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Addiction Recovery News 08/2017




Clinton County home offers a chance to recover from addiction
WILMINGTON, Ohio -- What looks like an out-of-the-way farm in Clinton County is actually a home for people recovering from heroin addiction. Clean Acres is run by New Housing Ohio. It's the only recovery home for men in the entire county. They're ...

NH in line for $2.2m grant for opioid addiction treatment
Medication Assisted Treatment, in combination with behavioral therapy and other services, is considered one of the most effective approaches to addiction treatment, according to the DHHS request. Raise sought for nurses. Nurses at the state-run ...

NH in line for $2.2m grant for opioid addiction treatment | New ...
NH in line for $2.2m grant for opioid addiction treatment | New ...

Stark County Gets Money to Expand Medication-Assisted Addiction Treatment
The funds came from the 21st Century Cures Act, which provides nearly a billion dollars for opioid abuse. Credit STARK COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION RECOVERY. Stark County will be able to treat nearly a thousand more patients for opioid ...

NJ Assembly votes to block Christie's overhaul of addiction care
"I wholeheartedly agree that mental health and substance abuse diagnoses are indeed health issues and that primary physical healthcare must be integrated with mental healthcare and addiction treatment," Vainieri Huttle said after Monday's vote ...

Closed Addiction Treatment Center Investigated for Fraud
The Burlington Free Press reports (http://bfpne.ws/2uUIQZA ) that it was one of three residential treatment centers for opiate addiction treatment in Vermont. The board's president said staffing and financing were among a mix of factors considered in ...

Closed addiction treatment center investigated for fraud
A now-closed residential addiction treatment center in Vermont is being investigated for possible Medicaid fraud. Court documents filed in U.S. bankruptcy court show the Medicaid fraud unit of the Vermont attorney general's office is investigating ...

Grand opening of White Horse Shed draws crowd
Among the featured speakers was Gov. Chris Sununu's prevention, treatment and recovery adviser Marty Boldin, who has been in addiction recovery himself since 1987. "I really appreciate the governor giving me a job," said Boldin. "I'm the only person ...

Uruguay to Use Seized Narco Assets for Addiction Treatment
Authorities in Uruguay have announced that funds seized from drug traffickers will be used to finance resources for people with drug addictions, exemplifying one way of using these assets to target core drivers of crime and insecurity. The head of ...

Jackson PD joins addiction and recovery initiative
He said the department is “committed to demand reduction, addiction recovery assistance, and seek to act as a bridge between addicts and recovery resources in our area. “Next month, the entire Jackson Police Department will receive training on how to ...

Jackson PD joins addiction and recovery initiative
He said the department is “committed to demand reduction, addiction recovery assistance, and seek to act as a bridge between addicts and recovery resources in our area. “Next month, the entire Jackson Police Department will receive training on how to ...

D'Amore Healthcare Celebrates 1 Year of Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment and Mental Health Treatment in ...
D'Amore Healthcare Celebrates 1 Year of Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment and Mental Health Treatment in ...

Should The Opioid Crisis Be Declared A National Emergency?
A White House commission released a report this week on America's opioid crisis with an urgent recommendation — that President Trump declare it a national emergency. Some medical professionals and others who work to treat drug addiction are praising ...

Addiction Treatment Center opens Gloucester office
American Addiction Treatment Center opened its new Gloucester office on July 10. The office is located in Mid-County Center off Route 17 just south of White Marsh Village. The center offers treatment and counseling for those battling opioid (such as ...

Legislature Overrides LePage Veto of Bill Expanding Opioid Addiction Treatment
Paul LePage's effort to block a bill that could expand access to opioid addiction treatment. The House voted 114-23 and the Senate voted 30-4 to override the governor's veto of the bill, which allows the Department of Health and Human Services to ...

California Highlands Addiction Treatment
Located in the city of Banning, which is about 20 miles west of Palm Springs, California, the California Highlands Addiction Treatment facility is set on 40 private acres of incredible California desert. The organization was founded in 2015 by Paul Del ...

Every day people die from this addiction. It has to stop. | Editorial
It prompted him to set up an addiction recovery organization called City of Angels. If there is one lesson Meara has learned, it's that drug deaths are preventable. He is encouraged that treatment options are expanding and improving, but the problem is ...

'Don't stop the fight' - The Repository
Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter speaks at the Addiction and Recovery Symposium hosted by CommQuest Services at The Metropolitan Centre in Canton ...

One state takes a novel approach to opioid addiction: access to treatment for all inmates
Few facilities provide any addiction treatment, and when prisoners are released, they return to the same environments — and the same triggers — that fostered their addiction in the first place. Here, at its campus of squat brick buildings, the Rhode ...

Pharmaceutical Company Behind Vivitrol Markets Addiction ... - NPR
The pharmaceutical company Alkermes is trying to increase the number of people taking Vivitrol for their opioid addiction by marketing the drug to judges, who ...

The role of Medicaid in reducing addiction treatment disparities for Mexican Americans
Recent expansion of Medicaid has been a first step in reducing health-care disparities in the United States. This is particularly true for publicly funded substance use disorder treatment, for which Medicaid has become the largest payer. Recently ...

One state takes a novel approach to opioid addiction: Access to ...
One state takes a novel approach to opioid addiction: Access to ...

Hercules & Love Affair Reflects on Addiction & Recovery in 'Fools Wear Crowns'
Vocalist Andy Butler sings about his experiences entering the music industry at a young age. By Hilton Dresden. Thu, 2017-08-03 13:23. Share on Twitter · Share on Facebook. As the Hercules And Love Affair album, Omnion, prepares for release on ...

Cordillera conversion to high-end drug rehab from posh spa starts next month
The treatment center will include private rooms adjacent to a spa, pools, yoga and Pilates studios with fitness instructors, a high-end restaurant and juice bar alongside medical facilities providing drug addiction treatment services. Nordheimer, who ...

More Addiction Treatment Coming To Broome County
Plans for a new addiction treatment center will re-purpose a building at the former Broome Developmental Center. The facility is expected to start out with 50 beds, with space to expand to 100 beds in the future. "We're losing a generation of people ...

Doctor's office for treating opioid addiction opens in Aliquippa
The cafe, which is affiliated with Church Army USA, hosts 12-step, Narcotics Anonymous and Celebrate Recovery meetings, provides community service and employment opportunities to those in addiction recovery, among other programs. A cafe employee ...

'Don't stop the fight'
Carter spoke Wednesday at the first Addiction and Recovery Symposium hosted by CommQuest Services at The Metropolitan Centre in partnership with Mercy Medical Center and Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery. At times passionate and ...

Non-Profit Cafe Funds Addiction Treatment In New Jersey
Non-Profit Cafe Funds Addiction Treatment In New Jersey. By Victoria Kim 08/03/17. Alongside a fresh and nutritious menu, the cafe offers a variety of opportunities to those in the local recovery community. Image: customers enjoying drinks inside ...

After addiction, falling in love with being clean
He's currently living in recovery housing provided by the McShin Foundation, the Richmond-based non-profit that provides peer-to-peer addiction recovery support services. While at McShin, Jones was helped to bridge the gap between living with addiction ...

No ID? For the homeless on heroin, treatment can be elusive
Social services for transient people have always been substandard, but the national opioid epidemic has made bare the lack of addiction treatment services for homeless Americans, said Dr. Robert Schwartz, medical director of the addiction studying ...

Murphy strives to protect patients by modernizing addiction treatment
Legislation authored by U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) would grant doctors access to their patients' addiction treatment histories to prevent them from unwittingly prescribing drugs that could lead to relapses or overdoses. “This year there will be more ...

Ocean Gate And Lacey Expect To Join Prosecutor's Addiction Treatment Program
Ocean Gate And Lacey Expect To Join Prosecutor's Addiction Treatment Program. The comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment program will slowly expand as more beds become available, spokesman says. 0 ...

Recovery coaches bring addiction help into the ER
'I introduce myself and try to gain some kind of trust with that person. I'm in recovery myself, so I usually identify with patients right away,' says Scott Gras, a recovery specialist in AtlantiCare's recently launched overdose recovery coach program ...

Wisconsin accepting proposals for addiction recovery school ...
Wisconsin accepting proposals for addiction recovery school ...

Wisconsin Accepting Proposals for Addiction Recovery School
Wisconsin Accepting Proposals for Addiction Recovery School. Wisconsin officials are requesting proposals for a substance abuse recovery charter school scheduled to open next year. Aug. 5, 2017, at 3:15 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...

Wisconsin accepting proposals for addiction recovery school - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and ...
Wisconsin accepting proposals for addiction recovery school - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and ...

Wisconsin accepting proposals for addiction recovery school - Channel3000.com
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin officials are requesting proposals for a substance abuse recovery charter school scheduled to open next year. The Capital Times reports that the state Office of Educational Opportunity will fund the school for four years ...

Louisville group hopes to start outreach centers for addiction recovery
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville group is trying a new way of helping those battling addictions by taking the recovery efforts straight to the streets. The group is called the Love Transformation Project. The founder says this project goes beyond ...

Massachusetts music festival to combat addiction and benefit recovery
The Hope Music Festival is coming to Cape Cod, Massachusetts on August 23, and the money raised through to the fundraiser concert will benefit efforts to raise addiction awareness and bolster addiction recovery treatment in the area. The Massachusetts ...

Wisconsin accepting proposals for addiction recovery school - WBAY
The Capital Times reports that the state Office of Educational Opportunity will fund the school for four years before giving control over to a school district, local ...

Photos: Annual Motorcycle Ride Advocates Addiction Recovery ...
Photos: Annual Motorcycle Ride Advocates Addiction Recovery ...

Here, heroin spares no one, not even the sheriff's wife
Just weeks earlier, Gretchen had returned home to Madeira, Ohio, from Crossroads Centre Antigua, an addiction treatment facility founded by musician Eric Clapton. It was one of a handful of times she'd received treatment for opiate addiction in the ...

Opioid Addiction Treatment To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe / Public ...
Opioid Addiction Treatment To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe / Public ...

Addiction Help: Getting treatment for addiction
Our hope is that this column offers information, support and hope for addiction recovery, specifically opiate addiction (heroin/painkillers). This week's writer is Jessi de Boer, who is a licensed alcohol and drug counselor and a licensed clinical ...

Addiction recovery stories sought by state for monthlong event
Drug and alcohol addiction recovery stories from Pennsylvania residents are being sought in preparation for National Recovery Month in September. Officials at the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs hope to highlight some of the successes around ...

Leader of addiction treatment service arrested in drug bust
Leader of addiction treatment service arrested in drug bust. Monday August 7, 2017 12:01 AM. By David Mekeel. Courtesy of Berks County District Attorney's office | Michael Rowe, who has been president of Addiction Prevention Services in Wyomissing, has ...

MCCA Opens New Outpatient Clinic for Addiction Treatment in Bridgeport
MCCA (Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism) is proud to announce the opening of their newest outpatient addiction treatment facility in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The clinic, located at the 140 John Street, will provide treatment for alcohol and ...

Federal money will fund addiction treatment at five jails, including Middlesex
BOSTON -- A new program at five county jails in Massachusetts will offer opioid addiction treatment to prisoners approaching their release dates, aiming to address the needs of a population that is over 50 times more likely to fatally overdose than the ...

Federal money will fund addiction treatment at five jails, including ...
Federal money will fund addiction treatment at five jails, including ...

Gazette opinion: How to boost addiction treatment that works
Fourteen U.S. senators — one independent, four Republicans and nine Democrats, including Montana's Jon Tester — have united on legislation that would eliminate an arbitrary federal mandate that is keeping Americans in need of addiction treatment from ...




Last Modified: 08/2017