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Addiction Recovery News 09/2016




NYS Addiction Recovery Conference being held for those willing to learn, help
However, the tremendous turnout at Thursday's NYS Addiction Recovery Conference speaks to how many people want to get back on the right track. Joe Lapinski, 29, is living proof heroin doesn't discriminate. He grew up in a nuclear family with a white ...

Nurses step in to boost treatment for opioid addiction
The biggest reason doctors give for not treating more patients is lack of support staff to assist with the numerous office visits and after-hours calls that typically go along with medication-assisted addiction treatment, said Dr. Kelly Clark ...

'Good Neighbors': Addiction Recovery Providers Fighting Back Against 'NIMBY'
Sovereign Jamie Deans, senior director of communications at Sovereign Health, said he would welcome a “good neighbor” policy between the health care provider and the city. Photo: Eric Heinz. By Eric Heinz. For people trying to live in a sober ...

Addiction recovery meeting in Troy starts with celebration
Members of the addiction recovery community were in a celebratory mood Thursday morning at the kickoff of a statewide conference focused on supporting clean and sober lives. The agenda of the 2016 New York Recovery Conference and Celebration, held ...

Doctor says fears of addiction treatment center near daycare are "irrational"
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -. Dr. Mohamed Aziz is the man behind a proposed addiction treatment facility in West Chester Township. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Residents in the area have voiced many concerns about the facility going in next to a daycare and ...

Former NBA Star Shares Story of Addiction, Recovery - Story
POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- A former NBA player stopped in Schuylkill County on Thursday night, but he wasn't there to talk about ...

Open Arms offers addiction treatment in Hanover
Open Arms offers addiction treatment in Hanover. Open Arms offers addiction treatment in HanoverA new substance abuse outpatient center has opened in Hanover after months of waiting for the proper approval. Can probably freshen up this lede - the fact ...

Wolf welcomes Wright Center to addiction treatment designation
Slate Addiction Treatment Center, which has facilities in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, as two of 25 Centers of Excellence statewide for the treatment of opioid abuse. “There is no more stigma to this disease than any other disease,” Mr. Wolf said. “In ...

Election 2016: Clough, Dickinson discuss salt shed, addiction treatment and more at forum
Two candidates for House of Representatives, Rachel Clough and Spencer Dickinson, held a forum in the Village Green Monday, where before about 20 people, they discussed their views on issues ranging from the salt shed to addiction treatment and ...

North Dakota launches state-funded voucher program for addiction ...
North Dakota launches state-funded voucher program for addiction ...

North Dakota launches state-funded voucher program for addiction ...
North Dakota launches state-funded voucher program for addiction ...

North Dakota launches state-funded voucher program for addiction ...
North Dakota launches state-funded voucher program for addiction ...

Bridge Home addiction recovery center pledges to be a 'good neighbor' in Springfield's McKnight neighborhood as ...
Bridge Home addiction recovery center pledges to be a 'good neighbor' in Springfield's McKnight neighborhood as ...

Treatment program hopes to help those struggling with addiction in western ND
“Our addiction treatment centers are simply not getting people well,” Jim Sturdevant of Face it Together said. “We're bringing a whole new approach to this age-old problem.” He added that he has heard of a need in Williston for effective services, and ...

In New Haven, addiction treatment options for pregnant women can lead to healthy babies
In New Haven, addiction treatment options for pregnant women can lead to healthy babies. By Esteban L. Hernandez, New Haven Register. Posted: 09/04/16, 7:38 PM EDT | Updated: 3 mins ago. # Comments. NEW HAVEN >> Taking the heroin was easy for ...

Pennsylvania to fund drug addiction treatment centers
Pennsylvania is funding health care centers that take a holistic approach to drug addiction treatment. Treatment for drug use often involves detoxing but rarely addresses the underlying causes of addiction, like behavioral health disorders. And that's ...

Pennsylvania to fund drug addiction treatment centers
Pennsylvania is funding health care centers that take a holistic approach to drug addiction treatment. Treatment for drug use often involves detoxing but rarely addresses the underlying causes of addiction, like behavioral health disorders. And that's ...

CVCC hosts addiction recovery series - HDR | Hickory Daily Record ...
CVCC hosts addiction recovery series - HDR | Hickory Daily Record ...

North Dakota launches state-funded voucher program for addiction treatment; needs more private providers to get it ...
North Dakota launches state-funded voucher program for addiction treatment; needs more private providers to get it ...

Ambrosia Treatment Center Partners with Rutgers University to ...
Ambrosia Treatment Center Partners with Rutgers University to ...

Ambrosia Treatment Center Partners with Rutgers University to Advance Addiction Treatment
The Ambrosia Treatment Center (Ambrosia) announced today that it will partner with Rutgers University's Center of Alcohol Studies to advance addiction treatment. The partnership aims to build on decades of research by testing new conceptual models and ...

Chevy Chase Checks into Rehab: Inside His Battle with Addiction
The actor, who announced Monday that he is seeking help at an addiction treatment center in Minnesota , previously sought treatment at the Betty Ford Center in the early 1980s for a painkiller addiction. Though the actor, 72, has remained largely ...

Above It All Treatment Center Advocates for Parity in Addiction ...
Above It All Treatment Center Advocates for Parity in Addiction ...

No welcome mat shown for Bridge Home addiction recovery center ...
No welcome mat shown for Bridge Home addiction recovery center ...

NuWay offers addiction treatment in Whittier mansion
The Snyder mansion at 22nd & Blaisdell now serves as an outpatient treatment center. Photo by Michelle Bruch. Treatment for substance abuse and mental health is underway inside the historic Snyder mansion at 2118 Blaisdell Ave., where the building ...

NCC celebrates addiction recovery
Nash Community College is the only community college in the state to offer a Collegiate Recovery Program for students struggling with addiction issues and this week, the college will be celebrating its success. The the Nash Community College Collegiate ...

Walk for Recovery Seeks to Raise Area Drug Addiction Awareness
Lesley, Maryanne and Joy highly recommend a film, “Generation Found,” the powerful story of how one community came together to ignite a youth addiction recovery revolution, to be screened at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 7 and 28, at the Brass Mill ...

Calgary opens new addiction program for women: Co-occurring Addiction Recovery Essentials
On Tuesday, the Recovery Acres Society unveiled its CARE (Co-occurring Addiction Recovery Essentials) for Women office next door to its existing treatment facility for men in Marda Loop. Janine Copeland, program director for CARE for Women, said the ...

Addiction experts explain Olean region's opiate crisis, treatment options
OLEAN, NY – A “pandemic of opiate addiction soon will be the number one killer in our country,” two regional addiction treatment professionals said during a community meeting at Olean General Hospital Wednesday. Mary Anne Polucci-Sherman, licensed ...

TX doc to screen here and benefit addiction recovery efforts
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A documentary from Houston, Texas will be playing in Dayton, and the meaning of the film translates to the Miami Valley. It is called Generation Found, and focuses on community members coming together to help young people ...

Ways to take on opioid addiction
Increased funding for research, prevention and treatment programs is critical to making significant headway in saving lives and ending a cycle of addiction in communities across the nation. Legislation that expands opioid-addiction treatment, recently ...

Kaufer's legislation aimed at fighting addiction - News - Citizens' Voice
State Rep. Aaron Kaufer, R-Kingston, is proposing a package of 10 bills intended to fight drug addiction: 1. Community Hospital Emergency Drug and Alcohol ...

Recovery Point to expand addiction recovery services to Beckley
Recovery Point of Huntington has received a $250,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to expand services in Beckley, Bluefield and Huntington. The funding will be used for Recovery Point's Expansion Adding ...

For Her Son: A Mother's Journey To Addiction Recovery
At age 12, “K” took her first sip of whisky at the babysitter's house. And she liked it. It helped ease her awkward ache of adolescent loneliness. By age 15, K was packing vodka in her school water bottle and trying to coax others to drink along with ...

Two women share their addiction recovery stories to spread
Two women share their addiction recovery stories to spread awareness during national recovery month. From broken and lost to determined and proud. Jamie Perez. By Jamie Perez | jperez@kcautv.com. Published 09/08 2016 04:15PM. Updated 09/08 2016 ...

Letter: Stigma, NIMBYism hamper addiction treatment
This is in response to the Brianna R. Lamke op-ed column of August 26 entitled "No place for a methadone clinic." "A set of negative and often unfair beliefs that a society or group of people have about something." This is the simple definition of the ...

Column: Beating opioid addiction
Increased funding for research, prevention and treatment programs is critical to making significant headway in saving lives and ending a cycle of addiction in communities across the nation. Legislation that expands opioid-addiction treatment, recently ...

Ambrosia teams up with researchers at Rutgers to study addiction treatment
The Ambrosia Treatment Center, a drug and alcohol treatment provider with a location on Old Marlton Pike in Medford, has announced it will partner with Rutgers University's Center of Alcohol Studies to build on research into how to advance addiction ...

Rock Against Heroin raising funds for addiction recovery housing
Ted St. John, First Step Recovery, said recovery housing is pivotal in the drug addiction recovery process. He said state money helps fund treatment programs, but doesn't cover housing afterwards. The live-in facility that First Step Recovery oversees ...

Rock Against Heroin raising funds for addiction recovery housing ...
Rock Against Heroin raising funds for addiction recovery housing ...

'A much better fit': NuWay's new day-treatment center works for neighbors, staff, clients
... a 50-year-old nonprofit offering treatment services to people with addiction and mental illness, purchased the palatial Pillsbury Snyder mansion at 2118 Blaisdell Ave. and announced plans to convert it into a 47-bed residential addiction-treatment ...

Former Tulane student avoids prison, sent to addiction treatment ...
Former Tulane student avoids prison, sent to addiction treatment ...

Former Tulane student avoids prison, sent to addiction treatment ...
Former Tulane student avoids prison, sent to addiction treatment ...

DEA targeting of addiction treatment kratom will protect Big Pharma ...
DEA targeting of addiction treatment kratom will protect Big Pharma ...

Hungry for Hope to raise money for addiction recovery | New ...
Hungry for Hope to raise money for addiction recovery | New ...

The Changing Medicaid Addiction Landscape – What The California Experience Can Teach Us
This week, the state of Illinois released a draft Medicaid 1115 waiver that included additional treatment benefits for addiction treatment such as extended-release injectable naltrexone, short-term residential treatment in an institution for mental ...

PORT: Vouchers for addiction treatment a great idea | INFORUM
MINOT, N.D.—For too long, North Dakota's response to addiction issues has been dictated by psychologist Abraham Maslow's "Law of the Instrument." "Give a ...

Familylinks event tries to bring hope for addiction recovery
With the epidemic of opioid overdoses and deaths, an awareness is growing that there isn't just one answer for every individual who needs help breaking away from his or her addiction. The hope that carries people through the challenges of recovery will ...

Vouchers for addiction treatment a great idea
During their 2015 session state lawmakers provided $750,000 in funding for an addiction treatment voucher program. Under the program, qualifying citizens would be able to take a state voucher to the addiction treatment center of their choice. The ...

Parents Respond to This Haunting Photo of Drug Addiction with the 'Other Side': Recovery
But, like Smith points out, there is another side of addiction: Recovery. Like Smith and Mullins, there are more than twenty-three million people in recovery in the United States right now. Smith's photo brings hope to those who are struggling, showing ...




Last Modified: 09/2016