Category: Addiction, Addiction Treatment, Blog, State of Affairs

STATE OF AFFAIRS: Mid-Atlantic Makes Strides In Combating Addiction

June 30th, 2016

ONE YEAR LATER: Addiction Campuses Asks “Where Are They Now?” An Update on the Progress of the Mid-Atlantic States   (June 30, 2016) – Over a year ago, Addiction Campuses took to the streets to…

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Should Patients Be Discharged For Breaking Rules In Treatment?

June 28th, 2016

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses.   Should Patients Be Discharged For Breaking Rules In Treatment? As parents, we teach our children to be polite, follow the rules and have manners. They…

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The 3 Biggest Reasons People Don’t Seek Help For Addiction

June 27th, 2016

Our country is facing an overwhelming growth in drug and alcohol addiction. While the most recent statistic show that more than 23 million people in the U.S. are living with addiction, only roughly 10% of…

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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…

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Addiction Professionals Hopeful After CDC Crackdown on Painkiller Prescriptions

March 18th, 2016

Addiction Professionals Hopeful After CDC Crackdown on Painkiller Prescriptions NEW YORK, New York (March 18, 2014) – After more than 200,000 deaths from opioid overdoses – a 900% increase – since 2000, new guidelines from…

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STATE OF AFFAIRS: New CDC Guidelines Could Put Pressure on Oklahoma Doctors

March 17th, 2016

  OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – (March 17, 2016) – We’ve seen it a countless number of times. An innocent prescription turns deadly for 40 people every day in the United States. But in Oklahoma, which…

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What To Do – And What NOT To Do When A Loved One Is Addicted

March 16th, 2016

Discovering a Loved One’s Addiction.   Drug and alcohol addiction don’t happen overnight. Addiction typically occurs when people use a prescription medication like Hydrocodone or Xanax over an extended period of time, drink alcohol consistently…

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

March 11th, 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…

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Who’s Protecting You – From You?

March 8th, 2016
Recovering from Addiction and Codependency

Lorelie Rozzano is a guest blogger for Addiction Campuses. Who’s protecting you – from you? (Recovering from addiction and codependency.)   It’s not news that addicts are dying in their chase to get high. Nor…

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Why You Can’t Wait For Rock Bottom

March 4th, 2016
Why You Can't Wait to Hit Rock Bottom

“When she hits her rock bottom, she’ll be ready.”   “He has to hit bottom before he will change.”   “Rehab won’t help if she hasn’t hit rock bottom.”   Rock Bottom is One of…

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3 Reasons To Avoid An Addiction Treatment Center

February 22nd, 2016

They’re ready.   It’s the moment you’ve waited for: Your loved one is finally ready to get help for addiction. He’s sick and tired of living life under the influence of prescription pills; she’s admitted…

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

February 19th, 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…

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Addiction Will Change Your Family Tree

February 15th, 2016

Imagine you are given a hammer and nails, and all the supplies and material you need to build a home – and you’re given instructions and guidance on how to do so. Chances are you…

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

February 12th, 2016
Hope in the Face of a Drug Epidemic Brandon's Story

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…

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Rapper/Actor DMX Revived by Overdose Reversal Drug, Narcan

February 11th, 2016

YONKERS, N.Y. (February 11, 2016) – The drug Naloxone, or Narcan, is reportedly responsible for reversing the almost fatal overdose of rapper/actor DMX Monday night.   45 year old Earl Simmons, known by his stage…

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