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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

LA city, county OK homeless plans, but where will the money come from?
The county plan approved Tuesday lays out a blueprint for spending the $ 150 million over the next two years on a variety of programs to reduce homelessness, on top of the nearly $ 1 billion a year county officials estimated they spend now on health and … Read more on Los Angeles Times

Avita opening women's treatment program
Kraemer said the admission requirements are a primary diagnosis of a substance abuse disorder and an open Department of Family and Children Services case or being a Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipient. DFCS funds the program. Women … Read more on Gainesville Times

Dr. Patti Juliana Joins Liberation Programs as Chief Program Officer
Liberation Programs provides that critical foundation in keeping with my own philosophy,” she said, adding, “I was immediately drawn to Liberation because they are one of the area's most progressive and innovative providers of substance abuse treatment. Read more on Greenwich Free Press

Wyoming's Increasing Trend of Drug Treatment Admissions
At Elite Rehab Placement we pride ourselves on taking as much stress as possible out of the rehab process. It's hard work to call several different rehab centers and listen to their sales team tell you why they are the best possible option for you. We … Read more on Digital Journal

Conrad Hilton Avoids Prison Sentence, Will Be Headed To Rehab Instead
Conrad Hilton has been ordered by a Los Angeles judge to go to a rehabilitation center for substance abuse treatment for 90 days instead of serving a prison sentence, according to the Associated Press. The younger brother of Paris Hilton and Nicky … Read more on Headlines & Global News

Medical pot merger creating winners, losers
In Tacoma, the city estimates that more than 60 medical dispensaries were operating at one point in 2015 in addition to a handful of state-licensed recreational marijuana stores. By late summer, Tacoma could have one-fourth that many stores with only … Read more on The News Tribune

HIV clinic may help Southern Indiana 'win the battle'
Health officials largely attributed the outbreak to the intravenous use of the drug Opana. The outbreak peaked in July, according to officials, and few … Fulham said the clinic will have information for patients about addiction treatment, just as the … Read more on Indianapolis Star

Tully: Beech Grove's heroin crisis is Indiana's story
Mike Pence announced plans for a new hospital to treat those suffering from mental health and addiction problems. “We have a heroin problem in Beech Grove and we have a prescription drug problem. I'm not going to sugarcoat anything because this is … Read more on Indianapolis Star

California Expands Substance Abuse Treatment For Low-Income Residents
California is overhauling its substance abuse treatment system for low-income people, embarking on a massive experiment to create a smoother path for addicts from detox through recovery. The state is the first to receive federal permission to revamp … Read more on Northeast Indiana Public Radio

Prescription drugs kill more than pain
For every death from pharmaceuticals, 12 people are treated at rehabilitation facilities, 25 visit emergency rooms, 105 abuse or are addicted to pain pills and 659 have used pharmaceuticals for non-medical purposes. In 2012 … "This abuse is fueled by … Read more on Richmond

New youth facility provides treatment for substance abuse, mental health issues
The staff includes a medical director and personnel that specializes in substance abuse treatment. Among the treatment programs is cognitive behavior therapy, Hansen said. It deals with youth having negative thoughts that can sometimes affect their … Read more on Highlands Today

La.-based Townsend sells for M
Townsend's Houma outpatient treatment center, a separately managed joint venture between Townsend and other partners, was not part of the acquisition. Townsend was included in Inc. magazine's 2015 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies. Over the … Read more on The Advocate

A Forever Recovery Showcases Their Unique Substance Abuse Treatment Program in
A Forever Recovery, a holistic treatment center for the treatment of substance abuse located in southwest Michigan, has released three new videos that feature various aspects of their unique rehabilitation program, which offers several options in … Read more on PR Web (press release)

California to open drug treatment to Medi-Cal recipients
Beginning next year, drug treatment centers will be able to get reimbursed for providing this much wider range of options to people on Medi-Cal. Nearly 14 percent of Medicaid recipients are believed to have a substance abuse disorder, according to the … Read more on LA Daily News

Latino advocate brings addiction services to city
As a teenager who moved with his family from Mexico to Arizona, Tellez turned to drugs and alcohol as a release from being frustrated with the discrimination he faced as a poor teen who didn't yet speak English. “My social circle was mostly a lot of … Read more on Portland Tribune

Car Crashes, Rehab, Arrests & MORE Babies! The Year's Top 20 'Teen Mom
Exclusive Slideshow. Car Crashes, Rehab, Arrests & MORE Babies! The Year's Top 20 'Teen Mom' Secrets & Scandals. By Gina Bacchiocchi. Posted on Dec 18, 2015 @ 6:41AM. Share. Teen Mom · GettyImages-501694322 100 … Read more on RadarOnline

The Adolescent Brain and Addiction: Funding for Teen Substance Abuse Research
Teen substance abuse treatment is an area of youth services that has expanded over the past several decades, and with it, funding for new initiatives, research and programs have also increased. Let's take a look at some of the big funders of adolescent … Read more on The Chronicle of Social Change