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Addiction Recovery News 11/2016




Prevention, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment to be Explored at Cortlandt Community Coalition's Annual Presentation ...
Prevention, Addiction, Recovery and Treatment to be Explored at Cortlandt Community Coalition's Annual Presentation ...

States Move To Encourage More Addiction Counseling
About 10,000 others are receiving treatment at freestanding or hospital-based treatment centers like REACH, according to Behavioral Health System Baltimore, a nonprofit that distributes funding to opioid addiction treatment centers. To encourage the ...

Drug addicts to get help from a 'recovery coach' in new program
Now, in cooperation with the county's two hospitals and municipal police departments, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office is bringing City of Angels in to aid in a new addiction recovery coaching program. Through the program, police officers will ...

Our Opinion: Mainers fighting addiction need sober housing ...
Our Opinion: Mainers fighting addiction need sober housing ...

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches Addiction Treatment Regulations and Compliance ...
The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches Addiction Treatment Regulations and Compliance ...

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches ...
The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches ...

Addicted: The failure of the public to treat opioid addiction
This creates serious problems for those seeking opioid addiction treatment, and sadly, there are many stories of addicts who, having recently been released from 12-step programs, fall victim to fatal opioid overdose in a relapse. Even more troubling is ...

The Lifesaving Addiction Treatment Too Few Doctors Are ... - Vocativ
The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic, with more than 14,000 people dying from prescription opioids in 2014 alone. And yet, per a recent study, ...

State to pilot ER-based addiction treatment at 3 hospitals
BOSTON — Three Massachusetts hospitals will receive a total of $3 million to test a model of addiction treatment that begins in the emergency room, under a state grant program created in this year's state budget. Pharmacologic treatment for substance ...

Victory Addiction Recovery Center Announces Recognition by the...
Victory Addiction Recovery Center Announces Recognition by the...

Addiction recovery walk to be Nov. 5
An addiction recovery walk by 1Voice will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Rising Sun City Hall, 200 N. Walnut St. After proceeding through the downtown, walkers will return to city hall where a message of hope will be given in the parking lot ...

Fargo's Focus on Addiction & Recovery
IN THIS EPISODE: Mike Kaspari, of First Step Recovery, joins us to talk about his work on the Mayor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction. Always an interesting - and open - discussion when Mike comes in! As he explains, this is a comprehensive look at ...

Gowanda's top cop leads fight against opiate addiction
With Tri-County Hospital and its inpatient addiction treatment program shut down after the historic flood, there was a void that needed to be filled. Community Connections became an umbrella organization for people with opiate dependency. It enlisted ...

Fiscal Court secures $300000 for addiction recovery shelter
Fiscal court approved a measure allowing Warren County Judge-Executive Mike Buchanon to sign a community development block grant agreement that will provide $300,000 to the Men's Addiction Recovery Campus for operational expenses. Buchanon ...

US Rep. Larsen asks Congress for funds to help fight drug addiction
The growing epidemic is not only straining families and communities, it is exhausting law enforcement and addiction treatment resources. If we are going to make a meaningful difference for families who are suffering, we need more funding to expand ...

Worcester addiction counseling center hosts 'drop-in hour'
The CAC at 51 Union St. hosted about 10 people in recovery, from local organizations that provide addiction-recovery services, and even administrators from an area school at its first monthly drop-in hour Thursday. Organizers described the drop-in hour ...

State to pilot ER-based addiction treatment initiative at three hospitals
In a study earlier this year, the Health Policy Commission found that providers of pharmacologic addiction treatment are concentrated in the state's most densely populated areas — mostly clustered in eastern Massachusetts — and that many patients who ...

Gray addiction treatment clinic gets final approval
In May, Mountain States CEO Alan Levine and ETSU President Brian Noland announced their intent to open an addiction treatment clinic in Gray as part of the newly formed Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Center. Five days later ...

Gray addiction treatment clinic gets final approval
In May, Mountain States CEO Alan Levine and ETSU President Brian Noland announced their intent to open an addiction treatment clinic in Gray as part of the newly formed Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Center. Five days later ...

Plan to convert tony Lodge and Spa at Cordillera into drug treatment center riles neighbors in luxury golf community
So when a Baltimore drug addiction treatment facility announced plans to buy the lodge and convert it into a $65,000-per-month residential treatment center, Schmeiser joined his neighbors in protesting the deal. And when Eagle County's community ...

Better drug-addiction treatment options needed for Ohioans of color: Deborah King (Opinion)
In addiction treatment, recognition is an essential first step on the path to recovery. Across the country, in rural, suburban and urban communities, a shift in emphasis from punishment to treatment is occurring. This is long overdue. Yet as this shift ...

States change how they fund drug treatment to encourage addiction counseling
BALTIMORE — To Heaven Godley, a recovering heroin addict, the methadone treatment center he visits every day feels like home. “It's my refuge,” he said. Godley's treatment plan at REACH Health Services, one of 20 opioid treatment centers in Baltimore ...

Michigan Medicaid Planning To Expand Treatment Continuum For Addiction
The Michigan Medicaid program is planning to expand the continuum of covered addiction treatment to include residential settings, recovery coaches, and care coordination. The new addiction treatment coverage was included in the state's Medicaid waiver ...

Peer Support Groups In Addiction Treatment Boost Odds Of Long-Term Recovery
Adults receiving addiction treatment who also participated in peer support groups reported that the peer support helped them develop behaviors that increased the likelihood of long-term recovery. These behaviors included reductions in substance use, ...

Apps to Help With Addiction Recovery
The same trend describes the world of addiction recovery, where there's an app for just about every addiction, according to a 2014 article in The Fix. As evidence, how is this for irony? There are now even mobile apps for smartphone addiction. The glut ...

Canada Addiction Recovery Network
The Canadian Addiction Recovery Network that is located out of Burk's Falls has just announced that they have successfully launched their brand new website that is reared towards helping gambling addicts recover from their addiction and problem ...

Nutritional guidance often missing from substance abuse treatment
Even as more than 21 million Americans struggle with substance abuse issues, many addiction recovery programs overlook how nutritional support can increase treatment safety and success. Maria Schellenberger, a student in the USC Leonard Davis School ...

Rehab facility operator opens its third addiction treatment center
Services that will be provided at the center include detox along with other inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment care plus and ongoing support services in hotel-like, residential accommodations. Among its amenities are a yoga and fitness studio ...

Understanding what addiction is and isn't
Rob Pleiman is the executive director for NKy Med Clinic. In the nearly 15 years I have worked in addiction treatment, there have been different trends relating to specific substances. The folks we care for range from young adults, senior citizens, to ...

Austin's Dr. Herbert Munden, pioneer in treating addiction,... | www ...
Austin's Dr. Herbert Munden, pioneer in treating addiction,... | www ...

Austin's Dr. Herbert Munden, pioneer in treating addiction, dies at 66
He went on to serve as medical director for a few other addiction treatment providers and to open a private practice known as Austin Addiction Medicine Services. “He helped many, many recovering physicians, other medical personnel and other people who ...

Delivering better addiction treatment in rural and underserved areas
In her abstract, Komaromy describes the value of providing primary care providers with ongoing education and mentorship in behavioral health and substance abuse disorders, enabling expanded addiction treatment in rural and underserved areas, where ...

Addiction Battle On The Ballot: Opioid Epidemic A Potent Campaign ...
Addiction Battle On The Ballot: Opioid Epidemic A Potent Campaign ...

New addiction recovery beds coming to Kelowna
KELOWNA – A family services non-profit group in Kelowna will soon have eight new recovery beds for Central Okanagan residents recovering from addiction. Interior Health announced in the spring it would open 73 new substance use treatment beds in the ...

Work begins on Long Island addiction treatment center
State officials recently announced the start of construction on a facility in Suffolk County that will have 25 treatment beds for women struggling to overcome addiction. The $4.6 million center will open in the spring of 2018. Officials also announced ...

Work begins on Long Island addiction treatment center
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Long Island is getting two new facilities intended to help those struggling with addiction. State officials recently announced the start of construction on a facility in Suffolk County that will have 25 treatment beds for women ...

Work begins on Long Island addiction treatment center
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Long Island is getting two new facilities intended to help those struggling with addiction. State officials recently announced the start of construction on a facility in Suffolk County that will have 25 treatment beds for women ...

Birds Be Free series supports addiction recovery
Cindy Crowe-Layne has a mission to assist Boone County residents struggling with addiction by showing them unconditional love, acceptance and mercy while advocating for awareness. Recently, she took another step toward that goal by releasing a ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Expansion of Addiction Treatment and Prevention Services on LI
Brentwood, NY - November 4, 2016 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the expansion of addiction treatment and prevention services on Long Island with the groundbreaking of a $4.6 million community residence center in Brentwood, Suffolk ...

Work begins on Long Island addiction treatment center
State officials recently announced the start of construction on a facility in Suffolk County that will have 25 treatment beds for women struggling to overcome addiction. The $4.6 million center will open in the spring of 2018. Officials also announced ...

Event tackles stigma of addiction
Stark County Board of Mental Health and Addiction Recovery, F.A.T.H.E.R.S., Breaking Barriers, Stark County Health Department, CommQuest Services, Crisis Intervention and Recovery Center and other agencies and advocacy groups will have information ...

Australia Shuts Down Cannabis “Addiction” Treatment Facility
Only weeks after making medical marijuana legal, the Australian Commonwealth has decided to discontinue funding for their National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre. The NCPIC is located at the University of New South Wales and since 2007 it ...

Addiction treatment center in Gray receives final approval
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) – Mountain States Health Alliance and East Tennessee State University officials have received final approval to open an addiction treatment clinic in the Johnson City suburb of Gray. The Johnson City Press reports that on ...

Knocking down walls: Cigna ends preauthorization for opioid addiction treatment
Health care professionals and policy makers are scrambling to combat the opioid epidemic and to question many barriers to opioid addiction treatment that are coming under scrutiny only as the epidemic has worsened. Cigna recently took down one of these ...

Ark. colleges offer focus in drug abuse treatment
The reason they want to offer this class is because UALR said they believe it's becoming more socially acceptable to acknowledge and seek addiction treatment. “I think it says a lot. I think it says that we're trying to be proactive with something that ...

Guiding Light's Recovery Program helps men with addiction problems
Guiding Light helps men with substance abuse problems achieve sobriety and a life of recovery from addiction. Thanks to their Recovery Program, they help men fight substance abuse and get them back on their feet. During the process, they provide them a ...

Addiction Treatment Advocate Reacts To Trump Win
Marvin Ventrell is the Executive Director of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. He served as keynote at the annual Rosecrance Forum on Thursday. Rosecrance offers addiction services for teens and adults at more than 40 locations ...

MSA bake sale raises funds for addiction recovery
Members of the Muslim Student Association gathered for a bake sale Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Memorial Student Center plaza with the intention of allowing the Marshall University community to experience a new culture. The event featured ...

Addiction Treatment Advocate Reacts To Trump Win
Marvin Ventrell is the Executive Director of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. He served as keynote at the annual Rosecrance Forum on Thursday. Rosecrance offers addiction services for teens and adults at more than 40 locations ...

WVU's Mini-Medical School program on opioid addiction
WVU's Mini-Medical School program on opioid addiction treatment. Dr. Konrad Nau explains effectiveness of medicated-assisted treatments. Rachael Espaillat. By Rachael Espaillat | [email protected] Published 11/11 2016 05:41PM. Updated 11/11 ...




Last Modified: 11/2016