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Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – September 2 Week

1. New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies: Cybersecurity Investments Needed to Protect Healthcare Industry, Patients While the healthcare industry is expected to spend $65 billion from 2017 to 2021 on cybersecurity products, many hospitals will continue to be at risk of cyberattacks, which will cause damages that could cost as much as …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – August 4 Week

1. Coronavirus Pandemic Taking Toll On People Struggling With Addiction Weathering a new storm, addicts in recovery now face depression, anxiety, and isolation during the pandemic. It’s been three years since Geoff Patterson’s last brush with drugs, but his battle with addiction dates back nearly two decades. (okcfox.com) 2. Many Addiction Treatment Programs Discourage Opioid …

Substance Abuse Treatment

Substance Abuse Treatment

So maybe you have tried drug and alcohol rehabilitation before. Maybe you have been to an exclusive rehab facility and been through an addiction treatment program. And maybe it didn’t work. And maybe you think you are hopeless as if no addiction treatment center in the world could ever help you get where you need …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – August 3 Week

1. Mountain State Senators Sending Big Money To ‘overdose Data To Action’ Helping Fight Drug Epidemic West Virginia Senators, Shelley Moore Capito, and Joe Manchin have secured more than $7-million to fight the drug epidemic in the Mountain State. It will go to the “Overdose Data to Action” program through the DHHR. (wtf) 2. Pinnacle …

Giving You The Tools You Need

Giving You The Tools You Need

The most successful drug addiction treatment is that which helps patients get better from the inside out. Remember, drug abuse is a personal disease. Drug treatment can only work if drug treatment patients make it work. No drug rehab center in the world can help an addict who refuses to help herself. What that means, …

Do NOT refuse help

Do NOT refuse help

Drug treatment isn’t a spectator sport. Some rehab facilities in Los Angeles would have you believe that getting sober is simply a matter of starting a rehabilitation program and then waiting to get healed. But that is not the way it works. The only successful drug treatments are those driven by the active efforts of …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – Aug 1 Week

1. Lucius Malfoy actor Jason Isaacs opened up about overcoming his ‘decades-long love affair with drugs’ Lucius Malfoy actor Jason Isaacs opened up about overcoming what he dubbed his “decades-long love affair with drugs” in a new interview with the street newspaper The Big Issue. (news yahoo) 2. Oregon Could Become The First State To …

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup – July 5 Week

1. PTSD Therapy Doesn’t Trigger Drug Relapse in Addiction Patients (HealthDay News) — Talk therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) doesn’t appear to increase addiction treatment patients’ risk of relapse, a small new study says. (https://www.usnews.com) 2. Alberta announces $10M for addiction recovery communities in Lethbridge County, Blood Tribe First Nation The government of Alberta …