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Addiction Recovery News 10/2015 (Page 2)




Addiction Treatment Center to Be Tailored to Young Adults
Now officials are hoping to reach more people like him, with the ground breaking of a $4.5 million project in Sanborn that will be home to the future site of the 'Delta Village' addiction treatment center for young adults. "What we've noticed with the ...

The system is broken: We need to change how we treat addiction
A March 2014 survey by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) found that 63 percent of insurance denials are the result of insurers' definitions of "medically necessary" treatment. At the same time, the number of treatment ...

The New McLean Borden Cottage Offers Hope for Recovery from Addiction
In Camden, Maine, a new road—actually a winding, tree-lined drive—leads to a more sober future and the 14-acre estate where that journey begins. Opened last April, McLean Borden Cottage is the newest of McLean Hospital's addiction recovery facilities ...

Addiction to prescription drugs on increase in Connecticut, officials say
An addict for 22 years, Recck has been drug free for the last year and is now a volunteer at a Willimantic recovery center run by Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery. “Recovery, for me, is accepting the blame for what I did and taking ...

Doctors welcome decision to make access to new drug addiction treatment easier
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A move by the provincial government to make access to another drug to help addicts give up opioids like heroin is being celebrated by doctors. It was announced this week that doctors can directly prescribe Suboxone to patients ...

Heyburn Addiction Recovery Center Loses State Funding, Clients
The treatment center will lose continued funding to takes care of its facility and addiction recovery services. It could also lose as many as 64 BPA clients, and its founders want to know the reason behind the BPA decision. “It's a huge cut to us ...

CEO: Mercy Hospital rejected offer to save addiction treatment center
CEO: Mercy Hospital rejected offer to save addiction treatment center. A man who runs two substance abuse treatment facilities in New Hampshire says that Mercy preferred to use its space for offices rather than sell its Westbrook treatment center ...

Critical Addiction Treatment Legislation Signed in California
Recently signed Assembly Bill 848 protects the physical and mental health of people seeking alcohol and drug rehabilitation services in residential treatment facilities. It allows physicians and other appropriate medical personnel to provide on-site ...

Scholarships available for addiction recovery
Scholarships available for addiction recovery. Those who can't afford traditional drug and alcohol addiction treatment may qualify for scholarships at The Retreat. Loading… Post to Facebook. Scholarships available for addiction recovery Those who can ...

Former NBA Star Chris Herren tells his story of addiction & recovery at The ...
Former NBA Star Chris Herren tells his story of addiction & recovery at The ...

ASAM Releases Guidelines for Opioid Addiction Treatment
As a association, ASAM has long been committed to increasing access to and improving the quality of addiction treatment, as well as educating physicians, other health care providers and the public about addiction. "ASAM's recently released Practice ...

Obama Strikes Personal Note as He Urges Help for Addiction
On Wednesday, Mr. Obama announced several modest measures to combat the problem, including further training for federal doctors and a request that federal health insurance plans address barriers to addiction treatment. Many addicts die while waiting ...

Struggling to get treatment for heroin addiction
Lindsay Smith, 25, is a recovering opiate addict who had to leave West Virginia in order to get effective addiction treatment. Smith says if police had not raided her house for distributing heroin, she would have never sought help. Filmed and edited by ...

Getting addiction treatment behind bars, other options
A broader discussion is opened up about getting treatment for drug addiction while incarcerated. Other treatment options are also talked about. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. Advertising. Video Transcript. WEEKEND. JOSH: SO OBVIOUSLY SOMETHING ...

Letter: Supports heroin addiction treatment, recovery
I read with great interest, and much appreciation, staff writer Dean Olsen's recent news article, "State budget impasse hampering services during heroin epidemic” (Oct. 14). As one whose family has lost a loved one to this evil scourge, I'm thankful to ...

Letter: Supports heroin addiction treatment, recovery
I read with great interest, and much appreciation, staff writer Dean Olsen's recent news article, "State budget impasse hampering services during heroin epidemic” (Oct. 14). As one whose family has lost a loved one to this evil scourge, I'm thankful to ...

AMCP Addiction Treatment Advisory Group to Identify Barriers, Improve Access ...
AMCP Addiction Treatment Advisory Group to Identify Barriers, Improve Access ...

Drug addiction, recovery focus of senator's roundtable
CHILLICOTHE - Those involved in drug recovery and treatment services across Ross, Pike and Pickaway counties had the opportunity to share their feelings Friday with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown on everything from opioid addiction to a ballot issue to ...

Funding in budget for addiction treatment should be saved from ax
The tried-and-failed liberal approach of throwing money at the nation's challenges has never worked - and never will. Still, President Barack Obama wants to continue doing just that, at the expense of higher taxes and continuing to increase the ...

Addiction treatment advocates to meet Wednesday
​BREWSTER — The Open Doorway of Cape Cod, a nonprofit organization that advocates for people with substance use disorders, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Brewster Ladies' Library. There will be a screening of Nate Robertson's and Sam Tarplin's ...

Miami's First Luxury Residential Addiction Treatment Center
According to Ray Estefania, “There is an over-saturation of addiction treatment and mental health services in Palm Beach and Broward Counties but Miami has very few programs serving individuals and families with these issues. We intend to fill this gap ...

Addiction Treatment Service to Add Women's Facility in Charleston
West Virginia is struggling to keep up with the demand for treatment options for recovering addicts and if you're a woman needing help, those options are even more scarce. Including co-ed, women and children, there are a total of 269 recovery beds for ...

Chocolate festival aids addiction treatment
A local treatment facility is offering a chance to indulge your sweet tooth while helping local people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues. The Addiction Center of Broome County will hold its fourth annual “Everything Chocolate ...

Calif. man in addiction recovery walks across U.S., stops in South Jersey
Once in a pit of desperation, Chris Bailey was homeless and battling drug and alcohol addiction. But today, he walks in recovery and shares his story as he treks across the country. The 33-year-old from San Diego, California has walked more than 3,500 ...

Addiction recovery center plan revived after failing in Campton Hills
When Campton Hills officials voted down plans to annex a would-be addiction recovery center in 2013, proponents feared the plan would resurface at the county level minus the village's input. That fear will come to life next month. Kane County's zoning ...

Doctor talks about meth addiction, recovery after arrests of 19 in Rogers ...
Doctor talks about meth addiction, recovery after arrests of 19 in Rogers ...

New Integrative Addiction Treatment Center “Addiction Center for Healing ...
New Integrative Addiction Treatment Center “Addiction Center for Healing ...

Arizona-Based Addiction Recovery Center The River Source Launches Women-Only ...
Arizona-Based Addiction Recovery Center The River Source Launches Women-Only ...

Drug abuse treatment stigma must end, say moms of addicts
Two moms are hoping to change the stigma around treatments for those dealing with drug addiction by sharing their stories at a panel discussion in Stratford. Rose Barbour, one of the organizers behind the panel, helped her own son kick drugs. She says ...

Local addiction treatment center under new ownership
One local addiction treatment center is under new ownership, and with that change the organization is looking forward to a new chapter for the center. Jeff Quackenbush took over as owner of the Rocky Mountain Treatment Center this past April, after a ...

Historic Manchester building to be turned into addiction recovery center
Historic Manchester building to be turned into addiction recovery center. Hoitt's Furniture will become multi-tiered rehab center. Published 11:41 PM EDT Oct 29, 2015. NEXT STORY. Prep school grad convicted of sexual assault sentenced to jail. Text ...

Chris Christie Makes Emotional Plea To Rethink Drug Addiction Treatment
BELMONT, N.H. -- While campaigning recently during happy hour at Shooter's Tavern here in this small New Hampshire community, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) related a pair of personal anecdotes to elucidate why he thinks the United States should ...

Drug abuse prevention and addiction treatment key during Red Ribbon Week
Parris Wells and Brook McKenzie represented New Method Wellness in San Juan Capistrano at the college's Red Ribbon Week fair. The organization offers assistance to those suffering from substance abuse. (Jordan Rangel/Lariat). Over 20 groups and 100 ...

Running to Support the Work of Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery
Erica decided to organize a group of runners to raise awareness and donations for Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR). She enlisted her fiancé, Craig, and he rounded up kids from the middle school where he teaches. They explained to ...

Alcoholic mom, a Kansas City native, lays bare her addiction, recovery with humor
When Dana Bowman's husband, Brian, wouldn't make her one of his “famous” margaritas, she nearly panicked. She had asked him over the phone as a casual suggestion for dinner, “margaritas have to go with tacos, right?” But Brian said he didn't feel like ...




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