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Addiction Recovery News 01/2016




New addiction recovery group to start in Walla Walla
#LifeRing: Empower your Sober Self, an addiction recovery support group, will start meetings in Walla Walla on Jan. 6 and then every Wednesday at 7-8 p.m. at the First Congregational Church's Fireplace Room, 73 S. Palouse St. #LifeRing is an ...

Addiction Recovery Organizations in SE Minn. Seeing Spike in Interest after ...
Addiction Recovery Organizations in SE Minn. Seeing Spike in Interest after ...

Prisons as addiction treatment centers?
COLUMBUS – With at least four of five inmates struggling with addiction, Ohio's prisons are beginning to look more like drug treatment centers. Prisoners participate in group counseling sessions, visit with prison “alumni” who have remained sober after ...

Heroin addiction treatment options
The Gandara Center provides long-term addiction treatment in the Pioneer Valley. East-Trou told 22News visiting Hope of Holyoke, their facility by fellow recovered addicts, is one first step addicts and their families can take for guidance through the ...

New Book The Recovery-Minded Church Provides Addiction Recovery Toolkit for ...
New Book The Recovery-Minded Church Provides Addiction Recovery Toolkit for ...

Addiction recovery program founder receives award
He founded the Phase III addiction recovery program through Fairview Services in Forest Lake and co-founded Active Minds, a mental health awareness group for students and faculty at Century College. Not only that, as someone who hears voices Garcia is ...

Jeb Bush Drops Guard to Share Family Account of Addiction
“He seemed to be very educated about the topics, which is not true of all the presidential candidates,” said Ms. Doherty, who works for a Massachusetts advocacy group focused on addiction recovery. “I have family members in recovery. I think it says ...

Assembly talks drug addiction, treatment options
Central Peninsula Hospital is a step closer to exploring the option of additional transitional housing for area residents. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance Tuesday night that would authorize the borough to acquire a piece of ...

Medicaid May Soon Pay For Some Inpatient Addiction Treatment
For decades, if people on Medicaid wanted to get treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, they almost always had to rely solely on money from state and local sources. Now, in a dramatic shift, the federal government is likely to chip in, too. The ...

Local jail's addiction recovery program being put to the test
The Albany County Sheriff's Heroin Addiction Recovery Program, or SHARP, is aimed at helping addicts find recovery in jail and continue that when they leave. Sheriff Craig Apple announced the new program in October. Three months later, he told CBS6 ...

Local jail's addiction recovery program being put to the test
The Albany County Sheriff's Heroin Addiction Recovery Program, or SHARP, is aimed at helping addicts find recovery in jail and continue that when they leave. Sheriff Craig Apple announced the new program in October. Three months later, he told CBS6 ...

Sen. Portman speaks to women fighting drug addiction
The organization works with gender-specific addiction treatment integrated with supportive housing for women and their families. Amethyst is one of the few programs in the U.S. where children are accepted into the treatment setting and also receive ...

A New Forum for Alcohol Addiction Treatment — Could It Take the Place of AA?
Stephen Herz, the clinical director at Florida addiction treatment facility Reawakening Wellness Center, explains that while a “sober room” on Reddit may seem new, people have been turning to the Internet for recovery support for quite some time ...

Advocates warn against drug-based treatment for addiction
"One of the problems with the system is that some people think they're either methadone or Suboxone providers and don't see themselves as being in the addiction treatment business," he said during a recent interview. "We want to make clear to the ...

Courting the addiction recovery vote
In tight political races swing voters are the key to winning elections. 'Soccer Moms' helped drive President Clinton's 1996 bid. President George W. Bush had 'Security Moms' to thank for his victory in 2004. In 2016, there is an important demographic ...

Counselors warn against drug-based treatment for opioid addiction
"One of the problems with the system is that some people think they're either methadone or Suboxone providers and don't see themselves as being in the addiction treatment business," he said during a recent interview. "We want to make clear to the ...

Potter Commissioners hear about new addiction treatment center
COUDERSPORT — The Potter County Commissioners were given a presentation on a new addiction treatment option available in the area during their regular meeting on Thursday. Brian Stoesz, chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Division of Summit ...

Father/Son addiction recovery book on Amazon; Injury prevention funding ...
Father/Son addiction recovery book on Amazon; Injury prevention funding ...

Port Angeles police eye creation of addiction recovery initiative
PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Police Department wants to do more than arrest drug addicts, according to its chief. It wants to help them quit. But the agency would need assistance from volunteers, Police Chief Terry Gallagher told about 30 people at ...

Port Angeles police eye creation of addiction recovery initiative
PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Police Department wants to do more than arrest drug addicts, according to its chief. It wants to help them quit. But the agency would need assistance from volunteers, Police Chief Terry Gallagher told about 30 people at ...

Maine Voices: Steps Maine can take to fight addiction
Stigma about drug abuse is one of the biggest challenges to both addiction treatment and overdose prevention. • Secondly, more state and federal resources need to be dedicated to both treatment and prevention. While the hiring of more drug enforcement ...

New addiction treatment available
Potter County Commissioners were given a presentation on a new addiction treatment option available in the area during their regular meeting held last Thursday. Brian Stoesz, CEO of the Pennsylvania Division of Summit Behavioral Healthcare, attended ...

More addiction treatment needed
As we read the final report of Maryland's Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force, released in December, we cannot stress enough the importance of heroin addiction treatment as a vital step to solving this epidemic. We see signs of it on our streets. We ...

ADDICTION RECOVERY MEDICAL SERVICES
We are so pleased you have decided to take the Road to Recovery. Here at ARMS, our goal is to provide you with excellent care in a compassionate, caring and confidential environment. Our outpatient treatment programs are designed to help you set goals ...

Anatomy Of Addiction: How Heroin And Opioids Hijack The Brain
And the country is facing a shortage of addiction treatment facilities and specialists; the shortage ranges wildly from one state to another. Treatment for opioid addiction includes a variety of services: medication, talk therapy, job support, all ...

Duffy Health Center Receives $100000 Grant For Addiction Treatment
money HYANNIS – A $100,000 state grant is coming to Cape Cod to help combat the opioid addiction crisis. The Duffy Health Center is receiving the funding, which will be used to help local youth and young adults who are having trouble with substance ...

Simmering conflict over drug treatment policy not unique to Maine
Roughly two-thirds of the nation's medical clinics do not offer addiction treatment, private insurance often doesn't cover it, use of medication can cut treatment centers' revenue and the leaders of national detox and treatment chains are often ...

Addiction recovery program coming to Bellingham
The SMART Recovery program will have its first weekly Tuesday meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Bellingham Public Market at 1530 Cornwall Ave. The program uses scientific research to address addictive behavior, according to a news ...

Holistic approach to treating addiction improves recovery
If you or a loved one is considering an addiction recovery program, then you may want to look for one that uses a holistic approach. Programs that use a combination of nutrition, medication, counseling, therapy, recuperation and activities have a ...

City Council launches local addiction recovery medical app for citizens
Edinburgh, Scotland, has decided to help residents who are battling addiction by developing Addiction Recovery Companion (ARC), an addiction recovery medical app that might serve as a prototype for other localities who have a similar need. Per the The ...

City Council launches local addiction recovery medical app for citizens
Edinburgh, Scotland, has decided to help residents who are battling addiction by developing Addiction Recovery Companion (ARC), an addiction recovery medical app that might serve as a prototype for other localities who have a similar need. Per the The ...

Sen. Uecker announces support for local addiction recovery services center
COLUMBUS — State Senator Joe Uecker (R-Clermont County) this week announced the state's approval of funds for a new addiction recovery center that will serve residents in Adams, Lawrence and Scioto counties. "These services will help those seeking ...

Medicaid managed care plans may get financial boost to cover addiction treatment
For decades, if someone on Medicaid wanted to get treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, they almost always had to rely solely on money from state and local sources. Now the federal government is considering chipping in, too. The agency that governs ...

Panel recommends FDA approve implant to treat opiate addiction
An advisory committee recommended Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approve an implant designed to reduce addicts' cravings for heroin or prescription painkillers. The implant, probuphine, provides a steady dose of buprenorphine, ...

FDA panel favors approval of implant to treat opioid addiction
The probuphine implant administers a steady dose of buprenorphine, a medication used to treat opioid addiction. Braeburn Pharmaceuticals. A Food and Drug Administration committee voted today in favor of approval for an implant designed to help people ...

Jeb Bush talks about daughter's battle with drug addiction, recovery process ...
Jeb Bush talks about daughter's battle with drug addiction, recovery process ...

Scarborough's 'Operation Hope' Celebrates Addiction Treatment Milestone
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Scarborough Police Department's "Operation Hope" has placed 100 people in treatment for opiate addiction since it launched in October. Under the program, anyone with an opiate addiction can walk into the police station and ask ...

New addiction recovery center to open in Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio - State funds have been approved for a new addiction recovery center to serve residents in Adams, Lawrence and Scioto counties, according to state Sen. Joe Uecker, R-Miami Township. The State Controlling Board approved $80,000 for ...

New kid on the block to offer innovative addiction treatment
The Recovery Centers of America is a new company with a fresh perspective and is in the process of taking over the old Hunt Memorial Hospital campus in Danvers. The Danvers facility is one of eight RCA plans to open in the Northeast. Although the ...

Review: Easton's Liz Russo takes aim at addiction in comedy show at SteelStacks
She talked about having sex after she was sober, regretting that when she wore edible underwear, a boyfriend had to take part of it home in a doggie bag. All of Dry Humor's profits went for treatment funding for the Livengrin Foundation for Addiction ...

For Teenagers, Adult-Sized Opioid Addiction Treatment Doesn't Fit
Addicted to prescription painkillers after a high-school sports injury, Cameron Burke moved on to heroin, which was cheaper and more easily accessible. His parents tried everything, more than once sending him out of state for treatment. "It was never ...

Changing the Future of Substance Abuse Treatment
As the business of addiction treatment has continually evolved, so has the need for flexibility to provide these services and payment options. Providing the full continuum of care needed to properly treat our clients and properly support a highly ...

WEEKEND REWIND: Port Angeles police eye creation of addiction recovery initiative
PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Police Department wants to do more than arrest drug addicts, according to its chief. It wants to help them quit. But the agency would need assistance from volunteers, Police Chief Terry Gallagher told about 30 people at ...

Why addiction is suddenly a hot investment sector in Philly
Investors still see a large untapped market; federal laws expected to boost addiction treatment - the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and the Affordable Care Act, which made addiction treatment an essential benefit - have been slow to ...

California Expands Medicaid Addiction Treatment Benefit
California's Medicaid program (Medi-Cal) changed its addiction treatment benefits, effective August 14, 2015, due to a new waiver program. The new program will allow counties, at their option, to participate in a new Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery ...

Barnstable Partners With Gosnold to Encourage Addiction Treatment
Barnstable Police Officer Jason Sturgis will be accompanied by a Gosnold Cape Cod representative to invite recent overdose victims into addiction treatment at Gosnold. The outreach program began in March of 2015 and has spread to many Cape towns, ...

Treating addicts: The tension between drug treatment and abstinence
Under the ACA, 30 states and the District have opted to expand Medicaid to low-income, able-bodied adults, giving millions of poor Americans coverage for addiction treatment. The health law also requires all state Medicaid programs and all insurance ...

Addiction recovery services offered at Four Rivers Outreach
The outreach offers drug and alcohol addiction recovery services and services to the homeless. The organization provides these services at no cost to its clients and includes specific programs such as recovery classes, transitional living programs ...

Group looking to build addiction treatment center
DANVILLE -- A group is trying to take a stand against heroin addiction, but they could be fighting an uphill battle. Vermilion County doesn't have any drug addiction treatment centers, so they're taking action. Without a facility nearby, to get help ...

Family Time: Road to recovery: What you need to know about addiction
For example, painkillers and anti-anxiety medication can be safe and effective when used as prescribed, but they are no safer than illicit drugs. Many addiction recovery centers offer programs that specialize in prescription drug addiction as people ...




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