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Addiction Recovery News 01/2018




Russell Brand Takes Us Inside His Recovery After Battling Heroin and Alcohol Addiction (EXCLUSIVE)
Russell brand addiction recovery. Getty Images. You seriously need to sign up for our newsletter. More celeb gossip awaits! Did you mean: ? By signing up I agree to the Privacy Policy. I also agree to receive periodic emails with offers and promotional ...

Loved back to life: Sharla's story
Manning was introduced to Megan Coldiron, residential billing supervisor of Addiction Recovery Center's Morehead office. Soon the ball was rolling, and she was granted permission to go to rehab. “There were so many people in the recovery community that ...

As Colorado's largest drug and alcohol addiction treatment provider closes, other organizations are scrambling
The opioid and heroin crisis in Colorado is deepening, and the number of providers in the metro area that serve the kinds of low-income patients that Arapahoe House did are few — a subset of a subset of addiction treatment programs, as Darting put it ...

MU video projects to aid addiction recovery
Jody Perry is executive director of technology services at Marshall University. students and staff will work on video projects this semester that will highlight the Soul Searching for Recovery organization's mission of fighting drug addiction. Paul ...

Celebrate Recovery kicks off 2018 with new leaders
One of Montgomery County's most successfull addiction recovery programs is going under leadership change. Celebrate Recovery will be under new leadership beginning today. But participants need not worry, the mission or message will not change. The two ...

Underused Weapon In the War on Addiction
Buprenorphine was classified as a Schedule III drug by the FDA in 2002, at the same time the agency approved the sublingual tablets Subutex (buprenorphine hydrochloride) and Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride). The FDA ...

Family channels loss into halfway house for women struggling with mental illness, addiction
A partnership between Hill's outreach program, Journey for Chandra, and Tellurian, an addiction treatment center, is now hoping to raise $200,000 to fund a sober-living home to help women like Chandra, who struggled to stay clean after treatment ...

The Conversation About Medication Assisted Treatment Must Change
The addiction treatment industry (specifically the South Florida hub) is filled with people who are in 12-step recovery, so the line is often blurred when it comes to personal opinions and proper treatment methodology. What happened to the days that we ...

UK addiction treatment centres braced for new year surge in demand
UK addiction treatment centres braced for new year surge in demand. Self-referrals predicted to reach record levels amid fears that cuts to drug and alcohol services are compounding problem. A man drinking beer in a pub. Action on Addiction typically ...

Police-Led Addiction Recovery Program Launches In Strongsville
STRONGSVILLE, OH — Safe Passages, a program that helps get heroin and opiate addicts into treatment, has officially been launched by the Strongsville Police Department. Strongsville had to administer 73 doses of Narcan — an overdose antidote — in ...

Anne Arundel Looks to 2018 to Turn Tide on Opioid Crisis
Anne Arundel Looks to 2018 to Turn Tide on Opioid Crisis. Anne Arundel County officials are looking to invest in peer-based addiction recovery efforts as the county saw more than one fatal overdose every three days last year due to opioids. Jan. 2 ...

Anne Arundel looks to 2018 to turn tide on opioid crisis
Anne Arundel County officials are looking to invest in peer-based addiction recovery efforts as the county saw more than one fatal overdose every three days last year due to opioids. In another record-breaking year, county police say at least 152 ...

Hospitals turn to collaborative agreements to battle addiction crisis
For Dr. Larry Graham the status quo wasn't acceptable anymore. Patients battling addictions to various substances including opioids were coming into the emergency room, get stabilized medically, and then sent home. The pattern would mean patients were ...

Podcast personalizes opioid addiction, recovery
Things get real in this month's edition of the Health Story podcast, which offers insights on the national opioid-addiction crisis. The latest installment of Northwell Health's monthly series dives deep into one former patient's journey of addiction ...

Supply man turns page with new book on addiction recovery
Supply man turns page with new book on addiction recovery. -A A +A. Bookmark and Share. By Lindsay Kriz. Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 5:36 pm. After losing his son Patrick at age 33 to a drug overdose, Rocky Atkinson of Supply began to mold his own life ...

Mental health and addiction services top list for yearly requests in Frederick County
Pam Knight, an addiction recovery advocate from Libertytown, called 211 Maryland twice in 2017 to find help for residents going through a substance abuse crisis. The first time, in June, she called the health and human services hotline to seek ...

City to consider $1 land sale in support of addiction recovery centre
A plan to convert Winnipeg's old Vimy Arena into an addiction treatment centre is about to face its first hurdle at city hall. On Monday, city council's property committee will consider a plan to transfer the arena in St. Charles to the province for $1 ...

Increase approved after addiction treatment was added to services
Centerstone Behavioral Health Services will receive a 4-percent increase in county funding to provide mental health and addiction treatment to the indigent in 2018. That's according to a contract approved Tuesday by the Bartholomew County Commissioners ...

Van parked outside of Baltimore jail offers drug treatment
He said there are few such mobile clinics now across the country because some states tightly control where treatment can be provided or who can bill Medicaid, which pays for much of the van's medication. Agus' nonprofit funds copays and the uninsured ...

National Leader in Opioid Addiction Treatment Opens in Indianapolis to Combat Massive Overdose Mortality and Strain ...
National Leader in Opioid Addiction Treatment Opens in Indianapolis to Combat Massive Overdose Mortality and Strain ...

Profit Mining The Opioid Crisis: The Dark Underbelly Of Lucrative Addiction Treatment Industry
The opioid epidemic has sparked a huge growth in the extremely profitably addiction treatment industry -- but there is little regulation around these centers that are making a lot of money off sick and needy patients. The New York Times offers a deeper ...

WHO gaming addiction classification an important step for treatment ...
WHO gaming addiction classification an important step for treatment ...

Colorado's largest addiction treatment provider shuts down after 42 years
Arapahoe House served more than 5,000 patients each year seeking alcohol or drug abuse. It had seven clinics scattered throughout the Denver metro area. Lack of funding is the main reason why Arapahoe House permanently closed. In December, the ...

CleanSlate opens addiction treatment center in Waukesha
CleanSlate has expanded rapidly in recent years as a response to the shortage of doctors specializing in opioid addiction treatment, according to the company. “Our goal at CleanSlate is to bring proven medication-assisted programs and medical teams ...

An alternative pathway to recovery
Sherry recognized that need, and saw the potential to join forces to help heal those on the path of addiction recovery — and the program was born.” Monday classes will be taught by Sharon Duncan in the Hazel Teagan room of the Vineyard House at 56 ...

Home-Visit Advocates Tout Addiction Treatment Success In Efforts ...
Home-Visit Advocates Tout Addiction Treatment Success In Efforts ...

Saving lives, breaking addiction goals of Greenfield Narcan sessions, police CARE program
GREENFIELD - There is still time for Greenfield residents to sign up for two addiction-resource training sessions that will teach how to use Narcan to save the lives of people who have overdosed on opiates. Organizers will provide free Narcan. The ...

Justin Kunzelman: 'Working to change the conversation'
The following is a guest editorial written by a resident of the Palm Beach North and Jupiter area community. As I waited inside a local coffee shop, Justin Kunzelman entered with his wife and 2-year-old son in tow. They dressed alike in Vans apparel ...

WHO gaming addiction classification an important step for treatment, says expert
Gentile says there are risk factors, such as being more impulsive, having lower social competence and spending more time playing video games, but no clear type of child who is most at risk. Gentile says another benefit of the WHO classification is it ...

Addiction recovery program emphasizes building relationships
Celebrate Recovery locally is run through Harvest Bible Chapel Monmouth, north of the city, although the meetings take place offsite at 216 S. Main St. Senior Pastor A.J. Reynolds said after noting a lack of addiction recovery programs in Monmouth he ...

Recovery Raffle Feb. 24 in Norwalk
Structured, professional help from trained and certified addiction recovery coaches and interventionists can often be the difference between life and death. When asked why she was offering the two scholarships for the F I Community Housing staff, Dr ...

Christie awards funding to addiction-treatment providers | Heroin ...
Christie awards funding to addiction-treatment providers | Heroin ...

Christie awards funding to addiction treatment providers in last ...
Christie awards funding to addiction treatment providers in last ...

Prosecutor says Operation Helping Hand helped disrupt the cycle of addiction for some
One program, called the Heroin Addiction Recovery Team, pairs drug counselors with cops at three municipal police departments to let addicts consult with on-site clinicians, enter detox, or clear low-level warrants. Another directs local police and ...

Shapiro visits, listens for advice on addiction epidemic
The hospital also works with CMSU's Drug and Alcohol Program towards helping overdose patients willing to undergo addiction treatment enroll in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. “We've had success within 30 minutes of getting someone ...

TheRecover.com Reports on Addiction Treatment for Healthcare ...
TheRecover.com Reports on Addiction Treatment for Healthcare ...

Beyond 12 Steps: Evolving Addiction Treatment in Washington State
If you or anyone you know has ever sought treatment for alcoholism or another addiction in the U.S., it's almost a certainty they did so through some form of the 12 Steps—the faith-based treatment model behind Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), support groups ...

Interior Aids Association starts opioid addiction treatment program
Interior Aids Association starts opioid addiction treatment program. Error loading player: No playable sources found. By Rhiannon Walker |. Posted: Thu 8:02 PM, Jan 04, 2018 |. Updated: Thu 8:25 PM, Jan 04, 2018. FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Interior AIDS ...

ISU professor's research shows importance of gaming addiction classification in treatment
Gentile hopes that the research he has done can help doctors diagnose these disorders in children and adolescents, which is why he has been in talks with YSS to use a questionnaire when interviewing children with other mental health disorders, or are ...

Skeptics raise questions about medication assisted treatment for addiction
Ohio is dramatically expanding the number of caregivers who can prescribe Suboxone and other drugs for medication-assisted treatment (MAT) of addiction. The effort is part of a broader strategy to address the opioid epidemic, but not everyone thinks it ...

Addiction treatment centers to receive grants
A new state grant for treatment centers to combat meth and opioid addiction was lauded by area sheriffs Thursday. “I think it's awesome,” said Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald. “It's the one thing we're missing. We have a good proactive stance on ...

Improving Addiction Treatment With Consumer Report Cards
The nation is responding to the opioid epidemic by pouring money and resources into increasing access to addiction treatment. But these critical expansion efforts must be accompanied by initiatives to improve accountability of addiction providers to ...

New Website Launched to Support Addiction Recovery Community
With the community growing so quickly, it made sense to expand Fight Addiction Now to a new home outside of Facebook. PHOENIX January 05, 2018. Fight Addiction Now, an online community and support group for individuals who have struggled with substance ...

NEW: Coderre Joins Raimondo Staff to Address Opioid, Addiction Crisis in Rhode Island
Coderre, who worked for the nonprofit health systems research and consulting organization Altarum, has an extensive background in addiction recovery, having been in long-term recovery since 2003. In his role as senior advisor to Altarum's Behavioral ...

The surprising upside to video game addiction's classification as a ...
The surprising upside to video game addiction's classification as a ...

Graduates celebrate hope, sobriety at Center for Addiction Treatment
More than 30 people who have worked hard to overcome addictions to heroin, opioids, other drugs and alcohol earned a diploma Friday night. "I feel amazing, I feel really good. It feels good to be here, it feels good to be graduating," said Matthew ...

Technology Is Playing A Huge Role In Addiction Recovery
The use of apps offers an excellent method for supporting addiction recovery all over the world. “Technology such as the Internet and mobile phones offers promise for both people suffering from addictions and their treatment providers,” according to an ...

Crawford County Mental Health Center seeks new addiction treatment quarters
Sales from the recent publication of a book by the executive director of the Crawford County Mental Health Center will help build a new addiction treatment clinic in Pittsburg. All proceeds from sales of "Trail of the Warrior" by R.H. Pfeiffer will ...

Our view: Involuntary treatment may be next tool to fight opioid crisis ...
Our view: Involuntary treatment may be next tool to fight opioid crisis ...

In heroin's heartland
After a year or two of speaking at rallies and high schools, Nicole came across a Boston-based opiate pushback called the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative, which was started by a man named Leonard Campanello. An experienced narcotics ...




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