Phoenix House recently spoke with Benjamin Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D., its new d Medical Director for Program Development, about misunderstandings about addiction treatment, how it’s changed, and what people considering treatment need to know.
Teens completing treatment leave their handprints on the “Changed Lives” wall in the Scott Dunham Memorial Garden at the Los Angeles Academy.
The Massachusetts legislature passed a bill requiring insurers to cover inpatient addiction detoxification and treatment, knocking down a major barrier to treatment for many.
The opioid overdose antidote, naloxone, is becoming more available and saving lives. But naloxone alone isn’t the answer to the opioid epidemic; more must be done to make a lasting impact.
Phoenix House Florida bids a fond and grateful farewell to retiring counselor Patricia Mowery.