Wednesday, September 5, 2018

September 4, 2018 • Vol. 6., No. 7
For Treatment Industry & Recovery Community
Sharing the Message VIDEO
National Recovery Month promotes drug abuse prevention, treatment VIDEO
September 1, 2018 - Saturday marked the start of National Recovery Month, which promotes awareness about the prevention, treatment, and recovery services for those suffering through substance abuse.

Rise in sex while high on drugs prompts health warning
September 1, 2018 - University Health Board's 'Sextember' campaign, said people were not aware of the risks of having unprotected sex whilst under the influence of drugs and

NY Peer Advocates: A New Trend in Recovery
August 28, 2018 - According to OASAS, the recovery coach serves as an “accountability partner to help the person sustain his/her recovery.”

Can you overdose on caffeine?
August 30, 2018 - Caffeine overdose is very rare but is often related to energy drinks or caffeine supplements that can contain very high levels of this stimulant.

‘It’s Like, Who’s Next?’: A Troubled School’s Alarming Death Rate
Sept. 2, 2018 - Seven alumni died in 2016, then 13 more the next year. How could any school, even one for troubled youths, have so many students die so young?

Artist's Corner with Dave Perry
Sept. 4, 2018 - Dave Perry is a Director of Photography for indie film, broadcast, and corporate film. Since 2003, Dave has worked with talented directors, producers, production companies, and agencies from Florida to California to create powerful, award winning work. More@AREB

"We can't change anything until we get some fresh ideas, until we begin to see things differently." - James Hillman
Ex-staffer says prosecutor fired him for exposing crimes by acclaimed anti-drug coach
August 31, 2018 - Paulhus now says he was fired for exposing possible illegal activity involving an addiction recovery counselor with ties to Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato.

Opioid addiction full-on public health crisis, but the Senate...
August 30, 2018 - This is about the life and death of neighbors and loved ones. The Senate must put politics aside and treat opioid addiction as the health crisis it is.

“It’s Starts With Mindset”: What Portugal’s Drug Policy Experts Taught Me About Addiction Treatment by Lipi Roy
August 31, 2018 - In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, I’d like to share my experience visiting with drug policy leaders in Portugal earlier this summer. 

Addiction Doesn’t Always Last a Lifetime August 31, 2018 - From a reader: “Articles like this kill people. Addiction is a disease, encouraging people to cure themselves is dangerous.” Don Beebe.

Rehab Riviera: Three clean-up bills defy odds and hit governor’s desk, but are they tough enough?
September 2, 2018 - “These legislators have blood on their hands,” said Ryan Hampton, who pushed a bill to require basic standards for sober living homes after a friend died of an overdose in one...

Children Are Dying VIDEO
Empty shoes and balloons puts opioid epidemic in perspectiveVIDEO August 31, 2018 - 280 empty pairs of shoes represent each person who died because of an overdose in 2017. The display of those shoes and balloons created a powerful message on how prevalent opioids...

‘Modern Family’ actor Jackson Odell died of accidental drug overdose at sober living facility
August 27, 2018 - Jackson Odell, of "Modern Family" and "The Goldbergs" fame, died of a drug overdose in a sober living facility in June, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner report revealed Sunday.

Seven Ways Overcoming Benzo Addiction Made Me a Better Mother August 29, 2018 - My benzodiazepine addiction first started casually when I began taking anti-anxiety pills in the year before my daughter was conceived. 

Man Who Kicked Heroin Addiction Now On Mission To Give Back To Local Kids
August 31, 2018 - “I cut my fingers off and I got prescribed a Percocet, it just escalated from that, turned into heroin. I was broken, suicidal, just wanted to give up on life,” he said.

Owners of Gardens Lab plead guilty to health care fraud
August 31, 2018 - Two brothers who owned a Palm Beach Gardens lab on Thursday pleaded guilty to health care fraud charges, admitting they worked with notorious sober home operator Kenny Chatman to bilk insurers out of nearly $3 million.

Pro wrestler talks about path to sobriety documentary...
August 31, 2018 - The documentary, which follows Polaco’s recovery from alcohol abuse, filmed a meet and greet at Ken’s Cards in Berlin...

Ritalin Vending Machines in school VIDEO
ADHD rates in kids have increased over the past 20 years VIDEO Aug 31, 2018 - The reasons for the increase in ADHD rates were not directly studied. But the researchers suggested that efforts to train physicians in the disorder, improved awareness in the public...

‘Monsignor Meth’ gets more prison time for failed drug test
August 30, 2018 - A Connecticut Roman Catholic priest who ran a methamphetamine ring was sent back to prison for nine months on Thursday for failing another drug test while on supervised release from his first stint behind bars.

1,790 Patients Impacted by Phishing Attack on L.A. Rehab
Aug. 29, 2018 The West Los Angeles-based drug and alcohol treatment center, Authentic Recovery Center, is alerting 1,790 individuals that some of their personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information...

When Does Social Drinking Become ‘Problem Drinking’?
August 30, 2018 - Experts weigh in on just how much drinking is considered “normal.”

Drug Court grads clean, sober and moving forward
August 29, 2018 - Nine people left troubled parts of their pasts behind Wednesday when their completion of Vigo County Drug Court was acknowledged by Superior Court 5 Judge Michael Rader.

"We Came as Romans" Singer Died From Drug Abuse
AUGUST 31, 2018 - Kyle died of an accidental drug overdose ... according to a statement from his family. They also say they’ve created The Kyle Pavone Foundation in his honor to help those struggling with drug addiction.

Pushers Inc. VIDEO
Local pharmacy sold enough oxycodone to supply every county resident with 10 pills VIDEO August 30, 2018 - The exorbitant number of pills being sold at Anderson’s Drug Store, located on Poplar Street, was one reason why agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration performed an administrative inspection of the pharmacy ...

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