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Addiction Recovery News 05/2014




Vermont addiction recovery centers get donation
MONTPELIER (AP) - The president and CEO of Subaru of New England has made a $50,000 donation to two Vermont addiction recovery centers. Gov. Peter Shumlin joined Ernie Boch Jr. Wednesday to announce the donation to Recovery House Inc. That ...

Philanthropist, car magnate Ernie Boch Jr. donates $50K to addiction recovery ...
Philanthropist, car magnate Ernie Boch Jr. donates $50K to addiction recovery ...

Freedom from Addiction Recovery Centre wants to sign Mayor Rob Ford
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/14 -- Freedom from Addiction, one of Toronto's emerging drug and alcohol addiction recovery centres, is letting Toronto Mayor Rob Ford know we're here to help. According to media reports, Toronto Mayor Rob ...

Addiction treatment a long process, experts say of Ford's short-term rehab plan
TORONTO - Rob Ford has taken a leave from his job as Toronto mayor to seek help for substance abuse, reportedly entering a 30-day program at an undisclosed treatment facility. But addiction experts say such short-term regimens are a mere first step in ...

Addiction treatment a long process, experts say of Ford's short-term rehab plan
TORONTO – Rob Ford has taken a leave from his job as Toronto mayor to seek help for substance abuse, reportedly entering a 30-day program at an undisclosed treatment facility. But addiction experts say such short-term regimens are a mere first step in ...

Sneed: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford flies to Chicago as he seeks addiction treatment
Last November, William Moyers, a spokesman for Hazelden addiction treatment centers, referred to Ford as a man “ . . . unable to get out of the way of his own ego and the media spotlight long enough to take care of himself. Instead, day after day, he ...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford flies here as he seeks addiction treatment
Sneed is told that embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who claims he has taken a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol addiction, flew via private jet to Chicago on Thursday afternoon. It was not known whether Ford, a hot mess whose addictions have ...

Free showing of addiction-recovery film May 13
A free showing of the documentary “The Anonymous People” will take place at 6 p.m. May 13 at Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic, 160 Clifton Drive NE. It is about the more than 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug ...

Addiction treatment a long process, experts say of Ford's short-term rehab plan
TORONTO - Rob Ford has taken a leave from his job as Toronto mayor to seek help for substance abuse, reportedly entering a 30-day program at an undisclosed treatment facility. But addiction experts say such short-term regimens are a mere first step in ...

Bain Capital's grip on addiction--The profit behind 12-step treatment
"What we have in this country is a washing-machine model of addiction treatment," A. Thomas McClellan, chief executive of the nonprofit Treatment Research Institute, based in Philadelphia, told The New York Times. "You go to Shady Acres for 30 days or ...

Addiction recovery conference
Recovering addicts and community members filled the pews at the Lighthouse Christian Church in Montpelier for the Church at Prison's 20th annual addiction recovery conference. The 2 day event offered 30 workshops and brought inspirational speakers to ...

ACA adds addiction treatment to all policies
This file photo shows people in the detox room at Haymarket Center in Chicago waiting for a bed in the addiction treatment facility. Millions of Americans gained the opportunity for insurance coverage for drug and alcohol addiction treatment with the ...

House committee skeptical of addiction treatment department switch
Kitchel pointed to an estimated $6.7 million in savings DVHA expects next year as a result of using the hub and spoke addiction treatment system which the department would reinvest in the system. It was hard to understand exactly how officials plan to ...

To Do This Tuesday: A Bejeweled Evening
Shop for a cause as Marina B ambassador Sophie Lasry hosts an evening at the Marina B Boutique on 57th Street in support of British charity Action on Addiction, founded by Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Enjoy cocktails with ...

Steve Pulley's "Ride 4 Recovery," Sponsored by Willingway and The Wilingway ...
Steve Pulley's "Ride 4 Recovery," Sponsored by Willingway and The Wilingway ...

Bain Capital's grip on addiction - The profit of 12-step treatment
"What we have in this country is a washing-machine model of addiction treatment," A. Thomas McClellan, chief executive of the nonprofit Treatment Research Institute, based in Philadelphia told The New York Times. "You go to Shady Acres for 30 days or ...

New Drug Addiction Treatment to be Offered in Georgia
​A unique drug addiction treatment will soon be made available in Georgia following BioCorRx, Inc.'s announcement of the planned opening of its newest Start Fresh Recovery clinic in the state. By Kimberly Hernandez. May 6, 2014 6:08:23 AM PDT | 3 ...

New Book on Addiction Treatment Questions 12-Step Programs
Dr. Richard A. Friedman, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College reviews The Sober Truth, a book written by Dr. Lance Dodes and his son Zachary Dodes which criticizes the use of 12-step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous ...

BioCorRx opening addiction recovery clinic in Atlanta
Atlanta, GA, United States (4E) – Addiction rehabilitation company BioCorRx, Inc. (OTC: BICX) is opening a new Start Fresh Program (SFP) clinic in Atlanta, Georgia in June. In an announcement on Friday, BioCorRx said alcohol and drug addiction patients ...

Lawmakers slammed for shifting funds from mentally ill to addiction treatment
Lawmakers slammed for shifting funds from mentally ill to addiction treatment. Related Items. Ohio House goes after addiction to opiates. The Daily Briefing. Rubber Chicken Diaries: GOP Johns. Buckeye Forum Podcast. The Dispatch public affairs team ...

Ohio must fund addiction treatment
But, the biggest thing Ohioans need to see from our state officials and legislators is a stronger, more concerted effort to preserve funding for addiction treatment and drug courts. Studies show addicts who go through the drug court program receive ...

Successful addiction treatment requires commitment to sobriety
Successful addiction treatment requires commitment to sobriety. Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 5:33 PM EDT. Updated: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 6:44 PM EDT. By Kate Keller, Healthy Living Reporter - email ...

Addicted: Successful addiction treatment requires commitment to sobriety
Addicted: Successful addiction treatment requires commitment to sobriety. Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 5:33 PM EDT. Updated: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 9:50 PM EDT. By Kate Keller, Healthy Living Reporter - email ...

Turning Point: A safe place for addiction recovery
Turning Point: A safe place for addiction recovery. Turning Point Center in Burlington offers support for those struggling with addiction. Loading… Post to Facebook. Turning Point: A safe place for addiction recovery Turning Point Center in Burlington ...

5 Sober Ways to Celebrate Your Recovery
There are also national recovery events, especially during National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, where treatment providers, recovering addicts and loved ones come together from all around the country to celebrate recovery. If you can't ...

Mass. senate eyes easier access to addiction treatment
Pharmacists would substitute abuse-deterrent drugs for non-abuse deterrent formulas, physicians would need to receive training on the state's prescription monitoring program before renewing their license, and insurance carriers would face coverage ...

Beating addiction in a city famous for vice
At that time, Las Vegas had great options for a wide range of health care needs, but almost nothing for addiction treatment. On top of that, I had recently been through a treatment program myself and saw this as a fantastic way to help so many in need ...

Pine Grove Introduces a New Addiction Recovery Program: Next Step Sober Living
Herrington compared the process of ongoing addiction recovery to a hiking challenge. He explained, “The therapeutic support that is offered through the Next Step Sober Living program serves as a guide, a map so to speak. We can't hike it for them, but ...

Area congressmen urge DOJ to increase opioid addiction treatment options
Using evidence-based tools like addiction treatment medications in combination with counseling, case management, and related services, the government can do more to curb opioid abuse than prison alone. Studies show the opioid epidemic directly ...

WelcomeHome works for these addiction-recovery program grads
Launched in 2003 when furniture magnate John Volken sold his 150-store United Furniture Warehouse chain to found the John Volken Foundation, WelcomeHome has as its focus a two-year addiction recovery program designed to morph the members of its ...

Research may offer unique pathway for targeting new therapeutics for addiction ...
Research may offer unique pathway for targeting new therapeutics for addiction ...

The Clearing Receives Washington Treatment Center Licensing
“We started with a blank piece of paper and focused on creating an addiction treatment program that would provide the best opportunity for participants to heal the underlying core issues that were limiting their lives. We truly believe there is not ...

Recovery Billing Solutions Proud to Announce Sponsorship of the Lifestyle ...
Recovery Billing Solutions Proud to Announce Sponsorship of the Lifestyle ...

Study: Addiction Treatment Stops Family Fighting
Dad.Alcoholic I'm an addict in recovery. I speak freely about it and without shame. I'm not the man I was before treatment. I am the self I was always meant to be. A huge part of my change was due to my kids. What happens when an alcoholic parent gets ...

Drug treatment bill has Senate's green light
Backers of the bill said the program will result in as many as 1,000 licensed workers to provide reimbursable drug-addiction treatment. While no estimates of the state health insurance costs or premiums charged by commercial insurance companies was ...

Mountainside Becomes Destination for Comprehensive Addiction Treatment ...
Mountainside Becomes Destination for Comprehensive Addiction Treatment ...

Sky Toxicology to Donate $500000 to Addiction Treatment Facilities for Their ...
Sky Toxicology to Donate $500000 to Addiction Treatment Facilities for Their ...

Blondie in tune with Hoffman pal seeking drug addiction treatmen
Blondie in tune with Philip Seymour Hoffman pal seeking drug addiction treatment instead of prison time. Singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein are support for Robert Vineberg's effort to get his case moved to drug court. The 57-year-old jazz ...

Addiction Recovery Through New, Exciting Treatment Options Available from ...
Addiction Recovery Through New, Exciting Treatment Options Available from ...

Sky Toxicology to Donate $500000 to Addiction Treatment Facilities for Their ...
Sky Toxicology to Donate $500000 to Addiction Treatment Facilities for Their ...

Fort Lauderdale Addiction Treatment Center Celebrates Success of Family Night ...
Fort Lauderdale Addiction Treatment Center Celebrates Success of Family Night ...

Legislative wrap: Most of Shumlin's opiate addiction agenda realized
“In every corner of our state, heroin and opiate drug addiction threatens us. It threatens the safety that has always blessed our state,” Shumlin said in his state of the state address in January. By the end of the session, talk of opiate addiction ...

A Radical Idea Is Reshaping Treatment Of Heroin Addicts
Richard Chenery draws heroin he bought on the street into a syringe at the Insite safe injection clinic in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday May 11, 2011. In Vancouver, Canada, heroin addicts can go to a legal, safe drug injection center to shoot up with ...

Reckitt Benckiser Adds to Growing Addiction Treatment Pipeline
Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. and XenoPort Inc. announced that they have entered into a license agreement pursuant to which Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals will be granted exclusive worldwide rights for the development and commercialization ...

Cops and DAs push for more addiction treatment at heroin hearing
Police officers and prosecutors, along with treatment counselors and drug and alcohol educators, seemed to agree that there are insufficient resources in the region and statewide to provide drug addiction treatment to those who need it, and that the ...

Sovereign Health Group, an Addiction Recovery Treatment Center in San ...
Sovereign Health Group, an Addiction Recovery Treatment Center in San ...

Sovereign Health Group, an Addiction Recovery Treatment Center in San ...
Sovereign Health Group, an Addiction Recovery Treatment Center in San ...

GSU grad approaches end of coast-to-coast cycling trip
Steve Pulley, a Georgia Southern University graduate, began a coast-to-coast cycling trip in late March to raise awareness for addiction recovery and collegiate recovery centers. Starting his journey on the West Coast, Pulley dipped the back tire of ...

State police looking for woman who fled drug addiction recovery center in Reading
A 27-year-old woman was the subject of a search by state police after she escaped a drug addiction treatment facility earlier Friday in Reading in Berks County. Screen Shot 2014-05-16 at 9.16.32 PM.png Krista A. Zdrosky, 27, of Saxton.Pennsylvania ...

Ride4Recovery Collegiate Addiction Recovery Advocate Completes His Bike ...
Ride4Recovery Collegiate Addiction Recovery Advocate Completes His Bike ...




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