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Addiction Recovery News 09/2017




Indivior warns of threat to key opioid addiction treatment after legal setback
Indivior vowed to appeal a ruling from the US District Court for the District of Delaware, which said that a proposed generic opioid addiction treatment by Dr Reddy's does not infringe any of Indivior's patents. The court's decision clears the way for ...

Reports Of Rehab Scams Raise Concerns About Addiction Treatment Quality
South Florida is known as one of the addiction recovery capitals of the country, with thousands of treatment centers and sober houses. The main reasons that many people go there is to get away from drug habits, and because many of the Florida programs ...

While treatment options for addiction expand, challenges remain
That's the most common answer given by officials who work in addiction treatment when asked about how a person addicted to opioids or drugs can get help and how much it costs. "Well, it all depends on what your deductible is, what your out of pocket is ...

Cooper advocates a multi-pronged approach to addressing opioid ...
Cooper advocates a multi-pronged approach to addressing opioid ...

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 2017 as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
During National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, we stand with the millions of Americans in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, and reaffirm our commitment to support those who are struggling with addiction, and their families and loved ...

Overdose Awareness Day observed in OKC, raises awareness ...
Overdose Awareness Day observed in OKC, raises awareness ...

Melania Trump's tweet on addiction recovery backfires
Melania Trump posted a tweet about substance abuse and recovery on Friday, prompting a wave of backlash to the first lady's message. "Sept. is Nat'l Alcohol&Drug Addiction Recovery Month," Melania's tweet read. "Together we can strengthen ...

N.C. governor promotes substance use recovery during Vaya Health ...
N.C. governor promotes substance use recovery during Vaya Health ...

Longtime CEO of Bucks County addiction treatment facility to retire
His last day will coincide with the opening of the nonprofit's $8M medical center and community building. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in. SPECIAL OFFER ...

Third Annual 'Recovery Walk' Focuses Attention On Life After Substance Abuse And Addiction
There is no charge for the event, which includes a walk, speakers who will talk about the impact of addiction and recovery, along with other attractions. Donations will be accepted and will help “Addiction Recovery Resources” continue its work ...

Treating addiction with care
It is no secret the epidemic of opioid addiction has been ravaging the United States recently, but some medical professionals think the existing method of addiction treatment contributes to the issue at hand. Two million U.S. citizens over 12 years old ...

WATCH: Pres. Trump Makes September 'National Drug Alcohol and ...
WATCH: Pres. Trump Makes September 'National Drug Alcohol and ...

Trans life: Lifting the veil on addiction and recovery
Kaitlin Riordan had everything under control. She knew that she needed to clean up her act before her gender reassignment surgery, but she could handle that, no problem. The first thing that needed to be done was to get rid of the negative influences ...

Jobs are here; Ky.'s workforce needs addiction treatment
Among the many health challenges facing America, none has hit Kentucky harder than opioid addiction. The impact of the opioid crisis on Kentuckians' health is staggering, with more than 1,400 overdose deaths reported last year. Less obvious, however ...

HARP participants reconnect with family amid recovery
CHESTERFIELD — Before last week, Thomas Goodall, a recovering addict currently in Chesterfield County's special Heroin Addiction Recovery Program (HARP), hadn't seen his three children since December. “It's beautiful,” said Goodall. “Getting to hug ...

Santa Fe mayor assembles Municipal Drug Strategy Task Force
Other strategies are focused on improving access to treatment, including closing gaps in addiction recovery treatment accessibility, increasing the efficacy of recovery treatment programs by adding sensitivity and cultural competence training and ...

Melania Trump Tweets About Recovery Month, But Words Aren't ...
Melania Trump Tweets About Recovery Month, But Words Aren't ...

'People are dying out there': Advocate encourages methadone treatment in Ashley
In addition to the Ashley facility, the CleanSlate Addiction Treatment Center in Wilkes-Barre has been designated a Center of Excellence. Most of that facility's 500-plus patients are struggling with opioid abuse and receive Suboxone or Vivitrol ...

Community art show features artists path to addiction recovery
Artists Journey of Recovery, an art contest and exhibition reception, was held Thursday evening at the Frederick Community College Student Center. The exhibit is a program of Wells House @ Gale Recovery and FCC. The larger paintings by local artist ...

Video: Road to recovery; annual walk celebrates those overcoming ...
Video: Road to recovery; annual walk celebrates those overcoming ...

AHA urges Congress to reduce data sharing barriers including addiction treatment records
The American Hospital Association (AHA) wrote a letter to Congress urging them to reduce regulatory burdens on hospitals, patients, and health systems, including data sharing barriers for people with addiction treatment records, highlighting the ...

East Stroudsburg recovery walk to address addiction
The second annual Recovery Walk sponsored by the Carbon- Monroe-Pike Drug & Alcohol Commission IN 2016 recognized and supported addiction recovery. [PHOTO PROVIDED]. Hide caption. Jonah Talbott, a prevention specialist with the Carbon- ...

Meditation for Recovery: Program Adapts Buddhist Practice to Fight Addiction
Lowndes is the assistant director of the Second Wind Foundation, which operates an addiction recovery center in Wilder that serves as a space for a number of recovery groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step meetings. But Lowndes has ...

Marijuana Innovations May Alleviate Chronic Pain, Help Patients Kick Opioid Habit
Escalating numbers of those addicted to opioids have caused state governments and private industries to explore alternatives for pain control and withdrawal, and viable options are emerging for both those who need to get off painkillers, and those who ...

What is psychotherapy (talk therapy)? How does it help with addiction?
For treatment of addiction it is important to seek a provider who has experience with addiction treatment. For therapists, there is specific licensure in Vermont for addiction treatment called, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). Look for these ...

Mikes's dream is to open addiction recovery club in Tilton Northfield
I would like to tell you about one very inspiring individual and his drive to provide an outlet for children, troubled teens and addicts who need more places to go to find support, especially in the evenings. I would also like to invite you to help out ...

New Missouri high school will help teens struggling with addiction avoid temptations
The school will enroll students who have recently completed an addiction treatment program and are sober. That's a critical time for the teens, said Eric Winkles, Great Circle's vice president for education. “They go back to their same high school with ...

The hard — and possible — path to recovery from addiction
The main number to reach its addiction recovery staff is 757-788-0400. If you need inpatient or medically monitored detoxification help, CSB staff at 757-788-0500 can help. The Hampton Roads Clinic has a medication program using methadone for people ...

State offers funding for addiction treatment services, recovery high schools
Andrew M. Cuomo has issued a call seeking applicants in a combined $12.9 million expansion of addiction treatment and recovery services statewide. Four and a half million dollars is available for the development of nine Open Access Centers — sites ...

Massachusetts halts admissions at drug addiction treatment center
Massachusetts halts admissions at drug addiction treatment center On August 25, the State of Massachusetts shut down new admissions at Recovery Centers of America's inpatient addiction treatment center in Danvers, citing “concerns regarding patient ...

Better Business Bureau warns of opiate addiction scams
The BBB is cautioning consumers about home-based “detoxification products” that claim to make addiction recovery fast and easy.The Federal Trade Commission has won a court order barring Caitlin Enterprises from selling “Withdrawal Ease: and “Recovery ...

New addiction treatment center opening in Evansville
SelfRefind has announced the expansion of its integrated care recovery services with the launch of the company's 20th clinic and first in Indiana. The company's center in Evansville, located at 4847 East Virginia Avenue, will start seeing patients ...

Private equity firms put more cash into opioid addiction treatment centers
The national opioid epidemic has spurred increased interest from private equity firms in addiction treatment centers, reports The Wall Street Journal. Here are four things to know from the report. 1. Private equity firms put $11.4 million into ...

Penn study: It's still harder to get insurance coverage for mental ...
Penn study: It's still harder to get insurance coverage for mental ...

POINT OF VIEW: Focus on good news in addiction treatment
Once we have removed the “broker” from the equation, by continuing to allow the patient to choose their addiction treatment provider by a method other than the legitimately earned and qualified reputation of the program and its owners and clinicians ...

POINT OF VIEW: Focus on good news in addiction treatment
Once we have removed the “broker” from the equation, by continuing to allow the patient to choose their addiction treatment provider by a method other than the legitimately earned and qualified reputation of the program and its owners and clinicians ...

Supporting those fighting addiction
Recovery Month began in 1989 as Treatment Works! Month, which honored the work of substance use treatment professionals in the field. It then expanded into National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in 1998, when it started celebrating the ...

Falmouth Addiction Treatment Center Allows New Moms To Live With Their Babies
It's an addiction treatment center in Falmouth, with a wing specifically designed for recovering moms and their newborns. The women live together, take care of their babies together and work on their recovery together. According to Angela Shepard ...

New Apps Help People with Addictions
And some of these apps have been built by those specializing in addiction treatment. The apps use proven therapeutic techniques like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), or acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), which uses mindfulness techniques to ...

Docs Look to Make Prescribing Opioid Treatment Rx Easier
By Taylor Knopf. Despite the escalating problem of opioid abuse and overdoses across North Carolina, there is only one “preferred” addiction treatment under the state Medicaid program. If a provider would like to treat a Medicaid patient with a ...

Former NBA star Chris Herren discusses his addiction, recovery
Former NBA player and recovering drug addict Chris Herren discussed his descent into addiction and his recovery in a powerful talk Thursday evening at Chambersburg Area Senior High School. Chris Herren. PHOTO BY CURTIS GARLAND ...

Cape Regional Launches CARES Program to Combat Opioid Addiction
1, 2017, Cape Addiction Recovery Services (CARES) has enrolled 17 individuals. When an individual overdoses and is saved or “reversed” with an opiate antidote, he or she is brought to the hospital for evaluation in the emergency department. The ...

Event to tackle addiction, recovery
BUCKHANNON — Recovery from drug addiction isn't some remote pipe dream — it a real possibility. That's the message the organizers of a new event scheduled from noon to 9 p.m. in Jawbone Park hope to deliver. The Hope and Help Assembly — HAHA, ...

Event to tackle addiction, recovery
BUCKHANNON — Recovery from drug addiction isn't some remote pipe dream — it a real possibility. That's the message the organizers of a new event scheduled from noon to 9 p.m. in Jawbone Park hope to deliver. The Hope and Help Assembly — HAHA, ...

Recovery Advocate Ryan Hampton To White House: Do More To Address Addiction
The White House has declared September National Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Month—but a leading recovery advocate says the Trump administration has offered little more than empty gestures when it comes to responding to the American opioid ...

Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn seeks addiction recovery ...
Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn seeks addiction recovery ...

Discovery of document puts future of Elburn addiction treatment center in question
ELBURN – The discovery of a 1995 village ordinance granting approval to the Fellowship Deaconry for development of the property at 526 N. Main Street in Elburn may prevent an addiction treatment center from locating there. The document was unearthed ...

New Link In Addiction Treatment Chain For Hamilton County?
"There would be addiction specialists that would be available 24/7, so people can walk in a door and have medically appropriate care for their addiction and then get connected into addiction treatment." Firesheets says the centers divert people with ...

New $26M Addiction Treatment Center Opens in NYC | New York ...
New $26M Addiction Treatment Center Opens in NYC | New York ...

New $26M addiction treatment center opens in NYC
State officials have officially cut the ribbon on a new $26 million substance abuse treatment facility on New York City's Wards Island. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and other dignitaries celebrated the new 231-bed George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery on ...




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