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Addiction Recovery News 02/2017




Device could aid heroin addiction recovery
A device that sends electric impulses to the brain to block pain signals is a key part of a new program being piloted in Greenwood meant to help drug users kick their addiction. The program isn't the first to use Bridge, a device created by a company ...

Addiction Recovery Center For Pregnant Women Open In Louisa ...
Addiction Recovery Center For Pregnant Women Open In Louisa ...

Fighting the scourge of drug addiction
Families in Support of Treatment founder Anthony Rizzuto, center, joined Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and FIST representatives Doree Cohen, Lori Carbonaro, Alicejean Winterhalter, Johanna Ramos, Irene Garone, Paulette Phillipe and Maria ...

Dear New Jersey: Let's treat addiction as one
I have been committed to the cause of addiction treatment for 38 years. I have personally witnessed the havoc that it wreaks on individuals, communities and families. As a New Jersey resident, long-term provider of addiction treatment services and a ...

Temple center helps pregnant women facing addiction
Patients in the program receive not only addiction treatment, but also integrated primary care, behavioral health services and medication-assisted treatment. “The Philadelphia area is by no means immune to this crisis. We at Temple plan to be a ...

Christie Calls for Expansion to Addiction Recovery
A move by Christie to expand recovery opportunities for addicts, the first of its kind in 20 years. “We're asking for another 864 beds to be used to treat those not only substance abuse but those diagnosed with behavioral health, mental health problems ...

Safe Consumption Sites, Decriminalization and Addiction Treatment Bills Introduced in Maryland
New “groundbreaking” legislation introduced in Maryland takes aim at the troubling rise in addiction and drug overdose, by proposing a rather unconventional approach with a focus on harm reduction. The three bills were introduced by Maryland Delegate ...

Ferndale police join Hope Not Handcuffs to offer addiction treatment
Ferndale police join Hope Not Handcuffs to offer addiction treatment. The heroin epidemic gripping Metro Detroit is forcing law enforcement to find new ways to combat the dangerous drug. By: Erika Erickson. Posted:Feb 02 2017 06:41PM EST. Updated:Feb ...

Mental health advocates fear ACA repeal will reduce access for ...
Mental health advocates fear ACA repeal will reduce access for ...

Addiction recovery group hopes for center at Lincoln Street
30, members discussed the difficulties they had had in finding a space for the center, which would provide access to resources to assist in addiction recovery. They have been searching since their first, short-lived center on School Street in Rockland ...

Behavioral Health Group Acquires Two Addiction Treatment ...
Behavioral Health Group Acquires Two Addiction Treatment ...

Canadian Addiction Recovery Network Reviews 12 Step Addiction ...
Canadian Addiction Recovery Network Reviews 12 Step Addiction ...

Canadian Addiction Recovery Network Reviews 12 Step Addiction Programs
As the clinical director of Canadian Addiction Recovery Network stated "It is highly unlikely that a one-treatment-for-all, cookie cutter approach will work for all patients suffering from addictive disorders." Additionally, it is not uncommon when ...

ENH proposes moving its addiction treatment center to Newfane
Eastern Niagara Hospital is proposing to expand and relocate Reflections Recovery Center, its inpatient chemical dependency rehabilitation unit, to its Newfane site and expand from a 20-bed to a 30-bed unit. Hospital officials say the relocation would ...

Addiction Treatment Experts Discuss 5 Stressors that Lead to Drug Abuse
If you would like to learn more about your addiction treatment options, call the substance abuse treatment physicians and professionals at Summit Behavioral Health today. Our treatment centers provide both outpatient and residential treatment programs ...

A deadly addiction: Report shows Humboldt County's overdose rates worsening
Homeless and with nowhere to go, Hall stated he needed a faith-based addiction treatment program and was recommended to the Eureka Rescue Mission. From there he lived with the homeless in the shelter and eventually began working at various jobs with ...

Know the HALT Triggers, Says Addiction Treatment Center Summit ...
Know the HALT Triggers, Says Addiction Treatment Center Summit ...

Men recovering from drug addiction turn to horse therapy | Fox 59
CICERO, Ind. - A new program is helping men recover from drug addiction by interacting with horses. The 16-week program pushes the men to get out of their ...

Naltrexone Showing More Potential in Drug Addiction Treatment ...
Naltrexone Showing More Potential in Drug Addiction Treatment ...

Naltrexone Showing More Potential in Drug Addiction Treatment Market
In the on-going debate of which drug addiction treatment is more effective, naltrexone is showing more potential than buprenorphine, according to the latest study by researchers from Columbia University. The results of the study will have a profound ...

Lake Twp. family pledges $1 million for treatment center
Shelly and Travis Bornstein purchased this lot at Alfred Road and South Arlington Street in Akron where the body of their son, Tyler, was found after an overdose in 2014 following a six-year battle with heroin addiction. The family started the non ...

Addiction Treatment Experts Explain How to Spot a Drug Problem in ...
Addiction Treatment Experts Explain How to Spot a Drug Problem in ...

State report reveals barriers in opioid addiction treatment | WSLS
BOSTON (AP) — More than half of the adults entering state-licensed, residential addiction treatment centers in Massachusetts do not complete their treatment ...

ACA Repeal Seen Thwarting State Addiction Efforts
In the midst of a raging opioid epidemic, states are urging Congress not to pull the plug on the Affordable Care Act, particularly Medicaid expansion. Without it, states say they would be unable to provide enough addiction treatment for the growing ...

UMMS partnering with New England states to improve addiction treatment in prisons
To improve treatment of substance use disorder in prison and jail populations, UMass Medical School has teamed up with the departments of corrections in Connecticut and Rhode Island, and the sheriffs in Middlesex and Barnstable counties in ...

Naltrexone Showing More Potential in Drug Addiction Treatment ...
Naltrexone Showing More Potential in Drug Addiction Treatment ...

Santa Cruz County: Take steps toward addiction recovery
Can addictive behavior be stopped? Yes. It's called recovery - a way to gradually re-establish control. Listed here are four approaches to the treatment of addiction. Recovery typically involves the use of more than one of these strategies. 12-Step ...

Monterey County: Take steps toward addiction recovery - KSBW.com
Beacon House in Pacific Grove was one of the first drug treatment centers in the western United States. Beacon House treats alcohol and drug addiction caused ...

Repealing ACA could hinder treatment for opioid addiction, epidemic in Appalachia, rural areas
“That change, and the law's mandate that all insurers cover addiction treatment at the same level as medical and surgical procedures, has allowed states to ensure that low-income people can get the care they need, said Linda Rosenberg, CEO of the ...

Obamacare Changes Could Hinder Drug Addicts From Getting Help
Now, as Congress and President Donald Trump debate potential replacements for the law, governors, health care professionals and advocates for the poor are cautioning that any cut in federal funding for addiction treatment could reverse much of the ...

UMass Medical School partnering with prisons to improve addiction treatment behind bars
UMass Medical School's Dr. Warren Ferguson, a professor and vice chair of Family Medicine and Community Health; the director of academic programs for its Health and Criminal Justice Program; and founder and co-chair of the Academic and Health Policy ...

Addiction treatment center to open in region
The center will provide outpatient services for addiction treatment and behavioral health, offering a resource for individuals struggling with these serious health issues. The Dana Day Treatment Center is named in honor of the town of Dana — one of ...

Methadone: Managing addiction with controlled withdrawal
Heroin and other opiates are among the most powerfully addictive drugs known to man, and at the center of addiction recovery is the painful process of detoxification and balancing brain chemistry thrown off-kilter by drug use. Opiate-addicted brains ...

Reward-Based Therapy Can Be Helpful for Alcohol Abuse
The reward-based intervention provided simple prizes for addiction treatment attendance and negative urine test results for alcohol use. A surprise benefit of the treatment was that it also decreased study participants' tobacco and drug use ...

Addiction treatment center opening in southern IW
An addiction treatment center is coming to the long vacant Airway Shopping Center in Carrsville. The Affinity Healthcare Group plans to open an outpatient opioid treatment center this spring, said Affinity President Ron Martin. The health care group ...

Info-only opiate recovery resource center to open in Rockland ...
Info-only opiate recovery resource center to open in Rockland ...

Maui women's addiction treatment center receives financial support from Women's Fund of Hawaii
The Maui nonprofit is Maui's only women-specific addiction treatment center and the only place on the island where infants and young children can live with their moms in therapeutic and sober living environments. The nonprofit provides caring, holistic ...

After Democratic push, LePage offers plan to expand addiction treatment
Paul LePage's administration floated a plan on Wednesday that would leverage up to $8 million to expand opiate addiction treatment to as many as 700 Mainers this year. It's a continuation of LePage's recent embrace of medication-assisted treatment — a ...

After Democratic push, LePage offers plan to expand addiction treatment
Paul LePage's administration floated a plan on Wednesday that would leverage up to $8 million to expand opiate addiction treatment to as many as 700 Mainers this year. It's a continuation of LePage's recent embrace of medication-assisted treatment — a ...

Lawsuit opens a window on faith-based addiction treatment
The few dozen people holding signs and rainbow flags outside the Hilton Garden Inn last Saturday knew their target: Phil Robertson, bearded patriarch of the Duck Dynasty family, who was scheduled to begin speaking at any minute. A Bible-belt icon, ...

Opiate addiction recovery center opens doors in Sayre
We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on! Submit news · Morning Times data center. Sunday 11/20/2016. Tioga County proposed 2017 budget Athens Area School District updated comprehensive plan ...

Grant To Increase Addiction Services In North Country
Fifteen students will be enrolled to each 5-day intensive training lead by local Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) trained coaches. Recovery Coach Academy trainers will be Holly Cekala, the Director of Recovery Support Services for ...

Closed addiction treatment center to get state visit - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-
UNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) - A health official says the reopening of a Vermont addiction treatment center will depend on whether it gets approval from the Health Department after a site survey early next week. The Maple Leaf Treatment Center stopped accepting ...

Lafayette County's Stonewater Addiction Recovery Center approved for outpatients
Stonewater Addiction Recovery Center hasn't yet opened its inpatient facility for adolescent males. However, it was granted permission by the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors to expand with an outpatient program for the same demographic. On a 3-2 ...

Outpatient addiction treatment facility opens in Ambridge
Dr. Michael Alexander recently opened Five Star Medical Services, an outpatient addiction treatment facility at 422 Merchant St. in Ambridge. Five Star Medical Services. Buy Photo. Kevin Lorenzi/The Times. A waiting area is decorated with inspirational ...

W. Va. Families Worry About Access To Addiction Treatment Under ...
W. Va. Families Worry About Access To Addiction Treatment Under ...

W. Va. Families Worry About Access To Addiction Treatment Under Trump
She's especially concerned about preserving the law's coverage for alcohol and drug addiction treatment. "I know that the Affordable Care Act needs [to be] tweaked, but to be repealed and to lose the gains that we've made would be harder on our ...

Georga state Senators approve bills to tighten regulation of ...
Georga state Senators approve bills to tighten regulation of ...

Vt. addiction treatment center to close indefinitely - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-
A key component in the state's push to help opiate addicts is closing for good. WCAX News first reported last month that the Maple Leaf Treatment Center was shutting down to restructure. It had lost staff members and was conducting training. The Health ...

Addiction treatment center raided; husband and wife arrested
A raid was conducted at The Hope Center for Rehabilitation in Boynton Beach Thursday, February 9, 2017. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post). Posted: 6:40 p.m. Thursday, February 09, 2017 ...




Last Modified: 02/2017