Artwork by former CADT client.
Did you know gambling treatment is free to any Minnesotan who needs it? About 10 years ago the Center for Alcohol & Drug Treatment began offering outpatient treatment for people who had developed a gambling problem. At one time, pathological (problem) gambling was considered a mental health problem, but research confirmed that for some people,
Note: Addiction is no longer an official diagnostic term, but describes a pattern of behavior most of us can recognize. There may be as many ways to describe addiction as there are people who experience it. Even though it has been called a disease, it is an acquired condition like most chronic health problems. It
TWIN PORTS THIRD ANNUAL RECOVERY WALK TAKES PLACE SEPTEMBER 27 The Twin Ports third annual Recovery Walk to promote awareness in the community about substance abuse will take place Sunday, September 27. Sponsored by the Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment (CADT), Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge, The Duluth Bethel, Victory Fund, and the Minnesota
Rescheduling Hydrocodone: Better pain management, less overdose and addiction—and what else? The DEA recently published its Final Rule in the Federal Register that moved hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from Schedule III to the more restrictive Schedule II. The rule takes effect on Oct. 6, 2014. Hydrocodone is currently THE most prescribed drug in the U.S.
TWIN PORTS SECOND ANNUAL RECOVERY WALK TAKES PLACE SEPTEMBER 13 The Twin Ports second annual Recovery Walk to promote awareness in the community about substance abuse will take place Saturday, September 13. Sponsored by the Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment (CADT), Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge and The Duluth Bethel, the two-mile walk will
Julia Durst promoted to Program Director for Outpatient Services. Laurie Hull appointed to Director of Health Services. The Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment (CADT) announces the promotion of Julia Durst to Program Director for Outpatient Services, as well as the appointment of Laurie Hull to Director of Health Services. Julia Durst Durst has been
There is a difference between addiction and other chronic diseases Earlier this month, National Public Radio did a story called “For Addicts, There May Be Another Road To Wellness.” One thing we in the addiction recovery field know and appreciate is that there are myriad ways that individuals have recovered over the ages. And whatever
An art therapist is available in our Residential Program, as well as our Marty Mann House and Howard Friese House Extended Care Programs to help clients find a creative outlet. These are a few pieces clients from various programs would like to share.
Since 2011, our adopted dog Marty has been making residents feel at home with his own brand of love and humor. He is part hound and part Labrador as well as one big gentle giant.
The first Gary Olson Leadership Award honors its namesake DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) presented a new award at this year’s 44th Annual MARRCH Conference held in St. Paul last week. MARRCH President Karen Edens announced that the Gary Olson Leadership Award has been created and