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Addiction Recovery News 02/2018




Former congressman Patrick Kennedy calls for proactive mental ...
Former congressman Patrick Kennedy calls for proactive mental ...

Officials hope to help male inmates combat addiction
A drug-addiction treatment program for indigent male inmates in the Columbus area could open as soon as this fall. Bartholomew County Community Corrections is seeking $194,600 to fund the substance-abuse treatment program in the Bartholomew County Jail ...

Plainsboro looks to battle opiate addiction through CARE program
Changing these statistics means addressing the problem not only statewide but setting up a program in each locality, Cantu says, and he is joining with the Plainsboro Township Committee and the Plainsboro Police Department to implement the Community ...

On the Main Line, a new addiction treatment center that has millennials in mind
Among the features and services of the Wayne facility will be addiction rehab for young adults and adults; flexible treatment hours and individualized treatment planning; co-occurring and dual diagnosis care; individual, group and family therapy ...

Misconceptions are plentiful over treatment of opioid addiction
The addiction treatment infrastructure in the United States was built over the last several decades to primarily treat alcoholism and other substance-use disorders without the use of medications; thus when talking about addiction treatment we ...

Rep. Curcio's 'SAFE' bill addresses Dickson recovery homes
Dickson state Rep. Michael Curcio said he hopes to ensure people at addiction recovery homes are receiving proper care while also providing cities more oversight for the “group homes” with a bill he's filed. “It is clear that our state's drug and ...

New drug addiction recovery center spurs hope, reunites families
Chris Walsh was once a graphic designer. He worked at an archeology company, in tech support with Apple, and for more than a decade in the banking industry. But Walsh, who dabbled in social drug use since his teens, fell into drug dependence in 2009 ...

Penn State Startup 'WearIT' Creates Addiction Recovery Technology
After winning $10,000 through a techcelerator for startups, a lab in the department of Human Development and Family Studies is working on a new way to help people recovering from addiction. This system, called WearIT, will use sensors from a person's ...

Hogan's right to focus on addiction in prison, but he can do more
Like in the vast majority of prison systems in America, what drug addiction treatment is available behind bars in Maryland is mainly focused on abstinence-based programs. That works for some people, but many more are helped by medication-assisted ...

New DEA Ruling Aimed at Increasing Addiction Treatment
The United States Drug Enforcement Administration recently announced a measure that will make it easier for residents in rural or underserved areas to receive treatment for drug addiction. Among other professionals, nurse practitioners and physician ...

Addiction treatment graduates get second chance at life
Lane County Treatment Court graduates left behind their alcohol and drug addiction to begin a new life. Posted: Feb. 2, 2018 6:42 PM. Updated: Feb. 2, 2018 7:07 PM. Posted By: Jeanette Quezada. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to ...

Dean: Virtual reality may be strong tool to fight addiction
For more than a decade Patrick Bordnick, the dean of Tulane University's School of Social Work, has investigated the possibility that the world of virtual reality could be used in addiction treatment. He started exploring virtual reality when the ...

Ballad CEO: GVDC Could Become Treatment Center
The former site of the Greene Valley Developmental Center on the Andrew Johnson Highway may be considered for an addiction treatment facility operated by Ballad Health, officials said Friday. Sun Photo By Lisa Warren. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print ...

Ballad planning new pediatric, addiction services
Levine said Ballad officials are reviewing needs, including addiction treatment, mental health treatment and drug rehabilitation and will submit plans to state officials for how best to address those needs. Last week, a team of Ballad employees visited ...

Two sisters battle heroin addiction behind bars
Stephanie received a year-long scholarship at an addiction recovery home for women in Richmond called The Mercy House. But she decided to hold off on going and return to Deborah's house instead. "Mercy House is plan B," Stephanie says. "I know what I ...

Medical professionals get training to prescribe opioid addiction ...
Medical professionals get training to prescribe opioid addiction ...

The business of recovery: Are for-profit treatment centers here to help others, or themselves?
The money behind an addiction recovery center that leased a doctor's office in Bloomington, bought an apartment building across the street and hopes to establish a detox hospital and laboratory north of town is from a wealthy Florida man who operates a ...

Debate over drug rehab plan heads to Wheaton city council
Leaders of an addiction treatment center are bracing for a showdown with Wheaton neighbors at a Monday city council meeting over a controversial plan to open a facility for patients recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. The two sides have clashed for ...

Faith leaders join forces to start addiction recovery house
A group of faith leaders is quietly going about helping their fellow man by building a place and system for recovery from drug addiction. Members of a group called Pavilion Church are working together with business leaders and residents to create a ...

USDA Regulation change to aid treatment of opioid addiction
KINGMAN – The USDA recently changed regulations to boost opioid addiction treatment in rural areas such as Mohave County, where opioid prescriptions outnumber the population. The change authorizes nurses and physician assistants to prescribe ...

Faces of recovery: 3 Steamboat Springs residents share stories of addiction, recovery
One of the first steps in addiction recovery is finding the people who can help, and in Steamboat Springs, there are places to turn. “We are not without our resources in Steamboat Springs,” said Ericka Hoy, who works with Mind Springs Health in ...

Stop blaming Apple and take responsibility for tech addiction ...
Stop blaming Apple and take responsibility for tech addiction ...

Bevin Announces Addiction Treatment Website, Campaign
Gov. Matt Bevin has announced a new website for Kentuckians to find help for drug addiction and search for treatment centers. During a news conference on Friday, Bevin said state and federal governments have to come up with solutions to the opioid ...

Hoops hospital expands maternal addiction care
HUNTINGTON — The Hoops Family Children's Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital has developed a new program to provide addiction treatment services for mothers and their newborns. The Maternal Opioid Medication Support, or MOMS, program, provides new ...

Volunteers paint addiction recovery center
Center workers will be CCAR (Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery) trained, and will help people seeking assistance in any way they can. “We'll be a resource that has access to more resources,” Lamoreau said. “If you're in recovery, you can ...

RUMC peer counselor program expands as war on addiction persists
A person becomes a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach by completing the course work and once certified they become a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate. Previously, the peers were contracted through the Resource Training Center, where they had a ...

These myths about drugs and addiction are making the opioid epidemic worse
Individuals are not out there trying to figure out how much higher they can get because Narcan is available,” said Dr. Shawn Ryan, who leads treatment and recovery programs at BrightView, a Corryville-based addiction treatment provider. Such myths ...

Global Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment Market Projected to Grow
According to a report by BCC research the global substance abuse and addiction treatment market has the potential to reach $4.4 billion annually by 2021. The main reason for the global rise in substance abuse, substance dependence, and addiction ...

Ky. Website Gives Real-Time Information about Space Availability in Addiction Treatment Programs
Newswise — LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 5, 2018) — A new website will provide a vital link for Kentucky health care providers, court officials, families and individuals seeking options for substance abuse treatment and recovery. “Find Help Now KY” (www ...

Everything You Need to Know About Exercise Addiction
Gisela Bouvier was in high school when she discovered the "magic" of dieting. "I started to lose weight and people started to notice and compliment me—which I loved," she says. "Shortly after I started restricting [food], I signed up for a membership ...

Raffle supporting addiction recovery begins - Xenia Gazette
BEAVERCREEK — Community members who buy a raffle ticket through a local church have the chance to win a three-year lease on a 2018 vehicle while supporting an addiction recovery ministry program that is currently welcoming participants. Lynne Carroll ...

Are for-profit treatment centers here to help others, or themselves?
As the crisis of opioid drug addiction continues across the country, many people recognize a growing need for effective treatment centers. Bloomington and Monroe County are not immune to the epidemic, and those in the recovery field welcome having a ...

Schnellenbergers launch foundation to support families of addicts
... the addict's family with two programs, Tim Schnellenberger said. A primary program will give a complimentary weekend for those enrolled for four weeks in the Recovery Boot Camp. A secondary program will give grants to underwrite financial ...

CareFirst in talks to cover Anne Arundel addiction treatment centers
CareFirst spokesman Michael Sullivan said it would mean anyone with an insurance plan that includes a mental health benefit could receive treatment services covered by the insurer at the two methadone and medically assisted treatment clinics in Glen ...

Methadone clinics double in Colorado in 3 years — residents still lack access to addiction treatment
"Not once in medical school did I have to take a class that was eight hours dedicated to one specific medication," said Daniel Bebo, MD, an addictionologist at UCHealth Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation (CeDAR) in Aurora, a 30-day ...

My Lost Decade: A Story of Addiction and Recovery
It is the middle of the morning and I am standing in front of a sliding pocket door. The pocket door is made of wood and my forehead rests against the surface. The door divides the apartment: me on one side and my roommate on the other. It's not a ...

Addiction treatment providers join Dutch hospitals' lawsuit against ...
Addiction treatment providers join Dutch hospitals' lawsuit against ...

Pa. budget winner: Wolf proposes more money to battle drug addiction
The proposals include $2 million toward increasing the number of county-based speciality drug courts to steer people who are addicted to treatment rather than punishment, and $4.5 million toward sending treatment professionals to the homes of pregnant ...

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches ...
The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches ...

New addiction recovery center comes to Warren
Amid the growing crisis of opioid addiction a new treatment center is opening in Warren. The new center, called FSR Parkman, is located on Enterprise Drive N.W. The Cleveland-area owner wants to pattern the center after First Step Recovery and it's ...

$7 Million jury verdict against American Addiction Centers rehab
He sought treatment at American Addiction Centers, Inc. and was transported 360 miles to be admitted to an addiction treatment center. The company confiscated his cell phone, wallet and other personal items. While in AAC's care, the complaint alleges ...

Scott urges Congress to expand opioid addiction treatment under Medicare
Gov. Phil Scott and Human Services Secretary Al Gobeille testify before the House Ways and Means health subcommittee Tuesday. Photo by Elizabeth Hewitt/VTDigger. WASHINGTON — Gov. Phil Scott and members of his administration encouraged lawmakers in ...

Duchess of Cambridge to open a new addiction treatment centre
Duchess of Cambridge to open a new addiction treatment centre. By Press Association. Published: 05:08 EST, 7 February 2018 | Updated: 05:08 EST, 7 February 2018. e-mail. The Duchess of Cambridge will officially open a new treatment centre to help ...

Caron Treatment Centers Sets the Standard in Addiction Treatment ...
Caron Treatment Centers Sets the Standard in Addiction Treatment ...

Caron Treatment Centers Sets the Standard in Addiction Treatment with Patient's Bill of Rights
WERNERSVILLE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Americans continue to struggle with the growing addiction crisis, some unethical treatment centers are taking advantage of individuals and families in crisis. To combat this issue, Caron ...

Kate reunited with dignitary who fell head over heels for Duchess in dramatic Essex event
KATE, the Duchess of Cambridge, has arrived in Essex to open a new treatment centre devoted to helping addicts recover as part of her role as patron of charity Action on Addiction. By Rebecca Perring Rebecca Perring. PUBLISHED: 14:35, Wed, Feb 7, 2018 ...

Lincoln County Outreach Expands Addiction Services to Waldoboro
Lincoln County Outreach has expanded its addiction recovery services to Waldoboro in an effort to better serve area residents. Since its start as an outreach program working with men's and women's groups at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset ...

Pregnant Kate Middleton Opens Addiction Treatment Center
Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) greets visitors at the opening of the Action On Addiction Community Treatment Centre on Wednesday (February 7) in Wickford, England. The 36-year-old royal, who is pregnant with her third child with ...

Kate Middleton Dresses Her Baby Bump in Blue for Visit to New Addiction Treatment Center
As the latest proof, the future mother of three stepped out in Essex on Wednesday sporting a beautiful royal blue coat by one of her outerwear favorites, Goat, which featured a bow accent on the collar and skimmed over her baby bump. The royal's third ...

Kate offers 'huge congratulations' at opening of addiction recovery centre
Kate offers 'huge congratulations' at opening of addiction recovery centre. The Duchess of Cambridge leaves after visiting an Action on Addiction treatment centre in Wickford, Essex, which helps people with addictions. 0 comments. The Duchess of ...




Last Modified: 02/2018