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Addiction Recovery News 04/2017




Addiction Treatment Center Outlines 10 Reasons Why People Abuse Drugs or Alcohol
Here Are the Top 10 Reasons as Reported by NJ Addiction Treatment Center. UNION, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / April 1, 2017 / When most people think of drug addiction, they picture someone who is incapable of holding down a job, having a family, or functioning ...

Delaware Lawmakers Must Pave The Way For Comprehensive Addiction Treatment
Being the mother of an addict was tough. Combine that with being a Registered Nurse and it becomes a nightmare. You watch their struggle to get clean. You see the roadblocks that stop the possibility of recovery in its tracks. You witness the neglect ...

EXCLUSIVE: Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano running Delray addiction-treatment center in offseason
Dolphins tight end Anthony Fasano, speaking at Next Chapter's offices in Delray Beach, says learning about addiction has changed his outlook on the problem: “It helps grab you a little bit. Even your little, everyday problems are minuscule compared to ...

EXCLUSIVE: Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano runs Delray addiction-treatment home in offseason
Dolphins tight end Anthony Fasano, speaking at Next Chapter's offices in Delray Beach, says learning about addiction has changed his outlook on the problem: “It helps grab you a little bit. Even your little, everyday problems are minuscule compared to ...

County Recovery Coaches, Local Law Enforcement for Efforts to Combat Addiction Crisis
Senator Steven Oroho and Assemblyman Parker Space (both R-Sussex, Warren, Morris) released the following statement in commemoration of the First Anniversary of the establishment of the Sussex County Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery ...

Sarasota County Jail sees success in Addiction Recovery Program
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- Dozens of men and women at the Sarasota County Jail have one thing in common: fighting addiction. The jail's Addiction Recovery Program is helping these adults prepare to succeed in the real world without depending on drugs ...

Two area agencies receive state funds for addiction treatment programs
Two area agencies receive state funds for addiction treatment programs. ALBANY – Agencies in Orange and Westchester counties have received state funding for community-based addiction and recovery programs. The Orange County Council on Alcoholism ...

Addiction Treatment Center on How to Deal With Opiate Addicts in Your Family
UNION, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / April 2, 2017 / Most people fail to realize just how hard it can be to live around a drug user. When a person is in the throes of addiction, they will usually only care about getting their next fix. Over time, this type of self ...

E-health tool ORION may help change behavior in addiction recovery
The journal of Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems published a study in January that determined there was an increased probability of patients in addiction recovery changing their behaviors if thy explored adjustments in their overdose risk ...

Event to provide hope in addiction recovery
Seeing a family member or friend hurting and not knowing what to do can be one of the most helpless feelings. With a community facing an addiction problem that continues to claim lives at an increasing rate, one local organization is looking to provide ...

Addiction treatment conference brings doctors, researchers to New Orleans
The epidemic of heroin and prescription drug addiction affects Americans everywhere, regardless of class, race or region, experts say. Opioids — drugs that work on the nervous system to relieve pain — are highly addictive, and overdoses related to ...

NY allots $2.6 million for addiction treatment programs
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is expanding its non-traditional addiction treatment support services throughout the state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that $2.65 million will go toward establishing community coalitions and peer engagement ...

Canton launches Recovery Court - The Repository
CANTON Municipal Court and Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery have teamed to offer defendants drug treatment and the chance of a clean ...

Recovery from addiction: Treatment often as expensive as habit
Any addict in Pueblo can tell you that opioid addiction doesn't come cheap. Monetarily, emotionally and oftentimes legally, there's always a price to be paid to secure a fix. But what about for those who are ready to move past their addiction? To put ...

Women At Higher Risk For Opioid Addiction, Face Treatment Barriers
If the prescriber stops the flow of drugs to the patient, she has three choices: addiction treatment; buying the pills on the street at exorbitant rates; or heroin. Jack Malone has been in the addiction treatment business for 22 years, serving a ...

NY allots $2.6 million for addiction treatment programs
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is expanding its non-traditional addiction treatment support services throughout the state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that $2.65 million will go toward establishing community coalitions and peer engagement ...

Summit Behavioral Health Addiction Treatment Center Doylestown ...
Summit Behavioral Health Addiction Treatment Center Doylestown ...

Pennsylvania to adopt ASAM guidelines for addiction treatment
Pennsylvania is the newest state planning to adopt Criteria, a tool developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) that defines a single national guideline for addiction treatment. The state will replace its current tool, the ...

Addiction recovery center opens in Rutland, offers alternative to state approach
Teen Challenge Vermont, a non-governmental addiction recovery program, announced the opening of its new enrollment office with a show of support from Eric MaGuire, director of the Department of Corrections-sponsored Sanctuary House, and Terry Burke, ...

East Bridgewater police chief, PAARI advocate for addiction ...
East Bridgewater police chief, PAARI advocate for addiction ...

East Bridgewater police chief presses Congress for addiction treatment funding
Their efforts played a critical role in securing a $1 billion investment in opioid treatment through the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act. But proposed budget cuts now threaten to undue the gains made in recent years to secure funding for addiction ...

Drug Addiction Treatment Should Start in Emergency Room
Drug addiction treatment should start in the emergency room because it can offer addicts timely access to treatment when they finally decide that they want it, said Brady Granier, president, CEO and director of BioCorRx Inc. (BICX). Appearing as a ...

National Opioid Addiction Treatment Leader Launches Center in ...
National Opioid Addiction Treatment Leader Launches Center in ...

Debate over opioid treatment hits home in Trump country - CNN.com
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania (CNN) By the time he landed at Bowling Green Brandywine treatment center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, Kurt Farmer was ...

States seek Medicaid dollars for addiction treatment beds
To boost the number of beds available for low-income residents, the federal government has granted California, Maryland, Massachusetts and New York a waiver of an obscure Medicaid rule that prohibits the use of federal dollars for addiction treatment ...

Music Therapy Offers New Hope for Addiction Recovery
“Music does several things to the brain and the body,” Supa explains. “Everybody likes music and the lyrics. We didn't invent the wheel, but applied it to addiction recovery.” Pellinger explains that a growing body of evidence suggests music has unique ...

How to Get Addiction Treatment Without Killing Your Legal Career ...
How to Get Addiction Treatment Without Killing Your Legal Career ...

Healey: Brockton addiction plan wins with vision, conviction
BROCKTON -- Attorney General Maura Healey said the city's Champion Plan for addiction recovery should be “a model” for communities to combat the opiate epidemic. Healey visited the city Wednesday for her first walk-through of the Champion Plan, which ...

The Psychiatrist Shortage Is Bad News For Addiction Treatment
Psychiatry plays a significant role in addiction treatment. The Fix's John Lavitt spoke with Dr. Stuart Gitlow, a general, forensic and addiction psychiatrist and former president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)—who said ...

Massive Long Island Heroin Ring Bust Renews Calls For Affordable Addiction Treatment
FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A half-dozen more suspects were arraigned Wednesday in a massive heroin bust on Long Island. In all, more than three dozen suspects have been nabbed over the last two days in what officials are calling one of ...

Nearly a thousand people attend Plattsburgh forum on heroin addiction, recovery
Apr 06, 2017 — It was an emotional night at the Strand Theater in Plattsburgh on Tuesday. Nearly a thousand people were there for a film and panel about heroin and opiate addiction. Health and law enforcement officials say it's an epidemic that isn't ...

Erie County legislator seeks $1 million more for addiction treatment ...
Erie County legislator seeks $1 million more for addiction treatment ...

New death data leads New Orleans to promote addiction treatment
He also urged that all drug courts in the state focus on prioritizing addiction treatment instead of punishment for people who are struggling with substance use disorders after calling upon regional “leaders at all levels to support and expand drug ...

Former retreat center on Great Lakes Leadership Campus may house addiction treatment center
Since the area surrounding the building is zoned residential, the proposed buyer, Thomas Dean, chief operating officer of the Miami Beach Holistic Addiction Treatment Center in Miami Beach, Fla., must request the village's approval of a special use ...

Guest Opinion: Increase marijuana excise tax to aid addiction treatment and services
Brian Ashe, D-Longmeadow, have filed legislation for this upcoming session (HD 2590), “An Act to Increase Addiction Treatment Services,” which seeks to raise the marijuana excise tax by 5 percent and direct those revenues into a separate dedicated fund ...

Raleigh County native shares his story of addiction, recovery
Jake Cochran, who graduated from Brian's Safehouse a few years ago, during the Brian's Safehouse Banquet at Tamarack on Thursday. (Chris Jackson/The Register-Herald). prev. next. A loving family. A Christian upbringing. A perfect childhood. A beautiful ...

Opioid addiction treatment for mothers and babies
When in Rome do as the Romans do," or so the saying goes. Well, I'm visiting Boston at the moment, and Boston is arguably the worlds medical mecca. While there are excellent medical facilities throughout the developed world there is really no other ...

Young adults struggle with barriers to addiction treatment access
Young adults struggling with nonmedical prescription opioid substance use disorders face several barriers to addiction treatment access including patient-level barriers, provider-level barriers, health care system barriers as well as structural ...

West Virginia lawmakers vote to add addiction treatment beds
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers have voted to increase beds available at state-supported drug treatment facilities in response to the state's opioid addiction epidemic. The Senate's unanimous vote Friday follows an earlier House vote ...

Expansion will boost addiction treatment 250%
A gap in addiction treatment in Southwest Ohio will shrink soon with the opening of expanded services at the Cincinnati Center for Addiction Treatment. The center helps people with substance use disorders of all kinds and includes medication assisted ...

Addiction Recovery Network Asks is Addiction a Choice or Disease?
Addiction Recovery Network Professionals feel that addiction is a disease that affects the brain, and that without professional help from addiction treatment experts it's very hard to stop. Addiction Recovery Network looks at arguments on both sides of ...

Support HB 575 for more pathways to addiction recovery
I am a person in recovery from substance use disorder. A 28-day program helped me to get my life back together. While I was in that program I received ear acupuncture. It helped me sleep and it calmed my anxiety. Now, more than two years later, I work ...

No More "Addicts?" How One N.H. City Wants To Overhaul Your Addiction Vocabulary
I met with her and three other women at an addiction recovery center in Concord. Dawn Torregrossa was sitting next to her, and said coming to terms with the phrase “I am an addict” helped her seek help. “That denial can last for a really long time ...

WV lawmakers OK plan to add addiction treatment beds
The Department of Health and Human Resources will be responsible for distributing the funds, which can only be used to add addiction treatment beds, according to legislation (HB 2428) that state senators passed unanimously Wednesday. The House of ...

Part III: Medication can serve as tool in addiction treatment
This is a primary care office evidenced-based addiction treatment service that provides MAT in conjunction with intensive counseling and medication controls to help people recover from addictions. The most common addiction treated at New Day Recovery ...

Spreading the hope of addiction recovery
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A faith-based group in Buffalo is fighting the opioid epidemic by focusing its efforts on helping addicts who are struggling to get access to treatment. Ricardo Caro was struggling with his addiction to opiates and kept getting ...

5k to support addiction recovery April 9
In an effort to support the Ottawa County community's fight against opioid addiction, the Leadership of Ottawa County Class (LOC) of 2017 is sponsoring a 5k Walk/Run for Recovery on April 9. The proceeds from the race will benefit Light House Sober ...

Counselors Lament 'Roadblocks' To Treatment In Fight Against Opioid Addiction
Counselors on the front lines of addiction treatment are fearful over the collective will in the U.S. to do what it takes to combat the growing plague of opioid abuse. “It helps if you can conceptualize addiction as a chronic disease like heart disease ...

New addiction recovery home in New Albany seeking community assistance
The Breakaway will be the only recovery home for women in the city. (Source: WAVE 3 News). NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) – Heroin use is increasing across the country, and so is the need for recovery homes. In New Albany, it is no different. A new facility is ...

Sarasota inmates take steps to fight addiction
Melissa Singer, 31, standing, who is now 16 months clean and was in the Sarasota County Jail's addiction recovery pod, comes back to the (pod) to tell her story how recovery is possible. Photographed on Tuesday March 28, 2017. [Herald-Tribune staff ...




Last Modified: 04/2017