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Recovery Advocate Program (R.A.P.) The Recovery Advocate Program is modeled after the programs that show success in helping those suffering from addiction establish and maintain long term recovery.  For at least a year – and up to 5 years – the Recovery Advocate works with the client, the client’s family,

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The addiction treatment industry is failing. The current system faces challenges in providing care that successfully supports long term recovery for individuals suffering from mental health and addiction issues. According to UCLA addiction expert Adi Jaffe, just twenty five percent of people who seek treatment are still sober one year

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HIMS for Pilots

An industry wide effort to help maintain the safety of airline transportation, the Human Intervention Motivational study is a occupational substance abuse treatment program specific to commercial pilots the coordinates the identification, treatment and return to work process for affected aviators.* The program has several components and lasts a minimum

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Physician Health Programs

Most states utilize a program for impaired professionals, including doctors. When a doctor is identified as impaired, a similar process for treatment and care is put in to place to help support a safe and sober return to work. Public safety is an utmost concern. The program is administered at

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The TV show “Intervention” premiered in 2006.  The show highlights the intervention process and provides intervention services and treatment for individuals and their families who participate in the show.  It is not unusual for the show to receive over 10,000 submissions each year to appear on the show be families

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Drug Courts

When an individual is faced with a felony from a drug or alcohol related offense, courts will often give that person an option to participate in a diversion program. Diversion programs for the court are typically 18-24 months in length. Several Court Diversion programs have had remarkable success in helping

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A Complex Solution for a Complex Disease

Terrance R Reeves, MD When I practiced as a Vascular Surgeon, I treated an extremely complex disease. More often than not by the time I saw a patient with a vascular problem, the disease was fairly advanced. Earlier intervention could have prevented the problem from getting so bad, but people

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ICOTP went to DC!

March 15, 2016 Some of our members at ICOTP went to DC this past week.  The cherry blossoms were blooming in some areas…  We wanted to thank Ms. Pamela Greenberg President & CEO, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness for her time  We had a great meeting and really enjoyed

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Einstein Says We Are Insane

“…Could Restore Us To Sanity.” Einstein Says We Are Insane Attributed to Einstein is the oft used quote defining insanity as doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result.  Step 2 of AA states that it is possible to be restored to sanity.  If it is

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