Category results for "Recovery"

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Receives $1.1 Million Grant from SAMHSA

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors has received a $1.1 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The grant is designed to help states maximize the use of limited substance abuse resources to advance services delivery systems and care.

Prescription Drug Abuse Becoming Crisis in Vermont, State Officials Say

Vermont officials say prescription drug abuse in the state is becoming a crisis. They are quickly trying to find ways to address the growing problem.

Commentary: Faces and Voices of Recovery: Rally for Recovery!

Each September, as part of National Recovery Month, Faces & Voices of Recovery works with local recovery community organizations and national planning partners to host Rally for Recovery! events that combine the celebration and honor of recovery with advocacy and education.

First Lady Betty Ford’s Effect on Treatment of Alcoholism Called Profound

Former First Lady Betty Ford, who died Friday at the age of 93, had a profound effect on the treatment of alcoholism and other addictions by courageously admitting her own struggles with addiction, says a past medical director of the Betty Ford Center.

Vivitrol Slowly Makes Its Way Into Opioid Dependence Treatment

A monthly injection to treat opioid dependence, approved in October 2010 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has gotten off to a slow start but is proving useful in helping certain patients, say doctors familiar with the drug, extended-release naltrexone (Vivitrol).

Peer-Based, On-Campus Programs Aim to Promote Culture of Recovery at College

A program that aims to promote a culture of recovery at several U.S. universities is showing promise, a new study suggests.

Commentary: Faces and Voices of Recovery: Annual Event Celebrates Recovery Community

America Honors Recovery, an annual awards event, will recognize the extraordinary and unheralded contributions of one recovery community organization and three of the country’s most influential recovery leaders on June 22.

New York Recovery Residence Hall is the Latest in a Small But Growing Group

A residence hall for college students in recovery that is slated to open in New York City this fall is a new twist on a model that has long been used successfully in a small but growing number of colleges across the country.

In-School Drug and Alcohol Abuse Clinic Opens in New York State

A public high school in Long Island, New York is opening an in-house drug and alcohol abuse clinic. According to Daytop Treatment Services, which will run the clinic, it is the first such facility in New York State and possibly in the United States.

Illinois Program Helps Addicted Veterans in Recovery-Home Setting

An Illinois man who has battled addiction himself has set up a program to help addicted veterans in a recovery-home setting.

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