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Posey Sentenced for Attack on Grandmother
… aggravated assault domestic violence. Investigators say Posey tried to strangle his 76-year-old grandmother. He claimed to be under the influence of meth when he did it. Posey was also ordered to enter long-term drug and alcohol treatment while in … Read more on WTOK

The Jesus Shot
I could go on for a long time, but I won't. I'm just … There's always exceptions to every kind of treatment because no two people are alike in any way and that's why some people experience side effects and some don't, some get better results than … Read more on National Pain Report

Gratitude House a place for women to seek treatment for addiction
The Gratitude House is the only treatment center in Palm Beach County to offer long term residential services to mothers and a new daycare center is on the way. Tucked away in an unassuming building in Palm Beach County lies the Gratitude House, a … Read more on WPEC

Solutions Recovery Inc. Applauds Attorney General Laxalt on
Solutions Recovery Inc., is Southern Nevada's premier licensed residential drug and alcohol treatment center. The organization serves as a qualified, Joint-Commission accredited vendor licensed to operate residential facilities by Clark County and the … Read more on Nevada Business Magazine

Inside Conditions…The pleasure principles
According to the website; “In 2010, the United States [supported] 30 residential drug treatment centers – 75% of all centers – making it the largest contributor to drug treatment services in Afghanistan.” Now we have exported our failed … Read more on New Pittsburgh Courier

Nancy Reagan's Legacy Includes Support Of Abusive Drug Treatment For Teens
Last year, as part of a year-long investigative story on the heroin epidemic and the U.S. drug treatment system, The Huffington Post published an original audio documentary about Straight Inc. and its predecessor, The Seed. Former residents recalled … Read more on Huffington Post

Banquet to raise money for women fighting addiction
Home of Hope is a Christian-based residential drug and alcohol treatment center for women in Casa Grande. Mothers may reside at the facility with their children. It's one of several rehabilitation programs run by Teen Challenge of Arizona, which is … Read more on TriValley Central

The Medical Minute: The path from prescription painkillers to addiction
“But if they don't have an exit strategy and get referred for alternate treatment, addictions counseling or rehabilitation, they can become desperate as they go through withdrawal.” Without a renewing prescription for narcotics, the patients may turn … Read more on Penn State News

Traditional healing to help tackle addiction
About an hour's drive east of Adelaide, the non-medical rehabilitation facility is set on former farmland, with a gym out the back and a community garden out the front. It's a temporary home to dozens of men battling drug and alcohol addiction each year. Read more on SBS

Israeli Program to Send Women Ex-convicts to College on Verge of Cancellation
A program that has helped around 100 women ex-convicts go to college will end after this academic year unless more funding can be found. The project, called Catching the Wave, is run by the Prisoner Rehabilitation Authority, but since its inception in … Read more on Haaretz

Why the new face of opioid addiction calls for a new approach to treatment
As recently as 2011, more than 300,000 people were still receiving methadone through federally-regulated opioid treatment programs (OTPs). Yet experts argue that what may have … “We don't have a march for alcoholics. We don't have a raffle or Girl … Read more on Yahoo News

Health digest: Miller-Keystone Blood Center schedules drives
Appointments may be made by calling the blood center at 610-926-6060. … Chronic Pain Anonymous meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Reading Health Rehabilitation Center, Room 1, 2802 Papermill Road, Wyomissing, Call 610-207-3716 for information. … Adult … Read more on Reading Eagle

290 DHS employees to make move to Iles Park Place
State officials have estimated 350 to 450 employees and clients could be at Iles Park Place daily for services ranging from development disabilities assistance to alcohol and substance abuse programs. Manko said the timing of the moves has yet to be … Read more on The State Journal-Register

King proposes lifting cap on opioid treatment beds
Angus King, in response to the nationwide opioid crisis, is planning to introduce legislation to raise a federal limit on the number of beds available at drug and alcohol treatment centers. In a visit Monday to the Milestone Foundation on India Street … Read more on Press Herald

Opioid crisis creating nonprofit demand
With the belief that yoga and mindfulness are essential to recovery for drug addicts and alcoholics, McCausland established Prana Recovery Centers, a Marlborough drug and alcohol treatment center focused on relapse prevention. The program is centered … Read more on Worcester Business Journal

Grace Centre Adult Treatment Facility Officially Opens
A new adult treatment centre for people dealing with complex alcohol and drug addictions was officially opened this morning in Harbour Grace. Cindy Clarke is … Clarke says the 28 day residential program takes a holistic approach to conquering addictions. Read more on VOCM

Business Spotlight: Addicted to Rescue
Ozark-based Teen Challenge actually got its start in Manhattan, N.Y. – in the thick of a late 1950s murder trial of seven teenage gang members. Pennsylvania pastor Dave Wilkerson was reading Life magazine's two-page spread of the case in his study 265 … Read more on Springfield Business Journal

Middle-Aged White Americans Are Dying of Despair
In January, a CDC Vital Signs report found that alcohol poisoning kills more than 2,200 Americans a year, three-quarters of them adults aged 35 to 64. A 2012 Health Affairs study found that life expectancy for white, female high-school dropouts has … Read more on The Atlantic

Natalie Cole, Grammy winning singer, has died
But in her 2000 autobiography, "Angel on My Shoulder," Cole discussed how she had battled heroin, crack cocaine and alcohol addiction for many years. She spent six months in rehab in 1983. When she announced in 2008 that she had been diagnosed with … Read more on KABC-TV

Gloucester Township, developer headed to court over rehab center
A second South Jersey community is balking at plans by real estate developer J. Brian O'Neill to locate a drug and alcohol treatment center in its midst. Unlike in Haddonfield, his dispute with Gloucester Township has landed in court. O'Neill wants to … Read more on