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Drug Rehab Facilities Taking Notice of Teen Heroin Use
It is believed that this surge is related to tightened restrictions on prescription painkillers which lead teens to chase a similar high in the form of cheap heroin. Staff members at holistic drug rehab center The River Source are aware of this trend …
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Two people die in NJ each day from opiate abuse
After becoming involved in running a treatment center in Arizona, the Philadelphia native moved back to New Jersey where he and his wife had family. Here he got a job in a treatment center for individuals with drug problems. “I saw that there was this …
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Alcohol rehab sought for uranium suspect
SPARTA — Officials are planning to transfer a Sparta man, accused of having uranium in his home, from the jail to an alcohol rehabilitation facility after lab results show the radioactive material may not be as harmful as initially thought. The …
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Bay Area Recovery Center Introduces New Alcohol Rehabilitation Services
For such a serious condition, it is not just enough to find an alcohol treatment center, since they are a dime a dozen. It is imperative to choose the best treatment facility that one can find. To this end, Bay Area Recovery Center—also known as BARC …
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Colorado High School Offers Treatment To Drug Users
RIGGS: Our studies have shown that it matters if you have depression when you walk through the door of drug treatment, because if that depression doesn't remit, your drug use, even if you stay in treatment, is not likely to go down. So, you've got to …
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Christie speaks with compassion on drug addiction and treatment
(CNN) – Republican Gov. Chris Christie teamed up with former Democratic Gov. Jim McGreevey to talk about drug addiction on Thursday, the same day Christie signed a bill aimed to improve treatment programs in New Jersey correctional facilities and …
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Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
There are about 12,000 addiction treatment programs nationwide, according to McLellan's organization. Of those, about 10 percent are residential facilities, about 80 percent are outpatient programs and about 10 percent are methadone clinics. There's …
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New Website For Summit IOPs Custom Intensive Outpatient Programs
Today, Summit IOP provides custom intensive outpatient programs in two locations; Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The new website, http://www.summitiop.com/, showcases Summit IOP's outpatient addiction treatment programs, Summit IOP's Mission, staff …
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St. Vincent's To Operate Addiction Treatment Program In Port Chester
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. — The license to operate the former Renaissance Project outpatient addiction treatment program in Port Chester has been granted to St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester. The program is now known as the Port Chester Recovery Center, …
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New Website For Summit IOP's Custom Intensive Outpatient Programs
Today, Summit IOP provides custom intensive outpatient programs in two locations; Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The new website, http://www.summitiop.com/, showcases Summit IOP's outpatient addiction treatment programs, Summit IOP's Mission, staff …
Read more on PR Web (press release)

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
NEW YORK (AP) – As the ranks of heroin users rise, increasing numbers of addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it – because there are no beds in packed facilities, treatment is hugely expensive and insurance companies won't pay for …
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Fast facts about some obstacles to heroin sobriety
Treatment facilities are packed. Inpatient rehab is costly. Insurance companies have refused coverage. Addicts looking to get clean from heroin often face an uphill battle. A look at the process, and some of the obstacles to getting sober: WITHDRAWAL …
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Editorial: NJ drug addiction study underscores deadly problem facing state
Starting with the first sentence of its report on a two-year study of New Jersey's drug problems, the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse doesn't mince words. “The skyrocketing use of heroin and other opiates has become the number one …
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Addiction News
For the latest addiction news, bookmark This Just In. From legal matters and celebrity troubles to addiction studies and recovery stories, this section features the hottest topics in alcohol and drug abuse news. We sort out the sometimes overwhelming …
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Why 'Substance Abuse' Is a Label We Should All Reject
Frame addiction as “substance abuse” and it is easy to see why it should be a crime, but call it “substance use disorder” and it sounds like something to be treated medically. If we want to make progress in ending stigma, we should think hard about the …
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