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Drug treatment programs would take hit if Illinois income tax increase expires
Recovery Resources Interim Executive Director Rick Goughnour says as the need for drug and alcohol treatment increases, the state money they receive is going down. "Our current budget we receive approximately 65 percent from state funding and we have …
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How to Fix Rehab: Expert Who Lost Son to Addiction Has a Plan
That's even worse than what another nonprofit found a decade ago, when it conducted a national study of 144 “highly regarded” teen treatment programs. Each program in that study—conducted by Mathea Falco's Drug Strategies, a DC-based nonprofit that …
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Bill to help improve drug and alcohol treatment for inmates signed into law
The new law (A-2295) would ensure that incarcerated individuals who participate in and complete drug treatment programs that meet or substantially meet requirements for licensure as residential programs are not denied eligibility for general public …
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Bangor area law enforcement leaders tell business group drug abuse is driving
Hathaway, Brewer Police Chief Perry Antone and Penobscot County Sheriff Glenn Ross spoke about how drug use is driving crime in the region, and about the importance of early education and drug treatment programs. “It amounts to: Virtually everything …
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Bangor area law enforcement leaders tell business group drug abuse is driving
Hathaway, Brewer Police Chief Perry Antone and Penobscot County Sheriff Glenn Ross spoke about how drug use is driving crime in the region, and about the importance of early education and drug treatment programs. “It amounts to: Virtually everything …
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5 Reasons to Refuse an Addiction Treatment (and 5 Reasons Not to)
Thanks to a growing body of research, we have a good idea of what works and what doesn't in the treatment of addiction. Even with this knowledge, a surprising number of treatment centers use interventions that are not backed by research. In fact, a …
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Duke becomes affiliated with first substance abuse recovery center
Located a few blocks off of Duke's East Campus, the center provides housing and support for students who are recovering from alcohol or drug addiction, while allowing them to remain enrolled in classes. Bluefield is currently working with both Duke and …
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Obamacare Puts Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs in Jeopardy
Washington Alcohol and Drug Treatment programs are in jeopardy as Obamacare threatens to close their doors. If the legislature doesn't make a budget fix in two weeks, thousands of recovering addicts may not have access to the help they need to remain …
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Boyd gets funds for teen drug treatment center
ASHLAND — A half million dollars for a residential drug treatment center for teenagers in Boyd County is part of $ 32 million in funding for drug treatment programs across Kentucky announced Monday by Attorney General Jack Conway. The allocation is …
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Sioux City treatment center names CFO
Enockson has 17 years of experience in financial management with her most recent experience in healthcare as the director of finance/controller for Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Her previous experience also includes positions at Wells Enterprises …
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Secretary: Paying for drug treatment is worth the investment
A long-time heroin user might need four to six months of inpatient treatment, followed by intensive outpatient services to rebuild their lives, Gary Tennis, Secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, told a gathering of …
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County Considers Expanding Drug Treatment Programs
In September, a Superior Court judge told the county it has to expand residential treatment centers to accommodate defendants released under AB 109, a law that orders counties to free non-violent and non-sexual offenders to ease prison overcrowding. On …
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Sex addiction: An 'excuse' or a legitimate illness?
And that's spawning a massive industry of fancy 28 day inpatient treatment centers like Woods went to and can cost upwards of $ 1,000 a day. Christian retreats are … But self-admitted sex addicts say their addiction, just like alcohol or drugs is real …
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