Substance Abuse Treatment News

Healthcare news related to substance abuse treatment, including detox, recovery, and related news issues by Send2Press Newswire.


USDTL Test Helps Identify Newborns Exposed to Fentanyl Abuse

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the last few decades, United States Drug Testing Laboratories, Inc. (USDTL), has been quietly making a huge impact on the lives of some of the most vulnerable Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients, newborns exposed to substances of abuse during gestation. Today USDTL announced that they are the first laboratory in the world to commercially offer newborn fentanyl testing in both meconium and umbilical cord tissue specimens.

Calling All Schools and Administrators in Special Education Administration: Expand the Reach of Mental Health Counseling for Students – FeelSpace App

FULLERTON, Calif., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, substance abuse, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before,” said FeelSpace App creators, father and son co-founders, Aftab Jiwani and Amaan Jiwani, of FeelU Inc.

When it to Comes Mental Health Support for Teens, Schools Need to do More Connecting with Their Students – Enter the FeelSpace App

FULLERTON, Calif., Aug. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Depression, isolation, bullying, anxiety, substance abuse, suicides, and school shootings are more prevalent today than ever before,” said FeelSpace App creators, father and son co-founders, Aftab Jiwani and Amaan Jiwani, from FeelU, Inc.

Newman Intervention Services Fully Completes LegitScript Addiction Treatment Certification

MCALESTER, Okla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert “Bobby” Newman announces that his company Newman Intervention Services has just achieved full certification from LegitScript. This certification means that any family or individual looking for help for an addicted loved one can trust that Newman Intervention Services has fully passed the rigorous requirements for legality, safety and transparency established by LegitScript.

Addiction Recovery Imprint Acquires Memoir by First Time Author David Griggs

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Addiction recovery imprint Zephyr Bookshelf announced today that it’s publishing a brand-new title this winter: “Taming the Wild Things in My Head” by first-time author David H. Griggs.

Sunlight Home Annual Benefit Dinner Speaker, Jennifer O’Neill

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunlight Home’s Annual Benefit Dinner, chaired by Mrs. Jean Beauchamp, will be held on Nov. 4, 2017 at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. This year’s honored speaker is Jennifer O’Neill, internationally acclaimed model, actress, author, producer and Pro-Life Spokesperson.

Union Institute & University Highlights National Recovery Month

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September is National Recovery Month. Union Institute & University, together with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), highlights National Recovery Month during September to increase awareness of and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and celebrate the journey towards effectively coping and recovering.

Infinity Treatment Centers Achieve the Highest of Safety and Quality Standards in Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Treatment

MALIBU, Calif., Aug. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Infinity Treatment Centers, a leader in the treatment of addiction and co-occurring disorders announced today that they had earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval by demonstrating clinical excellence and compliance with performance standards. Infinity Treatment Centers underwent a demanding clinical evaluation to obtain Joint Commission Accreditation.

New Vista Behavioral Health Welcomes Avalon Malibu to Their Family of Addiction and Mental Health Treatment Centers

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Vista Behavioral Health, a leading provider of addiction treatment, is proud to announce the acquisition of Avalon Malibu. The addition of Avalon to Infinity Treatment Centers, and Simple Recovery, expands the offerings of New Vista Behavioral Health’s distinctive, effective and complementary group of addiction and mental health programs, providing exemplary care to clients struggling with chemical dependency or mental health issues.

Captiva Lab Nationally Recognized for its State-of-the-Art and Quality Laboratory Services

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Captiva Lab, LLC, an innovative reference laboratory featuring advanced testing services, announced on August 20, 2015, that it has earned full Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization and received its coveted and highly regarded COLA Certification.

Studies Conclude Mindfulness Treats Addiction More Effectively Than Traditional Treatments

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Experts say the results of two recent studies found a mindfulness approach to treating addiction helped more people kick habits long-term, in some cases, over four times the success rate from traditional treatment methods. ‘I’m delighted to read about this study. But it doesn’t surprise me. Having worked in many different treatment programs through the years, I find mindfulness to be the most effective approach,’ says Scott Kiloby of the Kiloby Center.

‘Portraits of Aloha Hope’: A Photographer Interviews 23 Women Tackling Life’s Toughest Challenges

KAILUA, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each woman’s story is different but the images and words portray a similar spirit of courage and strength. In her book, ‘Portraits of Aloha Hope,’ photographer Sohee Chu captures the motivation behind 23 women who live in transitional clean and sober houses provided by Women in Need (WIN). There they are bridging the gap from incarceration, homelessness and addiction to a new life.

Legal and Medical Substance Abuse Treatment Program Makes Headlines

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Signature Hill Substance Abuse Network, a program dedicated to linking the legal system and treatment of substance abuse through the use of Vivitrol(R) injections has garnered acclaim in media outlets. Articles lauding the program have recently cited the Network’s approach to eliminating the consumer demand for drugs and alcohol by eliminating cravings with the use of Vivitrol.

Real-Life Experience Prompts Mom to Launch Home Kit Drug Test Website

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talking to kids about drugs can be difficult, but the consequences of not having this conversation can be devastating. That’s where Drug Tests by Mom comes in. ‘You only need to use methamphetamines once,’ says Arlene Nelson, founder. ‘That’s why it’s so important for parents to get involved.’

Is Sober Cool? asks BuzzFree Prom

DALLAS, Texas – Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — How do you make staying sober ‘cool’ during America’s biggest teen party season? BuzzFree Prom, part of a cause-marketing effort dedicated to teen safety and responsible behavior, announces its successful third year of offering safe alternatives to substance abuse and driving. BuzzFree is taking off in markets across the country, including Colorado, where BuzzFree is endorsed by the State PTA.