Obama’s $1 billion against heroin

Obama’s $1 billion against heroin reflects shifting views of addiction The president will recommend that Congress set aside nearly $1.1 billion for federal and state programs to offer addiction treatment, a stark departure from the War on Drugs mentality of decades past. President Obama will seek $1 billion in additional

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Heroes Against Heroin to be recognized

Updated: Fri, Oct 09 2015, 10:24 AM CINCINNATI (WKRC) — An event on October 8 will recognize those on the front lines in the battle against the local heroin epidemic. Jim Beiting and Ben Dusing from Transitions talk about these Heroes Against Heroin and the awards gala. Watch the interview

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Patrick Kennedy shares secret family struggles in “A Common Struggle”

OCTOBER 5, 2015, 7:31 AM|Former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy writes of his own mental illness and addictions, but he also looks at his parents’ problems with alcohol and his mother’s depression. Kennedy believes his father, Ted, suffered from post-traumatic stress after two of his brothers were assassinated. Kennedy joins

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Grant to combat heroin epidemic

TRANSITIONS RECEIVES STATE GRANT TO COMBAT HEROIN EPIDEMIC  Funds Will Prevent Babies From Being Born With Drug Addictions  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / SEPT. 22, 2015 To prevent babies from suffering from heroin withdrawal symptoms, Kentucky has awarded a $219,600 grant to Transitions Inc. to help it provide opiate addiction treatment to

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Contact: Carol Serrone Transitions, Inc. 859-491-4435, x 105 cserrone@transitionsky.org  Heroes Against Heroin Humanitarian Award Winners Announced Honoring those fighting on the front lines against the heroin epidemic Bellevue, KY BB&T. and Transitions, Inc. will honor members of the Greater Cincinnati Community who have been nominated by the community to receive

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Transitions, Inc. to Join the UNITE To Face Addiction Rally,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Charlotte Wethington Recovery Advocate Transitions, Inc. / The Grateful Life Center 305 Pleasure Isle Drive / Erlanger, KY 41017 Phone (859) 359-4500 / Fax (859) 359-4540 cwethington@transitionsky.org   Transitions, Inc. to Join the UNITE To Face Addiction Rally, October 4, 2015 on the National Mall

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Addicted moms’ newborns face uphill battle in NKY

click here to watch this story Since 2004 Buckeye State has experienced 750 percent increase in number of babies born to drug-addicted moms COVINGTON, Ky. —Efforts continue to help newborns who were exposed to potentially deadly street drugs while they’re in the womb, but a lack of resources is complicating

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Opinion: Better heroin treatment needed in jails

Jim Beiting is chief executive officer of Transitions Inc., a drug and alcohol treatment organization based in Bellevue, Kentucky. We applaud the outstanding reporting by Dan Horn and Terry DeMio about the shocking lack of treatment for heroin addicts in our jails, (“Heroin is bad, We’re making it worse” June

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Transitions Inc. Appoints First New Leader in Decades

Drug Treatment Agency Serves Three Counties From 21 Locations in Northern KY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / MAY 28, 2015 (Download PDF) Transitions Inc., a key organization in Northern Kentucky’s fight against drug and alcohol addiction, has appointed as its chief executive officer a long-time nonprofit leader who started his career

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