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Substance abuse treatment: Manchin's proposal merits discussion
Va., has come up with a good idea as it relates to future funding for substance abuse treatment centers across the Mountain State and the nation. The West Virginia lawmaker is proposing legislation that could raise one-and-half to two billion dollars a … Read more on Bluefield Daily Telegraph

First Substance Abuse Treatment Unit Opens at a WV Regional Jail
West Virginia launches its first inpatient substance abuse treatment program in a regional jail today. The 28-bed unit will serve male inmates at the Southwestern Regional Jail in Logan County who are awaiting transfer to prison. The Logan County … Read more on West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Church, new treatment center strive to fight drug abuse
In unrelated campaigns, a church and a new outpatient drug treatment center are focusing on preventing and treating drug addiction this month. St. Michael Catholic Community in Sterling Heights will participate in a National Drug Take Back Day event 10 … Read more on C&G Newspapers

The Company And Corporate President Indicted For Murder
AAC is a thriving business that operates seven inpatient substance abuse treatment centers and one outpatient facility. AAC's stock has risen by 150% since the company conducted its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange in October … Read more on Forbes

RBCC: North American Substance Abuse Stats Show Growing Need for Solution
The costs of dealing with substance abuse are staggering, according to published reports. The disease costs U.S. taxpayers USD 700 billion per year for treatment services, employing law enforcement and related equipment. Canadian taxpayers face a … Read more on Business Wire (press release)

Adult Drug Treatment Court receives federal grant to enhance services
The 20th Circuit Court announced the Adult Drug Treatment Court, a specialty program for non-violent felony offenders with acute substance-use disorders, received a three-year federal grant award totaling $ 920,000 from the Substance Abuse and Mental … Read more on

Our Opinion: 'Spice' far more dangerous than drug's name implies
Some users have reported severe symptoms such as “rapid heart rate, vomiting, agitation, confusion and hallucinations,” according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Spice also has been blamed for spikes in blood pressure and heart attacks … Read more on Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Drug addicts: Warning signs and help that's available
Luke Nasta, executive director of Camelot Counseling Service, an inpatient facility in Port Richmond, compared the Island's current heroin epidemic to that of the 1960s and 70s, when opiate addiction ravaged middle class Staten Island. The situation is … Read more on

AAC Holdings Acquires One of the Largest Online Publishers of Drug Treatment
American Addiction Centers is a leading provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services. We treat adults as well as adolescents who are struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction, and co-occurring mental/behavioral health issues. We … Read more on Business Wire (press release)

Workplace Trouble: Survey Reveals Sharp Escalation in Restaurant/Food Service
Novus Medical Detox Center is a Joint Commission Accredited inpatient medical detox facility that offers safe, effective alcohol and drug treatment programs in a home-like residential setting. Located on 3.25 tree-lined acres in New Port Richey, Fla … Read more on Benzinga

AAC Holdings (AAC) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday – Dakota
AAC Holdings, Inc. is a provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services for individuals with drug and alcohol addiction. The Company operated six substance abuse treatment facilities located throughout the United States, focused on delivering … Read more on Dakota Financial News

RLS Drug May Be Likely To Stop Alcohol Abuse
The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced the initiation of a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of gabapentin enacarbil as a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder. The multi-site, randomized … Read more on Neurology Advisor

Mental Health Care: 'A Very Difficult System to Navigate' | Valley News
Vermont's newly enacted fiscal 2016 budget treated mental health care “reasonably well,” Frank Reed, the interim commissioner of the Vermont Department of Mental Health, said in an interview in late May. “We did not see …. Right now the state is … Read more on Valley News

Insurance Coverage for Substance Abuse Improving But Still Limited
Aetna says that while treatment of drug and alcohol abuse traditionally amounted to a 28-day inpatient or residential program, that has given way to an “array of treatment settings.” In a written statement sent by spokesman Matthew Clyburn, the company … Read more on Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Son gets probation for threatening mother
In exchange for his guilty plea, Ciccarone, 26, was sentenced to two years' probation, ordered to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation, and must continue his current treatment. He also must spend 20 days on electronic home confinement and complete 80 … Read more on Daily Local News

Paris Hilton's Brother Conrad Checked Into Rehab After Mid-Flight Outburst
Sources connected to Conrad tell TMZ that shortly after the incident last summer, he voluntarily checked into a 30-day inpatient drug and alcohol treatment program. Appearing in court on Tuesday afternoon, Conrad was ordered to surrender his passport … Read more on AceShowbiz

AAC Holdings, Inc. Expands De Novo Pipeline with Hospital Entry in Southern
American Addiction Centers is a leading provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services. We treat adults as well as adolescents who are struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction, and co-occurring mental/behavioral health issues. We … Read more on MarketWatch

Drug disposal program coming to Indiana
The Yellow Jugs Old Drugs Program works together with local pharmacies and the Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force to provide secure drug disposal. Pharmacies across Indiana will receive letters this week inviting them to join the program, which … Read more on WTHI

Drug program expands to Indiana
"I think any program that allows people more options is great, we saw a need, it's great that the state is actually seeing a need that way they can expand this out throughout the state," says Under Sheriff Sean Holmes of the Elkhart County Sheriff's … Read more on Fox 28

Indiana addicts trapped in rehab backlog
I-Team 8's investigation found just five Hoosier substance abuse programs receive the bulk of state funding designated for low-income inpatient substance abuse treatment. Combined, those five facilities have a total of just 88 beds available at any … Read more on WISH-TV