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Addiction Recovery News 12/2017




A Navy admiral lost his son to opioid addiction. Now he's marshaling support to end the epidemic.
The only solution was to pay out of pocket for Jonathan's eventual 15 months at addiction treatment centers, from April 2016 until this past July. The treatment cost the equivalent of four years of tuition at a private university, Winnefeld said ...

Chris Herren speaks to Darien community about addiction, treatment, recovery, and culture
As part of an effort to revamp the school policies regarding drug and alcohol use by students, along with efforts by the Youth Asset Team of the Darien Community Fund, a special guest speaker was brought to Darien on Nov. 30. Chris Herren was a star ...

Addiction treatment company fighting for Bristol Township site
Addiction treatment company fighting for Bristol Township site. Friday. Dec 1, 2017 at 10:00 AM Dec 1, 2017 at 10:03 AM. An affiliate of DayBreak Treatment Solutions of Middletown says the township's code is 'invalid and constitutional' because it does ...

Harbor Hall's Pat McGinn talks addiction treatment services
In a recent episode of the News-Review Podcast, we sat down to talk about Harbor Hall and what it offers as services for those recovering from addiction. Harbor Hall chief executive officer Pat McGinn shared some of how recovery facilities work, what ...

FDA Approves Monthly Injection for Opioid Addiction Treatment
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday approved the first injectable form of the leading medication to treat patients recovering from addiction to heroin, prescription painkillers and other opioids. The Food and Drug Administration ...

The convoluted mess of addiction and stigma | Recovery Rocks
One week ago today, a tragedy occurred when Robin Gardner was killed in a head on collision. The man accused of manslaughter in this case admitted to being under the influence, texting and had been at a methadone clinic. Let me be clear: The death of ...

Inpatient addiction treatment center proposed in Brentwood
An inpatient addiction treatment center may be coming to Brentwood on a property where an office building was originally proposed. It would be the first inpatient treatment facility in the city, according to Planning Director Jeff Dobson. BBDB ...

FDA Approves Monthly Dose of Opioid Addiction Treatment
FRIDAY, Dec. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A once-monthly injection of the opioid addiction drug buprenorphine has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "Millions of Americans are suffering from addiction to opioid drugs, and millions ...

Young, multi-generational addicts drive challenges up and success down for addiction recovery center
That's the sober assessment at Interval Brotherhood Home (IBH), an addiction recovery center on 86 acres of scenic property in the Portage Lakes area. Deborah Foster-Koch, the head of the nonprofit organization, spoke this week to Akron City Council ...

Marijuana use may not aid patients in opioid addiction treatment
There are many questions about the relationship between marijuana use and opioid addiction and treatment -- such as why opioid death rates are 25 percent lower in states that have legalized medical marijuana -- but the primary purpose of Wilson's study ...

Marijuana use may not aid patients in opioid addiction treatment ...
Marijuana use may not aid patients in opioid addiction treatment ...

Marijuana use may not aid patients in opioid addiction treatment
There are many questions about the relationship between marijuana use and opioid addiction and treatment - such as why opioid death rates are 25 percent lower in states that have legalized medical marijuana - but the primary purpose of Wilson's study ...

Healthways to open addiction treatment facility for women
BEECH BOTTOM — Miracles Blossom, a 10-bed residential treatment facility for women with substance addiction, is expected to open in Beech Bottom next spring. Thanks to the Governors' Advisory Council on Substance Abuse, funding was awarded to Miracles ...

Emerald Jenny Foundation creates addiction treatment search tool
The 28-year-old, who grew up in Bay Village, returned home in September 2015 after working as a chef out of state. She was struggling with addiction. By the end of February, she had overdosed on a combination of fentanyl and cocaine, one in a wave of ...

New Directions Addiction Recovery Services looks to open 2nd sober-living home
CRYSTAL LAKE – New Directions Addiction Recovery Services is working to create more sober-living beds – something president Chris Reed said McHenry County greatly lacks. A five-person women's recovery home is opening Dec. 15 at 171 Lincoln Parkway ...

New addiction recovery center opens in Harlem
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There's a new center for New Yorkers working to stay healthy following a struggle with drug use. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the opening last week of the new Pillars Recovery Center in Harlem. The facility, which ...

New Addiction Recovery Center Opens in Harlem | New York News ...
New Addiction Recovery Center Opens in Harlem | New York News ...

Surge in opiate addiction drives state push for more peer counselors
"Richmond was a crack town when we first opened. Now it's opiates," she said. The peer counseling concept has been around for decades, notably with groups like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. But it is gaining institutional legitimacy as ...

New addiction recovery center opens in Harlem - Times Union
ALBANY — There's a new center for New Yorkers working to stay healthy following a struggle with drug use. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the opening last week of the new Pillars Recovery Center in Harlem. The facility, which received $1.75 ...

Memorial becomes rally against addiction
Family, friends and community leaders in addiction recovery gathered Sunday for a vigil and speeches on public awareness in memory of an Oneonta teenager who died of an overdose last month. The memorial vigil for Kyle Jaramillo, who was 18 years old ...

Genesee Co. addiction court offers second chance
Flint — On Oct. 23, in a district courtroom in downtown Flint, Judge Mark Latchana called for Scott Daup to reflect on his long fight for sobriety. “We all make mistakes and I've made many,” Daup began, stepping up to a microphone usually reserved for ...

Group gives makeovers to clients recovering from addiction
This holiday season, the addiction treatment program has arranged free makeovers for some clients, putting a face on recovery from heroin addiction. "It's important to build self-esteem and to allow other people to see that treatment really does work ...

Sunspire Health Launches New Website to Help Improve Access to ...
Sunspire Health Launches New Website to Help Improve Access to ...

New addiction rehab center coming to Louisiana
A new addiction treatment center is opening on the Northshore. The ten-million-dollar Longbranch Recovery Center will open around the first of the year in Abita Springs. Longbranch Healthcare CEO Chris McMahon, sober for 17 years, says he wants to do ...

State website offers info on addiction service availability
The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has launched a new website that provides real-time information on bed availability for addiction services. The website tracks the availability of roughly 1,000 DMHAS-funded beds ...

$21 Million to Fund Residential Addiction Treatment Programs in W.Va.
Nearly $21 million in state funding has been awarded to expand residential treatment services for substance abuse across West Virginia. The state Department of Health and Human Resources announced the funding Monday. Two of the programs are in ...

Juvenile Justice, Addiction Treatment and Tax Reform Highlight King County's Agenda for State Legislature
The Metropolitan King County Council today unanimously approved the county's Legislative Agenda, the roadmap the County will use in their discussions with members of the Legislature during the 60-Day session. Providing access to treatment for those ...

Treatment 'too difficult to access' for many in Delaware, nationwide
Many struggling with addiction say they had a “moment of clarity” that urged them to seek help – but some Delaware leaders say others may need to make that decision for them. It was a point of contention Monday night among panelists at the Imagine ...

Frederick providers applaud the arrival of new addiction treatment medication
Misuse of the medication is common among patients early in recovery, said Korey Shorb, the founder of Frederick County's Up and Out Foundation for addiction recovery and awareness. “People will take a higher dose than they're supposed to, or inject it ...

Brentwood planning commission approves addiction treatment center in commercial district
Brentwood planning commissioners had mixed feelings about designating addiction treatment centers as an approved use in certain commercial areas. But a divided commission voted 6-4 in favor of including such a facility as a permitted use in the city's ...

Cabell recovery programs receive $4M in state grants
HUNTINGTON - Two Cabell County addiction recovery programs together have been awarded nearly $4 million to expand their services as recipients of funding through the Ryan Brown Addiction Prevention and Recovery Fund, the West Virginia Department of ...

Researchers Refuse to Be Silenced After Determining Low Success Rates of Treatment and Recovery - Urge Use of ...
Researchers Refuse to Be Silenced After Determining Low Success Rates of Treatment and Recovery - Urge Use of ...

Central Middlesex Police Partnership receives AmeriCorps grant
The Central Middlesex Police Partnership received an AmeriCorps grant from the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative to bring on a part-time recovery coach in order to increase the capacity of the CMPP's existing addiction recovery referral ...

Battling addiction during the holiday season
"Another good holiday tip is to go late or leave early," said Natalie Waters, the corporate director of Clinical Services at Calyx Recovery. “So if your holiday event starts at 3 p.m., but you don't start eating until 5 p.m., go at 4:30 p.m. If it ends ...

Broome Legislature Pressured To Approve Funding For Addiction ...
Broome Legislature Pressured To Approve Funding For Addiction ...

Marine resources commissioner opposes task force to study addiction in fishing industry
... work on the water with them. He said it also poses an economic risk to Maine's marine economy. Devin has yet to write the bill – he decided to get approval to submit it before he spent time writing it – but he said the task force would have two ...

Opponents of long-term addiction recovery centre victim to not in my ...
Opponents of long-term addiction recovery centre victim to not in my ...

Juvenile Justice, Addiction Treatment And Tax Reform Highlight County's Agenda For State Legislature
Battling addiction, improving the treatment of juvenile defenders, and providing tax equity top the agenda that King County will take to Olympia during the 2018 Session of the State Legislature. On Monday, The King County Council unanimously approved ...

Union County marks nearly 100 overdose deaths in 2017
Union County, however, has experienced success in addressing addiction through the county's Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery (C.L.E.A.R.) program, a partnership of county law enforcement, government and Prevention Links. The program offers ...

Patients lose more than belongings in addiction treatment facility fire
WEST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. -- A devastating fire at the Colonial House treatment facility left many of the people getting help for addiction needing some extra support. More than 40 men lost many of their personal belongings in the fire ...

Virginia researchers seek rapid way to treat opioid addiction
People go to the emergency room, they have a crisis, they may get naloxone and they may be referred to a treatment program that will see them — if they are lucky — in a month or two,” said Warren Bickel, director of the Addiction Recovery Research ...

Film screening, panel in North Adams will explore how to build a 'recovery community' in drug fight
NORTH ADAMS — A locally produced film on efforts to support opiate addiction recovery, and the gaps in that support system, will make its debut Friday at the North Adams Movieplex. And afterward, a panel of community leaders will host a discussion ...

Pa. does not regulate addiction recovery houses, and lawmakers say that's hurting fight against opioid epidemic
Pennsylvania does not regulate addiction recovery houses. As the opioid crisis takes center stage, state lawmakers are pushing for reforms that could bring higher standards and more funding to facilities that bill themselves as crucial steps in the ...

Opiate symposium tells of Stark's progress - News - The Repository ...
Opiate symposium tells of Stark's progress - News - The Repository ...

Opiate symposium tells of Stark's progress
PLAIN TWP. Stark County started several new initiatives to tackle the opioid crisis during the last year. It expanded medication-assisted treatment for addiction. Cops, nurses and social workers started doing outreach with overdose survivors. The ...

Substance abuse treatment facility given the OK for commercial retail zoning
Recovery Unplugged is a “substance, drug and alcohol addiction recovery center” that uses music to help clients find their way to sobriety. There are currently three Recovery Unplugged locations: in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Austin, Texas and Alexandria ...

The Republican Tax Plan Is a Disaster for Addiction Treatment
Deep within the Senate tax bill, which passed early Saturday morning, are provisions that could have a big effect on addiction and treatment, leading millions of Americans with substance use and mental health disorders to lose their insurance and ...

Building work on new Portlaoise addiction treatment centre near prisons
Construction work is set to begin in Portlaoise beside St Fintan's Hospital shortly on a new treatment centre for drug and other addictions . Building work will begin after a knotweed infestation is cleared from the site. A specialist company has moved ...

Middle Township to use state funds to research establishing an ...
Middle Township to use state funds to research establishing an ...

Calverton addiction treatment center seeks tax break | Riverhead ...
Calverton addiction treatment center seeks tax break | Riverhead ...




Last Modified: 12/2017