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Addiction Recovery News 12/2016




Former employee pleads not guilty to embezzling from addiction ...
Former employee pleads not guilty to embezzling from addiction ...

CNY doctor brings addiction and pain treatment to F'ville
Follette said he became interested in addiction treatment after struggling with a Fentanyl addiction himself, which ended up costing him his ability to practice anesthesiology ever again. Because of this, he believes he is able to connect with many of ...

Congress Can Fight Opioid Addiction on Its Way Out
To meet this urgent need for intervention, Congress must vote to fund the provisions of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. CARA includes state grants to surge addiction treatment, while the insurance industry catches up with science and the ...

Ohio's hard-hit Appalachia region strains to fund drug-addiction treatment
For every person with an opiate addiction who walked through his agency's doors in 2000, psychologist Joe Gay said, there are now 50. Gay and others in southern Ohio watched addiction snake through their communities like a virus, flourishing in areas ...

AMCP Addiction Treatment Advisory Group Releases Findings on Improving Treatment of Opioid
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Addiction Treatment Advisory Group (ATAG), created last year by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), has released detailed findings on how managed care organizations can ...

AMCP Addiction Treatment Advisory Group Releases Findings on ...
AMCP Addiction Treatment Advisory Group Releases Findings on ...

Hampden County Sheriff's Department readying for move of ...
Hampden County Sheriff's Department readying for move of ...

Rose Hill fills need for combined alcohol, drug addiction treatment
Photo by Jacob Lewkow Recognizing that treatment for people with both mental illness and addiction issues is more complicated than treatment for either condition alone, Rose Hill Center launched a program to address both issues. Left to right: Gayle ...

Tree of Hope Coffee House Supports Cumberland County Addiction Recovery
MILLVILLE, N.J. - What began as separate programs aimed at raising funds and awareness has become a unique event in support of addiction recovery. On Friday, December 2nd starting at 6 p.m., several different music groups will be performing at this ...

Drug forum in Hamilton offers addicts treatment options | www ...
Drug forum in Hamilton offers addicts treatment options | www ...

Sovereign Health Examines Insurance and Other Barriers That ...
Sovereign Health Examines Insurance and Other Barriers That ...

'Out Of The Wreck I Rise' Supports Addiction Recovery With Literary Hero Companions
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Sara Bader and Neil Steinberg about their book, "Out Of The Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery," a new anthology about addiction and sobriety. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...

Addiction recovery graduate plans to spread his message around ...
Addiction recovery graduate plans to spread his message around ...

Celebrating recovery at new support group
It's why she started an addiction recovery group in her hometown of Milton — CURE: Celebrate yoUr Recovery Everyday. The program, which began in September, is supported by the Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way. Anyone is welcome to join from ...

Just in Time to Battle the Holiday Blues, Telehealth Addiction ...
Just in Time to Battle the Holiday Blues, Telehealth Addiction ...

Sovereign Health Announces a New 'Psychology Today' Editorial on Cognitive Function and Addiction Treatment ...
Sovereign Health Announces a New 'Psychology Today' Editorial on Cognitive Function and Addiction Treatment ...

Medical, psychotherapeutic advances in addiction treatment: Part 2 of 2
Subutex and Suboxone, for the treatment of opiate or “pain pill” addiction, have also emerged as the new standard of care for opioid dependence with unparalleled success rates. These medications have revolutionized addiction treatment, creating a major ...

Addiction, Recovery Topic Of Community Forum At Passaic Valley ...
Addiction, Recovery Topic Of Community Forum At Passaic Valley ...

Ohio's hard-hit Appalachia region strains to fund drug-addiction treatment
Ohio's hard-hit Appalachia region strains to fund drug-addiction treatment. Rita Price The Columbus Dispatch (TNS); 12 min ago; 0. For every person with an opiate problem who walked through his agency's doors in 2000, psychologist Joe Gay said, there ...

Medicaid Coverage For Addiction Treatment Varies Dramatically
When Ashley Hurteau, 32, was arrested in 2015, she faced a list of charges for crimes she committed to finance a drug craving she had struggled with for more than a decade. “I wasn't using it to get high,” she said. “I was using it to survive ...

Governor's task force releases final report on fighting opioid addiction
INDIANAPOLIS -- A drug task force convened by Gov. Mike Pence says the state of Indiana should treat addiction as a public health issue, rather than a criminal one, in its final report released this week. The report, compiled by the Governor's Task ...

Taylor Recovery, a Pet Friendly Sober Living Facility, Announces a ...
Taylor Recovery, a Pet Friendly Sober Living Facility, Announces a ...

Addiction and the Health Law
The Affordable Care Act is not a perfect law, but it offers some of the best tools available for increasing addiction treatment access. Whatever proposal the new administration puts forward should include similar or better provisions to ensure that ...

Art therapy for heroin addicts and those who help in recovery
More people die in Ohio of a heroin overdose than any other state in the nation. One in nine heroin deaths across the U.S. happens in Ohio, according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. A Columbus addiction recovery center is taking a unique ...

The Daily News | Expanded online tool connects NY'ers to addiction ...
The Daily News | Expanded online tool connects NY'ers to addiction ...

Fire department announces new addiction Recovery Coordinator Program
Fire department announces new addiction Recovery Coordinator Program. By DAN SEUFERT Union Leader Correspondent. Drug treatment facility for pregnant women and babies opens in Rochester. LACONIA — The fire department has announced its new ...

Inside a Drug Treatment Center That Actually Works
When I met him on a sunny Tuesday last August, he was a homeless 46-year-old with a chiseled face and close-cropped hair, sitting in the examination room of a pioneering opioid addiction treatment clinic in SOMA—a San Francisco neighborhood known ...

Christie to visit addiction treatment center
Governor Chris Christie holds a baby boy facing perinatal addiction while the boy's grandmother looks on while he was touring the Jersey Shore Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Neptune, N.J. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. The baby boy ...

Medicaid Coverage for Addiction Treatment Varies Dramatically by State
Medicaid Coverage for Addiction Treatment Varies Dramatically by State. by Kaiser Health News | December 7, 2016. By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez. When Ashley Hurteau, 32, was arrested in 2015, she faced a list of charges for crimes she committed to ...

Drop-in center offers resources for addiction, recovery support
MetroWest HOPE organizers: (back, l to r) Rev. Kazimierz Bem, pastor, First Church in Marlborough; Marlborough Police Chief Mark Leonard; Hudson Police Chief Michael Burks Sr. and Captain Richard DiPersio; Marlborough City Councilor At-Large Peter ...

Fire department announces new addiction Recovery Coordinator ...
Fire department announces new addiction Recovery Coordinator ...

Walk-in clinic offers addiction treatment
prev. next. CHESTERTOWN — Healthy Connections, an addiction treatment center for narcotics, alcohol and binge eating, opened its office at 210 Maple Ave. about three weeks ago, according to Chestertown Zoning Administrator Kees de Mooy. The Healthy ...

Tom Carroll Talks About Battling Drug Addiction, Recovery and the Key to Happiness
At one point I remember turning around when I heard a bit of shuffling from behind and noticed a close friend wiping away tears. He was listening in on the conversation with Tom Carroll, and while I don't remember the exact story Carroll was sharing ...

Online tool connects New Yorkers to addiction treatment services
The OASAS Treatment Availability Dashboard was recently expanded to allow addicts, treatment provides, care coordinators and health insurance professionals to access crisis, residential, inpatient and outpatient services throughout the state. New ...

Battling addiction through 'Battle of the Brains' competition
Both Richmond Sheriff C.T. Woody and Chesterfield Sheriff Karl Leonard have put recovery programs into place within their respective jails. "Both Sheriff Woody and myself are faced with it every day because they end up in our jails. If you break that ...

Marijuana: Addiction Treatment for Opioid Dependency
Marijuana as an addiction treatment for opioid dependency is gaining popularity among professionals in the field of medicine. As legalities slowly become more accommodating, physicians approach a new world of addiction care with the versatility of ...

Bill approved will send major federal funding for cancer research ...
Bill approved will send major federal funding for cancer research ...

Montgomery City Council gives $12500 to Center for Addiction Treatment in local mother's memory
The remaining members of the Waterman family joined hands Wednesday as they sat in the front row at the Montgomery City Council and watched council members award a $12,500 grant to the Center for Addiction Treatment in Lexis's name. Members of ...

Waiting for help: Navigating addiction treatment in New Brunswick
A CBC News investigation into drug addiction treatment in the Maritimes has found a New Brunswick system filled with gaps like the one Cortes faced several years ago. As the Maritimes prepare for the arrival of illicit fentanyl, CBC's investigative ...

Nearly $7B federal funding approved for cancer research, addiction ...
Nearly $7B federal funding approved for cancer research, addiction ...

Ewing Township Police Department Announces Community Addiction Recovery Effort Program
Ewing Township Police Department is proud to announce that, as of this date, Ewing C.A.R.E. (Community Addiction Recovery Effort) is being implemented by the Ewing Police Department. This program is modeled after the Robinsville C.A.R.E. and the West ...

Viral video targets Lebanon's addiction system
Kevin Kolb, who operates an addiction recovery program in Waldo, Fl. and also has ties to Wyomissing in Berks County, Pa., posted a video blasting the probation system - and the government system in general - for failing to take the necessary steps to ...

How Trump can write the prescription for addiction recovery
How Trump can write the prescription for addiction recovery. By John D. Rodriguez, contributor - 12/08/16 04:00 PM EST. 1. How Trump can write the prescription for addiction recovery. © Getty Images. Many Americans are hoping that President-elect ...

Several area addiction recovery groups find fellowship in church-owned building
Four established addiction recovery groups will begin using the building's first floor open area for their daily, weekly and twice-weekly meetings, Seibel said, including Recovery Point, Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous. Additional groups ...

Why Self-Help Doesn't Work for Addiction Treatment | For Better | US ...
Why Self-Help Doesn't Work for Addiction Treatment | For Better | US ...

How to Save Addiction Treatment From the TrumpCare Tsunami
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Going forward into the Trump presidency, one thing is certain: US healthcare insurance will change. HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is a vehement ObamaCare critic. When he takes the reins, we ...

Judge may put Johnson City back in addiction treatment center spotlight
An Atlanta attorney representing Tri-Cities Holdings LLC, a request from which to operate an opiate addiction treatment center in Johnson City was foiled three years ago, is asking a federal judge to rule otherwise. U.S. District Court Judge Ronnie ...

Pharmacists urge government to expand addiction treatment
New Brunswick's pharmacists are urging the government to devote more resources to drug addiction treatment, as the province prepares to roll out a prescription monitoring program. Paul Blanchard, executive director of the New Brunswick Pharmacists' ...

New Cutting Edge Addiction Recovery Program
In Time for Those Holiday Blues, Online Addiction Recovery Training Leader, LiveFree offers Clients New ways to Recover during Season. LiveFree has new cutting edge programs to help people recover at home, and now has offered free private classes ...

Medicaid coverage for addiction treatment varies dramatically ...
Medicaid coverage for addiction treatment varies dramatically ...




Last Modified: 12/2016