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Addiction Recovery News 03/2016




Moncton's Harvest House wants to add addiction centre for women
Harvest House Atlantic, an emergency shelter and community outreach centre in Moncton, wants to expand to offer an addiction treatment program for women. The faith-based community group already offers a nine-month, live-in addiction treatment program ...

Lakeview Health Finalizes Transition to Gender-Responsive Addiction Treatment
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the upcoming opening of its new Women's Center, Lakeview Health in Jacksonville, Florida, announces that it is completing the transition to a gender-responsive model of treatment in ...

Huge crowd rallies at capitol for support of mental illness and addiction treatment
(KUTV) A huge crowd filled the Utah State Capitol rotunda on Tuesday afternoon. Many in the crowd were people in addiction rehab or treatment. Many were people with mental illness. All were there to send a message to lawmakers that providing more ...

New addiction treatment center on Seattle's Beacon Hill to help combat heroin epidemic
A new 68-bed addiction treatment facility in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood. (Sara Lerner/KIRO Radio). Comments. Share. Tweet. Share. Share. More Photos. See all photos. In King County, heroin overdose deaths are higher than they've been in 20 ...

Twin Cities-Based Addiction Recovery Program Offers $260K in Scholarships
A Twin Cities-based addiction recovery program is offering $260,000 in scholarship money to people seeking recovery services. The funds are being provided by an organization called The Retreat. Retreat officials say the only requirement to apply is an ...

Brockton unveils police assisted addiction recovery program dubbed 'Champion Plan'
BROCKTON - A police assisted addiction recovery program in Brockton called the Champion Plan has already helped its first person to get into treatment after being implemented on Monday. City officials unveiled the plan in a press conference on ...

Brockton addiction program gets 1st person into treatment
BROCKTON - It didn't take long for Brockton's new police- assisted addiction recovery pro gram to start helping people. In its first day in operation on Monday, the Champion Plan helped get a man in his 30s into treatment. “Just in the first 48 hours ...

Grand Traverse Addiction Treatment Services Talk Importance of Drug Abuse Treatment
Drug abuse is what fuels the demand for heroin and cocaine, and more needs to be done to lower that demand in Northern Michigan. “Treatment is definitely important.” It may not completely stop illegal drug use, but common sense says doing more to get ...

Cuomo Launches Addiction Treatment Videos
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a new video series aimed at educating New Yorkers on the types of addiction treatment services available across the state, and assisting individuals and families with accessing care. The 10 videos are part of Cuomo's ...

NAMED Program Provides Solution to 2016 Campaign Issue of Addiction Recovery
Under the NAMED program, precise nutritional plans and menus are developed that will keep the body functioning at its optimal level, reducing symptoms and complications of addiction recovery. The program was developed by Dr. Keith Kantor, a bestselling ...

Generation 'H': On The Other Side Of Addiction
NEW YORK — She has an infectious smile, strawberry blonde hair, and since kicking her heroin habit two years ago, 27-year-old Morgan says she is meeting herself, in many ways, for the first time. “[Now I'm] exactly who you see, and for the first time ...

Legislators and residents unite in rally for mental health, addiction recovery
Utah residents gathered at the Capitol to rally for mental health and addiction recovery Tuesday—raising posters that said, “We are worth it!,” “Mental Health Matters,” “Drug Court Saves Families,” and “#Iamstigmafree”. The crowd talked and cheered ...

Doctors Restricted From Prescribing Addiction Treatment
Taking buprenorphine or methadone, alongside counseling, is the most effective approach to opioid addiction treatment. Because the drugs relieve patients' cravings for heroin or narcotic painkillers, patients taking them can focus more on recovery and ...

Valley Voice, March 4: Shift addiction treatment focus
26 luncheon hosted by Michael's House addiction treatment center at The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage, Dr. Ling presented research findings that indicate ongoing medical treatment is the most effective treatment of Substance Use Disorders. However, in our ...

Unplugged: What a Day At an Internet Addiction Recovery Center Taught Me
After getting lost in the woods 45 minutes outside of Seattle, I finally found reSTART; an internet addiction recovery center on the outskirts of Fall City, Washington. The double garaged, soft blue home was owned by a couple who, after raising their ...

Baltimore Co. lawmaker proposes controversial heroin addiction treatment bills
Baltimore Co. lawmaker proposes controversial heroin addiction treatment bills. Trang Do. Previous Next. Autoplay: His ideas are being called radical, but Del. Dan Morhaim, D-Baltimore County, says drastic measures are needed to fight the ever growing ...

Addiction recovery advocates say no to deaths
MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) Addiction recovery advocates from around the Fargo-Moorhead area gathered on the Main Avenue Veterans Bridge this afternoon hoping everyone will hear their deeply personal message. They are saying "no" to ...

Vivitrol is the newest development in medically assisted drug addiction treatment, but patients are facing ...
Vivitrol is the newest development in medically assisted drug addiction treatment, but patients are facing ...

Medications called an essential part of addiction recovery
There's no cure for heroin addiction, but, like hypertension, diabetes and other chronic diseases, there are tools and treatments to manage the condition and help keep the patient from fatal consequences. That's how Dr. J. Craig Allen, medical director ...

Despite law, parity in mental health and addiction treatment can be elusive
Both of her teenage sons, raised in South Jersey about 20 minutes from Camden, had become addicted to opiates. Yet when she tried to get them into rehabilitation centers, one of them was denied outright and the other was deemed ready for outpatient ...

Road to Recovery 5K raises money for addiction treatment centers
The event was all about making renovations to drug addiction treatment centers. “It was so amazing,” said Lifehouse Executive Director, Rocky Meadows. “Being the first one, we had over a couple hundred people. It was just amazing, all of the support ...

Gloucester Opiate Addiction Treatment Services hire new program director
Lahey Health Behavioral Services appointed Mary M. Crockett, LMHC, LDAC, to the position of program director for Opiate Addiction Treatment Services in Gloucester. In this role, Crockett will oversee all staff and clinical care delivery for medication ...

6 Addiction Recovery Groups You Never Knew Existed
12-step groups have evolved beyond just treating addictions. If you can think of a problem, there's a 12-step group out there to cure it. It seems that things have been a little rough lately. What was once a bad habit has, over time, turned into a much ...

Is Telemedicine The Key To Making Addiction Treatment Work?
Map Health Management, a data analytics firm focused on behavioral health and addiction treatment, is working with insurers to determine effective treatment modalities and identify care providers that effectively maintain a relationship with patients ...

Local Church Hosts Addiction Recovery Support Group
COURT HOUSE - Jessica Osborn of Steered Straight shared her emotional life story of showing love, acceptance, compassion and patience while her father battled addiction. Jessica became emotional when she discussed the tragic fatal heroin overdose of ...

Final thoughts about addiction recovery
Funny thing about gratitude; it can't be coerced. No matter how much people tell you to be grateful, that state must come from within. At this stage in my life, I am profoundly grateful, in no small part for the opportunity this column presented me. I ...

Final thoughts about addiction recovery
Funny thing about gratitude; it can't be coerced. No matter how much people tell you to be grateful, that state must come from within. At this stage in my life, I am profoundly grateful, in no small part for the opportunity this column presented me. I ...

Council Approves Addiction Treatment Clinic in Minot
Minot's City Council has cleared the way for an opioid treatment clinic to be established in Minot. In a unanimous vote, the council approved a permit, granting Community Medical Services the ability to treat methadone addiction in Minot. Several ...

Turner supporting addiction treatment - Fairborn Daily Herald ...
Turner supporting addiction treatment - Fairborn Daily Herald ...

Turner supporting addiction treatment
The federal government currently prohibits Medicaid and treatment program dollars to give addiction treatment to those who are incarcerated. The TREAT Act would lift this prohibition and allow treatment to take place in a jail setting. “The fact that ...

Prosecutors leery of expanding Gloucester Police model for addiction treatment
Though they are more accustomed to working together, police officials and district attorneys found themselves testifying Monday on opposite sides of a bill allowing addicts seeking recovery to turn in heroin and other drugs without the threat of ...

Prosecutors leery of expanding Gloucester Police model for addiction treatment
Though they are more accustomed to working together, police officials and district attorneys found themselves testifying Monday on opposite sides of a bill allowing addicts seeking recovery to turn in heroin and other drugs without the threat of ...

Salamanca Police Dept. initiates addiction recovery program
SALAMANCA — Salamanca Police Chief Troy Westfall announced last week the city Police Department is working with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PAARI) to further its addiction outreach and recovery program, Community ...

Former addiction treatment center director faces drug charge
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — The former director of the state chemical dependency treatment center has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from his arrest at a Butte bar. The Montana Standard reports (http://bit.ly/1R5VBsH ) Mark Jay Catalanello pleaded not ...

Resources for Heroin and Opioid Addiction, Treatment and Support ...
Resources for Heroin and Opioid Addiction, Treatment and Support ...

Durbin unveils bill to expand addiction treatment services - Stor
Heroin addicts in Illinois who want help, but can't afford treatment may soon have more options. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin is proposing legislation that would ...

Addiction treatment group marks progress on long journey
Contributed by Donaldson Ar Conceptual drawing of the future Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council for the Concho Valley facility. Posted: 8:20 p.m.. 0 Comments. SHARE. Eric Sanchez. By Eric Sanchez. Posted: 8:20 p.m. 0. As a well-known quote says, "The ...

Former Addiction Treatment Center Director Faces Drug Charge ...
Former Addiction Treatment Center Director Faces Drug Charge ...

Addiction Recovery Now Has Launched a Referral Service for ...
Addiction Recovery Now Has Launched a Referral Service for ...

Operation SAFE: 34 people receiving addiction treatment - WBNG.com
Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Broome County District Attorney's Office has announced 34 people in Broome County have been paired with long-term ...

Panel says addiction treatment system full of holes
DANIELSON - Medical professionals believe there are huge gaps in the drug addiction treatment system in Connecticut. “There's a real shortage of mental health services in the area,” said Caitlin Adams, lead social worker and primary therapist for ...

TV comedies get real about addiction, recovery
Will Arnett's new show starts not at a frozen banana stand but an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. In the opening moments of Flaked, Arnett, playing a fortysomething slacker named Chip, says he is a recovering alcoholic who killed a man while driving ...

Senate passes comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
The bill includes establishing federal grants for state and local governments to use for treatment and prevention programs. It also increases the availability of drugs used to combat overdoses. Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen were supporters of ...

US Senate passes drug-addiction treatment bill co-sponsored by Sen. Whitehouse ...
US Senate passes drug-addiction treatment bill co-sponsored by Sen. Whitehouse ...

US Senate passes drug-addiction treatment bill co-sponsored by Sen. Whitehouse
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bi-partisan bill co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse to provide states with better tools to treat drug addiction and reduce overdose deaths. The Comprehensive Addiction ...

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Opioid Addiction Treatment Bill
WASHINGTON -- By a vote of 94-1, the Senate on Thursday passed a bill to fund treatment for opioid addiction for prisoners, increase opioid abuse prevention efforts, and expand the availability of the anti-overdose drug naloxone (Narcan). "The ...

City Addiction Treatment Center Commended By Local CSB for National Award
The Alexandria Addiction Treatment Center received a national award from the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a component of the Executive Office of the President, in recognition of their role and success in serving individuals with drug ...

Holyoke addiction recovery center director shares insights with Pittsfield group
Debbie Flynn-Gonzalez, who directs the peer-to-peer addiction recovery center in Holyoke — one of 10 in Massachusetts receiving state funding — said the treatment model has been proven highly effective and is receiving more recognition and funding as ...

Police department begins addiction recovery initiative
NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray announced that the Newburyport Police Department has partnered with The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) to expand the department's addiction recovery initiative, the Newburyport ...

Gardner Applauds Passage of Drug Addiction Treatment Legislation ...
Gardner Applauds Passage of Drug Addiction Treatment Legislation ...




Last Modified: 03/2016