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Addiction Recovery News 06/2016




Maine, NH police departments start addiction recovery program
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Six police departments in New Hampshire and Maine plan to open their police stations to drug addicts seeking treatment. Under the Community Access to Recovery program, those suffering from drug addiction may come to the police ...

Police departments start addiction recovery program
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - (NEWS CENTER) - Six more police departments in New Hampshire and Maine plan to open their police stations to drug addicts seeking treatment. Under the Community Access to Recovery program, those suffering from drug addiction ...

Murphy, Himes call for more funding for addiction treatment
Murphy, Himes call for more funding for addiction treatment. By Liz Skalka; Updated 3 min ago; (0). Murphy, Himes speak to Kiwanis Club. Erik Trautmann. Hour photo / Erik Trautmann US Senator, Chris Murphy, and US Congressman Jim Himes, speak to the ...

Addiction recovery app launched by City of Edinburgh Council
The Addiction Recovery Companion (ARC-Edinburgh) mobile phone and tablet app helps people connect to recovery events, meetings and services in the city. Features include information about recovery activities and professional services, a planner for ...

Congresswoman praises Lowell addiction recovery home
A local congresswoman toured an addiction recovery home in Lowell and praised the work being done. Megan's House opened in October and was started by a father who lost his daughter to the opioid crisis. Rep. Niki Tsongas said she knows there are not ...

Ice addiction: Canberra teenagers being treated with greater success
Staff at a drug and alcohol treatment facility in Canberra say they are having greater levels of success in treating ice addiction in teenagers due to improvements in treatment methods. That's how I got locked up, I was withdrawing, I [freaked] out and ...

OSU creates housing for students recovering from addiction
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Oregon State University is getting new, on-campus housing with a special goal: keeping students who are recovering from drug and alcohol addiction sober. OSU's Recovery Living Community will open next fall. The housing complex will ...

Trevor Gumbi TV show inspired by his cocaine addiction recovery
Musician and TV personality Kabomo Vilakazi is set to be one of the stars in an upcoming TV show based‚ in part‚ on comedian Trevor Gumbi's addiction recovery. Trevor Gumbi. Related articles. Trevor Gumbi takes on drunk rumours: They'd better take me ...

Teen suspects charged in assaults at addiction treatment centre
SELKIRK, Man. (The Canadian Press) — Two teens arrested after two workers at a Manitoba addictions treatment centre were viciously attacked have been charged with aggravated assault. Selkirk RCMP say a 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy also ...

Police departments, hospitals starting addiction recovery program on Seacoast
PORTSMOUTH - In response to New Hampshire's heroin and opioid crisis - a new program is launching on the Seacoast. The goal is to encourage those who are struggling with substance abuse and are seeking help to access recovery. It's the last place ...

OHS to investigate assault on Manitoba addiction treatment centre workers Featured
SELKIRK, Man. (CP) — The Manitoba government confirms that Workplace Safety and Health will conduct an investigation into a brutal attack on two female workers at an addictions treatment centre near Winnipeg. The province says the department's probe ...

Task force meets to talk opioid addiction, treatment
The King County Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force, formed in response to the skyrocketing number of heroin-related deaths in the county, this week brought the conversation about addiction and recovery to the people. Task members invited residents ...

Princes Death Reveals Whats Wrong with Addiction Treatment
Which is partly explains, as Christopher Moraff thoroughly reported for The Daily Beast already, how America has made a mess of addiction treatment. There's still no science to it. You could be told to pet horses on a farm or live by the beach, maybe ...

New addiction treatment center prepares to open in Wadsworth
Summa Health Center at Wadsworth-Rittman and The LCADA Way (LCADA) today announced that they have entered into an agreement that will provide a clear, cohesive and concerted effort to combat the opiate addiction epidemic. Effective June 20 ...

It Wasn't Addiction That Killed Prince; It Was America's Stigmas About Addiction
However, it is typical for those who are hospitalized with addiction-related illnesses to leave hospitals without addiction treatment. In fact, it is very rare for people leaving the hospital to even be prescribed naloxone, the antidote that reverses ...

5 takeaways from the first year of Gloucester's groundbreaking effort to fight heroin addiction
It's been a year since addicts were welcomed to the Gloucester police station and offered treatment instead of jail. In that time, more than 450 drug users have come through the department's doors. Police Chief Leonard Campanello, who started the ...

New drug-treatment strategy already drawing people seeking help
"I've had a smile on my face for the last 48 hours," said Chelsea Laliberte, co-founder of the opioid initiative and founder of the Live4Lali addiction treatment and recovery group. Laliberte, who lost her brother to an overdose, said Friday that in ...

BBQ fundraiser to support addiction recovery center
Toledo, OH (13abc action news) - There is a fundraiser, Saturday, June 4 to support the T. Whitehead Recovery Center. The center helps men who are working to recover from addiction. The Poker run start at 11am on Genesee Street. A BBQ block party ...

Day of Recovery celebrates addiction recovery
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- As many in our region continue to fight drug addiction, Saturday was all about having some clean fun in Mason County. Dozens gathered for the first "Mason County Day of Recovery" at the Meeting House in Point Pleasant ...

Running for recovery will fund emergency addiction treatment
As attitudes toward drug addiction have changed from a "war" footing to that of treating a disease, the limitations of existing treatment and recovery systems have been laid bare. Often, a person with addiction who has overdosed on heroin or another ...

FDA Approves Six-Month Implant For Opioid Addiction Treatment
On May 26, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Probuphine, a buprenorphine sub-dermal implant for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence. Probuphine provides a constant, low-level dose of buprenorphine for six months ...

RARC Board works on addiction recovery plan
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 ...

Regulators investigate Health Net for withholding payments from addiction treatment centers
California insurance officials are looking into whether Health Net Inc. has improperly withheld payments to addiction treatment centers for months while the company investigates concerns about fraudulent claims. The California Department of Insurance ...

When Addiction Treatment Doesn't Work: Fingers Pointing The Wrong Way
When Addiction Treatment Doesn't Work: Fingers Pointing The Wrong Way. 06/06/2016 06:43 pm ET | Updated 2 hours ago. Brooke M. Feldman Philadelphian living in long-term recovery | Director of Recovery Support & Health Promotion Initiatives; Achara ...

Saltville Town Council questions new drug-addiction treatment clinic
Members of a group who have organized against the treatment program gathered, along with Saltville Town Council members (seated at table) to discuss the possibility of the New Day Recovery clinic. Currently, Southwest Virginia Community Health System ...

Blackburn, England Author Publishes Addiction Recovery Novel
Blackburn, England Author Publishes Addiction Recovery Novel. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June 07, 2016 Entertainment News. (PRLEAP.COM) June 7, 2016 - "Dig the Zone of Freedom," a new book by Richard Byrne, has been released by Dorrance ...

Former Celtic Chris Herren to Speak on Addiction Recovery at Peabody Middle School
Former Celtic Chris Herren to Speak on Addiction Recovery at Peabody Middle School. The former Fall River basketball star will speak with middle school students about his recovery from drug and alcohol addiction Wednesday. Former Celtic Chris Herren to ...

Help needed to triple space for heroin treatment
Fortunately, Center for Addiction Treatment (CAT) has been on the forefront of addressing various addiction issues in Cincinnati for more than 45 years. Now, with the plight of heroin upon us, CAT is redoubling its efforts to confront this newest and ...

State puts hold on new addiction treatment centers
Remco Brommet is executive director of The Hub Family Resource Center, the North Fulton clearing house for social services including substance abuse. He says the General Assembly's moratorium on licensing new drug addiction clinics is prudent – but ...

N.Y., Cuomo consider addiction recovery high schools
Imagine a high school exclusively for students who have struggled with addiction to alcohol or drugs, have gone through treatment and want to stay clean. Call it Recovery High. The concept is among ideas being discussed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ...

Nearly all ACA benchmark plans violate rules on addiction treatment coverage
“Addiction is a chronic disease that often goes untreated, and when patients can't access addiction treatment it can lead to disability and premature death,” said report author Lindsey Vuolo, associate director of Health Law and Policy at CASA. “We're ...

Rockford area experts say new heroin addiction treatment is needed locally
There's new hope for people who want to overcome heroin addiction. Experts in Winnebago County say it can't come fast enough because heroin claims dozens of lives every year. "People get so sick that they think they're going to die," says Remedies VP ...

REGION: Governors say battling stigma ket to addiction treatment
BOSTON (AP) — All six New England governors say fighting the social stigma associated with addiction is key to battling the opioid crisis raging across the region, claiming thousands of lives. The governors pointed to a series of steps needed to fight ...

The Ugly Side of Talking about Addiction
This is a major obstacle to addiction recovery. We need to be willing to support the needs of survivors personally and professionally through empathy and genuineness. Awareness of addiction and recovery are the highest they've ever been We have feel ...

An advanced treatment program for cocaine addiction gives positive results in 80 percent of patients
TAVAD has over 25 years of experience in addiction treatment, and is always at the cutting edge of the latest clinical practices through studies and regular reviews of the most relevant scientific publications and research. The incorporation of ...

States ignoring rules to cover addiction treatment, report says
The center identified rampant and outright violations of the PPACA, state policies that were so lax they did not promote effective addiction treatment and intervention, and lapses on the plan designers' behalf that left huge holes in treatment coverage ...

Battling heroin: 2 NKY addiction, recovery centers get grant money
Battling heroin: 2 NKY addiction, recovery centers get grant money. $700,000 distributed statewide. Published 5:20 PM EDT Jun 08, 2016. Tweet · NEXT STORY. Jogger struck, killed by vehicle in Liberty Township. Text Size: ASmall Text; AMedium Text ...

Resources for Heroin and Opioid Addiction Treatment and Support
SAMHSA offers a 24-hour Helpline that provides free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention and recovery. Their website includes a Buprenorphine physician and treatment program locator ...

Webwatch: Addiction Recovery Companion - Tools for Edinburgh recovery community
A new new mobile phone/tablet App for the Edinburgh recovery community has been launched by the Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership. The Addiction Recovery Companion (ARC) App is aimed at anyone in or seeking recovery and brings together ...

Embera CEO Provides Update on Addiction Treatment
Robert Linke, president and CEO of Embera Neurotherapeutics, a specialized biopharmaceutical firm based in Shreveport, Louisiana spoke with Drug Discovery & Development via email about his company's progress on the development of drugs that battle ...

If Prince Had Lived, What Treatment Options Would Have Been Available?
Days before his death on April 21, associates of Prince contacted Dr. Howard Kornfeld, a California-based addiction treatment specialist, reportedly over concerns that the musician had developed an opioid addiction. Prince never had a chance to consult ...

Workers Call for Union Election, Files Charges Against Sussex Addiction Treatment Center For Intimidating Workers
Safety concerns for both clients and caregivers at Sunrise House Treatment Center in Lafayette, NJ has led workers to file with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seeking a union election in which addiction treatment workers will vote whether to ...

Madison County inmates offered alternative treatment for opiod addiction
ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) — A new program gives Madison County inmates a chance to beat their drug addictions. Officials are offering inmates drug addiction treatment and, if they agree, it could change the inmate's sentence. One participant agreed to an ...

Law Regulating Addiction Treatment Programs Takes Effect
Programs that use medication to treat substance abuse are now more tightly regulated under West Virginia law. The law endorsed by Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and the GOP-led Legislature took effect Friday, June 10. It provides requirements for ...

Investors See Big Opportunities In Opioid Addiction Treatment
One company that advises investors listed 27 transactions in which private equity firms or public companies bought or invested in addiction treatment centers and other so-called behavioral health companies in 2014 and 2015 alone. Acadia Healthcare is ...

Investors see big opportunities in opioid addiction treatment
The first time Ray Tamasi got hit up by an investor, it was kind of out of the blue. "This guy called me up," says Tamasi, president of Gosnold on Cape Cod, an addiction treatment center with seven sites in Massachusetts. "The guy" represented a group ...

Men's recovery center slated to open this month
A chapel is available for clients, seen on Thursday, June 10 , 2016, at the Men's Addiction Recovery Campus on Old Louisville Road. A 107-bed men's addiction recovery facility at 1791 Old Louisville Road is slated to open June 20 after months of legal ...

Scandal endangers Father Peter Young's Albany area addiction recovery nonprofit
Peter Young's Altamont Program, signaled much deeper turmoil inside the once-sprawling nonprofit agency synonymous with addiction recovery. Young's drug treatment and job-training network — born of his pioneering work in the late 1950s and early ...

Investors see big opportunities in opioid addiction treatment
And when it comes to opioid addiction, investors and businesses are seeing a big opportunity in addiction treatment. Places like Gosnold are being gobbled up by private equity companies and publicly-traded chains looking to do what is known in Wall ...

Fighting Obamacare, many red states find fewer tools to fight opioid addiction epidemic
Most states expanded their Medicaid programs through the health law, often called Obamacare, giving poor adults in those states health insurance and a way to pay for addiction treatment. But 19 states, all with Republican governors or legislatures ...




Last Modified: 06/2016