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Addiction Recovery News 06/2017




Outreach greatly aids in addiction recovery
I think that personal inspiration is terrific if it provides the boost that opioid users need to begin a path of recovery. We have recovering addicts providing a real-life example through outreach commitments to hospitals, clinics and meetings. Often ...

People With Addiction Allegedly Offered False Hope By Treatment ...
People With Addiction Allegedly Offered False Hope By Treatment ...

New Model May Increase Access to Addiction Treatment
SAN DIEGO, California – Collaborative care may provide a new supply of clinicians to meet the need for substance use disorder treatment, new research suggests. However, the model is just beginning to be tested. The vast majority of people with ...

Addiction treatment agency admits suit against Wellmark was ...
Addiction treatment agency admits suit against Wellmark was ...

County health officials consider immediate addiction treatment in ERs
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Growing numbers of opioid-related visits to the emergency room have doctors fighting an uphill battle. “Addiction is a really complicated disease,” explained Dr. Michael Manka, who runs the Emergency Department at ECMC. Because ...

Health coalition sparks opioid conversation in Homer
Homer has limited services when it comes to the long road of addiction recovery. The Southern Peninsula Hospital will assist addicts in detoxing when medically necessary. The closest residential and sober living facilities are in Soldotna. A local ...

Labor dispute reportedly shutters 110-bed addiction treatment center
LAFAYETTE -- A labor dispute has closed a private 110-bed residential addiction-treatment center in Lafayette over the past week, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Unionized workers at Sunrise House have accused the facility's new ...

Milbridge Doctor Runs Addiction Recovery Program Herself
Opiate and heroin abuse is running rampant across the state, but reports show the number of addicts in Washington County is one of the highest in the country. In this special report, Brenna Kelly takes us to Milbridge where a family doctor has her own ...

Milbridge Doctor Runs Addiction Recovery Program Herself | WABI ...
Milbridge Doctor Runs Addiction Recovery Program Herself | WABI ...

New opiate addiction treatment, education programs at Penobscot ...
New opiate addiction treatment, education programs at Penobscot ...

New opiate addiction treatment, education programs at Penobscot County Jail
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — When people addicted to opiates end up in jail they can get help and treatment, but all too often when they get out they end up losing their support and get back into trouble. That's why the Penobscot County Sheriff's ...

New consensus document for appropriate use of drug testing in clinical addiction medicine
"Drug testing is a valuable tool for supporting patients in addiction treatment, and this comprehensive set of recommendations should prove useful to providers in a variety of addiction treatment settings," comments Margaret Jarvis, MD, DFASAM, Chair ...

This former addict is working to help others overcome their addictions
He's also working to help other communities create such centers, and is involved in state and national recovery organizations, speaking widely on his own experience and the importance of recovery. Earlier this year, he organized the N.C. Addiction ...

Tri-County enhances addiction treatment
In response, officials at Tri-County are introducing two new opioid addiction treatment medications in coming weeks - Suboxone and Vivitrol. Each drug represents a different form of treatment - the former falling under the category of "opioid ...

There are safer, more effective addiction treatment options close to home
Thank you for exposing the problems related to the highly unregulated residential addiction treatment industry (“The brokers and the damage done”). As an addiction psychiatrist with more than 30 years' experience in the public sector, I'd like to note ...

Life after addiction: A Glen Burnie man's painful journey back
Now the same amount of money reimburses addiction treatment centers that serve low-income residents, spreading the $1.2 million around. More people served, but prices might rise for some patients, officials say. McCord said his counselor warned him his ...

Belgrade cyclists aim to support addiction awareness ...
Belgrade cyclists aim to support addiction awareness ...

Belgrade couple's 400-mile bike ride will support drug-recovery effort
BELGRADE — The two bicycles for the Cycle for Addiction Awareness are carefully stored inside the home of Karen and Stephen Hardy, along with a new ...

Exercising his demons: How fitness fuels his addiction recovery
Matt Williams was an alcoholic and drug abuser until a 2010 DUI arrest after a single-car crash convinced him to check into a rehab facility. He's been sober and drug-free for seven years. When Matt Williams, 35, of Delray Beach, moved to South Florida ...

More People in Need of Addiction Treatment Options
San Francisco, California, June 05, 2017: TMR Research reveals the macro and micro factors of influence on the demand and supply of various treatment options for addictions in the world, in “Addiction Treatments Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, ...

Boston Center for Addiction Treatment to Accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Members
“Recovery Centers of America is looking forward to continuing our partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts,” says Brad Greenstein, Chief Executive Officer of Boston Center for Addiction Treatment. “This contract not only allows us to ...

Dealing with trauma and addiction
The Changing Pointe is AFFORDABLE and CONVENIENT to St. Louisans and provides HIGH QUALITY addiction treatment right here in the Greater St. Louis Metro area. You don't have to go to the beaches or mountains and spend a fortune to receive ...

Committee Votes to Set Standards for PA Addiction Recovery Houses
Senate Bill 446 calls for the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs to establish standards and criteria for the administration and operation of recovery houses, sometimes referred to as “sober” or transitional houses. The purpose of such facilities ...

Brockton center grows to better fight addiction
Called the Community Hope Center, the new building includes memory foam mattresses, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, and several common areas for men in the Teen Challenge faith-based addiction recovery program. Including the 62 beds in the older ...

Indivior Treads Forward In Opioid Addiction Market
In this article, I will explain the rationale backing this opinion in greater detail. There is a huge underserved addiction treatment market across the world and even in USA. With more than 2.5 million people diagnosed with opioid use disorders or OUDs ...

Addiction Treatment Leader JourneyPure Reduces Relapse with JourneyPure Coaching Program, Adds New ...
Addiction Treatment Leader JourneyPure Reduces Relapse with JourneyPure Coaching Program, Adds New ...

Heroin Addiction Recovery| Women's Health
This is a story of addiction... and recovery... and relapse. Legions of women are entering rehab to kick opioids and heroin, but the majority of them will fail, largely ...

How a Brockton addiction center will soon save more lives
BROCKTON – If one available bed in an addiction recovery program has the potential to save a life, Teen Challenge now has the potential to save 108. More than a year and a half after the project broke ground at 1315 Main St., the new Teen Challenge ...

Born in the Summer of Love: The Haight Ashbury Free Clinic ...
Born in the Summer of Love: The Haight Ashbury Free Clinic ...

Medicaid Funding is Essential for Opioid Addiction Treatment
Some of the happiest people we know are folks who take great pleasure in “spoiling” their grandkids because they know they can count on parents to be rule-makers and limit-setters. Unfortunately, as a result of Maine's opioid addiction crisis, others ...

Heroin Vaccine May Revolutionize Addiction Treatment | The Daily ...
Heroin Vaccine May Revolutionize Addiction Treatment | The Daily ...

TrumpCare's fatal flaw — making addiction coverage a choice
If we allow addiction treatment to become a future purchasing choice for millions of Americans, what we believe might be a moderate savings in insurance premiums up front will ultimately cost all of us many times more in devastating, unintended ...

SFU professor tests virtual reality to help addiction recovery | Metro ...
SFU professor tests virtual reality to help addiction recovery | Metro ...

DHHS chief defends rate of spending on addiction treatment
CONCORD — The state's chief of Health and Human Services told the Governor and Executive Council on Wednesday that criticism by Senate leaders over unspent money in the state alcohol and drug treatment fund is inaccurate, and that reports from the ...

Bringing the Latest to Addiction Treatment and Recovery
With these funds, researchers will bring the latest therapies and technological enhancements — including web-based support, interactive voice response and video games — to addiction treatment programs in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana and ...

Las Vegas City Council Green Lights Money For Addiction Recovery School
The Las Vegas City Council gave the green light Wednesday for a new public high school to support students overcoming drug addiction. The Clark County School Board unanimously approved the school last month, which is designed to give about 100 ...

Rule change enables more use of addiction treatment drug
Within a few weeks, more Vermont medical practitioners will be eligible to prescribe a medication used in opiate addiction treatment. A rule approved by a legislative panel Thursday will expand the categories of clinicians eligible to prescribe ...

Governor Holcomb Signs Bill Establishing Mobile Addiction Treatment Teams
A shortage of addiction treatment providers and long-distance travel compound the problem for rural areas. Under Davisson's new law, mobile addiction treatment teams comprised of an advanced practice nurse or a physician assistant, a licensed clinical ...

EXCLUSIVE: Kurt Angle talks addiction, recovery, and wanting to wrestle Finn Balor
One of the most legendary athletes in the history of both amateur and professional wrestling, Kurt Angle has been a world class competitor for over 25 years. Man Utd to launch £71m transfer bid after Mourinho's phone call with key target. Now 48, the ...

First group of participants to complete opioid addiction treatment for ...
First group of participants to complete opioid addiction treatment for ...

CCSD's first 'recovery high school' will mix academics, addiction therapy
All three — Horn, former LasVegasSun.com publisher Donn Jersey and electrician Joe Engle — have at least one thing in common: they've been through addiction recovery themselves. “We're productive members of society,” said Engle, founder of the local ...

State of Addiction: Treatment options and costs
Stephen Caplan has a wrap on his left hand, covering two stab wounds he suffered during a fight over dog poop. Advertisement. Caplan lives at an apartment building in West Palm Beach. Caplan said Tuesday night, the building's maintenance man, Ricardo ...

CAReS says more addiction treatment beds on the way
OLEAN — More residential treatment beds for heroin addiction recovery services are on the way, Michael Prutsman, CEO of Cattaraugus County Council on Addiction Recovery Services (CAReS) said Friday. Speaking to members of the Cattaraugus County ...

How Should We Describe A Person With An Addiction? : Shots - NPR
Journalists should quit calling a person who uses drugs an "addict," according to The Associated Press Stylebook. This follows a trend toward "person first" ...

For those with addiction, channeling a course of healing
WILMINGTON -- For those working toward addiction recovery, a safe, healing space is opening up at The Yoga Loft this month. The Yoga of 12-Step Recovery is helping people worldwide overcome various addictions they are battling. Yoga instructor Kacy ...

Exodus House: Campaigning for recovery
Don Knight | The Herald BulletinBilly Riggs says stability at Exodus House has been a key ingredient as he works his way through addiction recovery. Exodus House: Campaigning for recovery. Don Knight. Don Knight | The Herald BulletinExodus House is ...

GOP's Proposed Cuts To Medicaid Threaten Treatment For Opioid Addiction
Republicans in both the House and the Senate are considering big cuts to Medicaid. But those cuts endanger addiction treatment, which many people receive through the government health insurance program. Charlene Yurgaitis is one of the people who's ...

Seizing on Opioid Crisis, a Drug Maker Lobbies Hard for Its Product
Last month, the health and human services secretary, Tom Price, praised it as the future of opioid addiction treatment after visiting the company's plant in Ohio. He set off a furor among substance abuse specialists by criticizing its less expensive ...

Utah seeks Medicaid rule waiver to cut addiction treatment waitlists
But he and others who work in the addiction recovery services field know that many addicts are relegated to waitlists, devastating their chances of being treated when their commitment to recovery is at its strongest, when a lack of money or insurance ...

More people are voluntarily seeking help for marijuana addiction
As marijuana has been increasingly liberalized and decriminalized, fewer people are finding themselves in court-mandated programs for marijuana addiction treatment. This is not particularly surprising: With fewer people landing in court for using ...




Last Modified: 06/2017