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Homeless shelter director suggests closing it down
Jacqueline Williams, executive director of the Ford Street Project and Ukiah Community Center, will recommend to the board of directors today the idea of shutting down the Buddy Eller Center, which she says has become too costly to run as it is. She's …
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Study Reveals Steady Uptick in Sedative Prescriptions
The trend showed that dual prescriptions for both pain medication and sedatives rose by another 12% each year, and that patients who received prescriptions for opioid painkillers were four times as likely to receive sedatives prescriptions as well …
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Treat-Less In Seattle? Not Likely: While the city ranked second overall, Seattle locals love to give their animals treats. This locale topped the list for purchasing the most treats for dogs, cats, birds and other small animals. — Horsing Around In …
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With the Baby Boomer generation aging, more alcohol rehab programs across the country are finding their services in demand from this demographic. It may be hard to imagine for some, but seniors are struggling with alcohol addiction and account for almost 60 percent of the people seeking treatment each year.
According to a recent article published by the Associated Press, the number of admissions to alcohol detox and alcohol rehab programs has doubled between the years of 1992 and 2008. Experts expect this rising trend to continue as the Baby Boomer generation grows older. This presents some unique challenges for alcohol rehab programs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimates that one of every eight older adults in the United States sought help for drug and alcohol addiction in 2008.
One center in New York City is offering substance abuse treatment programs designed specifically for seniors.  “There is a level of societal denial around the issue. No one wants to look at their grandparent, no one wants to think about their grandparent or their elderly parent, and see that person as an addict,” said Peter Provet, President and CEO of Odyssey House.
Many of these seniors have struggled for years with alcohol abuse, and reach a point in their lives where they recognize they need to get help for their disease. The next logical step would be to find a quality alcohol detox and alcohol rehab program. It is important to select an alcohol rehab program with an experienced medical staff, because it is common for seniors to have multiple medical problems like high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. All of these are chronic medical conditions that require daily medications and monitoring, and an alcohol rehab and alcohol detox program needs to provide that round-the-clock attention.
It is possible for seniors to regain their health and start the recovery from alcohol addiction. The social stigma of the disease should not prevent anyone, regardless of their chronological age, from seeking quality treatment at an alcohol rehab.

Victoria Bradenton is an author and speaker on the subject of addiction and substance abuse treatment.  Working in conjunction with The Treatment Center, she is active in the national recovery community.  The Treatment Center is a well respected, residential treatment program offering medical detoxification, dual diagnosis treatment, individual and group therapy.  Most major insurance is accepted. 

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Ex-reporter says U.S. mental health system has failed us
Earley, 62, who was a reporter for the Washington Post, investigated the treatment of mentally ill prisoners at Miami-Dade County Jail, practicing what he calls “pitbull journalism.” “You hang in there so long that people get used to you being there …
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Remembering the Drug Court Revolution
The first drug court designers couldn't get treatment centers interested in the idea, Murray remembers, “so Dade County set up a double-wide trailer in an empty lot, and that was our treatment center.” State and federal funding would materialize, but …
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From new toes to new cartilage — innovations for fixing our aching joints
The procedure that seems to have boosted Garcia's prospects for regular sets of serve-and-volley is one of several innovations in orthopaedic surgery developed at hospitals in South Florida. Orthopedic surgeons at …. For years, the standard treatment …

Housing facility for rehab causing some to be concerned
It's a West Palm Beach based facility claiming to be the only physician run drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Florida. On its website, Wellington Retreat states that it specializes in addiction and psychiatric illness recovery. CBS 12 News went …
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Pax House Offers Complete Residential Treatment
Altadena, CA — (SBWIRE) — 04/24/2014 — Pax House, a residential chemical dependency treatment center, offers a complete list of residential treatment to victims of alcohol and substance abuse. With its highly structured treatment programs, the …

New treatment center helps teens with substance abuse, psychiatric issues
A new residential treatment center helps local teens receive substance abuse and psychiatric services without having to leave the area, or the state. Devereux Arizona opened the 10-bed facility on April 7, said Debra Howard, Devereux Arizona's …
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Residential Center Leaders Meet in San Francisco
“Many of the acute children we deal with, if we can't effectively work with them, end up in juvenile detention,” said Brandon Thibeault, residential site supervisor at Victor Treatment Center. “We really need to take a more proactive rather than …
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New substanceabuse treatment center serves West Valley
A Phoenix-based substance-abuse treatment organization recently expanded its services with a new residential center near the Glendale-Phoenix border. Crossroads Inc., a 54-year-old non-profit licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services, …
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Defiance OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Launches Updated Substance Abuse Program
Part of the overall expanded program include detoxification, individual and group therapy, classes on addiction and personal health, attending 12-step meetings in the center and outside of it, and learning new skills for living. Drug detox cleanses the …
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Pasadena, TX Alcohol Drug Rehab Announces Expansion of Residential
Pasadena, TX Alcohol Drug Rehab is announcing that it is expanding the residential treatment plan for men and women and adolescents seeking relief from their drug addiction in Pasadena and surrounding cities. It is a difficult road that drug addicts …
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