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The Reel Recovery Film Festival New York

Writers In Treatment presented The REEL Recovery Film Festival in New York Sept 28th-Oct 04, 2012. This multi-day annual event is a celebration of film, the arts, writing and creativity, showcasing filmmakers who make honest films about addiction, alcoholism, behavioral disorders, treatment and recovery. Sunrise Detox attended the opening party along with addiction professionals and those in …

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1,000 New Jersey Residents are in Substance Abuse Treatment, Every Day

In New Jersey on any given day, nearly 1,000 people are in a clinic or hospital receiving substance abuse treatment. Most have entered a detox program (Sunrise Detox in Stirling services over 100 individuals every month) for what is typically a week to ten days of medically-supervised treatment. The initial detox is needed to stabilize them medically, …

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2016 New York State Record for Overdose Deaths

New York closed 2016 with a new record: over 1,000 heroin overdose deaths. This continues an upward trend noted years ago, which has continued to challenge New York residents and their families, as well as policy makers and health care providers. In June of 2016, New York State issued a report showing 2014 data on heroin abuse and …

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In Rockville Center, Long Island for Town Hall

Rockville Center Against Youth Substance Abuse The Rockville Center, Long Island Town Hall meeting tonight is dedicated to “Underage Drinking and Drug Use”, and Sunrise Detox is there represented by myself (Joe Horrocks) and my associate Joe Chelales. The Long Island treatment center Sunrise Detox Long Island is now open, convenient to both Nassua and Suffolk counties …

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About the Blue Hart (formerly HAARP) Program in South Jersey

Here’s a good intro to the Blue Hart program (formerly “Heroin Addiction Response Program”) developing out of a coalition of Ocean County Prosecutor, two police chiefs, and several treatment industry representatives including Sunrise Detox. I’ll provide further updates in the near future, and add some of my own insights into how this fits into the treatment ecosystem …

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