In November the Obama administration issued rules that will promote greater addiction treatment options for people with health plans through insurance companies. In a statement about the parity rules, White House Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske praised a national health policy that treats addiction as a medical condition like any other.
We’re always excited to hear about advancements in the medical community’s understanding and treatment of addiction. A recent clinical study pointed toward a commonly prescribed and affordable medication as a promising solution to alcohol dependence.
Do you have a friend or family member who might like to look at Recovering(me)? Or are you a provider who needs to offer your clients more information about the program? The Referral Program is an easy to use tool for getting more information to those who might want to learn about Recovering(me).
In the past two years Northern Kentucky has seen a staggering rise in heroin use and overdose deaths. But in a recent town hall meeting in Covington, a community action group revealed a detailed four-year plan to combat the drug epidemic.
On Tuesday, October 29, Dr. Tom Ingram presented Recovering(me) to a group of professionals including social workers, psychiatrists, nurses, staff, and medical residents at UK HealthCare’s Good Samaritan Hospital. The informational session saw Dr. Ingram sharing some ideas about why a product like Recovering(me) is needed in the current landscape of addiction services, citing recent statistics on addiction treatment as well as his own experience practicing addiction medicine.
Since Recovering(me) launched several months ago, we’ve been gathering feedback from clients and providers on how we could improve the Recovering(me) experience. We wanted to make the Recovering(me) website feel more friendly while still offering powerful tools for those in recovery. Today our Development Team is proud to showcase the new Recovering(me)!