A Circuit Causally Linked With Spontaneous Nicotine Addiction Remissions May Be a Powerful Addiction Treatment Target

A Circuit Causally Linked With Spontaneous Nicotine Addiction Remissions May Be a Powerful Addiction Treatment Target

By studying 129 people who were daily cigarette smokers and addicted to nicotine at the time they suffered brain damage, a team of researchers has believed identified a brain network that they is causally linked with remission from nicotine addiction. Certain “hubs” in this network, the researchers suggest, may be excellent targets for neuromodulation treatments … Read more

Helping others using the experience of his past

39 years ago Randy Grimes was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, playing Center for the Bucs during one of the darkest times in the teams history. Randy Experienced more coaching changes then wins. “It Started in 1983, I remember getting that phone call from coach John McKay, Randy recalls, hey Randy we just … Read more

Tennessee Recovery Court graduates celebrate accomplishment

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three grateful Greene County Recovery Court graduates stepped into the sunlight Thursday at Hardin Park. More than 70 fellow Recovery Court participants, friends, family and Recovery Court team members joined them to mark the occasion. “You have so many in the community who are supporting you,” said Cindy Wilhoit, Recovery Court … Read more

Tennessee Recovery Court Graduates Celebrate Accomplishment | Virginia News

By KEN LITTLE, The Greeneville Sun GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three grateful Greene County Recovery Court graduates stepped into the sunlight Thursday at Hardin Park. More than 70 fellow Recovery Court participants, friends, family and Recovery Court team members joined them to mark the occasion. “You have so many in the community who are supporting … Read more

Does Depression Lead to Substance Abuse? It’s a Complicated Link

It might surprise you to learn that people living with depression are more likely to develop substance use disorders than people who don’t have depression. Substance use disorders are involving a pattern of drug or alcohol use that can begin to interfere with your day-to-day function, health, and quality of life. In short, substance use … Read more

Discovery Behavioral Health Appoints David Semanco as Program Director for New Life Treatment Center in Maryland

Semanco is a Master Addiction Counselor specializing in the application of complementary therapies to enhance the addiction treatment and recovery process. He transitioned into the addiction treatment field in 2002 following successful careers in information technology and music. He continues to incorporate technology and music into clinical practice as evidenced by his work with neurofeedback … Read more

Youth and fentanyl: What every family needs to know

A surge of illicit fentanyl in the Pacific Northwest is supercharging an opioid epidemic with counterfeit pills that are 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin, cheap and readily available — often to young people who make the potentially deadly mistake of viewing them as no more dangerous than cigarettes. Jennifer Epstein Oregon Health … Read more

Scaling Hope – Alumni – Harvard Business School

30 Jun 2022 Scaling Hope Inspired by his family’s experience with addiction, Stephen D’Antonio is now helping educate others about the disease Re: Steve D’Antonio (MBA 1986) Topics: Personal Development-GeneralHealth-Health Care and TreatmentSocial Enterprise-Nonprofit OrganizationsCareer-Career Changes ShareBar In 2014, Stephen D’Antonio (MBA 1986) was living the life he had always envisioned. He’d been a partner … Read more

Binge drinking is a slippery slope

Not to mention the outward symptoms like: acne, redness on your nose and palms and dry, wrinkled skin that makes you look older. And drinking during pregnancy can lead to a host of problems for the child, like facial abnormalities and developmental deficits. “A lifetime of misery” for the little one, as Dr. Zasada puts … Read more