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Drug-Addicted, Dangerous and Licensed for the Operating Room

Drug-addicted, dangerous and licensed for the operating room
In a review of state health, licensing board and police records, The Denver Post found cases in which hospital employees worked for years in Colorado despite recurring thefts and even convictions — sometimes while participating in addiction treatment … Read more on The Denver Post

The Politics Of Addiction
Washington State – On March 29, 2016 the state legislature overrode a previous veto by Governor Jay Inslee, protecting the relationship between individuals in programs and their sponsors during civil proceedings (see Washington … Read more on OPEN MINDS (registration)

Council Opposes Expanion of West Side Methadone Clinic

Council opposes expanion of West Side methadone clinic
It's a program bitterly fought two years ago when it was started. Now, a boom in business reflects the booming opioid problem. Council members say it isn't just the location in a residential neighborhood but that drug treatment ought to be in a more … Read more on WBFO

Time to Take Close Look at Family First Act
And by actually creating a category of placement called “Qualified Residential Treatment Programs” (or worse, one summary of the bill says these would have the oxymoronic name Quality Residential Treatment Programs), the bill runs the risk of … Read more on Youth Today

As Session Nears Close, Hogan Vetoes Two Bills, Signs Three

As session nears close, Hogan vetoes two bills, signs three
The 2016 session of the Maryland General Assembly may end in April the way it began in January: with veto override votes. Gov. Larry Hogan , a Republican, announced Tuesday that he would veto a bill changing the composition of the Anne Arundel County … Read more on Delmarva Daily Times

A democratic approach to recovery
… a supportive and a drug- and alcohol-free place to live. So, they rented a home in , Maryland, drafted a set of rules to live by and divided living costs and responsibilities. The Oxford House model was … Stealing money to support … Read more on Bucks County Courier Times

'Ryan'S Bed' Offers Addiction Treatment for Men in Recovery

'Ryan's Bed' Offers Addiction Treatment For Men In Recovery
In a separate phone interview, Mr. Dunbar said that he is a “firm believer” in geographical change for recovery. During his own 15-year struggle with drug and alcohol addiction, he said that he spent much of his time in jail, rehab centers and … Read more on CapeNews.net

Criminal court, April 23, 2016
Also on April 15, Ashley N. Renninger, 30, of Cressona, admitted she violated her probation and parole, and Judge Jacqueline L. Russell ordered her to serve three to 12 months behind bars and 23 months on probation, plus undergo a drug and alcohol … Read more on Republican & Herald

Rehab and Treatment Center Directory Launches

Rehab and Treatment Center Directory Launches
RTC free banner GoodTherapy.org is proud to announce the launch of our new Rehab and Directory, where treatment facilities can list for free until April 1, 2016! Over the past year, we've seen a significant increase in the number of … Read more on GoodTherapy.org (blog)

All-female drug rehab facility to open in Raleigh County
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – Construction is underway for an all-female drug rehabilitation facility in Raleigh County. WVVA-TV reports Leon Brush and his wife, Donita Brush, decided to create The Sparrow's Nest to mimic the treatment and success happening at … Read more on Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Skyscraper Plunge; Power Surge Mystery; Puppy Mill Bill

Skyscraper plunge; power surge mystery; puppy mill bill
PHOENIX — An Arizona man was convicted Thursday of a terror charge tied to an attack last spring on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, marking the second conviction in the U.S. related to the Islamic State group. Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem, … Read more on

Burial Sunrise
Whatever the case, the almost poppy vocal for Garcia connects in a relatable way over a rolling bassline that could fit on some hypothetical mash up between Jane's Addiction and Mark Lanegan. “All That You Say I Am” is not a distant cousin to a certain … Read more on PopMatters

Light at the End of the Tunnel

Light at the end of the tunnel
Brown County leads the state of Ohio in heroin overdose deaths. Weekly in the paper drugs capture the headlines and everyone's attention, but according to the Direction of and Addiction Services for Brown County Deanna Vietze there is … Read more on Ripley Bee

Interview: Subway Sandwich Exec Talks Addiction, Recovery
Don Fertman is the chief development officer for the Subway sandwich chain. He came to the University of Nevada, Reno Monday, March 13 to provide his insights on running a business, but he also shared his personal story of overcoming drug addiction. Read more on Reno Public Radio