity appeal to fund addiction treatment. 12:30 05 November 2015. Report by Becky Parker. Help For Addiction. Archant. A WESTON charity which has already helped fund six people through addiction recovery is appealing for volunteers to help it ...

The Rise of the Internet-Addiction Industry
Plenty of patients swear by Internet-addiction recovery programs, insisting that treatment can be life-changing—but for all its growing popularity, the rapidly emerging industry exists in a medical gray area. Internet addiction isn't listed as an ...

Funds for mental health, addiction treatment called 'moral imperative'
Kennedy recently wrote a book, “A Common Struggle,” on what he regards as inequities in mental health and addiction treatment. He also founded a website, www.nowcampaign.org, to help put the issue front and center in the 2016 election cycle. He spoke ...

Mud run for addiction recovery; join the race with Ninja Warriors
WASHINGTON CITY — Run with “American Ninja Warrior” competitors test skills on a muddy obstacle course Saturday and help raise funds for Recovery Outreach as they race to erase the stigma of addiction and provide help and hope to those who are in ...

Mud run for addiction recovery; join the race with Ninja Warriors
WASHINGTON CITY — Run with “American Ninja Warrior” competitors test skills on a muddy obstacle course Saturday and help raise funds for Recovery Outreach as they race to erase the stigma of addiction and provide help and hope to those who are in ...

How this Brentwood startup is trying to seize the moment in a white-hot market
Addiction Campuses sits in a white-hot sector Nashville's health care industry is trying to seize, as both behavioral health and addiction treatment have seen tremendous growth and interest in recent years. A fragmented industry with tons of smaller ...

Michigan Selected to Participate in Historic Mental Health Act Reforms
When fully implemented, the Excellence Act will significantly increase nationwide access to comprehensive community mental health and addiction treatment services backed by congressional funding of more than $1 billion — representing the biggest ...

South Jersey addiction recovery center to close over lack of funding
The John Brooks Recovery Center in Atlantic City announced this week it would close its long-term residential addiction recovery in the spring unless it can find money to build a new facility. It plans to continue providing outpatient services. "We ...

Maine Med launching substance abuse treatment program to help battle heroin crisis
The new pilot program will integrate addiction treatment into existing primary care practices. Dr. Christopher Sprowl, president of Maine Medical Partners, the hospital's primary care network, said primary care offices in Greater Portland will now have ...

Robert Bonds, 61, Amtrak executive, leader in addiction recovery obits
Robert "Bobby" Bonds, 61, of Bala Cynwyd, an Amtrak executive who used his own recovery from addiction to fuel a program designed to help others, died Thursday, Oct. 29, of cancer at home. A 39-year Amtrak employee, Mr. Bonds devoted his life to ...

Funds for mental health, addiction treatment called 'moral imperative'
Kennedy recently wrote a book, "A Common Struggle," on what he regards as inequities in mental health and addiction treatment. He also founded a website, www.nowcampaign.org, to help put the issue front and center in the 2016 election cycle. He spoke ...

Robert Bonds, 61, Amtrak executive, advocate for addiction recovery
Robert "Bobby" Bonds, 61, of Bala Cynwyd, an Amtrak executive who used his own recovery from addiction to fuel a program designed to help others, died Thursday, Oct. 29, of cancer at home. A 39-year Amtrak employee, Mr. Bonds devoted his life to ...

Health officials feel state struggles in offering addiction treatment
To account for added need in the North Central West Virginia region, Highland-Clarksburg Hospital offers treatment for addicted patients in the former United Hospital Center building off Davisson Run Road. United Summit Center Children's Crisis ...

Leading Addiction Treatment Center Father Martin's Ashley Opens Skip's Hall ...
Leading Addiction Treatment Center Father Martin's Ashley Opens Skip's Hall ...

Rehabbing Lives: How One Woman Catalyzes Addiction Treatment with Chassidic ...
Rehabbing Lives: How One Woman Catalyzes Addiction Treatment with Chassidic ...

Addiction recovery organization opens in Lemoyne
LEMOYNE — Seeking help for addiction is only half the battle; because for some, continuing down the right path is the hardest part. However, since 2006, recovering addicts could turn to Just For Today Recovery Services, a nonprofit organization for ...

Frontline Recovery: Making Addiction Recovery Available to All
As a community recovery center positioned in a predominantly African-American neighborhood, Frontline Recovery brings racial equity to the addiction recovery landscape in Grand Rapids. “It offers us the space to be ourselves—a space for minority ...

Drug Addiction Presents Differently In Men And Women, But Current Treatment ...
Drug Addiction Presents Differently In Men And Women, But Current Treatment ...

Father Martin's Ashley Opens New Facility Designed to Meet Complex Needs of ...
Father Martin's Ashley Opens New Facility Designed to Meet Complex Needs of ...

“Finding Hope” topic of addiction recovery meeting
Michael Skelly, of Red Bank, will share his story of the bumpy road of addiction recovery. Michael has been sober for more than four years and has found hope as well as the support of his family central to his recovery process. Michael will share his ...

Breaking screen addiction at recovery center
Digital detox centers have popped up all over the country, promising to wean you off the screen. For one group of young men, there's no better place for a digital detox than the home-turned-electronic-escape at Seattle's Restart Net Addiction Recovery ...

Sunspire Health acquires Texas addiction treatment center
Sunspire Health of Lyndhurst, an addiction treatment company, has bought a 40-bed treatment center in Princeton, Texas. Financial terms were not disclosed. The center was previously owned by Caron Treatment Centers, a not-for-profit provider of ...

Addiction recovery agency honors Albert R. Boscov
Reading Eagle: Ben Hasty | Albert R. Boscov, right, with emcee Lee C. Olsen, accepts the Making a Difference Award from Easy Does It Inc., a drug addiction recovery nonprofit. The award was presented Tuesday night during a fundraiser for the agency at ...

Manchin Votes for Vets Appropriation that Funds Huntington Addiction Treatment ...
Manchin Votes for Vets Appropriation that Funds Huntington Addiction Treatment ...

Drug Addiction Recovery Often Starts With Coercion
Addiction hijacks the brain. Families dealing with addicted loved ones know this. Research shows that 95 percent of people suffering from substance use disorders do not think that they have a problem or need treatment. Few addicts enter treatment ...

Make Addiction Treatment Better and More Available
This resulted in waiting lists for addiction treatment as pot smokers took up precious beds that could be better utilized by an out-of-control addict hooked on drugs like methamphetamine, opiates or cocaine. That has to stop. In order to make treatment ...

Compelled Drug Addiction Treatment Works Because of Retention
Compelled Drug Addiction Treatment Works Because of Retention. Sally Satel is a consulting psychiatrist at a methadone clinic in Washington and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Updated November 11, 2015, 3:21 AM. There is little ...

Attract Patients to Addiction Treatment, Don't Force Them Into It
To improve both addiction treatment access and success, we need less coercion, not more. Contrary to stereotype, by the time addiction sets in, drug use isn't particularly pleasurable and many people with addictions are well aware that their lives have ...

How an illegal psychedelic drug could help treat opiate addiction
There's motivation in the medical community to improve addiction treatment — even if it means something kind of far out Treatment for addiction varies widely, and is not very effective. Addicts may have to go through a supervised detox from the drug ...

Compelled drug addiction treatment works because of retention
There is little question that civil commitment saves lives of severely addicted people in the short term by abruptly interrupting cycles of extreme self-destruction. This acute rescue function is not enough, however. While everyone prefers that ...

'It's hard to treat a corpse,' LePage says; More Mainers seeking heroin ...
'It's hard to treat a corpse,' LePage says; More Mainers seeking heroin ...

Addiction recovery center fundraiser is Saturday
Ward and Deb Brossoit of Stewartville lost their 25-year-old son, Alex, to a heroin overdose in 2014 and started a family support group. They are volunteers with Recovery is Happening, a Rochester nonprofit offering outreach services to those suffering ...

Drug Treatment
I have been away from my children most of that time, in and out, in and out,” said inmate Cynthia Weddell, who is in the drug addiction treatment program at Metro Corrections. She remembers what it was like to detox. “It was absolutely horrible. Being ...

HealthAlliance conference addresses new frontiers in addiction treatment, recovery
KINGSTON – The illegal use of opioids in Ulster County is on the rise as it is around the region and medical professionals discussed the implications at a HealthAlliance addiction conference in Kingston on Friday. Allen Nace, the administrative ...

$407K still needed to fund addiction recovery center
$407K still needed to fund addiction recovery center. Denise Morris. 8:49 PM, Nov 14, 2015. 9:46 PM, Nov 14, 2015. local news. The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council for the Concho Valley. — Graphic Illustration. Copyright 2015 Journal Media Group. All ...




Last Modified: 11/2015