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Drug-Addicted, Dangerous and Licensed for the Operating Room

...  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 addiction recovery programs and their sponsors during civil proceedings (see Washington … Read more on OPEN MINDS (registration) Read ...

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

...  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 ...

Penikese to House Opiate Treatment Center

...  to house opiate treatment center The island, which for decades has been used as a school for troubled teenagers, will be home to a substance abuse treatment program for young men, ages 18 to 24, who are addicted to opiates and have a co-occurring mental health disorder. The Penikese … Read more on Cape Cod Times (subscription) Treatment centers cheer more fed money to fight drug addiction With demand for opiate-addiction treatment continuing to outpace supply, local advocates of treatment are cheering a proposal by President Barack Obama to seek nearly $ 1.2 billion in additional funding to address the nation's growing problem with … Read more on Columbus Dispatch Tags: substance abuse treatment, mental health, mental health disorder ...

New US Investments to Fight Heroin Epidemic Announced

...  US investments to fight heroin epidemic announced The spending proposal unveiled Tuesday, which must clear Congress, would add $ 920 million for states to expand medication-assisted treatment for heroin and opioid addiction. It is one element … They have a waiting list for their 96 treatment beds … Read more on Albany Times Union The online program that may revolutionize addiction treatment The 18-year-old had checked into a seven-day stint at a rehab center near his home on Prince Edward Island, a large rural community off Canada's east coast. … The area's methadone clinic had a waiting list stretching months into an uncertain future … Read more on The Kernel Tags: methadone clinic, opioid addiction, rehab center, addiction treatment ...

Why Is Addiction Treatment So Slow to Change?

...  is addiction treatment so slow to change? This is a booming entrepreneurial world, where treatment centers charge people tens of thousands of dollars for various offerings. And despite all the investment in science, few of those treatments make much … Only about one in ten people with … Read more on OUPblog (blog) Sen. King tours addiction treatment facility PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Senator Angus King toured an addiction treatment facility in Portland Monday morning as part of an ongoing conversation with law enforcement, treatment specialists, and addicts about a spiking drug abuse epidemic. Read more on WLBZ2.com Read ...

Mixed Views About Bills to Increase Alcohol Sales

Mixed views about bills to increase alcohol sales RICHMOND – Virginia restaurant owners have mixed perspectives on legislation that would allow their establishments to sell more alcoholic beverages. Two Republican lawmakers from Virginia Beach – Sen. Bill DeSteph and Del. Scott Taylor – have … Read more on WAVY-TV 'Recovery Road' Series Premiere Recap: Maddie the Teenage Alcoholic In the series premiere of Freeform's Recovery Road, we're thrown right into the thick of it. There isn't any time wasted with a build up or much about who Maddie is, but rather we're brought straight into her recovery with details later progressively … Read more on BuddyTV (blog) Read more... ...

New Painkiller Rules Postponed: CDC Mystery or Politics?

...  Painkiller Rules Postponed: CDC Mystery Or Politics? Dr. Andrew Kolodny, senior scientist at Brandeis University; current chief medical officer at Phoenix House, a drug addiction treatment center, has no doubt pharmaceutical companies who profit from American's opioid addictions are behind the delay by … Read more on KNPR Sideshow: No charges for Lamar Odom Lamar Odom won't have to swap his rehab bed for a jail cell: Nye County, Nevada, prosecutors say the former NBA player will not be charged with any crimes in relation to the drug binge. Odom was hospitalized Oct. 13 in "extremely critical condition," … Read more on ...