Tag Archives: health services

Confusion and dismay over decision to close Family Restoration Court

When attendees of the Marion County Family Recovery Court come together virtually on March 29 to celebrate two women who graduated from the program, the speeches, words of encouragement and tears will end in final goodbyes. The Marion Superior Court Executive Committee announced that the Family Recovery Court, which began …

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Biden and Becerra donate millions to opioids and addiction drugs

WASHINGTON The Biden administration has earmarked $25.6 million to give entities fighting the overdose epidemic drug treatments, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra told McClatchy on Tuesday. The grants are intended to make drug treatment more widely available for opioid use disorders and prescription drug abuse, …

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Two more coloradans arrested for fentanyl offenses

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) — Two more people are in custody on drug charges related to fentanyl. Federal court documents say Douglas Floyd and Marlene McGuire are in jail and face federal drug charges for distributing fentanyl in Colorado. The two allegedly sold fentanyl to Maria Cecilia Davis-Conchie who then …

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mHealth apps for depression: overcoming the challenges

(This is part 1 of a 3-part series on mHealth apps. Parts 2 and 3 will be released shortly—Editor’s note.) In the United States, an estimated 21% of adults (52.9 million) have suffered from a mental health disorder in a given year.1 The response to behavioral health needs in American …

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Calls to overhaul methadone distribution grow, but clinics resist

This story originally appeared at KHN. Days typically start early for patients undergoing opioid addiction treatment at Denver Recovery Group’s six methadone clinics in Colorado. They get up before dawn. Some take three buses to a clinic at 5 a.m. for a 15-minute chat with a counselor and their daily …

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Governor Newsom launches new plan to help Californians struggling with mental health issues and homelessness

CARE (Community Assistance, Recovery, and Empowerment) Court is a new policy framework to help people living with untreated mental health and addictions issues Enables Californians in crisis to access housing, treatment and care Liability for individuals and local governments with court orders for services SAN JOSE – At a mental …

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Mom Fights For More Addiction Resources In Oregon After Losing Daughter | Local News

SALEM, Ore. (KPTV) — Families affected by Oregon’s drug addiction crisis are asking state lawmakers for help. Cathy McInnis is one of those mothers fighting for more resources in the state. She lost her daughter to alcohol addiction on March 1, 2020. “She was in rehab and she passed away,” …

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Opioid-related deaths soar in US and Tampa Bay

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Figures recently released by the CDC showed a startling increase in the number of opioid overdoses across the country. More than 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses over a one-year period between May 2020 and April 2021; a 30% increase over the previous year. In the …

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Jackson County Drug Court hopes to give people a second chance | Illinois News

By MAKAYLA HOLDER, Southern Illinois (Carbondale) CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A drug treatment court traveled to Jackson County to help people facing drug addiction and criminal charges get their lives back, Judge Steven Bost said. “The beauty of this program is that it’s been researched, studied, and studied, and it …

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How can PCPs properly manage patients with opioid use disorder?

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Ketamine, an “intriguing new therapy” for alcoholism

Three weekly dissociative infusions anesthetic ketamine combined with mindfulness-based relapse prevention therapy can help adults with alcohol consumption (AUD) maintain abstinence, according to new research. Preliminary results from a Phase 2, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial show that ketamine was well tolerated and, compared to placebo, associated with more days abstinence from …

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Tampa Bay’s first recovery school nears one year

NEW PORT RICHEY, Florida. — Victory High School, which leaders say is the first recovery high school in Tampa Bay, marked one year since its grand opening this month. Classes started last April. What do you want to know Victory High School has celebrated a year since its inauguration on …

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Houston drug treatment centers are feeling the effects of the omicron variant – Houston Public Media

Close up top view of people sitting in a circle talking. Inpatient addiction treatment centers in Houston are experiencing staffing shortages and other problems due to the omicron variant. The Cheyenne Center added plexiglass barriers to protect patients and counselors and until recently could not allow anyone from outside the …

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Telehealth May Reduce Barriers to Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders

The drugs approved by the FDA, which include buprenorphine, are considered the gold standard for the treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD). Yet only 1 in 9 people with OUD receive these drugs, which are highly regulated by the federal government. After the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Drug …

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APEX is proud to announce its new Chairman of the Board: Michael Cartwright

APEX Recovery of San Diego is proud to announce its new Chairman of the Board: Michael Cartwright APEX is proud to announce its new Chairman of the Board: Michael Cartwright ” – Dr Matthieu Bruhin SAN DIEGO, CA, UNITED STATES, January 2, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ – APEX Recovery is a state-of-California …

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SAMHSA Works To Turn National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Into Three Digit Number | 2021-12-31

Rockville, MD – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is helping to upgrade the National Lifeline for Suicide Prevention to a three-digit number – 988. According to a press release, Congress has designated the updated dial code in 2020 and the Department of Health and Human Services, through …

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Parents of Ethan Crumbley: Prosecutors say parents of suspect who shot Michigan deliberately ignored signs that their son was a threat

Ethan Crumbley, 15, was indicted as an adult in the Nov. 30 shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan, which left four students dead. The shooting also left seven others injured, six students and a teacher. Crumbley faces one count of terrorism causing death, four counts of first degree murder, …

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Addiction psychiatrist gives advice on saying no to holiday drinks

People with alcohol addiction can be vulnerable while on vacation. They may be asked to indulge in something they’d rather avoid – a problem that a Northern Virginia psychiatrist has advice for now and in the future. People with alcohol addiction can be vulnerable while on vacation. They may be …

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Duke Energy Provides $ 255,000 to Address Addiction and Mental Health Needs in Indiana Communities | Duke Energy

GrAnts will fund mental health and addiction services supporting Hoosiers in Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Hamilton, Hancock, Howard, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Lawrence, Monroe, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Tippecanoe counties and Wabash. PLAINFIELD, Ind. – The Duke Energy Foundation today awarded nine grants totaling $ 255,000 to programs that help communities …

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Mental Health Awareness and Training Grant

On St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea received a $ 625,000 Mental Health Awareness and Training (MHAT) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in September 2021. The grant will provide mental health training to over 2 500 community members over the next five years. . The Substance Abuse …

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Centraide local sets fundraising record for 2021 campaign

Content of the article Despite raising funds during a pandemic, United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington once again exceeded its fundraising goal with a record total of $ 3.803 million in 2021. Content of the article The announcement was made during a virtual campaign landing rally Thursday morning. …

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Moose Jaw Addiction Awareness Week aims to break the stigma around drug use

A group of community organizations in Moose Jaw are hosting a week of events aimed at improving understanding of substance use disorders. “We really want people to know that being stigmatized and treating people differently because they have an addiction disorder can prevent them from seeking help,” said Mary Lee …

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St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Receives $ 1.125 Million to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Services Livonia, Michigan (MI), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Additional funding to help expand mental health awareness and treatment in Chelsea and surrounding communities CHELSEA, MI, (November 2, 2021) – St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea announced that it has received a $ 625,000 Mental Health Awareness and Training (MHAT) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and …

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20-50-100 years ago – November 2 | New

The people of Frédéric who have not yet purchased their charcoal for the winter are warned to do so immediately. There will be a coal shortage in January and February, according to one of the local dealers. The shortage of anthracite coal is expected to be particularly rare. The shortage, …

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Governor Newsom signs legislation 10.1.21

Posted: 01 Oct 2021 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 342 by Assembly Member Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Health care coverage: colorectal cancer: screening and screening. AB 381 by Assembly Member Laurie Davies (R-Laguna Niguel) – Facilities Allowed: Homework. AB 451 …

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Recovery from addiction is more than sobriety

September is the month of national recovery. An estimated 19.7 million Americans aged 12 and older battled a substance use disorder in 2017, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. It is also estimated that 22.35 million, or 9.1%, of Americans are recovering from a substance use …

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Changes to Wyoming’s Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse Efforts

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Release) – As federal grant funding ends, state efforts to prevent prescription drug and opioid-related overdoses and deaths are evolving but continuing, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The WDH Substance Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP) first received the Grant to Prevent Prescription Drug / Opioid Overdose-Related …

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Personal care | MUSK | Charleston, South Carolina

Contents Additional self-care resources: introduction College life is a period during which individuals are mostly exposed to stress and lack of time, which hinders the adoption of healthy practices (1). Various studies using self-report measures consistently show that American medical students often pay insufficient attention to self-care (2). It is …

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CleanSlate, National Opioid Addiction Care Provider Serving Ten States, Reaches Historic Milestone: Treats Over 100,000 Patients | state

BRENTWOOD, Tennessee., July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, CleanSlate Centers, a national provider of ambulatory outpatient drug addiction drugs serving ten states, announced that it has reached a historic milestone, having now treated more than 100,000 patients with opioid and drug addiction. alcohol, as well as disorders linked …

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Addiction Recovery Programs Advance | Local News

Drug overdoses in Tennessee increased in the COVID-19 pandemic year of 2020. Agencies providing drug treatment are moving forward with recovery programs, members of the Greene County Anti-Drug Coalition said Thursday. More than 20 members of the coalition met in person for the first time in more than 16 months …

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Hispanics and Latinos face mental illness issues

HOUSTON – People with mental illness in Hispanic and Latino communities face difficulties in obtaining help, including a language barrier, lack of health insurance, fear of immigration status, or a cultural belief that mental illness is a weakness. “We’re just busy, on the go, on the go, and sometimes we …

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Mental health crisis persists after pandemic

Prior to the 2020 pandemic, Kelly Blike described the behavioral health situation of Colorado’s teens and adults as a pot of boiling water, filled to the brim. Now this pot is overflowing without containment at the site. “There’s always been a mental health crisis in Colorado, COVID just echoed it,” …

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ACLU in West Virginia sues needle exchange law

CHARLESTON, Va. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia on Friday filed a lawsuit against a law that would institute strict requirements on needle exchange programs in the state. Republican Governor Jim Justice signed the bill in April despite objections from critics who said it would restrict …

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Travis County MPs arrest 32-year-old man for murder

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) – An arrest affidavit reveals the man arrested after allegedly stabbing a 48-year-old man to death on Remembrance Day off Howard Lane is Jose Fernando Martinez-Ruiz, 32. The Travis County Sheriff’s Office previously said the body of Jose Vicente Fernandez-Olveda, 48, was found in a building …

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Illinois House Bill 3308 extending telehealth coverage

On May 30, 2021, Illinois lawmakers passed Bill 3308 (“HB3308“or the”Bill”) Aimed at expanding the use of telehealth services in the state. The bill would increase access and coverage to telehealth by establishing parity of payment for behavioral health and addiction services and by creating an expert panel to study …

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Woman sues corrections for drugs to treat addiction “Albuquerque Journal

………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ALBUQUERQUE, NM – A woman who uses methadone to successfully fight heroin addiction is suing the New Mexico Department of Corrections to try to make sure she can continue to receive the …

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