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2013-09-13 12:26:11

EVENT WILL CELEBRATE RECOVERY AND REPORT NATIONWIDE 24 MILLION LACK TREATMENT INCLUDING 225,000 IN NM, TRENDS INCLUDE QUINTUPLING PRESCRIPTION OPIATE ADDICTIONS, TRAUMA TREATMENT IMPORTANT FORMER NM PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR, & TREATMENT ALUMNI WITH LIVES CHANGED ALSO SPEAKING ***EVENT PLUS BALLOON LIFTOFF AND LUNCH OPEN TO PUBLIC; MEDIA WELCOME SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Santa Fe, NM Life Healing Center (25 Vista Point Road, Santa Fe, NM...

2013-09-13 12:24:56

EVENT WILL CELEBRATE RECOVERY AND REPORT NATIONWIDE 24 MILLION LACK TREATMENT INCLUDING 225,000 IN NM, TRENDS INCLUDE QUINTUPLING PRESCRIPTION OPIATE ADDICTIONS, TRAUMA TREATMENT IMPORTANT FORMER NM PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR, & TREATMENT ALUMNI WITH LIVES CHANGED ALSO SPEAKING ***EVENT PLUS BALLOON LIFTOFF AND LUNCH OPEN TO PUBLIC; MEDIA WELCOME SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Santa Fe, NM Life Healing Center (25 Vista Point Road, Santa Fe, NM...

2013-09-12 16:24:12

National program will recognize community, TV, and film industry leaders who raise awareness about mental and substance use disorders and promote recovery ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will honor David O. Russell, writer and director of Silver Linings Playbook and The Fighter, with a Career Achievement Award at the 2013 Voice Awards for his efforts to educate film audiences about the...

2013-08-16 23:21:08

Heroes In Recovery 6K Run/Walk takes place on September 14 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction and mental health. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, returns to Leiper’s Fork for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the community at large...

2013-08-14 23:29:43

Narconon Freedom Center Michigan is wrapping up plans for the 24th annual National Recovery Month observance in September. The 2013 theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together on Pathways to Wellness.” Albion, MI (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center executives and staff are planning activities and events for the 24th annual National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) observance in September. Recovery Month is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

2013-07-24 23:27:47

Site Visits Underway in Anticipation of Health Reform Implementation Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Faces & Voices of Recovery has established the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services (CAPRSS) LLC, the next step in implementing a system to accredit recovery community organizations and programs as health care service providers. “We are excited about this important step that will build on the successes of the growing network of recovery community...

2013-07-16 23:30:06

Narconon Freedom Center student reports on her recovery which aligns with SAHHSA’s working definition of the four dimensions of recovery: health, home, purpose and community. Albion, MI (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center received a report this week from a graduate of their alcohol and drug rehabilitation program. After a year of being sober the former student is well, has earned her GED, gotten a full time job and is living on her own. She is enrolled in college to be a...

2013-07-09 16:23:21

PITTSBURGH, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Beating the Blues US," a computer-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program, has been independently assessed and rated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the agency that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the United States. Beating the Blues US is now included in SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices after meeting its requirements for...

2013-06-25 23:32:00

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on July 13 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, is returning to Louisville, Colorado for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the community at large...

2013-06-18 23:15:05

Chief of Community Policy Management Section, Division of MH/DD/SAS NC Department of Health and Human Services honored for outstanding leadership in supporting addiction recovery and in promoting treatment resources. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The sixth annual Ramstad/Kennedy Award for outstanding leadership recognizes the extraordinary impact of Flo Stein, North Carolina´s Department of Health and Human Services Chief of Community Policy Management Section, Division of...