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Addiction Recovery News 05/2016




Does Addiction Treatment Require A Higher Power?
In the field of addiction treatment, already brimming with intensely personal and emotional debates, there may be nothing more controversial than the role of 12-step programs, which are based on Alcoholics Anonymous. At least 80 percent of current ...

Some Doctors Say Focus Of Opioid Addiction Treatment Must Shift From Medication To Long-Term Recovery
BALTIMORE While addiction treatment providers are increasingly recommending that medication be used to help wean people off opioids, some doctors are concerned there is now too much of a focus on medication and not enough on the harder work of ...

Capstone Day: Sadie Tilden Makes Her Addiction Treatment Recommendations
Photo by Leah Carey Sadie Tilden opened her Capstone presentation saying that she grew up in the shadow of her mother's opiate addiction. “Today my relationship with my mother, a recovering addict, is healthy and steadfast,” she said at the end of her ...

Experts discuss expansion of buprenorphine as opiate addiction treatment agent
With more than 4.5 million people dependent on opiates in the United States, the issue of opiate addiction has caught the attention and concern of government and health organizations. In a paper published today in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice®, ...

Watch: Northern Cambria native helps lead addiction recovery center for pregnant women at Magee-Womens Hospital ...
Watch: Northern Cambria native helps lead addiction recovery center for pregnant women at Magee-Womens Hospital ...

It's Time to Stop Killing People by Refusing Addiction Treatment
The idea that a person has to stop using all substances in order to engage in addiction treatment is one that is killing countless individuals, harming an immeasurable number of families and adversely impacting communities across our nation. We ...

Treatment without medication won't help Maine overcome its addiction crisis
Yet, as Huffington Post writer Jason Cherkis put it last year, “addiction treatment is mired in a kind of scientific dark age.” Even though research has repeatedly shown that patients' chances of survival, of avoiding future drug use, of staying away ...

Does Addiction Treatment Require A Higher Power?
In the field of addiction treatment, already brimming with intensely personal and emotional debates, there may be nothing more controversial than the role of 12-step programs, which are based on Alcoholics Anonymous. At least 80 percent of current ...

Anchorage detox center temporarily suspends opiate addiction treatment - KTVA.com
Alaskans addicted to opiates will have to wait a few days to detox in an inpatient environment. Alaska's two opiate detox centers are suspended from accepting new patients after they learned through an audit that they haven't been following a new ...

Addiction recovery agency adds 4th location
Unlimited access to all stories from The Marietta Times on your computer, tablet or smart phone. Access MariettaTimes.com, view our digital edition or use or All Access apps. Get more information at www.MariettaTimes.com/AllAccess. One payment of ...

Addiction recovery center planned for Parkersburg
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia organization is planning to open an addiction recovery center in Parkersburg. News outlets report that Recovery Point of West Virginia will open a peer-operated recovery facility for between 60 and 100 men ...

Markey to get overview of Brockton addiction, treatment program
BROCKTON - State senator Ed Markey will be in Brockton Tuesday to see an overview of the Champion Plan, the city's police-assisted addiction recovery program. Since it's implementation, on Feb 29, the program has placed 35 people into treatment ...

Peers lend a hand with substance abuse addiction recovery
Peer recovery support specialist Larry Graves, left, is shown with Michael Ferry, who is recovering from heroin addiction. Peer recovery support specialist Larry Graves, left, is shown with Michael Ferry, who is recovering from heroin addiction ...

Insurer sues lab company, alleging addiction treatment kickbacks
Among those named: Delray Beach-based health care attorney Jeffrey Cohen, an indirect investor in Sky who advises addiction treatment business owners on how to stay on the right side of the law. According to the United lawsuit, owners of Florida ...

Insurer sues lab company, alleging addiction treatment kickbacks
Among those named: Delray Beach-based health care attorney Jeffrey Cohen, an indirect investor in Sky who advises addiction treatment business owners on how to stay on the right side of the law. According to the United lawsuit, owners of Florida ...

Hazelden app offers addiction recovery support
Mobile apps offered by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation puts help for addiction recovery at a person's fingertips. The Field Guide to Life features a SOS button that sends a message for help to the user's support team. The app also includes ...

C.A.R.E.S., new addiction recovery group, hosts first meeting
HAWLEY - Over 100 people attended the first public meeting for the Community-Advocacy-Recovery-Education-Support (C.A.R.E.S.) organization at the Hawley United Methodist Church April 1. A relatively new group, founded by Jim Simpson who is a ...

Prince died amid frantic plans for drug addiction treatment
Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a national authority on opioid addiction treatment, was called by Prince representatives the night of April 20 because Prince “was dealing with a grave medical emergency,” said William Mauzy, a prominent Minneapolis attorney ...

HHS plans for privacy rules on addiction treatment debated
What's more harmful to patients being treated for drug or alcohol abuse: risking their health by keeping other medical providers in the dark about their substance abuse treatment? Or risking their jobs, homes and child custody arrangements by allowing ...

Prince looked into drug addiction treatment ahead of death: report
Prince died just one day before he was expected to meet with a doctor to discuss treatment for an addiction to prescription painkillers, an attorney with knowledge of the singer's death investigation told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Dr. Howard ...

Men's addiction recovery facility to host fundraiser in Annapolis
Samaritan House, a state-certified addiction recovery facility that provides residential substance abuse treatment for men, was selected for a private foundation grant that will match funds raised of up to $50,000. Donations will be used toward an ...

Staff at addiction treatment centres falsely claimed to be doctors: OPP
A Waterloo man is one of two people facing new charges in connection with a police investigation into two addiction treatment centres. The OPP first looked into the Addiction Canada Treatment Centre in Caledon last June, after receiving a tip about two ...

Prince Sought Addiction Treatment Before Death
The late pop icon Prince was planning to meet with an addiction treatment doctor in the hours before he died in a last ditch effort to kick an addiction to opioid painkillers, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Howard Kornfeld, MD, an opioid ...

Tonko pushes expanding addiction recovery service during Cohoes visit
Tonko, D-Amsterdam, visited the St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center on Mohawk Street to gain more insight into the Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Expansion and Modernization Act, legislation he co-authored with Republican U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon of ...

Tonko pushes expanding addiction recovery service during Cohoes visit
Tonko, D-Amsterdam, visited the St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center on Mohawk Street to gain more insight into the Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Expansion and Modernization Act, legislation he co-authored with Republican U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon of ...

Addiction treatment back
Scheduled to open in 2017, the new provincial 22-bed program will provide treatment for youth and young adults, aged 17 to 24 years, with substance use disorders that have not been successfully addressed in community programs. "The new program at the ...

Deaf, blind encounter higher barriers to addiction treatment
Deaf, blind encounter higher barriers to addiction treatment. By Colin A. Young Published: May 4, 2016, 7:11 pm. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) · Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) · Share on Facebook (Opens in new ...

Addiction treatment center opens in Kennebunk
KENNEBUNK (WGME) -- A local doctor specializing in addiction treatment says she will help anyone who needs it, even if the patient doesn't have insurance to pay for it. Dr. Merideth Norris opened Graceful Recovery in Kennebunk. She says she can provide ...

New addiction treatment clinic opening in Wasilla
Wasilla, Alaska (KTUU) A nationwide drug addiction treatment company with seven operating locations plans to open a new facility in Wasilla later this month. C.E.O. Nick Stavros says that, despite often receiving animosity when opening a clinic which ...

Concord okays addiction recovery center
The city's zoning board unanimously granted Hope for New Hampshire Recovery permission to operate at 85 S. State St. In response to concerns from neighbors, the board also set restricted operating hours between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.. By way of introduction ...

Concord okays addiction recovery center
The city's zoning board unanimously granted Hope for New Hampshire Recovery permission to operate at 85 S. State St. In response to concerns from neighbors, the board also set restricted operating hours between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.. By way of introduction ...

Eagleville Hospital Donates $10000 To Addiction Recovery Program
The Council provides cutting-edge, integrated programs in prevention, intervention and addiction recovery services. An expansion of The Council, the Pennsylvania Recovery Organization – Achieving Community Together (PRO-ACT), has led to the ...

Former Celtic Herren shares story of...
Former Celtic Herren shares story of...

Deaf, blind encounter higher barriers to addiction treatment
Deaf, blind encounter higher barriers to addiction treatment. By Colin A. Young. State House News Service. Posted: 05/05/2016 05:54:51 PM EDT. Updated: 05/05/2016 05:54:51 PM EDT. Click photo to enlarge. Activists gather on Boston Common near the ...

Addiction recovery program seeking volunteer 'coaches'
Addiction recovery program seeking volunteer 'coaches'. By Joe Carlson New Jersey Herald. Posted: May. 6, 2016 12:01 am. NEWTON -- With a prospective launch date of July 1, the Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery program is seeking more ...

Heroin, Opioid Addiction Recovery and Support Served in Green Bay
Mandy's friend, Jesse Heffernan with Helios Addiction Recovery Services, recommended a training model used in Connecticut. "They have brought it into hospitals, into the treatment courts, and there's places like Anchor Recovery and Recovery Advocates ...

Alltyr's 'practical' approach to addiction treatment looks beyond the 12 steps
Willenbring, who worked at the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis VA before moving to the National Institutes of Health to lead a program responsible for funding research grants on alcohol addiction treatment, says that his approach works for ...

Awareness group board hears new addiction treatment methods
Reach all Randolph County board members Friday heard presentations from drug manufacturers and treatment centers outlining two promising new methods of treating people in recovery from drug addiction. Board members said the two methods can be ...

Cook hosts Girl Scout Day at the Capitol; hospital offers addiction recovery program; Torrington Library closes for ...
Cook hosts Girl Scout Day at the Capitol; hospital offers addiction recovery program; Torrington Library closes for ...

Billings addiction-recovery ministry puts strong emphasis on Christ
Mark McManus, founder and executive director of Power for Abundant Recovery Ministries, found out for himself that addiction recovery works best when it involves a faith in Jesus Christ. prev. next. When Mark McManus talks to people battling addictions ...

Addiction recovery symposium May 14
But few people know what addiction recovery looks like. Though it is also all around us: people who are battling their addiction, quietly living happy, productive, fulfilling lives without the use of the drugs – from street drugs to alcohol to ...

New addiction recovery center opening in Concord
FOR GOOD. MY COUPON JOINS US LOOK -- MIKE JOINS US LIVE. MIKE THEY HAVE TWO OTHER NEWPORT. STREET WILL BE LIKE MANCHESTER'S, BUT ON A SMALLER SCALE. ABOUT A HALF A MILE DOWN THE ROAD FROM THE STATE ...

HHS plans for privacy rules on addiction treatment debated
What's more harmful to patients being treated for drug or alcohol abuse: risking their health by keeping other medical providers in the dark about their substance abuse treatment? Or risking their jobs, homes and child custody arrangements by allowing ...

First Step Home Provides Residential Addiction Treatment For Moms & Their Children
Founded in 1992, First Step Home is the only addiction treatment center in Cincinnati that allows children, up to the age of 12, to live with their mothers while they are in treatment. Joining us to discuss treating women and mothers struggling with ...

New drug and alcohol addiction recovery center opens in Concord
THEY WHAT IS THE GOAL FOR THIS? ,RAY: ULTIMATELY, SEAN, THE GOAL SOBER LIVES. THIS IS ONE OF THREE CENTERS IN THE STATE OFFERED BY NEW HAMPSHIRE, AND IT COMES AT A OFFICIALS IN CONCORD. THE RIBBON WAS CUT ...

Drug court graduate to share insights from addiction recovery at ceremony
Her typical day consists of spending time with her children, going to work and planning for a future career in juvenile addiction recovery. Her plan is to start working toward a degree in social work at Anne Arundel Community College. She has also ...

Hampden County sheriff's race: Candidates talk addiction treatment, experience during 1st debate
The Ludlow Democrat largely touted the department's programs to target drug addiction, as well as defended its efforts to relocate an addiction treatment center to Mill Street -- pledging that the Hampden County Sheriff's department would be a "good ...

Manchester addiction recovery center receives donations
MANCHESTER, N.H. —Amber's Place, the drug addiction recovery respite, recently opened in Manchester, and gained more support on Monday. Related. DES expands PFOA investigation to... Blue grosbeak spotted in Manchester · Wednesday, May 11th: ...

Heroin addicts asking for longer jail stay because of popular new recovery program
The alarming statistic prompted the Chesterfield Sheriff's Office to start a recovery program using its own financial resources, and volunteers from addiction recovery organizations, like the McShin Foundation. The Heroin Addiction Recovery Program ...

State School would be perfect place for addiction treatment
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Last Modified: 05/2016