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Addiction Recovery News 05/2016 (Page 3)




Promise And Price Of New Addiction Treatment Implant
The Promise And Price Of New Addiction Treatment Implant · Dr. Joshua Safer speaks at a press briefing at Boston Medical Center as Kate Walsh · Boston Medical Center Launches First Comprehensive Transgender Medical Center In Northeast · Medicine ...

Is medication-assisted treatment substituting one addiction for another?
Hancock County doctors who do provide medication-based addiction treatment are at capacity and are running on waiting lists. Acadia Family Center employs one licensed prescriber, Dr. Roger Wilson, who sets his patient limit at 30, but he treats 35 ...

Drug addiction treatment can work and change lives forever
MARION, OH (WCMH) — NBC4 has done many stories in the past few years on the drug problem in communities and the lives it is taking every single day. But it is also worth pointing out the success stories that treatment can make for the men and women ...

Longhorn legend Earl Campbell shares addiction recovery story
SAN ANTONIO - Legendary Texas Longhorn and Heisman Trophy winning running back Earl Campbell spoke at the 16th Annual Rise Recovery Campaign Breakfast Thursday morning at the Omni Hotel at the Colonnade. Campbell, 60, took to the stage, ...

Addiction treatment site clears zoning hurdle
Addiction treatment site clears zoning hurdle. May 20, 2016. By MARK MARONEY ([email protected]) , Williamsport Sun-Gazette. Save | Post a comment |. Williamsport's not only a destination for opiate users, but it also might soon host a medical ...

Introducing The Center for Addiction Recovery Training - CART
The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) releases official new name for the Recovery Training Center. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) May 20, 2016. The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) announced in early May that the ...

Podcast: Convalo Health International CEO Stampp Corbin on the untapped addiction treatment business
Podcast: Convalo Health International CEO Stampp Corbin on the untapped addiction treatment business. Republish Reprint · Republish Online · Republish Offline · Reprint · MidasLetter | May 20, 2016 | Last Updated: May 20 8:00 AM ET More from ...

Blueprints for Addiction Recovery opens in Elizabethtown
Blueprints for Addiction Recovery offers three levels of care: day treatment, which is sometimes called partial hospitalization; a tri-weekly intensive outpatient group counseling session; and individual or group counseling sessions coordinated around ...

How drug users are banding together to fight for sane laws and addiction recovery
In a small room at a health clinic in Greensboro, North Carolina, five people are gathered around a wide table beneath a whiteboard bearing inspirational slogans. An addiction recovery meeting, right? Well, kind of. This article was originally ...

Stenehjem: More funding needed for addiction treatment
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announces his candidacy for governor as his wife Beth looks on at the Archives Coffee House on the University of North Dakota campus in Grand Forks on Tuesday, Nov. 24. 2014. photo by Eric Hylden/Forum ...

Internet addiction: Treatment for those struggling to look away from the screen
FALL CITY, WASH. - It was group discussion time at reSTART, a woodsy rehabilitation center about 30 miles outside Seattle. Four residents sat around the living room and talked about their struggles with addiction, anxiously drumming their fingers on ...

Ohio has opportunity to remove barrier to addiction treatment: John Corlett, The Center for Community Solutions
Ohio has opportunity to remove barrier to addiction treatment: John Corlett, The Center for Community Solutions. Painkiller Guidelines. John Corlett, of The Center for Community Solutions, believes that Ohio has opportunity to remove barriers to ...

Delaware Residents Seek Addiction Treatment Out of State Due to Lack of Services
Some Delaware residents are going elsewhere to fight drug addictions due to a lack of services in the state. Marc Blum tells The News Journal (http://delonline.us/259QJpB ) that he violated his probation and went to Florida because he couldn't get ...

The St. Louis connection to the costly, innovative opioid addiction treatment awaits FDA approval
A drug implant that has gotten a lot of attention in the addiction medicine field could be approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration by the end of the week. St. Louis has several connections to the implant, which is being lauded as a ...

Costly, innovative opioid addiction treatment awaits FDA approval
A drug implant that has gotten a lot of attention in the addiction medicine field could be approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration by the end of the week. St. Louis has several connections to the implant, which is being lauded as a ...

Some forced to leave Delaware for drug addiction treatment
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Some Delaware residents are going elsewhere to fight drug addictions due to a lack of services in the state. Marc Blum tells The News Journal (http://delonline.us/259QJpB ) that he violated his probation and went to Florida ...

A Look At Rikers Island's Legacy Of Medication-Assisted Opioid Treatment
From Macdonald's perspective, prisons and jails are the perfect place to start addiction treatment. In the general population, only 11 percent of people with a substance use disorder seek treatment at a specialty facility. Opioid addicts who commit ...

As More Vermont Doctors Offer Addiction Treatment, Waitlists Ease
Last fall, Fisher was asked to help address the waiting list at the state's busiest hub for opiate addiction treatment. The request came from Gov. Peter Shumlin after he visited the hospital and made a plea for doctors to do more. “We were asked by the ...

New treatment for opioid addiction in final stages of FDA approval
The Center for Addiction Treatment (CAT) is building a new wing that will provide more short-term residential and medication-assisted treatment programs that are key to breaking the cycle of addiction. The expansion is a direct response to the Tri ...

Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition is Formed
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition (ATAC) (www.ATAC.org) is a newly formed non-profit organization based in Los Angeles that will provide political and legal advocacy, education and consumer protection on ...

INSERTING and REPLACING Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition is Formed
The Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition (ATAC) (www.ATAC.org) is a newly formed non-profit organization based in Los Angeles that will provide political and legal advocacy, education and consumer protection on behalf of the more than 21.5 million ...

Sen. Manchin proposes opiate tax to fund addiction treatment
Joe Manchin led a press conference Tuesday morning to discuss the LifeBOAT (Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment) Act, which would establish a 1 cent fee on each milligram of active opioid ingredient in a prescription pain pill to fund efforts to ...

Manna to Close Addiction Treatment Centers
A Bangor nonprofit that provides addiction counseling and services for the poor will be closing its two faith-based drug and alcohol treatment centers after accepting more than $1 million in Medicaid overpayments from the state. Leeanne Hewey, a board ...

Waitlists ease as more doctors offer addiction treatment
Dr. Patti Fisher says she was asked to help address the waiting list and says not many physicians were signing up to prescribe buprenorphine, also known as Suboxone, as part of addiction treatment. But she says that in the last six months more ...

FDA Considering Pricey Implant As Treatment For Opioid Addiction
BOCA RATON, FL - FEBRUARY 04: In this photo illustration, bottles of the The FDA is is expected to decide by May 27 whether a long-acting, implantable version of this anti-addiction drug, buprenorphine, will be available in the United States. The ...

The Coming 'Economic Bonanza' in Addiction Treatment
The addiction treatment industry is lobbying hard for a proposed rule change to expand the number of patients that doctors can treat for opioid addiction. At stake is hundreds of millions of dollars in potential new business, much of it paid for by ...

Addiction treatment agency sues Wellmark, claims fraud
An addiction-treatment program is suing Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield, saying the health-insurer withheld millions of dollars in payments in an illegal effort to put the agency out of business. St. Gregory Retreat Centers treat people for drug and ...

Curing Our Coast: Addiction Treatment Quality, Quantity On Shore Major Concerns
SALISBURY — On a quiet street just outside of Salisbury's vibrant downtown area sits a small and unassuming house that is the only halfway house for recovery addicts on the lower shore. It's called Second Wind, and for the better part of four decades ...

Curing Our Coast: Addiction Treatment Quality, Quantity On Shore Major Concerns
SALISBURY — On a quiet street just outside of Salisbury's vibrant downtown area sits a small and unassuming house that is the only halfway house for recovery addicts on the lower shore. It's called Second Wind, and for the better part of four decades ...

Implant for opioid addiction gets FDA approval
The Probuphine device approved by the Food and Drug Administration contains the medication buprenorphine. That drug in its oral form over the past 14 years has become a popular tool for eliminating opioid withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to ...

Art show features student addiction recovery stories
Joan Swenson, an artist in long-term addiction recovery and Tallgrass Recovery employee, founded the program after seeing the conversations stemming from her own recovery art show. After a successful first year at Joe Foss and Axtell Park, the student ...

Women's addiction recovery home shuttered for now
Roads to Recovery plans to suspend operations of its women's addiction recovery home today, after employee turnover left the nonprofit with a staffing shortage, according to its executive director. The last of five women formerly housed at one of the ...

'Learn to Earn' program helps women in addiction recovery
About a year ago, Marie Lavallee, slipped back into heavy alcohol and drug addiction. She had struggled with substances twice before and managed to get sober. "It was the most devastating relapse I've ever had. It was the worst," said Lavallee. "My ...

New Addiction Treatment Implant Will Hit The Market Next Month
A graphic shows how the new addiction treatment implant Probuphine is placed inside the skin of a person's upper arm. (Courtesy Braeburn Pharmaceuticals). BOSTON There's a new tool in the fight against the nation's raging opioid epidemic. The FDA on ...

Canadian substance abuse centre issues first-ever national recovery survey
Experts in the addiction recovery industry are hoping a first-ever national survey of former drug users will help illuminate best practices for treatment. "One of the things missing from this conversation is the story of those who have survived ...

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) Hosts Successful Multiple Pathways of Recovery ...
The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) Hosts Successful Multiple Pathways of Recovery ...

Heating up addiction recovery
PORTSMOUTH – In their last published report in 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named New Hampshire as one of the top five states in the country with significant increases in deaths from overdoses. Numbers continue to rise with ...

Heating up addiction recovery
PORTSMOUTH – In their last published report in 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named New Hampshire as one of the top five states in the country with significant increases in deaths from overdoses. Numbers continue to rise with ...

Include tobacco de-addiction treatment under IT exemption: IMA
New Delhi, May 30 () The Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) have written to the Health and Finance ministries to include treatment of tobacco de-addiction under the list of income tax exemptions and smoking ...

Staff members robbed, assaulted at addiction treatment centre
Two staff members at the Behavioural Health Foundation were robbed and seriously injured by two residents Sunday, police said. According to Selkirk police, the incident happened at around 10:30 p.m. Officers found two injured female staff members at ...

New treatment gives hope for those with opioid addiction
Addiction to opioids -- including painkillers and heroin -- takes nearly 29,000 American lives each year. But a new treatment for addicts -- using implants -- should be available by the end of next month. Thirty-nine year-old Chris Borgeone got hooked ...

Prescribing an Opioid Painkiller Versus Opioid Addiction Treatment
Prescription opioid abuse and its downstream effects have reached epidemic proportions in the United States. On May 26, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) moved a step closer to providing help to those addicted to opioids by approving a new implant ...

Teenagers arrested after violent assault at St. Andrews addiction treatment centre
Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a vicious assault at an addictions treatment centre in Selkirk. Talia Ricci/Global News. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the ...

Sunspire Health Expands Addiction Treatment Services in Southern California
Upon completion of a comprehensive residential addiction treatment program, individuals in recovery can benefit from a transitional program in which they can continue a robust clinical program while learning the skills necessary to start a productive ...

Arlington toddler hospitalized after ingesting addiction recovery drug
Arlington police are urging households with family members in addiction recovery to be careful with medications after a toddler accidentally ingested Suboxone, a drug used to help treat those addicted to opioids. Police said the 2-year-old's father was ...

Hunter Tootoo Resigns Cabinet Seat For Addiction Treatment
OTTAWA — Fisheries Minister Hunter Tootoo has stepped down from cabinet to deal with addiction issues. “Mr. Tootoo will be taking time to seek treatment for addiction issues,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a brief statement. Government House ...

Cases of drug addiction treatment continue to rise
Treatment for drug addiction continues to rise in Ireland, with a significant increase in new cases involving cannabis, tranquillisers, and cocaine. Documenting the figures, the European drugs agency said the strength of cannabis was now “historically ...

Could marijuana be Maine's answer to addiction treatment?
"We're turning away 10, 20 more [people] every single day who are calling for our detox," Bob Fowler of Portland's Milestone Foundation said. Tracy Sabol reports. Tweet · Pin It. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. Advertising. Video Transcript. MAINERS ...

2-Year-Old Mass. Girl Accidentally Ingests Addiction Treatment Drug
A 2-year-old Massachusetts girl was taken to the hospital on Tuesday after accidentally ingesting an addiction treatment medication that belonged to someone in her home. According to the Arlington Police Department, they responded to a home on Tuesday ...




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