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Addiction Recovery News 03/2017




Addiction treatment can save lives, but getting patients in the door is still an issue
In many cases, people are resistant to seek treatment; other times they simply can't afford it; and overall there remains a shortage of addiction-recovery programs and counselors. Pennsylvania state Sen. Jay Costa (D-Forest Hills) is working to tackle ...

Tribal Forum Offers Hope For Addiction Treatment | Mashpee News ...
Tribal Forum Offers Hope For Addiction Treatment | Mashpee News ...

Mackenzie Phillips & Brad Lamm On Addiction Treatment Misconceptions
Mackenzie Phillips and addiction and intervention specialist Brad Lamm join Access Hollywood Live's Natalie Morales and Kit Hoover and share how they started working together for Breathe Life Healing Centers. Why do they say help for addicts is needed ...

LSD as a possible addiction treatment
I am not a member of the addiction community, so my opinions here are sure to be misinformed or mistaken. Nonetheless, it is my perception that the Suboxone debate is the latest iteration of the shameful and godforsaken methadone debacle. Has anyone ...

White Plains launches new addiction recovery program | News 12 ...
White Plains launches new addiction recovery program | News 12 ...

Wyoming County Addiction/Recovery Info Night Had Something for Everyone
Wyoming County resident Celeste S. Kranick has been at the forefront of the Addiction/Recovery movement in the region for several years. She began “The Addict's Mom” in an effort to reach out to others whose families have been shattered by addiction ...

Opioid treatment success in Armstrong raises hope
In this file photo from August, Amanda Cope, 38, of Monroeville, a registered nurse and co-founder of Positive Recovery Solutions, prepares a shot of Vivitrol in the company's mobile heroin and opioid addiction treatment center in Kittanning. Cope and ...

Cooper budget pushes for Medicaid expansion, opioid addiction treatment services
Cooper likely will have bipartisan support for opioid addiction treatment and prevention. He would provide community health funding of $12.7 million in fiscal 2017-18 and $11.5 million in fiscal 2018-19 toward that initiative. Cooper's office said the ...

Making The Addiction Treatment System Work – A Challenge For Policy, Financing & Practice
The question is: What's the best way to tackle the situation? In my article last week, How Much Residential Addiction Treatment Capacity Do We Need?, I asked about the rush to build residential addiction treatment beds. I'm not dismissing the need for ...

"Repeal and Replace" Could Make Addiction Treatment Unattainable for Most Americans
"Repeal and Replace" Could Make Addiction Treatment Unattainable for Most Americans. By Constance Scharff PhD 03/02/17. Even people who have been in recovery for decades could find themselves with limited access to healthcare, because addiction is ...

New Albany Plan Commission OKs addiction treatment changes to zoning code
Proposed zoning changes divide facilities into two categories that mimic state guidelines — opioid treatment facilities and addiction treatment clinics. Opioid treatment facilities are defined as a facility that administers medication, such as ...

Rep. Delaney hosting workshop on opioid addiction, treatment
The workshop includes health-care workers from Frederick, Washington and Allegany counties, and representatives from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, and various addiction treatment and ...

Report assesses addiction treatment insurance
New Hampshire's three biggest health insurers are largely in compliance in covering treatment for alcohol and drug addiction, and are committed to making changes when needed, state regulators said Thursday. The Department of Insurance began reviewing ...

Proposed opioid tax would fund addiction treatment in California
Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, introduced a bill to the California Legislature on Wednesday that would issue a one-cent-per-milligram surcharge on prescription opioids. The revenue produced by the tax would fund drug addiction prevention, ...

Christie Helps Former Staffer Open Addiction Recovery Center
Gov. Chris Christie with AJ Solomon cutting the ribbon on Solomon's Victory Bay Recovery Center in Camden County. Solomon was a Christie advance team staffer battling an alcohol and heroin addiction. The governor gave a moving introduction of him in ...

Addiction recovery house in need of repair aims to open in Flint by summer
FLINT, MI -- A Flint addiction recovery facility needs some care from the community before it can open its doors to heal others. Serenity House of Flint plans to move it holistic healthcare house facility into 924 Church Street this summer, but first ...

Four Rivers Behavioral Health Prepares for Opioid Addiction Recovery Program
Four Rivers Behavioral Health Center working with addiction recovery experts from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to open a 12-step recovery program called COR-12. The McCracken County Coroner reports a spike in fatal drug overdoses in the last ...

Malden coaching its way to recovery
... undertaken an initiative like this, to train 30 people to this crucial need,” Hammersley said. He said a private grant of $4,500 will cover the cost of the training, which will be performed by the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery's ...

Addiction and recovery – The inside story with Kim Hume
On any given Monday or Tuesday in Boca Grande, you probably won't see Kim and Brit Hume at a cocktail party. That's because while you may be having a cocktail or watching the news on television, Brit Hume is appearing on TV, on Fox News, live from ...

First addiction recovery center opens on Long Island | News 12 ...
First addiction recovery center opens on Long Island | News 12 ...

After Obamacare: Ending Affordable Care Act Could Cut Addiction Treatment
As Congress considers repealing the Affordable Care Act, health professionals in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia grapple with what that might mean for a region where many depend on the law for access to care. This occasional series from the ReSource ...

SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Dr. Todd Jaffe Talks About Addiction Recovery and Pain Management
ABOVE VIDEO: Dr. Todd Jaffe of Jaffee Addiction Recovery and Pain Management is dedicated to providing you quality care and improving your quality of life. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Dr. Todd Jaffe of Jaffee Addiction Recovery and Pain ...

NH House to vote on acupuncture for addiction recovery
CONCORD, NH – The New Hampshire House will vote Wednesday on a bill that would allow licensed health professionals and addiction recovery workers to practice ear acupuncture with people detoxing from opioids. NH House Bill 575 seeks to create an ...

Breaking Free: Local church supports addiction recovery program
Breaking Free: Local church supports addiction recovery program. Kelsey Samuels, [email protected]; 5 min ago; 0. Breaking Free. Contributed by Russ Lowry. Chris, Zak, Andy Lowry and Brandon of Breaking Free sell coffee and education ...

Gro Huntington Members Building an Urban Recovery Farm
(AP) — A Huntington-based therapeutic recovery organization will dig into drug addiction recovery as it begins construction of an urban farm to help teach skills to people fighting addiction. Jeannie Harrison, 27, of Huntington, executive director of ...

Report assesses addiction treatment insurance - fosters.com
CONCORD — New Hampshire's three biggest health insurers are largely in compliance in covering treatment for alcohol and drug addiction, and are committed ...

Addicts' loved ones need help, too - News - seacoastonline.com ...
Addicts' loved ones need help, too - News - seacoastonline.com ...

Report assesses addiction treatment insurance - seacoastonline.com
CONCORD — New Hampshire's three biggest health insurers are largely in compliance in covering treatment for alcohol and drug addiction, and are committed ...

New Addiction Treatment Option for South Jersey Veterans
SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY -- The Wilmington VA Medical Center (VAMC) and Maryville Addiction Treatment Center of New Jersey announced a new partnership to expand substance abuse treatment for veterans in South Jersey. Maryville is now part of the ...

After Obamacare: Ending Affordable Care Act Could Cut Addiction Treatment
As Congress considers repealing the Affordable Care Act, health professionals in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia grapple with what that might mean for a region where many depend on the law for access to care. This occasional series from the ReSource ...

After Obamacare: Ending Affordable Care Act Could Cut Addiction Treatment
As Congress considers repealing the Affordable Care Act, health professionals in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia grapple with what that might mean for a region where many depend on the law for access to care. This occasional series from the ReSource ...

After Obamacare: Ending Affordable Care Act Could Cut Addiction Treatment
On a recent gray winter morning Tomas Green drove the rain slick streets of Ranson in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle. No matter the weather, Green helps transport clients working through addiction at the Jefferson Day Report Center get to their ...

Three Good Things about addiction recovery
Working with 23 adults undergoing treatment for alcohol use disorder, University of Minnesota social work researcher Amy Krentzman decided to find out if a popular intervention from the field of positive psychology called the Three Good Things practice ...

Addiction is a disease, and treatment works
Addiction treatment is proven to be effective, and millions of people are living examples that recovery is possible. This is no different than the disease of diabetes — while there may not be a cure, treatment exists and enables people to live their ...

Boston Medical Center Receives $25 Million Gift for Addiction Treatment
Boston Medical Center said Monday that it has received its largest-ever gift, a $25 million donation to fight addiction and the deadly opioid epidemic that the hospital called “the most pressing public health crisis of our time.” The gift, from ...

Addiction in Kentucky| New treatment center focuses on mother & baby recovery
About the same time as the summit, the founder of Addiction Recovery Care , and his Chief of Staff Matt Brown, stumbled upon a place in Louisa that seemed to be fate. "He was like, 'Let's go look at this house,'" recalled Brown. "I said, 'What do you ...

New Pa. shelter to help women recovering from addiction
The forces behind a shelter for men experiencing drug-addiction recovery now are renovating a Waynesboro building to offer similar support services for women. Esther House at 112 Walnut St. will be able to accommodate eight women when it opens in ...

6 Celebrities That Got Addiction Treatment And Now Celebrate Sobriety
Here are 6 that were successful in their addiction treatment and now enjoy sobriety. UNION, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / March 7, 2017 / Substance abuse and addiction is an issue that bridges all income levels, ethnicities, and backgrounds. People from all walks ...

Treatment for drug addiction works; moralizing doesn't
Good treatment, according to Project Match, the largest single study ever conducted on the efficacy of counseling approaches with regard to addiction recovery rates, discovered one thing only: that counselor warmth is the primary correlate of patient ...

Residential addiction recovery program coming to the county
Residential addiction recovery program coming to the county. Dr. Kimberly Fordham is the force behind the Tule House, a residential substance abuse recovery program opening soon in Lake County. Jennifer Gruenke — Lake County Publishing. By Jennifer ...

Residential addiction recovery program coming to the county
Residential addiction recovery program coming to the county. Dr. Kimberly Fordham is the force behind the Tule House, a residential substance abuse recovery program opening soon in Lake County. Jennifer Gruenke — Lake County Publishing. By Jennifer ...

Addiction treatment program at Polk County Jail accused of fraud
An addiction treatment program for former inmates of the Polk County Jail fraudulently implied that participants would be returned to jail unless they signed up for Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield insurance instead of using public Medicaid coverage ...

Facing pressure, insurance plans loosen rules for covering addiction treatment
Aetna, one of the nation's largest insurance companies, will remove a key barrier for patients seeking medication to treat opioid addiction. The change will take effect in March and apply to commercial plans, a company spokeswoman confirmed, and will ...

My Turn: Let addiction recovery workers practice ear acupuncture
Acupuncture can be a safe, cheap and effective tool to help people in all stages of addiction recovery. It can help soothe the symptoms of withdrawal, reduce cravings, and ease anxiety or trauma that can lead people to use drugs in the first place. But ...

First Harford County Inmates Graduate From Addiction Treatment Program
First Harford County Inmates Graduate From Addiction Treatment Program. Six inmates graduated from new program designed to curb drug-related crimes, overdoses and recidivism. By Elizabeth Janney (Patch Staff) - March 8, 2017 12:16 pm ET ...

Malden Overcoming Addiction leads push for regional recovery center in Malden
Local and state officials are calling for the creation of an addiction recovery center in Malden that would potentially serve a dozen communities and fill a void in the North of Boston region's battle against opioids. The non-profit Malden Overcoming ...

Passages Malibu – Revolutionizing Addiction Treatment
Passages have revolutionized drug addiction treatment by coming up with a new yet highly effective approach to drug addiction. Instead of looking at it as an interminable disease, we should analyze it deeply. Addiction is often a symptom of an ...

Web-based addiction treatment shows promise in Japan
Japanese researchers examined a web-based addiction treatment program that aimed to counter cognitive behavioral relapse. The study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, examined the effects of Japanese psychiatric patients with ...

He could solve Maine's addiction crisis, but he doesn't have a ...
He could solve Maine's addiction crisis, but he doesn't have a ...

Casino industry calls on Congress to keep coverage for gambling addiction treatment
LAS VEGAS (KSNV NEWS3LV) — The casino industry is calling on lawmakers to retain treatment coverage for gambling addicts as Congress considers repealing and replacing Obamacare. According to some studies, roughly six percent of Nevadans suffer ...




Last Modified: 03/2017