addiction services

Light at the End of the Tunnel

...  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 Mental Health 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 Tags: heroin overdose, addiction services, drug addiction ...

Johnny Manziel's Father Fears for His Son, Saying He Is Refusing Treatment

...  is refusing treatment He tried to have his son admitted Tuesday to Carrollton Springs Hospital, but Manziel was allowed to leave. Paul Manziel said he told a Denton County Sheriff officer he believed his son to be suicidal. Paul Manziel did not immediately return a phone … Read more on The Seattle Times Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, photo, Colerain Township Police Det. Dave Hubbard, left, and Nan Franks, CEO of Greater Cincinnati Addiction Services Council, center, meet with a heroin user, who requested to remain anonymous, five days after she … Read more on The Sentinel Read ...

Heroin No Longer Urban-Only Crisis

...  no longer urban-only crisis Now, however, use has been increasing at a rate that is alarming health and mental health workers, drug rehabilitation centers, police, lawmakers and public officials. According to Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services … Read more on TheDay.com Mountainside Treatment Center Tackles Sharp Rise in Connecticut Heroin Abuse Mountainside Treatment Center Tackles Sharp Rise in Connecticut Heroin Abuse. With heroin abuse an urgent health crisis that has Connecticut in its grip, the new detoxification program, Mountainside Detox, is being created to alleviate the mounting … Read more on PR Web (press release) Read ...

STEPHEN NG, Milton: Stop Addiction Before It Starts

STEPHEN NG, Milton: Stop addiction before it starts The need for Narcan, detox facilities and residential treatment beds will decrease if addiction is prevented or diagnosed and treated earlier. Most importantly … Many colleges require incoming students to take online alcohol education programs. I … Read more on The Patriot Ledger Baton Rouge to get critically needed new detox center Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG — The Baton Rouge Area Alcohol and Drug Center, also known as the Detox Center, is opening a second location at 216 South Foster Drive. The facility, which will begin accepting some patients on Monday, Jan. 5, will … Read more on The Advocate Read more... ...

Alcohol Addiction Centers: Recuperating From Addiction to Alcohol

Most of the people start drinking just to have fun or due to peer pressure and then gradually gets addicted to it. A large number of people who are addicted to alcohol doesn’t realize it till the situation becomes worse. So in case you notice someone in your family or friend circle is getting addicted to it, then you should immediately get him admitted to a good alcohol rehab center. There are various such treatment service providers available nowadays. You can choose one according to your needs and budget. It is very important to get a rehab center to get treated and get out of addiction totally. Alcohol addiction can take anyone to complete disaster and it is very important to treat it in the early stages only as later on it becomes more difficult to cope with it. Read more... ...

Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Connecting the Dots

  Mental Health and Substance Abuse: Connecting the Dots – Originally webcast on July 17, 2014 Speakers: Gerald Fishman, Ph.D. Associate Dean, Union Institute & University Raymond Bizzari Director of Community Servic…   Cops log 11496 miles on mental health “If the mental health professional determines the person needs treatment, the officer is responsible for locating a facility and transporting the patient to the facility,” Dorsey said. “It is not uncommon for this process to take a few hours.” Taking … Read more on Edmond Sun Read more... ...

Narcan Saves First Life in Ocean County, Officials Say

...  saves first life in Ocean County, officials say Once police administered the drug, the individual regained consciousness and was transported by Tri-Boro First Aid Squad to Community Medical Center, Toms River. “It's a good day when you can say you saved someone's life … “Hopefully, this man gets … Read more on Press of Atlantic City Ocean County On List Of 7 Counties With Highest Drug Abuse Rate We added a new list, based on statistics provided by the Division of Addiction Services in the New Jersey Department of Human Services., that show how insidious this disease of drug abuse is, and how the problem can impact an area that's unlikely … Read more on Patch.com Tags: addiction services, drug abuse, community medical center, new jersey, edical c, ocean county ...