Alo House Recovery Centers to Become Oro House

To avoid confusion in the marketplace with regard to a trademark issue, Alo House Recovery Centers is announcing a name change and will be rebranding all of its marketing efforts under the umbrella “Oro House Recovery Centers,” beginning Sept. 1, 2021. All services, locations, and treatment staff for Oro House Recovery Centers will be identical to Alo … Read more

Revive Detox and Recovery Services Announces LGBTQ+ Scholarship

During Pride month, which celebrates the diversity, resilience, strength and courage of the LGBTQ+ community, REVIVE Detox and Recovery Services is showing its active dedication and alliance to our community by proudly announcing the establishment of the Ian Stulberg Living Legacy Program.  REVIVE Detox and Recovery Services, located in the Melrose/Fairfax district, is a Joint … Read more

Alcohol Companies Earned Billions From Underage Drinking in 2016

Underage youth consumed $17.5 billion worth, or 8.6 percent, of the alcoholic drinks sold in 2016. Products from three alcohol companies accounted for nearly half of youth consumption, according to a new study from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Data collected in a landmark … Read more

Substance Abuse Treatment Scholarship

The Red Songbird Foundation’s co-chairs, Hilary Roberts and Jason Wahler, in partnership with Mark Williams and Brooks Butler of Gratitude Lodge in Newport Beach, CA, will provide a minimum 30-day residential treatment scholarship to an individual struggling with substance abuse so that person has the opportunity to live a wonderful life in recovery. The new … Read more

The Red Songbird Foundation Announces Addiction Residential Treatment Scholarship in Partnership With Gratitude Lodge

The Red Songbird Foundation has announced their addiction residential treatment scholarship in partnership with Gratitude Lodge. The applications began March 15 and will run until April 1. The recipient of the scholarship will be given a minimum 30-day residential treatment at the Gratitude Lodge in Newport Beach. The scholarship is intended for individuals who are suffering … Read more

Teens May Be More Likely to Use Marijuana After Legalization for Adult Recreational Use

Adolescents who live in California may be more likely to use marijuana since adult recreational marijuana use was legalized in 2016, according to a new report in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.  “The apparent increase in marijuana use among California adolescents after recreational marijuana legalization for adult use in 2016 is surprising … Read more

Creative Care Inc. Closes Dual Diagnosis Facility, Shifts Efforts Toward Increased Mental Health Needs

Last week, Creative Care made the decision to suspend operations at its dual diagnosis facility in Woodland Hills, California, and concentrate its efforts on Creative Care’s mental health program in Calabasas to better serve an already-vulnerable population that has been devastated by the additional strain of the pandemic. “My wife and I wanted to create … Read more

Peer-Reviewed Study Shows Cordant’s Pharmacy Program Integrated With Addiction Treatment Clinics is Associated With Higher Patient Retention in Care and Better Health Outcomes

Cordant Health Solutions®, a national leader in providing innovative tools for providers and patients in addiction treatment programs, in a recently published study in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, demonstrates that patients using Cordant’s managed medication-assisted treatment (MAT) pharmacy program had a 52% higher retention in treatment, 46% fewer opiate-positive lab tests, and 41% … Read more