CLEVELAND, April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In the Summer of 2017, the Recovery Center of Medina County opened with the goal of strengthening communities through supporting those in recovery. The organization quickly grew and expanded to offer a variety of resources for not only those in recovery, but also their family members, caregivers and more. After partnering with EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute, RCMC began offering advanced services, classes and cutting edge programming to expand their reach in the community.
New messaging platform Stndby provides personalized support via text, connects users to essential resources for prevention, treatment and recovery
SAN FRANCISCO, October 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Stndby, an innovative new messaging platform, customized for the LISTEN campaign, launched today to connect those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction to essential resources for prevention, treatment and recovery. By texting “LISTEN” (547836) on their mobile devices, users can begin a safe and anonymous online dialogue with Stndby’s chatbot to receive personalized help, including information about nearby treatment and rehabilitation facilities, addiction support group meetings, and other means of assistance.
Often a stepping stone from childhood to young adulthood, college acts as a safe environment in which students can explore life beyond high school before entering the workforce. As these students anticipate a taste of independence, many of their parents face the confusion and discomfort associated with preparing their child for the next phase of their life.
Augsburg College President, Paul C. Pribbenow, explains how educators can support students using a model similar to the College’s StepUp Program
GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ In the fourth installment of the President to President series, published today, Paul C. Pribbenow, Ph.D., president of Augsburg College in Minneapolis, describes the value of supporting students who are recovering from drug and alcohol addictions as they pursue higher education and live on campus.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Blue Shield of California's Narcotic Safety Initiative, the health plan's three-year program to help its plan participants avoid opioid abuse and addiction, is seeing significant results in its first year.
Philadelphia, PA, July 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Research suggests that people at increased risk for developing addiction share many of the same neurobiological signatures of people who have already developed addiction. This similarity is to be expected, as individuals with family members who have struggled with addiction are over-represented in the population of addicted people.
New findings from a study in Biological Psychiatry
Philadelphia, PA, June 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Current pharmacotherapies for addiction follow the dictum “one size fits all”. Medications are prescribed in the same way for all patients, regardless of whether they have just started experimenting with a drug or have an established drug habit. Even more troubling, there are no FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for some addictions, such as compulsive cocaine use.