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Addiction Recovery News 12/2015




The Manor, a Luxury Addiction Treatment Center, Opens in the Midwest
KETTLE MORAINE, Wis., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Manor, an exclusive, highly confidential addiction treatment center nestled in the tranquil hills of Wisconsin's Kettle Moraine, has announced that it is now welcoming guests seeking treatment for ...

OHIC Investigates Coverage Of Mental Health & Addiction Treatment
Rhode Island's Health Insurance Commissioner has received some patient complaints that insurers failed to cover the mental illness or addiction treatment they needed. That's why the office will now undertake a system-wide test of health insurers' plans ...

Manchester addiction recovery center gets boost
MANCHESTER — The city's Aldermanic Committee on Community Improvement Tuesday night approved a request that $300,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding be used to help transform the former Hoitt Furniture building on Wilson Street ...

Addicted Brits now offered therapy for COFFEE dependency
A short round of 'talk-therapy' may be all you need to cut back on your coffee intake, a study suggests. Caffeine-use disorder, though not officially recognised as an official mental health diagnosis, is defined by the research as an inability to cut ...

Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative board of directors adds members
Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello and John Rosenthal, co-founders of the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative, announced Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan and Patrick W. Collins, assistant clerk magistrate at Essex County Superior ...

Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative board of directors adds members
Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello and John Rosenthal, co-founders of the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative, announced Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan and Patrick W. Collins, assistant clerk magistrate at Essex County Superior ...

Sanborn Proposes Addiction Recovery Options
“Today, we focused on my proposal that would establish long-term addiction recovery treatment options that are currently lacking in New Hampshire, including treatment centers or peer to peer recovery services that are holistic, widely available and at ...

How Sexual Addiction Treatment Fails When Working With Gay and Bisexual Men
The longer I was in the field of sex addiction treatment the more I found both the label and many of the interventions antiquated, limiting and sometimes even harmful -- especially when working with gay and bisexual men. Sex addiction treatment began ...

The MAP Recovery Network Launches a Consumer-focused Website to Improve the ...
The MAP Recovery Network Launches a Consumer-focused Website to Improve the ...

Center helps first-time mother recover from addiction
After five months at the Broward Addiction Recovery Center, Rodriguez was admitted at the Susan B. Anthony Center, where she continued her recovery, worked through personal issues that triggered her addiction and received parenting classes. While ...

LEAAP & the Systemic Approach Maine Needs to Opiate Addiction
At an absolute minimum, folks seeking addiction recovery should be granted sufficient Maine Care (supplemented Medicaid coverage) to ensure every opportunity to attain sobriety and recovery. In the absence of the most minimal health care coverage, the ...

For Cocaine Addicts, Treatment with Magnets May Stop Craving
He says he has now recruited three centers to participate in larger, blinded study of the addiction treatment, including the TMS center at Northwestern University in Chicago. Christian Lüscher, a neuroscientist and addiction researcher at the ...

Kentucky's Addiction Treatment Programs are Simply the Best
In fact, many are former patients of Kentucky's rehabilitation facilities, another testament to what these substance addiction treatment centers can do. It is generally recognized that individuals who have first-hand experience of the same circumstance ...

Addiction recovery is the best investment
The Turnbull government received the final report of the national taskforce examining responses to crystal methamphetamine ("ice") use in mid-October. No formal response has been released yet, but indications are that the government plans to increase ...

Luxurious addiction treatment center opens near Polk
An exclusive addiction treatment center designed for people who want a highly personalized program in a secluded setting — and who can afford to spend more than $50,000 per month — opened this week in a rural area near Polk. The Manor, the name of ...

Maine Voices: Doctors are overwhelmed trying to treat the state's drug addiction
SKOWHEGAN — As one of central Maine's few addiction treatment providers, I took great interest in the commentary on drug addiction from Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew (“DHHS chief: Maine's state government can't arrest or ...

New hope for addicts as treatment now left up to doctors, not insurance companies
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A common complaint among drug addiction treatment professionals centers on the "fail first" policy that health insurance companies have taken when determining coverage for inpatient treatment. Until now. In effect since April 1, ...

Heroin addiction 'isn't necessarily the individual's fault'
People must understand addiction to painkillers and heroin is a medical condition, not purely a matter of personal choice, and the state must take major steps including providing more money toward addiction treatment. "It is a disease. It's not ...

A Rise In People Seeking Psychological or Drug Addiction Treatment, Leaves ...
A Rise In People Seeking Psychological or Drug Addiction Treatment, Leaves ...

Music As God: Bryan Hicks' Journey From Addiction And Homelessness To Recovery
He set off on a hitch-hiking adventure, which eventually landed him in Kansas City's music scene — as well as a pattern of addiction, recovery and relapse. During a period of recovery, he met his wife, a woman with a young daughter. Not ready to take ...

New addiction treatment center exclusively for women to open in spring
Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Millions of dollars in state bonds will fund a new addiction treatment facility for women and mothers at Fairview Recovery Services. Representatives announced the new facility on Monday, which is set to open in May ...

Chris Christie lays out three-part drug-addiction plan in Boca Raton
Caron Renaissance, is an arm of Caron, the Pennsylvania-based not-for-profit that has been providing behavioral health and addiction treatment for more than 60 years. Caron provides at least $14 million in scholarships every year, said Executive ...

Maine man tells story of addiction, recovery at drug abuse summit
Otis resident Nick St. Louis walks to the front of the forum “Building a Community of Excellence Through Partnership. Substance Use Disorder: Prevention, Treatment & Recovery” to talk about his fall and recovery from drug addiction on Tuesday at Husson ...

Drug may give those leaving jail a better shot at recovery
Dr. Kelly Clark, chief medical officer of CleanSlate Addiction Treatment Centers, a chain of office-based practices in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, said she uses Vivitrol in her practice but often finds buprenorphine more effective. Clark and ...

BioCare Recovery Teams up with Magellan Behavioral Health to Deliver ...
BioCare Recovery Teams up with Magellan Behavioral Health to Deliver ...

Duchess of Cambridge Visits Centre of Addiction Treatment Studies
The Centre of Addiction Treatment, in partnership with the University of Bath, works toward raising the standards in the field of addiction treatment, by providing training and education to the center's counselors. As part of her visit, the Duchess ...

California revamps addiction treatment
California is overhauling its substance abuse treatment system for low-income people, embarking on a massive experiment to create a smoother path for addicts from detox through recovery. The state is the first to receive federal permission to revamp ...

California revamps Medicaid addiction treatment
California is overhauling its substance abuse treatment system for low-income people, embarking on a massive experiment to create a smoother path for those with addiction from detox through recovery. The state is the first to receive federal permission ...

Should You Consider Getting Addiction Treatment Through Clinical Trials?
Would participating as a subject in an experimental study on some aspect of addiction treatment be right for you? At the time of publication The National Institute of Health was advertising more than 119 000 clinical trials across American and in many ...

Local police get message about addiction, treatment
PEABODY -- Just 57 percent of drug addicts who enter treatment through the Essex County Adult Drug Diversion program actually complete the program. While that statistic may seem low, Mary-Alice Doyle, deputy first assistant district attorney in the ...

New Addiction Treatment Program Offers 'NuLife'
Calling their program “a new approach and a new experience in addiction treatment,” Nulife now has two houses in Woodland Hills and a brand new sprawling facility in Calabasas off Mulholland Dr. “Its a 360 degree program where we can take people from ...

Surrey partners establish new SFU chair targeting youth addiction-recovery and ...
Surrey partners establish new SFU chair targeting youth addiction-recovery and ...

St. Vincent responds to increased demand for addiction treatment
St. Vincent Kokomo has expanded its addiction services in recent months in response to growing need – something Dr. John Rudy says is a national trend exacerbated locally. “It's just sort of shifted which drug is being used. We're seeing a lot more ...

Kate Middleton Fashion: Duchess of Cambridge Visits Center for Addiction ...
Kate Middleton Fashion: Duchess of Cambridge Visits Center for Addiction ...

Benzodiazepine addiction treatment options
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Southwest Council's Annual Tree of Hope Celebrates Addiction Recovery
VINELAND – Over sixty community members gathered at the Southwest Council's Second Annual Tree of Hope on Monday, December 7th to celebrate their addiction recovery. “The process of recovery is supported through relationships and social networks,” ...

California to Revamp Addiction Treatment for Medicaid Recipients
California is overhauling its substance abuse treatment system for low-income people, embarking on a massive experiment to create a smoother path for addicts from detox through recovery. The state is the first to receive federal permission to revamp ...

California Will Change Medicaid Addiction Treatment
California is overhauling its substance abuse treatment system for low-income people, embarking on a massive experiment to create a smoother path for addicts from detox through recovery. The state is the first to receive federal permission to revamp ...

Bow student tries to raise awareness of drug addiction, recovery
T TO ENCOURAGE ALL STUDENTS TO BE DRUG FREE. TO HELP GET THE MESSAGE ACROSS SPOKE AT THE SCHOOL. SHELLEY: WMUR'S KRISTEN CAROSA JOINS US NOW WITH MIA'S STOR OWN. INSPIRATION. THEY ARE SPEAKING OUT IN ...

Alliance clinic focused on opiate addiction recovery
Addiction is a tough enough disease to combat without figuring in hurdles in the form of finances and commutes. Since May, Alliance-area residents have had a closer option, after Dr. Gregory Johnson opened Alliance Recovery Specialists in the 2300 ...

Duchess of Cambridge visited Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies in Warminster
On Thursday, the Duchess of Cambridge visited Action on Addiction and its Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies (CATS) in Warminster. During her visit, the Duchess met with a former alcoholic and music teacher Anna Elston, 43. She spoke to Catherine ...

Monday, Dec. 14, 2015: Climate change is real, addiction treatment needed, low ...
Monday, Dec. 14, 2015: Climate change is real, addiction treatment needed, low ...

California to increase addiction treatment for Medicaid recipients
Low income patients in California seeking addiction treatment can now rely on Medicaid to pay for more of the cost. California is overhauling its substance abuse treatment system for low-income people, embarking on a massive experiment to create a ...

New Day Counseling offers addiction treatment
Last January, Mike and Susan Farmer opened the addiction treatment center, NewDay Counseling, because they saw a need for intensive outpatient treatment in Savannah. “There are a lot of people with the need, but not a lot of providers,” Mike told ...

Neighbors pack ZBA hearing on addiction treatment center
CHARLES – More than 100 people packed the branch court Monday in St. Charles where the Kane County Zoning Board of Appeals began its hearing a proposal for an alcohol and drug addiction treatment center near Campton Hills. Maxxam Partners LLC is ...

Groundbreaking Addiction Treatment Center Opens in Chicago
Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center is proud to announce their official Grand Opening on Thursday, December 17th from 2:45 PM to 5. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 15, 2015. Neighbors, the general public, and interested parties are invited to stop ...

Shumlin outlines new drug treatment
He is one of six New England governors urging Congress to expand the types of medical professionals who can prescribe the addiction treatment medication, buprenorphine. The hope is to better meet the needs of those who are addicted and seeking ...

LePage, New England governors seek more addiction treatment
AUGUSTA, Maine — As they fight a regionwide heroin epidemic, Gov. Paul LePage and his New England counterparts called on Congress to ease access to addiction treatment on Tuesday. It reflects bipartisan agreement on perhaps the biggest issue facing ...

Connections: The Future of Drug Addiction Treatment
Presidential contender Chris Christie recently spoke at length about drug addiction during a town hall meeting in New Hampshire. His comments about the need for fairness went viral. Now the Obama administration's drug czar, Michael Botticelli, is ...

Upstate farm that houses addiction recovery center in danger of closing
An organic farm in upstate New York is also home to an addiction recovery center, and in addition to helping residents achieve sobriety, it teaches them job skills for when they leave. James Smith is a city boy at heart, but he's finding his footing ...




Last Modified: 12/2015