drug rehab, alcohol reahb, drug treatment centers, alcohol treatment centers
 Addiction Recovery and Sober Living


Addiction Recovery News 07/2016




New addiction treatment center opens in West Chester
Elected leaders, city officials and health workers attended a ribbon cutting in June for a new addiction treatment center in West Chester Twp. By Wayne Baker. Staff Writer. WEST CHESTER TWP. —. A Florida-based residential and detox treatment center ...

$75000 earmarked for Pittsfield addiction recovery support center
PITTSFIELD >> Following passage of a fiscal 2017 state budget, the George B. Crane Memorial Center on Linden Street is poised to become a full-time addiction recovery support center. The nonprofit organization, which has offered peer-to-peer recovery ...

Local poet, Walk Against Heroin promote drug addiction recovery
NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (WKBN) – The drug problem in the Valley is serious, more people are using drugs, becoming addicted and fatally overdosing. Local Youngstown poet and author Dennis Zitello Jr. has been clean for two years and four months and is ...

Film spotlights addiction 'recovery' schools
DANBURY — On the surface, the high schools in Houston that cater exclusively to students recovering from substance abuse have no connection to Connecticut's opioid crisis. That is a problem for Newtown High School graduate Greg Williams, a recovery ...

Recovery high schools aid students battling addiction, but is there need in Berkshires?
WORCESTER >> On a wooden table at the front of Rockdale Recovery High School, principal Susan Strong's office is a long plastic container. It is filled with cigarettes. Twice a day, students come into Strong's office, pick out a cigarette and go ...

Can Shame Be Useful in Addiction Recovery?
In a recent New York Times article, psychiatrist Sally Satel and psychologist Scott Lilienfeld discuss how shame can be useful in recovery from addiction. I find their position to be provocative, perhaps controversial to some. Recalling Erickson's ...

Addiction Recovery Advocates Recognized for Outstanding Achievement
Faces & Voices of Recovery will honor leaders of the addiction recovery movement who have made extraordinary contributions across the nation at the annual America Honors Recovery Awards Dinner and Gala on July 11, 2016 at the National Press Club in ...

140000 in NH now eligible for addiction treatment under Medicaid
140,000 in NH now eligible for addiction treatment under Medicaid. By MARK HAYWARD New Hampshire Union Leader. Some 140,000 Medicaid recipients became eligible for addiction recovery services last week under revisions to state Medicaid practices, ...

Pastor and Associate Arrested by TBI for Fake Addiction Treatment Program
Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Nashville area pastor and his associate, accused of securing state grant money for an addiction treatment program that did not exist. At the request of 20th ...

Obama proposes more funding for addiction treatment
Depending on congressional action, West Virginia could be eligible for up to $10 million to increase access to treatment for opioid addiction. The nationwide program comes with a price tag of $1.1 billion that will cover increasing the cap on ...

Developers drop proposed addiction treatment center in Larksville
LARKSVILLE — Developers of a proposed addiction treatment center at a church in Larksville have dropped the project because of “threats and rude behavior” from neighbors of the site, a project consultant said Tuesday. Binghamton, New York-based Penn ...

White House To Loosen Controls On Heroin Addiction Treatment
The Wall Street Journal recently reported President Obama's administration will loosen its strict controls on a medication called buprenorphine, which is used to treat addiction to heroin and other opioid-based drugs. The Department of Health and Human ...

Coast program responds to state mental health cuts, adds beds for men
Faith-based addiction recovery program gets local grant. Program converts office to 16-bed unit to serve more. Program hopes to lessen the effect of losing crucial state beds. A local grant has allowed the Home of Grace to add to its men's addiction ...

Higgins comments on new federal policy expanding access to opioid addiction treatment medication
The goal of increased access to medication-assisted opioid addiction treatment is a major component of Higgins' TREAT Act, which aims to eliminate the patient cap entirely and also expand prescribing authority to qualified physician assistants and ...

Broward's new addiction recovery center breaks ground; set to open in 2018
The Broward Addiction Recovery Center (BARC) will soon have a new home with space to accommodate more people in a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide the best care available for people in need of alcohol and drug addiction treatment. Today ...

New Rules Open the Door for More People Who Need Addiction Treatment Drug
Physicians licensed to prescribe a medication that reduces cravings and eases withdrawal for people addicted to heroin and other opioids will now be allowed to treat more patients. Under new rules announced today by the Obama administration, physicians ...

Federal funding may help addiction recovery
Lansing, Mich. With the state facing a growing heroin epidemic Michigan could soon be getting more funding to help addicts get treatment. President Obama is asking Congress to okay $1.1 billion to expand things like recovery programs and prescription ...

Federal funding may help addiction recovery
Federal funding may help addiction recovery. FOX 47 News. 9:35 PM, Jul 6, 2016. 2 hours ago. Previous Next. Autoplay: X. Around Town: Concert in the Courtyard, Common Ground Music Festival. With the state facing a growing heroin epidemic Michigan ...

Volunteers of America receives Passport Health Plan grant to support women's addiction recovery services
BabyGroup_2016May (From left to right) Cherish, Zoey, Bentley and Khloe are four babies recently born to mothers receiving services at Volunteers of America's Freedom House Program. Volunteers of America Mid-States' newest additions — Cherish, Zoey, ...

Volunteers of America receives Passport Health Plan grant to support women's addiction recovery services
BabyGroup_2016May (From left to right) Cherish, Zoey, Bentley and Khloe are four babies recently born to mothers receiving services at Volunteers of America's Freedom House Program. Volunteers of America Mid-States' newest additions — Cherish, Zoey, ...

Family & Children's Association Selected to Open Long Island's First Addiction Recovery Center
The facility will respond to the local area's specific needs related to obtaining substance abuse treatment services and addiction recovery support, while promoting long-term recovery through skill building, recreation, wellness education, employment ...

Sunspire Health Opens Addiction Treatment Program in the Florida Keys
LYNDHURST, N.J., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunspire Health, a national leader in the treatment of addictive disorders, today announced the opening of its newest addiction treatment program in Key Largo, Florida. The program provides evidence-based ...

With Congress At A Standstill, Obama Expands Access To Addiction Treatment Drug
With Congress at an impasse over funding the national fight against opioid addiction, the White House announced Tuesday it will expedite a new rule broadening access to addiction treatment drugs. Doctors will now be allowed to prescribe the ...

'Unbroken Brain' Explains Why 'Tough' Treatment Doesn't Help Drug Addicts
My issue with 12-step programs is that 80 percent of addiction treatment in this country consists primarily of indoctrinating people into 12-step programs, and no other medical care in the United States is like that. The data shows that cognitive ...

BMC Opens Center For Long-term Addiction Treatment
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Half of BMC's new Clinical Stabilization Services center is filled just hours after it opened. The new center at Berkshire Medical Center is a "step down" level of care for those who just went through detoxification. Instead of ...

Minding Michigan: Removing stigma of addiction could improve opioid abuse treatment
... to create a set of detailed guidelines for treating people addicted to heroin and other opioid drugs. The guidelines were praised by many in the treatment community as being clear, understandable and taking addiction treatment in Michigan to the ...

Ohio senators favor of addiction recovery bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, Democrat, likely will support a bill to battle the opioid epidemic, but he would prefer funding be included now. "I supported CARA (Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act) originally, but it's a lot of talk ...

Nigeria: Parents, Specialists Excited Over Alternative Drug Addiction Treatment
Relief may have come the way of some parents as a team of specialists recently unveiled an alternative method of treating drug addiction and depression through the use of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMs). The specialists, who ...

My Time: Samaritan House raises $100K for addiction recovery services
Guests and volunteers at the Samaritan House's Burritos for Beds donation table includes, from left, Barbara Krebs, Mitch Krebs, Samaritan House board member Crista Bryne-Hakala, Margo Speciale and Liane MacMillan. Guests and volunteers at the ...

Federal Opioid Addiction Treatment Funding In Jeopardy
The future of a comprehensive bill funneling funds to states for opioid addiction treatment might be in jeopardy—and Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says Indiana efforts require more federal assistance. Versions of the national Comprehensive ...

Opiate addiction treatment may soon be available to more people in Missoula
The Obama administration announced a plan earlier this month to ease restrictions on doctors treating opioid addiction. Buprenorphine, also known as Suboxone, is designed to combat dependency to heroin and opioid painkillers -- it's also a very tightly ...

Addiction recovery is the real winner at Hamilton softball tournament
Addiction recovery is the real winner at Hamilton softball tournament. Tourney was first fundraiser for foundation. WCPO Staff. 9:41 PM, Jul 9, 2016. 53 mins ago. Previous Next. Autoplay: X. Black Lives Matter Cincinnati calls Dallas killings 'sad and ...

Our View: Addiction recovery programs need more support
With opioid abuse, as with so many of our social problems, prevention is our most important weapon. We're not sure if an ounce of it is worth a pound of cure, but it should be easier to prevent addiction than to reverse it. And as an Observer story ...

Why We Need To Fix The Addiction Treatment System
David Sheff Author #CLEAN: overcoming addiction & ending Americas greatest tragegy; #BEAUTIFULBOY; #GameOver; All We Are Saying (w #JohnandYoko). NYT, Pby... This morning I was greeted by a message from another mom who tried to save her ...

Why We Need To Fix The Addiction Treatment System
THE BLOG. Why We Need To Fix The Addiction Treatment System. 07/11/2016 01:26 pm ET | Updated 2 hours ago. David Sheff Author #CLEAN: overcoming addiction & ending Americas greatest tragegy; #BEAUTIFULBOY; #GameOver; All We Are Saying ...

Recovery programs offer hope
Addiction recovery programs offer hope. Pictures: Peer recovery group. (Judith Lowery). Sarah J. KetchumContact [email protected] Recovery programs offer hope. Privacy Policy. Pregnancy didn't help Alethea Lambert escape her ...

LINKAGE Trial Ups Health Care Engagement In Addiction Treatment Patients
Researchers from California have found that the linkage intervention (LINKAGE), the first intervention to engage patients receiving addiction treatment with health care using the electronic health record (EHR), shows feasibility and effectiveness in ...

New Addiction Treatment Brings New System For Doctors To Navigate
Probuphine is unlike any other addiction treatment on the market. The implant delivers a constant low dose of medication and lasts for six months at a time. It promises to be life-changing for people already stable in recovery using medication-assisted ...

New Addiction Treatment Brings New System For Doctors To Navigate
Probuphine is unlike any other addiction treatment on the market. The implant delivers a constant low dose of medication and lasts for six months at a time. It promises to be life-changing for people already stable in recovery using medication-assisted ...

A New Addiction Recovery Facility Has Been Opened Due to Rising Drug Overdoses in Jefferson County KY: The ...
A New Addiction Recovery Facility Has Been Opened Due to Rising Drug Overdoses in Jefferson County KY: The ...

Addiction recovery program comes to Belmont
BELMONT — The SMART Recovery Program, as an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous, will be hosting weekly meetings in the basement of the Belknap Mill on Mondays beginning in August. SMART is different from AA or NA in that ...

Methadone patients fight heroin treatment stigma
First used as a painkiller, it became an addiction treatment in the 1960s as heroin use rapidly expanded. Like heroin, Methadone binds to receptors in the brain, eliminating the agonizing symptoms of withdrawal without producing much of a high ...

Local Company's Medical Device Could Be Breakthrough In Addiction Treatment
“This is the biggest unmet need in addiction treatment globally,” says Brian Carrico, vice president of sales for Versailles-based Innovating Health Solutions. Carrico is speaking of a new piece of medical technology called the BRIDGE. It is a non ...

Maine Rejects Petition to OK Medical Cannabis as Opioid Addiction Treatment
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The state says the science just isn't there to allow opiate addiction to be treated with medical marijuana. Maine's Department of Health and Human Services has denied a petition brought forward this spring by Dawson Julia, who ...

New laws order limits to pain meds, opioid addiction treatment
WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Trying to hit the growing crisis of opioid addiction with all barrels, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed a package of bills into law Tuesday that sets down rules for treatment for opioid addiction or overdose, and ...

New behavioral health hospital brings addiction recovery and psychiatric care to N. Nevada
The first new behavioral health hospital in almost 30 years will open next year. Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital broke ground near Target in the Meadowood area of Reno. The 80,000 square-foot mental health hospital and addiction rehabilitation ...

Keeping Up With The Changing Medicaid Addiction Treatment Landscape
Addiction treatment has been a hot topic in the news over the past few months, from the opioid crisis taking over states and communities, to the release of a new implant that administers buprenorphine (see The Opioid Epidemic: By the Numbers and ...

GCASA sees life coaches as bridge in addiction treatment
The Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse announced Monday that it has partnered with Meaningful Trainings to launch the GCASA Recovery Learning Campus at the agency's East Main Street campus. GCASA Executive Director ...

US addiction recovery expert visits Bolton
THE President of the Recovery Community Organization (RCO) McShin Foundation in Virginia, United States, was in Bolton to speak about recovery from addiction. John Shinholser gave a talk about life after recovery and how a meaningful existence can be ...

Opioid Bill Reframes Addiction As A Health Problem, Not A Crime
President Obama had requested $1.1 billion to help pay for more addiction treatment programs and other initiatives. But the version agreed to by House and Senate Republicans last week didn't include all that money. In the end, it will probably get ...




Last Modified: 07/2016