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Ohio center breaks ground on fourth recovery house

September 22, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Pugh, Cinelli, Wang and Gerberry House will be Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers' second recovery house serving women.

Texas university will locate sober housing across from recovery center

September 19, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Some incoming freshmen in recovery at the University of Texas next fall will have access to conveniently located sober housing and other supports.

Organizations launch awareness campaign during Recovery Month

September 16, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Addiction Policy Forum and Faces & Voices of Recovery are highlighting personal recovery stories and innovative recovery support efforts in the Everyday Recovery campaign.

Playing cards offer winning hand for recovery

September 1, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Combining two resources that have helped him stay sober for more than six years, entrepreneur Chris Rosburg has developed playing cards with inspirational messages to help others in recovery.

National recovery home group formally adopts code of ethics

August 30, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR) now has an ethics code that mirrors the objectives of its longstanding operating standard for sober homes.

Spectrum uses innovative data-gathering to evaluate women's recovery needs

August 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A "World Cafe" event has helped Spectrum Health Systems identify women's needs in early recovery, which in turn will shape a strategic planning process for the organization.

Recovery app for opioid MAT patients wins national challenge

August 12, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Sober Network's recovery-focused app for outpatients receiving medication treatment for opioid addiction has received a first-place award for innovation from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Roommates wanted: New site seeks matches for sober dwellers

August 9, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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MySoberRoommate.com's co-founder says he consistently had seen individuals struggle to find safe living environments in communities after leaving treatment or sober housing.

Massachusetts nonprofit shares message about acupuncture's role

August 3, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Foundation funding has allowed the organization Recovery Without Walls of Cape Cod to produce and distribute a video promoting acupuncture's role in recovery support.

Physician sees wide patient acceptance of alcohol monitoring

July 25, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Remote alcohol monitoring technology such as the products developed by Soberlink can offer an important accountability mechanism for recovery support, says a physician leader in addiction treatment.

Rutgers helpline expedites process for seeking treatment

July 11, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Operated by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, the Interim Managing Entity in New Jersey is a statewide, 24/7 substance abuse helpline that assists addicts in finding treatment.

Recovery residence community needs code of ethics

June 16, 2016  |  Beth Fisher Sanders
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Areas such as appropriate boundaries, proper drug screening practices and ethical marketing are addressed in a national code of ethics for sober living operations that is currently under review.

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