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Recovery-Oriented Practice in Mental Health Inpatient Settings: A Literature

...  Literature … Recovery-Oriented Practice in Mental Health Inpatient Settings: A Literature Review. Anna K. Waldemar, M.Sc. , Sidse M. Arnfred ….. Trondheim, Norway, NAPHA National Competence Center for Mental Health Work, 2013. 10. Farkas M: The vision of recovery … Read more on Psychiatric News Let's fight substance abuse Earlier this week, I was pleased to announce the latest round of funding to establish new and expand existing substance abuse treatment services in West Virginia. On Monday, Feb. 29, we awarded more than $ 1.5 million in grant funding to establish … Read more on The Inter-Mountain Read ...

All-Female Drug Rehab Facility to Open in Raleigh County

...  Drug Rehab Facility to Open in Raleigh County Leon Brush says the program at the women's center will be a little different than the treatment at Brian's Safehouse. He says women at The Sparrow's Nest will not only learn about sobriety but will also learn how to live and get along with other people … Read more on West Virginia Public Broadcasting Stories like Haley's inspire me to keep fighting drug abuse problem She now yearns for her own child to grow up in a community no longer overtaken by prescription drug abuse and believes action must be taken before West Virginia's opioid abuse epidemic intensifies further. … These letters have come from children who … Read more on Beckley Register-Herald Read ...

Recovery Point of Charleston Has Building Dedication

...  Point of Charleston has building dedication Recovery Point of Charleston program coordinator Rachel Thaxton, right, and advisory committee member Princess Young took the first swings of 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, cape cod times, west virginia, obama administration ...

New Help for Millions of Addicts and Alcoholics

...  do we actually get addicts into long term recovery? USARA, a recovery support group in Utah, brought … He points to rehab programs for Navy pilots and commercial pilots. They're working because they're based on getting them back to their jobs … Read more on Good4Utah Workforce, budget issues may dominate 2016 W.Va. Legislature “We have some major long-term structural issues that keep our people out of the labor force,” including health problems and drug abuse. “West Virginia is never going to be where it needs to be until we get more of our people in the workforce,” he said. Read more on Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune Tags: drug abuse, rehab program, support group, recovery support, west virginia ...

ZBA Hears Appeal on Process for Alcohol, Drug Treatment Center

...  hears appeal on process for alcohol, drug treatment center CHARLES – Attorneys sparred for nearly three hours Tuesday over what sections of the Kane County zoning ordinance should apply to a petition seeking a special use to allow an alcohol and drug abuse treatment facility for up to 120 people. At issue was … Read more on Kane County Chronicle In Heroin Crisis, White Families Seek Gentler War on Drugs Last week, President Obama traveled to West Virginia, a mostly white state with high levels of overdoses, to discuss his $ 133 million proposal to expand access for drug treatment and prevention programs. The Justice Department is also preparing to … Read more on New York Times Read ...

Not All Bad on the Criminal Justice Front: Crime, Sentencing and Corrections

...  All Bad on the Criminal Justice Front: Crime, Sentencing and Corrections … At least six states implemented drug screening and rehabilitation planning programs, including newly required assessments and treatment plans upon intake for all prisoners in Vermont and West Virginia. These states also mandated better distribution of … Read more on Georgetown Public Policy Review Address overlooked starting gate to opioid dependence It is clear we are in the wake of a deadly prescription drug epidemic that is touching cities, rural counties and suburban neighborhoods across the country, including in our very own state of North Carolina, where unintentional poisoning deaths from … Read more on Durham Herald Sun Tags: herald sun, west virginia, opioid dependence, north carolina ...

Women's Drug Rehab Coming

Women's Drug Rehab Coming The operators of Serenity Lodge, a drug and alcohol rehab center for men in Lake Arrowhead, have announced their plan to open a 24-bed rehab center for women on this 31-acre parcel above the Lake Arrowhead Presbyterian Church on Highway 173. … Inc … Read more on Mountain News Atheist jailed for denying 'higher power' in Calif. drug rehab gets M An atheist in Northern California has been awarded nearly $ 2 million in a settlement with the state and a nonprofit drug rehab organization for violating his religious liberty by sending him to jail for refusing to submit to a “higher power” as part of … Read more on Al Jazeera America Read more... ...