Category: Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction Treatment, Blog, Drug Addiction, Heroin Addiction, Hydrocodone Addiction, Mental Health, Prescription Drug Addiction

Former Federal Prosecutor Shares Story of Hope & Redemption

March 21st, 2016

Andrew McKenna Shares Story of Hope and Redemption Former Federal Prosecutor Breaks Silence After Nearly 6 Years in Prison   ALBANY, New York (March 21, 2016) – What force can drive someone with a successful career in criminal justice, a wife and three children, and a seemingly perfect life to leading a double life of robbing banks and eventually withdrawals… more

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STATE OF AFFAIRS: Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program Launched in North Dakota

March 10th, 2016

  BISMARCK, N.D. (March 10, 2016) – Home to the exact geographical center of North America, the state of North Dakota is also center to a new program aimed at giving more people access to education in behavioral healthcare. Students in addiction treatment will receive relief of their loan payback for up to five years.   The state’s Legislature provided… more

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STATE OF AFFAIRS: Addiction to Opioids Reaches Full-Blown Epidemic in North Carolina

March 3rd, 2016
State Of Affairs North Carolina

Fatalities Due to Drug Abuse Hit Record Levels RALEIGH, N.C. (March 3, 2016) – Drug overdose took the lives of 1,358 people in the state of North Carolina during 2014 – more than the number who died in traffic accidents. “For far too long, the conventional thinking was that drug addiction was a choice made by criminals who are already… more

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Lincoln’s Story – Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic

January 29th, 2016

Our country is experiencing a drug epidemic.  100 people die a day from drug overdoses.  Heroin is taking out entire cities. People are becoming hopelessly addicted to painkillers.  Meth labs are everywhere. But all’s not lost. There is hope. There is healing. Today we are sharing with you a story of one of our friends, a graduate of The Treehouse,… more

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Our Top 15 Addiction Blogs of 2015

December 30th, 2015
Addiction Campuses Best Blogs

Many lives were renewed through recovery this year. Was yours one of them? We reach tens of thousands of people and families everyday with messages of hope, information, and encouragement to do so. We strive to ensure that our words connect those in recovery, inspire and inform families searching for answers, and revive individuals who feel that they have lost… more

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STATE OF AFFAIRS: Heroin, Prescription Drug Abuse Prevalent, but Down in Utah

November 19th, 2015

STATE OF AFFAIRS: Heroin, Prescription Drug Abuse Prevalent, but Down in Utah Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities Nearly Double   SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah is one of the more affluent states in the nation and holds the title for highest literacy rate. It’s beautiful mountains set a backdrop for the driest state in the nation next to Nevada. The state… more

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Clayton’s Story: Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic

November 13th, 2015

Our country is experiencing a drug epidemic.  100 people die a day from drug overdoses.  Heroin is taking out entire cities. People are becoming hopelessly addicted to painkillers.  Meth labs are everywhere. But all is not lost. There is hope. There is healing. Today we are sharing with you a story of one of our friends, a graduate – and… more

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Andrew’s Story: Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic

November 6th, 2015

Our country is experiencing a drug epidemic. 100 people die a day from drug overdoses. Heroin is taking out entire cities. People are becoming hopelessly addicted to painkillers. Meth labs are everywhere.   But all is not lost. There is hope. There is healing. Today we are sharing with you a story of one of our friends, a referral specialist… more

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Cori’s Story: Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic

October 23rd, 2015
Cori's Story of Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Our country is experiencing a drug epidemic.  100 people die a day from drug overdoses.  Heroin is taking out entire cities. People are becoming hopelessly addicted to painkillers.  Meth labs are everywhere. But all is not lost. There is hope. There is healing. Today we are sharing with you a story of one of our friends, a recent graduate from… more

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How Do You Release Shame from Addiction?

October 21st, 2015
Shame and Addiction

Regardless of circumstances, addictions, or personal history – we all have experienced the universal emotions of shame and guilt. Guilt is the feeling of responsibility or remorse for a mistake – and shame is a painful feeling of distress caused by those mistakes. While they are different, these two feelings often go hand-in-hand; they make us feel humiliated, uncomfortable and… more

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Joel’s Story: Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic

October 9th, 2015

Our country is experiencing a drug epidemic.  100 people die a day from drug overdoses.  Heroin is taking out entire cities. People are becoming hopelessly addicted to painkillers.  Meth labs are everywhere. But all is not lost. There is hope. There is healing. Today we are sharing with you a story of one of our friends, a referral specialist at… more

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STATE OF AFFAIRS: Arizona Battles Meth, Sees Increase in Heroin Use Among Women

August 27th, 2015

  PHOENIX, Arizona – With the temperature expected to reach around 107 degrees today, the state of Arizona has tied its all-time August heat record, originally set in 2011. As a monsoonal dust storm engulfed the city of Phoenix, Addiction Campuses arrived at Sky Harbor International Airport after circling the area to avoid the storm that raged in the clouds… more

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Delaware Fights to End Stigma Associated with Addiction

June 11th, 2015
americas addiction

Wilmington, DE – Eight police agencies throughout the state of Delaware have implemented permanent prescription drop boxes to take action against the prescription opioid epidemic. This comes after Governor Jack Markell just signed House Bill 59 into law, an initiative that removes lower level felony drug possession from the list of violent felonies in the state – one Attorney General… more

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West Virginia Goes After Big Pharma, Negligent Doctors

May 21st, 2015

  CHARLESTON, WV – The Supreme Court in West Virginia has now ruled that juries can decide whether or not people addicted to painkiller opiates like Oxycontin, Percocet and Neurontin can sue pharmaceutical companies and doctors for their addiction. The ruling stands even if they are convicted of doctor shopping. This comes after eight lawsuits were filed in Mingo County,… more

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State of Affairs: Indiana Sees “Worst HIV Outbreak in Two Decades”

May 7th, 2015

AUSTIN, Indiana – A small Indiana town of just over 4000 people is now ground zero for the Centers for Disease Control and the Indiana State Health Department after an HIV outbreak that, as of today, has reached 143 new cases (138 confirmed and 5 preliminary positives). It has sparked a nationwide debate on controversial needle exchange programs, since health… more

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