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Addiction Recovery News 06/2012




The Meadows Wickenburg and The Refuge Host Trauma Workshop in Delray, Florida
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Arizona, along with The Refuge, is hosting a free one-day trauma workshop for clinicians on June 8, 2012, in Delray Beach, Florida from 8:00am to 3:30pm. The Meadows trauma and addiction ...

Information On Beating Symptoms Of Addiction to alcohol
The drug addiction treatment facilities can be found for rehabilitation of any kind of alcohol abuse in teenagers. Private and non-private areas are offering different addiction treatment services for fighting young adults, which happens to be ...

CRC Health Group to Present Emerging Trends in Adolescent Treatment at West ...
CRC Health Group to Present Emerging Trends in Adolescent Treatment at West ...

Cosmetic Surgical procedure: Processes, Issues and Decisions
Addiction recovery time varies from person to another person as well as being better to take rest for starterst week after getting the eyelid cosmetic medical procedures. You can start off your daily routine within 7 to 10 days after keeping the ...

Cri-Help: 41 Years on the Front Lines in the Battle Against Addiction
Cri-Help is an addiction treatment center that specializes in drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Its treatment options include both outpatient and residential, along with detoxification, biofeedback and transitional living. It currently has two centers ...

Fundraiser helps Teen Challenge move closer to goal
Teen Challenge is looking to build an addiction recovery center for women with children in Boone County. By Rudi Keller Teen Challenge's effort to open an addiction recovery center for women with children in Boone County got a strong start last night ...

Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart speak about the MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit
The MusiCares MAP Fund allows access to addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community. Staffed by qualified chemical dependency and intervention specialists, MusiCares Safe Harbor Rooms, supported by the ...

The Meadows to Offer Love Addiction/Love Avoidance Workshop Week of June 18
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Arizona, will offer a Love Addiction/Love Avoidance Workshop the week of June 18 from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday at The Meadows' campus. This workshop is based on Pia ...

CEO of mental health agency is married to former CEO, who remains on the payroll
By John Cheves — [email protected] Bluegrass is a state-backed non-profit that provides psychiatric care, addiction treatment and counseling for people regardless of their ability to pay. It also manages two of Kentucky's largest mental health ...

Solano Inmates Graduate In Substance Abuse Counseling Program....Will Help ...
Solano Inmates Graduate In Substance Abuse Counseling Program....Will Help ...

Inmates at Vacaville's California State Prison, Solano, earn counseling ...
Inmates at Vacaville's California State Prison, Solano, earn counseling ...

162 graduate from Palau Community College
Receiving their degrees and certificates were 110 PCC graduates, 15 Adult High School graduates, 32 San Diego State University bachelor's degree graduates, and five graduates in Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment Counseling Program (International ...

Commission to discuss budget proposal
The regular meeting will include the initial vote on an ordinance rezoning property at 1791 Old Louisville Road, where a men's addiction recovery center is planned, and a public hearing on using money left over from Community Development Block Grant ...

Drug addicts need a clean break
Career 1997-present: founder and chief executive, Focus 12; 1996-97: addiction manager, the Priory hospital group, Jersey; 1994-96: addiction treatment manager, Dukes Priory hospital, Chelmsford, also led a family support group, London borough of ...

Better oversight needed for Nova Scotia addiction recovery facilities: officials
HALIFAX - Officials with the Community Services Department say the recent closure of a Cape Breton addiction recovery centre has highlighted the need for better oversight of Nova Scotia's recovery facilities. Talbot House closed its doors in March in ...

Better oversight needed for Nova Scotia addiction recovery facilities: officials
HALIFAX - Officials with the Community Services Department say the recent closure of a Cape Breton addiction recovery centre has highlighted the need for better oversight of Nova Scotia's recovery facilities. Talbot House closed its doors in March in ...

Private health management company slashes Kentucky Medicaid services
The decision was justified by the fact that only pregnant women, women who recently gave birth and those under age 21 are eligible for addiction treatment in Kentucky's Medicaid program. The move brought the threat of a lawsuit from a group of ...

Gulf Coast Addiction Treatment Earns 99.55% on FL State License Inspection
Gulf Coast Addiction Treatment Center, a Level II and IV substance abuse facility, just received a performance rating score of 99.55%, providing excellent care. We are pleased to be in compliance with the DCF standards and look forward to continuing to ...

A Year After The Sound And Fury, Methadone Clinic Quietly Opens
Ms. Hancock and her husband first presented their plan to open an addiction treatment center in Wildwood to the Dade County Commission at its regular monthly meeting in February 2011. Opposition was swift and emphatic. Methadone treatment clinics wean ...

Zoning change is OK'd
Another step was taken Tuesday toward a men's addiction recovery facility coming to property on Old Louisville Road in Bowling Green. The Bowling Green Board of Commissioners gave unanimous approval to first reading of an ordinance rezoning property at ...

Health Calendar: Week of June 8, 2012
Faces & Voices of Recovery is partnering with A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing), the Sober Living Network and others to host a Community Listening Forum on recovery housing. Loyola Marymount University's Ahmanson Auditorium, ...

Sexual Freedom vs. Sexual Addiction: The Gay Male Conundrum
Those concerned that a diagnosis of sexual addiction for a gay man might be “sex negative” or, even worse, a condemnation of homosexuality in general, should note that approximately 85 percent of the men who currently seek sexual addiction treatment ...

6 Skill Sets Every Child Needs to Guard Against Addiction
By David Sack, MD Addicts aren't the only ones who are haunted by the shame of addiction. Parents are often plagued with worry: “If only I had been a better parent, maybe none of this would've happened.” Addiction is not parents' fault (about half the ...

New treatment facility opens as prescription drug abuse problems grow
Addiction Treatment Services in Traverse City is transforming a home on Wellington Street into an inpatient treatment facility for women. This will allow them to help more residents with their drug problems. The residential treatment program at the ...

AMBER PORTWOOD, Teen Mom Suicide Attempt, Why She Chose Prison Over Rehab!
It's shocking, that former reality star, “Teen Mom,” Amber Portwood chose to go back to jail instead of seeking addiction treatment. In a new interview, the troubled MTV star, reveals that she suffers from severe depression and even tried to commit ...

Russ Pulliam: He found his way out of addiction
At Wheeler, the discipline of the Hebron Addiction Recovery program helped Crispin overcome bad habits, and he came to a commitment to Christ. Crispin, who works for the mission in development, has organized next week's mission campout on the American ...

Choosing the right addiction treatment
Simply put, addiction is a brain disease and one requires inhibitory control over behaviour, learning and memory, combined with reward and motivation in order to choose the right addiction treatment. To delve deeper into addiction treatment programs ...

On the alert for opiates
"The first gathering included representatives from a variety of groups including people in recovery, addiction treatment professionals, law enforcement, families and the faith community," Demo-Hodgins said. "At the time, the Crawford Opiate Task Force ...

5 Ways Yoga Helps Addiction Recovery
By Alicia Sparks Are you a recovering alcoholic or drug addict? Have you thought about incorporating yoga in your recovery? That, for many people, yoga is an effective way to manage mental health issues like anxiety and depression is no secret; ...

State auditor to examine Bluegrass Mental Health-Mental Retardation Board
Bluegrass is a state-backed non-profit that provides psychiatric care, addiction treatment and counseling for people regardless of their ability to pay. It also manages two of Kentucky's largest mental health centers — Eastern State Hospital in ...

Why troubled Teen Mom Amber Portwood chose prison
But addiction treatment pioneer Dr. Karen Khaleghi explains, with drugs in control, a mother will give up her daughter and her freedom. As Amber Portwood reports to prison, Creative Care Malibu's Dr. Karen Khaleghi said understanding the reality star's ...

Passages Ventura Addiction Cure Center Reaches Client Milestone
Passages Ventura offers two different treatment plans that include up to 18 holistic, non-12 Step addiction treatment modalities, which are acupuncture, acupressure, art therapy, blood chemistry analysis, chemical dependency counseling, continuing care ...

Revere doctor agrees to pay restitution for charging patients a $185 ...
Revere doctor agrees to pay restitution for charging patients a $185 ...

Heroin and other opiate use rising in Colorado, figures show
During the first half of 2011, of Denver residents admitted for addiction treatment, nearly 18 percent were admitted for heroin and prescription opiate addiction treatment, surpassing methamphetamines, according to statistics from the Colorado Health ...

Courts & Rehab: Some local, state officials at odds over how to treat drug ...
Courts & Rehab: Some local, state officials at odds over how to treat drug ...

MTV TEEN MOM, Amber Portwood Suicide Attempt, Sad Prison Confession!
It's shocking, that former reality star, “Teen Mom,” Amber Portwood chose to go back to jail instead of seeking addiction treatment. In a new interview, the troubled MTV star, reveals that she suffers from severe depression and even tried to commit ...

Drug czar wants to treat addiction rather than wage 'war'
The world-renowned addiction treatment hospital she co-founded after her own struggles with substance abuse has treated more than 100000 patients since ...

Passages Malibu CEO Pax Prentiss Shares His Father's Day Advice for National ...
Passages Malibu CEO Pax Prentiss Shares His Father's Day Advice for National ...

California Treatment Advocacy Foundation Launches Legal Referral Service to ...
California Treatment Advocacy Foundation Launches Legal Referral Service to ...

Drug Czar Kerlikowske Promotes 'Paradigm Shift' on Abuse
Here's how Kerlikowske pitched the agency policies geared toward supporting addiction recovery, expanding access to treatment, examining state and local ...

An Addict's Guilt: When It Helps And When It Hurts In Recovery
Guilt can lead to empathy, or the consideration of how one's actions affect other people, a skill that is critical for long-term addiction recovery. It also encourages people to hold themselves accountable for their actions and make amends for the harm ...

Bluegrass mental health board tells employees they may get raises
Bluegrass is a state-backed non-profit that provides psychiatric care, addiction treatment and counseling for people regardless of their ability to pay. It also manages two of Kentucky's largest mental health centers — Eastern State Hospital in ...

HEALTH CALENDAR
RECOVERY THROUGH JESUS: a bible-based addiction recovery group, 11 am, Christ Community Church, 100 W. Dorrance St., Kingston. Call 283-2202 or visit www.ccchurchtoday.org. SENIORS EXERCISE: group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for ...

US 'drug czar' addresses addiction at Betty Ford Center
Gil Kerlikowske, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, was introduced at the Rancho Mirage addiction treatment center by Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Palm Springs, who co-chairs the Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug ...

Passages Malibu Addiction Treatment Center Named No. 1 Rehab in the World
Passages Malibu, the industry leader for luxury, holistic, non-12 Step addiction treatment centers, has been named No. 1 on Healthcare Global magazine's list of the Top 10 Rehabilitation Clinics In The World in their June 2012 issue, out today (June ...

Prescription drug bill I-STOP passes both chambers
I-STOP is supported by US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as a bipartisan coalition of 24 US Representatives from across New York State, 20 addiction treatment provider organizations, the District Attorneys Association of the State of New York, ...

Huge Increase in Infants Addicted to Prescription Drugs
Under the Data Addiction Treatment Act of 2000, qualifying physicians are entitled to receive a waiver to practice medication-assisted opioid therapy, and Schumer urged SAMHSA to do more to encourage physicians to sign up for this important component ...

Shumlin's record: The new governor managed the Tropical Storm Irene crisis ...
Shumlin's record: The new governor managed the Tropical Storm Irene crisis ...

Talbot House may reopen
(CBC) Talbot House in Cape Breton is getting a chance to offer addiction recovery services once again. The Nova Scotia Department of Community Services says it will delay a plan to look for groups to deliver these services and try to resolve issues ...

SUSN info session provides needed awareness
Sean Lee-Popham, Dr. Steven Griffin, Dr. Jeffrey Daiter and Inspector Tim Farquharson for the panel on opiate addiction treatment in Bancroft on June 6. BARBARA SHAW BANCROFT THIS WEEK By Barbara Shaw Staff Reporter Bancroft This Week The expert panel ...




Last Modified: 06/2012