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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: drug addict, treatment center, cape cod times, cape cod, substance abuse treatment, treatment centers, mental health disorder ...

Recovery Point of Charleston Has Building Dedication

...  demolition on the facility's renovations following the dedication of the facility Tuesday, January 12, 2016 … Read more on Huntington Herald Dispatch Obama administration says it's engaged on opioid crisis As a sign of its commitment, the White House included Cary Dixon, a West Virginia mother whose child struggles with substance abuse disorder, to sit in the First Lady's box for the address. Obama had met Dixon at a community forum in October to discuss … Read more on Cape Cod Times (subscription) Tags: cape cod, white house, substance abuse, obama administration ...

Forum Focuses on Dangers of Underage Drinking

...  focuses on dangers of underage drinking “Alcohol is the second major problem on Cape Cod,” said Grundman, noting that heroin and opioid abuse is the number one issue facing the region. Teens who use alcohol increase their risk of addiction by 90 percent, she said. “This is an issue we need … Read more on Cape Cod Times (subscription) How to help your child say 'no' to drugs, alcohol With prescription drugs, marijuana and alcohol readily available, substance abuse is a growing problem among Arizona's youth. Parents should educate themselves as to what drugs are available so they are aware of what the children are exposed to, Moak … Read more on Arizona Daily Star Read ...

Drug Rehab Next to School Has Parents Worried

...  school has parents worried “There are a lot of kids in the neighborhood, and it will be scary to have them outside playing with a rehab right there,” she said. “I've seen places like that. There are people passing out because they need their drugs. It's just not safe to have a … Read more on Arizona Daily Star Heroin Addict Emerges From an Arizona Cave to Help Others He is also a nationally certified recovery coach and supervisor of five who do the same work at Gosnold on Cape Cod, a non-profit addiction treatment center. Recovery coach is an oldish phrase with a new twist. They're counselors, cheerleaders, scolds, … Read more on Bloomberg Read ...

History of Violence, Mental Illness Plagued Hospital Shooting Suspect

History of violence, mental illness plagued hospital shooting suspect He was ordered to reside at the Life Center of Eastern Delaware County on Market Street for as long as his probation officer deems it to be in Plotts' best interest. He was also ordered to participate in mental health and drug treatment programs as … Read more on Delaware County Daily Times Smart On Crime Initiative Intended To Reduce Louisiana's Record Incarceration “We started looking at programs that helped,” Madden says. “We looked at drug treatment. We looked at alcohol treatment. We looked at funding for mental health. We looked at intermediate sanctions. We looked at expansion of specialty courts. All of the … Read more on WWNO Read more... ...

Vermont First State to Propose Bill to Screen for ACEs in Health Care

...  a highly publicized drug-abuse crisis. …. In a speech earlier this year, one leader in mental health, former U.S … Read more on Social Justice Solutions What's happening in state government SPECIAL COMMISSION ON DRUG ABUSE AND TREATMENT OPTIONS: Sen. … Patrick's special advisor charged with fixing the Health Connector insurance signup system, sits down with Keller at Large host Jon Keller to discuss the work. …. BAIN CAPITAL'S ROLE IN … Read more on Cape Cod Today Read ...

The Events and Meetings This Coming Week

...  events and meetings this coming week HEROIN CRISIS CONFERENCE: The Opiate Education and Awareness Task Force hosts a conference to discuss the growing problem of heroin and opioid addiction and overdose deaths in western Massachusetts. … Director of the Bureau of Substance Abuse … Read more on Cape Cod Today Is the AA system of addiction recovery too unscientific to work? Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programs are based in part on the idea of a "sponsor," a person who provides support in times of trouble or temptation. But the problem is that the sponsor system doesn't fit with current scientific understandings … Read more on io9 Read ...