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Rehab Weekly Roundup March 2019

Addiction Recovery Weekly Roundup

1. Opioid crisis: People needing treatment are falling victim to predatory rehab ‘recruiters’

When Gina DeMaria first opened the Dominic House, a recovery home in Hanover, she was approached by a man who offered her $400 in exchange for each patient she referred to his treatment center in Florida.  She said she declined.  “I want to help people, I want to do well for people … and they’ll prey on that,” DeMaria said.  That predatory behavior is known as patient brokering. It’s a symptom of the opioid epidemic that state officials fear has begun afflicting Pennsylvania. [ydr.com]

2. Health, rehab center opens in Mocksville

Davie Health & Rehabilitation Center celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and the opportunity for area residents to explore the facility on Madison Road in Mocksville. A new 59,000-square-foot, 108-bed state-of-the-art skilled-nursing facility, it is owned and operated by Saber Healthcare. It replaces Autumn Care of Mocksville, which the company purchased in March 2016. [ourdavie.com]

3. More Older Adults With Joint Replacements Recover At Home, Not Rehab

Older adults and their families often wonder: Where’s the best place to recover after a hip or knee replacement — at home or in a rehabilitation facility? Increasingly, the answer appears to be home if the procedure is elective, friends and family are available to help and someone doesn’t have serious conditions that could lead to complications. [khn.org]

4. LI’s Daniel Baldwin looking to open a rehab center

Actor Daniel Baldwin, who has experienced highly public struggles with addiction, says he wants to open a drug rehabilitation facility in Central New York, where the Massapequa native now lives. [newsday.com]

5. 8 signs your co-workers are struggling with addiction

With roughly 23.5 million Americans addicted to drugs or alcohol and another 22 million in recovery, substance abuse happens often happens on the job. “It rarely goes unnoticed,” says Lawrence Weinstein, chief medical officer for  American Addiction Centers. ”People just don’t know what to do.”[Usatoday.com]

6. As the nation struggles with the opioid crisis, workers bring addiction to the job

After Chris Tullock got promoted from washing dishes to busing tables at a restaurant in Northampton, Massachusetts, about a decade ago, she got a second offer that was hard to turn down: smoking weed. [Usatoday.com]

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Last Update : March 29, 2019

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