Category results for "Recovery"

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, March 28- Thursday, April 3, 2014.

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, March 21- Thursday, March 27, 2014.

Quitting Smoking Can Improve Mental Health, Study Finds

A new study from Washington University concludes that people can improve their mental health when they quit smoking.

JT Weekly- Other Headlines of Interest

Top headlines of the week from Friday, February 14- Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Denver County Jail Substance Abuse Treatment Program Uses Peer Recovery Model

The Denver County Jail uses a peer recovery model to help inmates take a more active role in their substance abuse treatment, The Denver Post reports.

When Treating Addiction, Don’t Forget Patients’ Other Health Issues: Expert

Helping patients with substance use disorders manage their other health problems can assist them in their recovery, says Sharone Abramowitz, MD, co-chair of the recent California Society of Addiction Medicine conference. She notes addiction medicine professionals often ignore patients’ other chronic health conditions.

Commentary: RecoveryAnswers.org – A New Resource for the Recovery Community

The Recovery Research Institute, a new initiative at the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Addiction Medicine and Harvard Medical School, seeks to disentangle the myths from the facts, conduct needed research and serve as a resource to locate the evidence-based truths about recovery.

Team of Six Runners in Recovery Will Take Part in New York Marathon

A team of six runners from an Italian drug rehabilitation center will participate in the New York City Marathon on Sunday, The New York Times reports.

Candidate for Boston Mayoral Race Talks About His Past Alcoholism

Boston mayoral candidate Martin J. Walsh, a recovering alcoholic, has the backing of many people who have dealt with substance use issues themselves, according to The New York Times.

Commentary: Recovery and the Culture of Family

The legacy of substance abuse is a combination of BOTH nature AND nurture. No one can change their DNA, so that leaves us examining the environment provided by parents in recovery to their children, says Phyllis Gardner of IC&RC.

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