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Addiction Recovery News 01/2017




Addiction treatment facility set to open
News-Examiner file photo Recover Works addiction treatment facility at Indiana 1 and Interstate 70 will open Jan. 31. prev. next. CAMBRIDGE CITY — A new tool in the fight against drug addiction is ready to open, a year later than expected. Pinnacle ...

Tales from Utah Valley: Addiction and the art of recovery
Robinson, a therapist and addiction recovery specialist, said he originally started the group because people are not simply addicts. Rather, it is just a part of who they are. “We begin to see people in recovery as artists, brothers, sisters, parents ...

Archie Jones, a Heroin Addiction Recovery Program participant at Chesterfield County Jail, describes on Dec. 8, 2016 ...
Archie Jones, a Heroin Addiction Recovery Program participant at Chesterfield County Jail, describes on Dec. 8, 2016 ...

Oregon Addiction Treatment Centers for Women – Offering an Invaluable Service
Elite Rehab Placement is a no-cost, full service, drug and alcohol rehab assistance provider. Our mission is to help you, or a loved one, to find the right addiction treatment center for your specific needs. We work with several of the top rehab ...

Oregon Step Addiction Recovery – Addressing Addiction Head On
Elite Rehab Placement is a no-cost, full service, drug and alcohol rehab assistance provider. Our mission is to help you, or a loved one, to find the right addiction treatment center for your specific needs. We work with several of the top rehab ...

State report cites barriers to treating addiction
Also discouraging are statistics for those who have entered residential addiction treatment facilities licensed by the state — more than 50 percent of people admitted to treatment don't finish it, and one out of eight people who do are readmitted ...

Chesterfield County inmates go viral for Facebook video on opioid addiction
She is seen speaking out in the video about how the county's Heroin Addiction Recovery Program (HARP) is helping inmates like herself get clean. Garnet says she was on her way to the medical facility when Chesterfield County Sheriff, Karl Leonard ...

Artisans founders Joey and Mary Supina named 2016 Register Awards winners
When no one else could, they stepped up to spearhead the area's addiction recovery movement. And now they're the ones who hundreds look to for inspiration when achieving healthier, more fulfilling lives. Sandusky Artisans Recovery Community Center ...

Opioid Addiction in Adolescents: A Background and Policy Brief
As the number of opioid exposures increases, the need for abuse and addiction treatment also rises. Unfortunately, there are a number of barriers to the treatment and management of opioid addiction in the adolescent population. These barriers range ...

Technology's New Role in Addiction Recovery
There are a number of apps designed to assist the recovery process. (JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images). In 2016, people rely more and more on technology to make their lives easier in a variety of ways. Video communication is available to anyone with a cell ...

Technology's New Role in Addiction Recovery
In 2016, people rely more and more on technology to make their lives easier in a variety of ways. Video communication is available to anyone with a cell phone or computer, virtual reality is becoming increasingly common and there seems to be an app for ...

Peoria addiction treatment program aims to change community
The Peoria Teen Challenge Men's Division is a faith-based 14-month residential addiction treatment program for men 18 and older. Since the opening in October of 2000, more than 1,200 men have walked through the doors at the building at 311 S. Olive St ...

ALBANY, NY (AP) - New York state is requiring more health insurers to cover the cost...
ALBANY, NY (AP) - New York state is requiring more health insurers to cover the cost...

West Virginia seeks waiver to boost addiction treatment - Modern ...
West Virginia seeks waiver to boost addiction treatment - Modern ...

West Virginia seeks waiver to boost addiction treatment
In an effort aimed at the substance abuse epidemic that's disproportionately killing its residents, West Virginia is asking the CMS to approve a waiver that would expand treatment for Medicaid enrollees. The state wants to expand the number of ...

Addiction treatment programs open in Concord, Rochester to help teen, new mother demographics
CONCORD — A new drug and alcohol treatment program will become available in Concord Wednesday, not long after a treatment center recently opened in Rochester. The Concord Monitor reported that Choices, described as "an intensive outpatient ...

'Is This A Sober Home Or A Drug Den?,' Compliance Group Denounces Abuses In Recovery Residences
As the addiction recovery industry boomed in South Florida over the past decade, so did the number of recovery residences - also known as sober homes. Federal law prohibits mandatory registration of sober homes to protect the people staying there from ...

National Opioid Addiction Treatment Leader CleanSlate Launches Center in Fort Wayne
FORT WAYNE, IN--(Marketwired - January 04, 2017) - In response to the rapidly growing opioid addiction epidemic in Indiana and across the nation, CleanSlate Centers continues to expand local access to safe, effective, physician-led treatment with a new ...

Peoria addiction treatment program aims to change community
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - A Peoria addiction treatment program is aiming to change the community, one man at a time. The Peoria Teen Challenge Men's Division is a faith-based 14-month residential addiction treatment program for men 18 and older. Since the ...

Sleep quality and emotions affect opioid addiction recovery | Penn ...
Sleep quality and emotions affect opioid addiction recovery | Penn ...

Grandma's gone….to an addiction treatment center
“Years ago, when asked how my grandma was doing following the death of her husband, I would have said she's doing as well as can be expected,” said Ali. “Today, I have to tell the truth. Grandma Mary is in an addiction treatment center for treatment of ...

Sleep quality and emotions affect opioid addiction recovery ...
Sleep quality and emotions affect opioid addiction recovery ...

Addiction treatment center to close for 30 days - Burlington Free Press
An Underhill-based addiction treatment center will be closed temporarily beginning Jan. 15 to ensure there is enough staff in place to accommodate growing ...

Home-based addiction treatment program launching in NH
BEDFORD - A company that uses a home-based approach to addiction treatment is now available in New Hampshire and is covered by the state's largest health insurance company. Aware Recovery Care (ARC) launched a pilot program in Connecticut in ...

GUEST EDITORIAL: A call to change your mind
Additionally, addiction recovery has many other positive health, social and financial benefits for our colleagues and communities. The Surgeon General's report helps us understand the physical basis of addiction and the need to treat it medically, and ...

Sleep quality and emotions affect opioid addiction recovery
While previous research has shown sleep disturbance is a risk factor in addiction recovery to a wide range of substances, a group of Penn State researchers is focusing on the rising opioid crisis to discover how both sleep and emotions can affect the ...

Addiction nonprofit steps up
Founders Damien and Anne Browning welcome applicants to its addiction recovery program and help train volunteers. At Miracles Happen, the nonprofit's resale store two doors down, current and former participants in the recovery program sort, pick up ...

Addiction Treatment Center to Temporarily Close
A Vermont addiction treatment center says it will temporarily close its doors later this month due to a staffing shortage. Maple Leaf Treatment Center says it will stop accepting new patients for 30 days starting Jan. 15. The closure will only affect ...

More studies for proposed Calverton addiction treatment center ...
More studies for proposed Calverton addiction treatment center ...

Gov. Scott Walker takes actions on heroin addiction
Allowing the University of Wisconsin System to charter an addiction recovery high school that would combine traditional classes with treatment for substance abuse. "That's one of the barriers to treatment (of teens) because you have to take the kid out ...

Sleep quality and emotions affect opioid addiction recovery
While previous research has shown sleep disturbance is a risk factor in addiction recovery to a wide range of substances, a group of Penn State researchers is focusing on the rising opioid crisis to discover how both sleep and emotions can affect the ...

Problem gamblers can now receive in-patient care at state-run addiction treatment centers
Problem gamblers in New York can now receive in-patient care at six state-run addiction treatment centers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the treatment centers have been granted waivers allowing them to admit people with problem gambling as their ...

Trickle-down effect of comprehensive addiction treatment
The insurance industry is in the business of saving money when it should be in the business of helping to save and rebuild lives. I can tell you from my personal experience as both a neonatal intensive care unit nurse and the mother of a man who ...

Middletown addiction treatment center to help problem gamblers
ALBANY - A facility in Middletown is one of six state-run addiction treatment centers at which problem gamblers in New York can now receive in-patient care. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the treatment centers have been granted waivers allowing ...

FDLTCC, drug court, partner on 'Life Beyond Addiction' program
Carlton County drug court participants are getting a helping hand, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Northland Foundation to Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. The funds will support the Life Beyond Addiction project, which will provide life ...

Local girl plans addiction recovery fundraiser for birthday instead of asking for presents
"I want to help other people get better because it's hard for them to," Jaide said. Instead of gifts, she plans to send donation envelopes for Foundations For Recovery with her birthday party invitations. FFR is an addiction recovery center in Medford ...

NJ Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery: 5 Things People Say That Can Cause Harm
UNION, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / January 7, 2017 / There are many different types of life struggles that can make for awkward social interactions. For example, people don't always know how to talk to someone who has just lost a loved one. In other cases ...

Apps to maintain sobriety
The modern world is evolving to meet the demands of people struggling with ongoing sobriety, and they're doing it with smartphone apps aiming to help maintain a sober life after rehab. Telemedicine is a medical care technique that enables peers ...

Jail access to addiction recovery treatment limited
DOVER - Although treatment and support for addiction are on the increase, a person with a substance use disorder in the court system must navigate an even more complicated web of waiting lists and medical coverage questions. When a defendant is ...

Recovering heroin addict from Valparaiso releases book
His story illustrates that, besides death and institutionalization, there is a third way out of addiction: recovery. "My being so open and honest about everything is hopefully going to provide some folks with hope," he said, seated on his couch, 5-year ...

Obamacare repeal jeopardizes mental health, addiction coverage
At the Cincinnati Center for Addiction Treatment, CEO Sandra Kuehn said she saw a huge uptick in the number of men seeking help after Medicaid was expanded to all adults under 138% of the federal poverty limit. Before states could expand Medicaid under ...

NH jail access to addiction recovery treatment limited - CorrectionsOne
DOVER, N.H. — Although treatment and support for addiction are on the increase, a person with a substance use disorder in the court system must navigate an ...

NH jail access to addiction recovery treatment limited
DOVER, N.H. — Although treatment and support for addiction are on the increase, a person with a substance use disorder in the court system must navigate an even more complicated web of waiting lists and medical coverage questions. When a defendant is ...

Police program offers addiction treatment without judgment or jail time
The Angel Program, a recently launched program by the Gloucester Police Department that offers direct referral for drug detoxification or rehabilitation treatment, ...

State finds violations at local addiction treatment center
2 NEWS was contacted by several current and former clients and employees of the inpatient addiction treatment center. All had concerns with how the program is being run. Former patient, Sarah Stern is one of them. 2 NEWS Investigates found the state ...

North-east addiction recovery charity makes major strides in raising funds to buy base
North-east addiction recovery charity makes major strides in raising funds to buy base. Facebook · Twitter · WhatsApp · Email. An addiction recovery charity is closing in on a fundraising target to purchase its centre premises years ahead of schedule ...

More help for gambling addiction coming
Governor Cuomo has changed some rules and added six treatment centers around the state to those able to treat problem gamblers, including the Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center on the grounds of the Buffalo Psychiatric Center. Leaders at the State ...

Problem gamblers being welcomed at state addiction treatment ...
Problem gamblers being welcomed at state addiction treatment ...

The role of religion in addiction treatment
The phrase 'addiction doesn't discriminate' has been used for years as a reminder that drug and alcohol abuse can affect anyone from any walk of life. But that age-old saying takes on a spiritual meaning with an estimated 40 million Americans ...

Police across state develop services to fight addiction
According to the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative (PAARI), a nonprofit founded in June 2015 to provide startup grants and resources to police departments, at least 1,500 people in Massachusetts have entered treatment for addiction through ...




Last Modified: 01/2017