Registration is now live for Ohio’s 2016 Recovery Conference!

Registration for Ohio’s 2016 Recovery Conference is now available! This year, the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, will host Ohio’s inaugural recovery conference. This conference will offer education to individuals in recovery and family members from throughout Ohio! This […]

MARC LEWIS: “Incubation of Craving” The Fast Road to Relapse

Incubation of craving: The fast road to relapse Nov 25, 2015 03:54 am | Marc I recently came across a paper in Addiction Biology called “Recent updates on incubation of drug craving: a mini-review.” The studies summarized here show that drug craving increases progressively for weeks after we have stop […]


trust myselfI am beginning to trust myself. I am beginning to discover that I am okay. – Ruth Fishel

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NEW ISSUE: RISE Magazine “Someone To Turn To”

Many struggling parents feel very alone, and isolation can put parents and children in jeopardy. The shame of a child welfare case can shatter relationships even further. In this issue, parents describe how people they trusted inside and outside the system helped them stabilize their families—and why trust and peer […]

Is Peer Support More Effective than Professional Treatment for Addiction?

The steady rise of campus recovery centers. In 2011, Sierra Castedo came to the University of Texas at Austin to earn a doctorate in physical anthropology, studying human evolution. Four years later, her career has taken a sharp turn for the very different—she is now the director of one of […]

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Ohio Attorney General DeWine Reaches Agreement for Naloxone Rebate

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that his office has reached an agreement with naloxone manufacturer Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. regarding rebates for public entities that purchase naloxone through Amphastar within the next year. Following some work that had been done in New York, Attorney General DeWine began to pursue this […]