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Addiction Recovery News 01/2013




Brain Surgery for Opioid Dependence
If there is a future for addiction treatment using stereotactic brain surgery, DBS is likely to become the procedure of choice, given the preference by the scientific community for non-permanent interventions. The recent follow-up study found that ...

Reis, fathers pen book 'Recovery of a Lifetime'
Mike, who now works as a speaker and master-certified addiction recovery coach, said the book cover 40 hours of interviews with a collaborator and countless hours of crying and bonding with his son. “We learned a lot about each other and as a father I ...

Addiction recovery class to begin
A local group will begin program sessions to help those fighting and recovering from addictions regardless of the source of the problem. The Addiction Recovery Program (ARP) based on Christian doctrines, principles and beliefs will be held each Sunday ...

Owners of scorched addiction recovery home owe $5000 for fire response
Owners of scorched addiction recovery home owe $5,000 for fire response. Print Email. 2013-01-02T18:20:00Z Owners of scorched addiction recovery home owe $5,000 for fire responseBy Barbara LaBoe / The Daily News The Daily News Online. 1 hour ago ...

Maura Casey: Anonymity of addiction hurts more than helps
The comparison is particularly apt to William L. White, who is a cancer survivor and author of the superb book, "Slaying the Dragon: The History of Addiction Treatment and Recovery in America." "Talk to anyone who has undergone cancer treatment. From ...

Runwell Awards 12 Grants To Addiction Treatment Centers In Its First Year
The foundation, a non-profit organization that funds addiction treatment centers and programs, awarded a total of $92,500 in grants in 2012. Runwell founder and internationally-known ultra runner Linda Quirk said she is excited by the foundation's ...

Runwell Awards 12 Grants To Addiction Treatment Centers In Its First Year
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 3, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful first year in which it awarded grants to a dozen recipients in the U.S. and beyond, Runwell: The Linda Quirk Foundation is poised for an even bigger year in 2013. The foundation, a ...

SmartRecovery.com Lost In UDRP
As noted above, Respondent's disputed domain name at one time resolved to a website featuring various third-party links to websites that rival that of Complainant's addiction recovery programs, and those that are wholly unrelated to Complainant's ...

Kimberla Lawson Roby on Addiction & 'The Perfect Marriage'
EURweb: In most addiction recovery programs, participants are discouraged from getting romantically involved, yet many do it anyway. Some couples survive and support each other in sobriety, while others become co-dependent and continue the cycle of ...

American Addiction Centers Opens Desert Hope, Largest Treatment Center in ...
American Addiction Centers Opens Desert Hope, Largest Treatment Center in ...

IN FOCUS WITH MARTIN SHEEN to Highlight Progress in Addiction Treatment
In Focus Martin Sheen PBS is an independently produced television series airing in markets around the country on public television. The program is hosted by the legendary Martin Sheen, who is about to embark on his second half-century in American ...

Addiction recovery nonprofit goes away, but programs remain
A nonprofit that provides recovery services for addicts, including those who are chronically homeless, died on Dec. 31, but its programs will live on. Homeward Pikes Peak, an umbrella agency for homeless services in the Pikes Peak region, took over the ...

In Focus with Martin Sheen Highlighting Progress in Addiction Treatment
The producers of In Focus with Martin Sheen are pleased to announce an upcoming report highlighting the strides made in addiction treatment in the United States. In Focus Martin Sheen PBS is an independently produced television series airing in markets ...

American Addiction Centers Opens Desert Hope, Largest Treatment Center in ...
American Addiction Centers Opens Desert Hope, Largest Treatment Center in ...

Norfolk County DA Offers Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Addiction ...
Norfolk County DA Offers Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Addiction ...

RI gov to tour addiction recovery center
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's governor is touring the state's first addiction recovery community center to learn about efforts to fight drug dependence in the state. Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) is scheduled to tour the Anchor Recovery ...

RI gov to tour addiction recovery center
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's governor is touring the state's first addiction recovery community center to learn about efforts to fight drug dependence in the state. Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) is scheduled to tour the Anchor Recovery ...

RI gov to tour addiction recovery center
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Rhode Island's governor is touring the state's first addiction recovery community center to learn about efforts to fight drug dependence in the state. Gov. Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) is scheduled to tour the Anchor Recovery Center ...

Fairbanks to Open Facility in Shelby County
Indianapolis-based Fairbanks is planning to open a drug and alcohol treatment facility in Shelby County. The residence program will focus on long-term addiction recovery for women and accommodate more than one dozen patients. Twitter · Facebook ...

Brain Resource Announces Six New Partnerships and Distributorships to Offer ...
Brain Resource Announces Six New Partnerships and Distributorships to Offer ...

New Year's Resolution to Kick the Habit - Greeting Card Universe Offers ...
New Year's Resolution to Kick the Habit - Greeting Card Universe Offers ...

Norfolk County DA Offers Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Addiction ...
Norfolk County DA Offers Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Addiction ...

Local addiction treatment providers urged to have clients go smoke-free
Almost half of all Dane County residents who die each year from tobacco use also have mental health disorders or are addicted to other substances, a state report says. Because of that, a new joint venture will try to convince the 30 addiction treatment ...

Youth addiction, recovery are focus of program at Oklahoma City University
Youth addiction, recovery are focus of program at Oklahoma City University. A program on youth addiction and recovery will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Meinders Auditorium at Oklahoma City University. FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: January 10, 2013 ...

Texas' largest addiction-treatment nonprofits merge
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston, the largest nonprofit provider of outpatient drug and alcohol addiction treatment services in Texas, has merged with Austin Recovery. The Austin entity is the largest nonprofit provider of residential drug and ...

Recovery Expert: Proceed with Casinos Cautiously
Lesa Densmore is a local addiction recovery coach who also speaks throughout the country about gambling addiction. She says more casinos means the need for more gambling addiction awareness and programs for treatment. "With the economy being the ...

My Own Worst Enemy: Hidden Signs Of Self-Sabotage In Recovery
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RETIRING RANCH DIRECTOR HAS HELPED CHANGE LIVES
“The mission had kind of lost its sense of direction for this property, so it was pretty much dormant, and not in real good shape,” Fielstra recalled on Tuesday, when we sat down at the ranch that has now served as an addiction recovery center for ...

Calvary Church Holds Second Addiction Recovery Prayer Vigil (Photo Gallery)
About sixty south suburban residents came out to Calvary Church on Saturday evening to remember the families who have lost loved ones in the year since the first vigil. Pastors from various churches came together and joined in prayer for hospitals ...

Prescription Drug Abuse and Sober Living Homes
... group to help you counter drug addiction problems can get you far. It would also help a great deal if you will learn to accept that you have a drug addiction problem. In all honesty, this is perhaps the first and the most important step to drug ...

To the Tip and Back: Longboarder Mark Evans' story of Recovery
Now Evans is penning a book about addiction recovery and helping out the co-founders of Acceptance House, Palos Verdes first sober living house for men. “My book is going to be one of spiritual awakening,” Evans said. “For people that need help, there ...

Former Professional Player Chris Herren Partners with Nation's Largest Network ...
Former Professional Player Chris Herren Partners with Nation's Largest Network ...

Innovative Program for Stimulant Addiction and Sexual Disorders Opens at ...
Innovative Program for Stimulant Addiction and Sexual Disorders Opens at ...

Innovative Program for Stimulant Addiction and Sexual Disorders Opens at ...
Innovative Program for Stimulant Addiction and Sexual Disorders Opens at ...

St. Louis County commissioners leaning toward Arrowhead Center to run Camp ...
St. Louis County commissioners leaning toward Arrowhead Center to run Camp ...

Bestselling Book ENDING ADDICTION FOR GOOD Brings New Hope for Addicts
"Finding appropriate, positive, effective addiction treatment can be a daunting challenge, but it can be achieved," says Dr. Scharff. Ending Addiction for Good provides tools and tactics that can be very helpful to finding the right treatment that will ...

In Focus Martin Sheen Exploring Enhancements in Addiction Treatment
In Focus Martin Sheen Exploring Enhancements in Addiction Treatment. Feedback. Print · E-mail. Wednesday, Jan, 16, 2013; 7:58 PM; - by TV News Desk. The producers of In Focus with Martin Sheen are pleased to announce an upcoming report on how the ...

In Focus Martin Sheen Exploring Enhancements in Addiction Treatment
In Focus Martin Sheen Exploring Enhancements in Addiction Treatment. PRWeb. Published 10:35 pm, Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Photo: PRWeb. Tweet · Comments (0). Larger | Smaller. Printable Version. Email This. Georgia (default). Verdana ...

Methadone finds its way into clean, sober housing
But the changes they are undergoing are part of a widespread evolution in Portland's addiction recovery scene. Recovery centers are beginning to confront a new wave of addicts, as detailed in a Tribune series last May. Initially hooked on prescription ...

A New Source for Information about Opiate Addiction and Treatment
Opiate addiction is a disorder of the nervous system that is caused by the continuous, frequent use of opiates. Opiates are substances that are extremely addictive and found in both legal and illegal substances. As someone begins to use opiates, their ...

VIDEO: Surge in number of people seeking help to tackle addiction
Bristol was the first city in the UK to adopt this successful American approach to addiction recovery and groups now run from Monday to Friday across the city. Funded by Safer Bristol the free SMART service works alongside other support groups, but ...

Is There Such A Thing As Casual Crystal Meth Use?
Hi Guest - Join Us Now! Chat Rooms (1). Home · Conditions · Quizzes · Ask · Q&A · Drugs · Blogs · News · Research · Resources · Find Help · Community · Pro · Addiction Recovery · Is There Such A Thing As Casual Crystal Meth Use? By David Sack, M.D. ...

Anderson House plans 20th anniversary gala Feb. 8 - Hunterdon County Democrat
A highlight of the evening is sure to be an Anderson House graduate telling her story of descent into addiction, recovery and hope. The festivities will include a live and silent auction featuring a year-long membership to Hunterdon Health & Wellness ...

New Addiction Treatment Center Avalon Malibu Teams Up with Dr. Joan ...
New Addiction Treatment Center Avalon Malibu Teams Up with Dr. Joan ...

Drug court credited with saving life
Since being in the drug court program and being active in his addiction recovery, Flot has opened his own business, Flot's Lawn Services. He is currently seeking a permit to be eligible for commercial and government contracts. In addition, he just ...

MLK bike ride takes history tour through Lake Worth
History and tolerance seem an appropriate theme for the congregation, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. The historic church, which feeds 200 people a week and provides classroom space for addiction recovery classes for 300 people a week ...

Dr. Pylkas to Speak on Addiction
Dr. Pylkas is an internal medicine physician who practices primary care and addiction medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. She also runs her own private practice called Medical Addiction Treatment (MAT) Clinic in Burnsville, which ...

Dr. Pylkas to Speak on Addiction
Dr. Pylkas is an internal medicine physician who practices primary care and addiction medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. She also runs her own private practice called Medical Addiction Treatment (MAT) Clinic in Burnsville, which ...

Longmont police: Woman removed security tags, but didn't complete theft
Police checking on an intoxicated man's welfare Sunday on the 1600 block of Main Street took him to the Addiction Recovery Center in Boulder, according to reports. Police arrested a man Sunday during a traffic stop on the 1300 block of Hover Street ...

How insane are you?
One of the core components to successful addiction recovery has to do with learning to stay in the moment...and for good reason. I don't think most people are even aware when they aren't in The Moment, or how frequently we tend to 'go away.' Five ...




Last Modified: 01/2013