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Addiction Recovery News 08/2015




How to be a disruptive force in addiction treatment
When building a new treatment network from the ground up, an organization has the unique opportunity to cherry-pick the absolute best practices for its foundation and deliver service that rewrites the status quo. That's the vision for the emerging ...

As Obama pushes money to NJ, state remains wary of addiction treatment drugs
Danielle Orlando hasn't used heroin or opiates for more than a year. Once homeless, wandering the streets of Camden, the 30-year-old Sicklerville native has rebuilt her life. And today, she's dedicated it to helping others get over the addiction that ...

VA plans addiction treatment
HUNTINGTON - A year after the Department of Veterans Affairs came under fire for long wait times at many of its medical facilities, the Huntington VA Medical Center is taking a proactive approach to spreading the word about its progress, its challenges ...

Treatment For Addiction Out Of Reach For Many
Jordan Mohammed has been taking Suboxone to try and overcome a heroin addiction that grew out of prescription painkillers. (Rowan Moore Gerety/Northwest Public Radio). Like much of the U.S., the Northwest has experienced a sharp increase in the ...

Can tech help overcome addiction?
Considering mobile apps' extreme power to connect people, it makes sense that a slew of apps are being developed for addiction recovery. CEO Beau Mann launched Sober Grid when he attended the Sundance Film Festival and wanted to contact other ...

Eminem's Addiction Recovery Included Consistent Workouts: The Rappers Routine ...
Eminem's Addiction Recovery Included Consistent Workouts: The Rappers Routine ...

Addiction group celebrates a year of success
A new type of addiction recovery program in Knoxville is celebrating one year of success. "Celebrate Recovery North" is a faith-based program out of Fountain City United Methodist Church. The nationwide program originally started in West Knoxville but ...

Researchers Find Potential Target to Erase Drug Memories and Improve Addiction ...
Researchers Find Potential Target to Erase Drug Memories and Improve Addiction ...

Nurse Practitioners Can Increase Treatment Accessibility For Opioid Addiction
Medication-assisted treatment using Suboxone has demonstrated promising treatment outcomes for opioid users. Federal regulations (Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000, Public Law 106-310-106th Congress, which is an amendment to the Controlled ...

GAO report: States with expanded Medicaid offer better mental health ...
GAO report: States with expanded Medicaid offer better mental health ...

LePage to bring together law enforcement, addiction treatment experts to ...
LePage to bring together law enforcement, addiction treatment experts to ...

Morningside Recovery Offers Free Addiction and Mental Health Treatment to ...
Morningside Recovery Offers Free Addiction and Mental Health Treatment to ...

Teach shame resiliency during recovery for better results
The most effective trauma resolution and addiction recovery work will not last if shame is bypassed during treatment. In fact, bypassing shame can often fuel an addiction, said Katie Thompson LPC, NCC, CEDS, at the National Conference on Addiction ...

VT gets $3M to expand opioid addiction treatment
Vermont is getting $3 million in federal funding to expand treatment options for addiction to heroin and other opioids, officials announced Friday. The funding will go toward expanding access and treatment options in Rutland, Addison, Chittenden and ...

Mark Eves accuses Paul LePage of contributing to drug problem
Eves wrote that LePage has focused too much on the law enforcement side of drug abuse and not enough on treatment, including LePage's refusal to allow Medicaid expansion, which Eves said would fund drug addiction treatment programs for thousands of ...

Drug treatment advocates question state's choice to not pursue grant
The liquid form of methadone sits on a shelf in a locked closet at CAP Quality Care in Westbrook March 17. Addiction treatment advocates question Gov. Paul LePage's choice to not pursue a federal grant that would have provided up to $3 million to fund ...

$3M grant to expand Vermont opioid addiction treatment
BURLINGTON, Vt. —Millions of dollars are headed to Vermont to continue the fight against what many see as a statewide epidemic of opioid addiction. Related. DCF worker fatally shot in Barre · Weekend set up is great for outdoor fun · Arraignment of ...

Editorial: Florida's scam-filled recovery industry must get clean
Anyone who has ever loved an addict or an alcoholic knows what a huge moment it is when the addict admits he or she needs help, and accepts entry into a recovery program. Families who are desperate to see their loved ones get sober will often pay ...

What should be done to clean up Florida's addiction recovery industry?
Some insurers are suing. But where are health care regulators and law enforcement officials? There were FBI raids on a couple of operators in 2014, but since then, crickets. What do you think needs to be done to clean up Florida's addiction recovery ...

Where can heroin addicts find help in Fond du Lac?
Special Agent Brad Dunlap of the Lake Winnebago Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group describes heroin as “far more addictive” than other drugs like cocaine. A first-time user can quickly spiral into drug abuse and will likely begin trafficking to ...

State Medicaid Coverage of Medication-Assisted Addiction Treatment Therapies ...
State Medicaid Coverage of Medication-Assisted Addiction Treatment Therapies ...

These people are so addicted to the Internet that they had to go to rehab
Kristen is a technology reporter for Fusion. She enjoys tea, giraffes and the occasional app. Twitter · Facebook; Email. ×. Share the Wealth. Friend's Email Your Email. Hiya. You should drop everything you're doing and read this right now. By ...

Funds for heroin addiction treatment dropped while demand rose, study says
There's been a dramatic increase in demand for heroin addiction treatment in the Springfield area and elsewhere downstate, even as cuts in funding reduced by half the state's ability to pay for treatment, according to a report being released today by ...

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery Hosts 16th Annual Recovery Walks!
Recovery Walks! is being held during National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, and is one of many nationwide "Rally for Recovery" events scheduled for September. These events offer the opportunity for those in recovery to register to vote ...

EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati drug treatment center to build second facility
The Center for Addiction Treatment plans to build a $3.7 million outpatient facility on its campus in the West End. The project would create up to 36 full-time jobs, boosting the staff of 66 by nearly 55 percent. And it might increase the number of ...

Police Department Sets New Tone For Addiction Treatment
... her staff have only been working with young addicts since June. In part two of this story we will learn more about her approach to introducing new addiction treatment programs and how her son's life influenced her to help other addicts following ...

King, Collins call for more US addiction treatment funding
LEWISTON, Maine – The same day Republican Gov. Paul LePage reiterated his intent to use National Guard troops to fight Maine's growing heroin problem, the state's U.S. senators on Tuesday asked the federal government to increase access to treatment ...

Collins, King back increased access to treatment for opioid addiction
Collins and King said the federal DHHS has the authority under the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 to increase the caps so physicians would be allowed to treat more patients. The letter didn't specify what would be an appropriate cap. MAT ...

Which state is the most #sober? Study tracks addiction recovery on Instagram
Although social media and sobriety haven't always gone hand in hand, a new study from Recovery.org is looking into times when they do. Researchers from Recovery.org pulled over 79,000 posts on Instagram to track nine hashtags related to getting sober ...

What should be done to clean up Florida's addiction recovery industry?
Some insurers are suing. But where are health care regulators and law enforcement officials? There were FBI raids on a couple of operators in 2014, but since then, crickets. What do you think needs to be done to clean up Florida's addiction recovery ...

New addiction treatment centers close to opening
Nearly $4.5 million in new money allocated in this year's budget will soon help expand addiction treatment services statewide. That cash is being used to double the number of halfway house beds available to Delawareans to 120. The state will also place ...

Our View: Create a state coordinator to lead addiction treatment, prevention ...
Our View: Create a state coordinator to lead addiction treatment, prevention ...

Church ministry fosters drug-addiction recovery with handmade furniture
Heroin use in Indiana is not showing any signs of slowing down. But a local group is saving lives by giving people a shot at a second chance with - literally and figuratively - constructive outlets. WRTV. (RTV6/Jason Scheuer). Copyright 2015 Scripps ...

Our View: Create a state coordinator to lead addiction treatment, prevention ...
Our View: Create a state coordinator to lead addiction treatment, prevention ...

In tough job market, positions helping fight addiction are available
There are jobs by the dozens, even hundreds, throughout our area available right now, jobs that stem from the overwhelming push in many of our communities for increased addiction treatment. Many people do not know about these jobs, however, or how to ...

Naltrexone for Opioid Addiction Spotlighted in Vermont Treatment Grant
HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rainbow Coral Corp. (RBCC) hailed Vermont's recent winning of a $3 million grant to aid opioid addiction treatment in the Green Mountain State, and pledged to provide support for similar Medication Assisted ...

Social Security, Opioid Addiction Treatment in Sen. Ed Markey's Mind
United States Senator Ed Markey has made known his intentions on August 12 of trying for more funding to solve issues like urban transportation needs, opioid addiction treatment and Social Security challenges. He rued that his efforts towards Social ...

Your Health: Apps to help people in addiction recovery.
Addiction to any substance is a serious disease. After treatment, recovery is a life-long process, that needs strong support. New technology now puts "help"-- just a fingertip away. Cell phones used to be a reason for a client's discharge from a ...

Sun Sentinel, file
Beyond the unprecedented levels of bizarre behavior it's causing on the streets, South Florida's new drug plague, flakka, is propelling local addiction treatment experts into uncharted territory. The intensity and duration of flakka's effects can cause ...

Feds Now Pushing States Toward Medical Treatment For Heroin Addicts
WASHINGTON -- For the first time, the federal agency responsible for most public funding of drug addiction treatment has added language to its grant applications designed to push the treatment industry away from the abstinence model. Treatment for ...

Special Talk on the Medical Perspective of Addiction Treatment by The Cabin ...
Special Talk on the Medical Perspective of Addiction Treatment by The Cabin ...

Turning Point Explains The Benefits of Pet Friendly Addiction Recovery
There is a lot of common knowledge about addiction recovery, and almost none of it involves pets. However, there are scientific studies that show the benefits of therapy dogs being used during adult addiction recovery treatment. Dogs are not ordinary ...

Maine senators seek increased access to addiction treatment
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's U.S. senators are calling on the federal government to provide more access to treatment for people who are addicted to prescription painkillers. Republican Sen. Susan Collins, independent Sen. Angus King and a group of ...

Maine senators seek increased access to addiction treatment
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine's U.S. senators are calling on the federal government to provide more access to treatment for people who are addicted to prescription painkillers. Republican Sen. Susan Collins, independent Sen. Angus King and a group of their ...

Don't pull the plug on a way to help fight Maine's addiction crisis
If funding decisions aren't reversed or at least reconsidered, effective Dec. 31, the Maine Alliance for Addiction Recovery will be shut down, closing a main avenue to recovery for hundreds of addicts throughout the state who rely on MAAR for ongoing ...

Area addiction treatment options expanding
Still, some addiction treatment professionals want to take a wait-and-see attitude toward the impact Recovery Works' 32-bed residential facility will have on the county. And, they say, more needs to be done in other areas such as after-hours and ...

State funding loss puts addiction program in peril
If funding decisions aren't reversed or at least reconsidered, the Maine Alliance for Addiction Recovery will be shut down on Dec. 31, closing a main avenue to recovery for hundreds of addicts throughout the state who rely on the alliance for ongoing ...

State funding loss puts addiction program in peril
If funding decisions aren't reversed or at least reconsidered, the Maine Alliance for Addiction Recovery will be shut down on Dec. 31, closing a main avenue to recovery for hundreds of addicts throughout the state who rely on the alliance for ongoing ...

When Rehab Might Help An Addict — But Insurance Won't Cover It
The latest numbers show that deaths from heroin-related overdose more than tripled nationally between 2002 and 2013. Opiate addiction touches every demographic: white, black, Hispanic, rural, suburban and urban. A user prepares drugs for injection in ...

A Traditional Medicine Could Help With Addiction Treatment
But researchers are beginning to understand that it could also have applications for addiction treatment. Small-scale trials hint at the possibilities of the drug, although researchers need to be able to take a look at Salvia on a larger scale to learn ...




Last Modified: 08/2015