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Addiction Recovery News 02/2016




GOP: Our Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman delivered this week's Republican address, talking about a bill that would help prevent drug addiction in the country. Portman was Tuesday's KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. Here are his words: “Hi, I'm Rob Portman. I'm proud to ...

Staffing Shortages Leave Some N.H. Addiction Treatment Beds Empty
At Phoenix House in Keene, Director Amelie Gooding has spent the last year and a half trying to find an addiction treatment counselor. “It's frustrating,” Gooding says, “I'm training good people and they're working here, and I can't reward them ...

Calix Society brings spirituality to addiction recovery
Members of the Calix Society's archdiocesan chapter invite the local Church to their first Addiction Recovery Mass and Healing Service 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at St. Pascal Baylon Church in St. Paul. “So many people are affected by addictions, and there are ...

COLUMN:​ Another underused addiction treatment
Basia Andraka-Christou pointed out during a talk at the Poynter Center's Healthcare Ethics Seminar in Bloomington last week that opiates such as methadone are helpful in supporting addicts so they are able to function in society. This treatment is ...

Addiction-recovery solution ASCENT hires first wave of virtual peer recovery team and announces first customers
CLEVELAND, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ASCENT, an addiction-recovery solution that combines 24/7/365 virtual support from experienced peer recovery coaches with an outcomes documented mobile app has completed their coaching hiring process and ...

Obama seeks $1.1 billion to fight heroin and opioid addiction
The money also would fund an HHS project that allows nurse practitioners and physician assistants to prescribe buprenorphine, an opioid addiction treatment approved by the Food and Drug Administration. From 2010 to 2012, the death rate from heroin ...

Group calls for more addiction treatment
Citing the escalating incidence of opioid addiction and overdoses in Connecticut, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday that the state needs a “comprehensive, multifaceted” approach to combat the problem and identify areas in which federal funds ...

Activists calls for N.Y. to spend $50M for addiction recovery services
Claudia Friszell, a family member, tells her story of recovery as friends of Recovery-NY hold a rally at Emmanuel Baptist Church before visiting lawmakers to seek funding and support for programs that help recovering addicts stay clean and sober on ...

New online tool helps New Yorkers find openings for addiction treatment
New Yorkers seeking treatment for substance abuse have a new way to find a facility with an available bed. The “Bed Availability Dashboard” is an new online tool that provides information on openings at inpatient treatment centers statewide through the ...

How Breathe's Alcohol Addiction Treatment Can Help
At Breathe Life Healing Centers + Treatment Services, we know that alcoholism while a powerful addiction can be overcome. Our team can help you to identify whether you or your loved one is in need of alcohol addiction treatment, and can help you to ...

CA Wyatt Shares Story of Addiction, Recovery in New Memoir
As C. A. Wyatt grew up in the period of sex, drugs and rock and roll, he found himself craving acceptance in the form of drugs and alcohol. Now, in "Out of Numbness: A Story of Addiction and Recovery" (published by Archway Publishing), Wyatt shares his ...

Treatment centers cheer more fed money to fight drug addiction
By the time he called the addiction-treatment center, Josh Armentrout wasn't sure it was worth it to try and live. Dying seemed like an equally attractive option. “At that moment, when you're ready to surrender, you want help so badly,” the South Side ...

Governor Cuomo Unveils New Tool to Guide New Yorkers to Addiction Treatment
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez said, "Connecting New Yorkers to addiction treatment services is one of our top priorities. I encourage all New Yorkers in need of help to take ...

New Hampshire Forum on Addiction and Recovery
GOVERNOR KASICH THERE ANSWERING A QUESTION ABOUT DRUG ABUSE. WE'LL TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE YOU LIVE TO AN EVENT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE. TED... 00:05:25. GOVERNOR. [APPLAUSE]. 00:05:26. GOVERNOR SHUMLIN: ...

Equine Assisted Therapy Contributes To Recovery From Sexual Addiction
Mark Jorgensen is CEO of Desert Solace, a Pornography Addiction Recovery Treatment Center in St. George, Utah. Mark grew up in Utah in a conservative Mormon, LDS background. Desert Solace is one of the leading sex addiction treatment clinics in the ...

Staffing shortages leave some NH addiction treatment beds empty
... leaders in the state often focus on increasing the number of treatment beds and programs. But many in the state say staffing those programs may be much harder than building them. Addiction treatment programs have been facing staffing shortages ...

Pittsfield nonprofit center seeks to expand addiction recovery support services
PITTSFIELD >> The George B. Crane Memorial Center has provided non-clinical, peer-led recovery services for hundreds of individuals struggling with addiction — all with a core of dedicated volunteers and a donation-fueled budget. But now the nonprofit ...

Get serious about heroin addiction treatment
Providing the ideal treatment for opiate addiction will require a drastic overhaul of the system now in place. This may seem like solving a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, the pieces widely scattered, their edges torn and frayed, but if as a community we ...

Understanding Addiction and Recovery
Find out how to help children from addicted families heal from one of the world's top specialists in addiction recovery. Jerry Moe is the National Director of Children's Programs at the world famous Betty Ford Clinic in California. He will run a one ...

A Man In Recovery: New support group addresses addiction, recovery process
Caroline Kacena addresses those in attendance Feb. 2 at A Man In Recovery opiate recovery group about how people get addicted to substances at Peace Lutheran Church in New Lenox. Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media ...

The MAP Recovery Network Announces the Addition of Green Mountain Treatment Center to its Membership
By collecting data using MAP Recovery Network resources, Green Mountain Treatment Center will be able to demonstrate its rates of addiction treatment success. Effingham, NH (PRWEB) February 09, 2016. MAP Health Management LLC, facilitator of the ...

Texas Health Resources Announces $37 Million Addiction Treatment Facility
Texas Health Resources has announced plans to build a $37 million standalone long-term addiction treatment center in Mansfield, the first such facility that the Arlington-based health system will own and operate. The Texas Health Residential Treatment ...

Addiction treatment ethics bill gets overhaul
An overhaul to a bill, HB 823, targeting unethical marketing practices in the substance abuse treatment industry would create a local pilot program headed by Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg to coordinate efforts to crack down on ...

New Addiction Treatment Program Quickly Becomes Controversial
One day after the Broome County District Attorney's Office launched a new addiction treatment program, the initiative is drawing ire from county officials. District Attorney Steve Cornwell (R) introduced the new program, Operation S.A.F.E. (Saving ...

Health commissioner talks needs to treat drug addiction
When McMahan started getting calls from families about addiction treatment options for their loved ones and said as she feared as she referred them to one service that they might be missing out on other important aspects of recovery, like medical ...

Kane zoning panel votes 4-3 against addiction treatment center
Kane zoning panel votes 4-3 against addiction treatment center. Published: Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 11:18 p.m. CST. By BRENDA SCHORY bschory @shawmedia.com. ST. CHARLES – A divided Kane County Zoning Board of Appeals voted 4-3 Tuesday ...

Texas Health Resources to Break Ground on Mansfield Addiction Treatment Center
A rendering of a treatment facility for drug and alcohol addiction that Texas Health Resources is set to break ground on in Mansfield Wednesday. (Feb. 10, 2016). Texas Health Resources is set to break ground on a treatment facility for drug and alcohol ...

Why is addiction treatment so slow to change?
University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) is an online research library of thousands of works of scholarship from leading academic presses across the world, covering almost every subject area of academia. Columbia University Press launched Columbia ...

Non-Profit To Host Event Geared To Addiction Recovery
rootlogo MONMOUTH COUNTY — A gift auction fundraiser and donation yoga class will be presented by Root to Rise on March 12 from noon to 3 p.m. at Porta in Asbury Park. The fundraiser will help to support the organization which provides free programs ...

You can make a difference today in the lives of those who need addiction treatment
A national nonprofit is gathering signatures to help raise $1.1 billion for support of addiction treatment in America. We can sign this letter and help this very important goal become reality. You have until Friday of this week — only three days ...

Layton woman thrives in recovery after crippling alcohol addiction
LAYTON — Madison Rose was never comfortable in social situations. Shy and more of an introvert, she struggled with anxiety when it came to opening up in groups. When she first started drinking, she noticed that for the first time in her life, she ...

Addiction Treatment Bill Moves to Senate with Lump-Sum Authorization
The Senate Judiciary Committee has marked up and moved the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), S.524, a bipartisan bill to bolster community-based efforts at helping addicts. Going into the markup, the bill carved out small authorizations ...

Akshar Wants More Addiction Treatment Covered by Insurance
Akshar Wants More Addiction Treatment Covered by Insurance. 2/11/2016 (Updated 5:42:34 PM). (Published By: Jason Weinstein). State Senator Fred Akshar says he'll be working on ways to get more addiction treatments covered under insurance. Akshar ...

First-of-its-Kind Opioid Addiction Treatment Facility to Open in New Hampshire
As part of Farnum Center North, the Ray House will be the first residential drug treatment center specifically for veterans in New Hampshire. (Published 11 minutes ago). Overdose deaths in New Hampshire's largest city in 2015 have spiked 40 percent ...

Could This Opioid Implant Really End The Opioid Epidemic?
Although addiction treatment research is notoriously underfunded and difficult to do well, there are studies that have produced reliable, or at least credible data and conclusions. These are alluded to, and implied often, in the article, but actual ...

Addiction Treatment Facility Opening in the North Country
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new addiction treatment facility in the North Country Friday. According to the governor's office, the facility will bring detoxification and outpatient substance use disorder services to Clinton, Essex, and ...

Matt Boggs: Investing in addiction recovery makes good sense for Tri-state
Since 2011, Recovery Point of Huntington has provided that essential hope to hundreds of men who have entered our long-term residential program of addiction recovery that is grounded on the premise that those who have found recovery are best suited for ...

Addiction treatment is not one-size-fits-all
New research has shown that addiction treatment services for women need to be based on an integrated and women-centered approach that acknowledges their life experiences. Many women who suffer from addiction share a common shame and stigma, ...

HHS Proposes Modifying Privacy Rules On Addiction Treatment Records
On February 9, 2016, the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released a proposal to modify federal privacy rules under 42 CFR Part 2 covering patient records for ...

Groups to lawmakers: Addiction treatment must change
NEW LONDON - Law enforcement officials, medical professionals and community activists all agreed Monday afternoon that the current system of treating drug addiction needs to change. The first of two summits dedicated to addressing the region's heroin ...

Controversial addiction treatment facility opening in Port Saint Lucie
LUCIE — Help is on the way to those in need of addiction treatment along the Treasure Coast but not everyone is welcoming it with open arms. A Palm City detox clinic is expanding and is preparing to break ground near a residential area in Port Saint ...

Addiction recovery center to open in Concord; Work Nest to move downtown
An addiction recovery center, considered an important step in the fight against opiate abuse, is scheduled to open this spring in Concord. Hope for New Hampshire Recovery already operates a recovery center for people struggling with drug or alcohol ...

Waters Edge Recovery Partners With P.A.A.R.I. to Offer Addiction Recovery Services to Participants
Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello and John Rosenthal, co-founders of The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), are pleased to announce that Waters Edge Recovery has joined the growing list of treatment centers that ...

Opinionator | Medicines to Keep Addiction Away
At Gosnold on Cape Cod, an addiction treatment organization, a majority of patients use Vivitrol after they leave residential treatment, said Kristoph Pydynkowski, a recovery manager. “It really helps,” he said. “I can't tell you how many people said ...

Online Addiction Recovery Resource Locator Now Available In Lex
Voices Of Hope is extremely proud to announce Get Help Lex – a free, interactive, online addiction recovery resource locator that will serve as a user-friendly guide to connect people in crisis with those who can help. Get Help Lex is an open-source ...

Canaan addiction treatment campus establishing Wilton location
A Canaan addiction treatment center is establishing a Wilton for outpatient services, taking a 10-year lease for 5,000 square feet of space at 372 Danbury Road. The Mountainside Treatment Center was founded in 1998 in Canaan, with its campus totaling ...

New Addiction Treatment Center Coming to Wilton
New Addiction Treatment Center Coming to Wilton. By DANBURY.G (Open Post). The Mountainside Treatment Center, formerly of Canaan, Connecticut, has signed a ten-year lease on 5,000 square feet of build- to -suit medical space at 372 Danbury Road in ...

AG Zoeller Visits DC To Push For Federal Addiction Treatment Funding
Attorney General Greg Zoeller (right) meets with Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli (left) in Washington, D.C., days after a new federal proposal was announced to increase funding for opioid addiction treatment. Credit ...

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 ...

New Addiction Treatment Center Approved For Plattsburgh
Clinton County will soon have an addiction treatment center. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement Friday that will bring a detox center to a region that has been lacking such a facility. The addiction treatment facility will be located ...




Last Modified: 02/2016