AdCare Alliance May 2015

What’s in a name? This issue marks a big change – one you may have noticed by now, the Alumni News has been renamed to AdCare Alliance. Like any big change, it didn’t happen overnight, and we thank those who submitted so many excellent suggestions. alliance (al•li•ance) | noun: a union between people, groups, countries, […]

May is National Mental Health Month!

Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders in the same individual –are shockingly common. Nearly sixty percent (60%) of people with substance-use disorders also have mental illness, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). As an acute-care medical facility specializing in addiction treatment, AdCare Hospital has long treated individuals with co-occurring substance abuse […]

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference June 10, 2015

(June 10, 2015, Quincy, Massachusetts) – Jennifer Kirk, LICSW, Director of AdCare-Quincy, will present “How Substance Abuse Impacts Families & the Importance of Self-care” at the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Conference June 10, 2015 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Marlboro, MA. When parents are absent or unable to raise their children due to alcohol […]

Keynote Speaker Linda T. Sanford, LICSW

(May 27, 2015, Boston, MA) – AdCare Hospital is pleased to be a sponsor and exhibitor at the 33rd Regional Social Work Conference at Western New England University Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 8:45 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker Linda T. Sanford, LICSW will present Strong at the Broken Places: Resilient Survivors and their workers. Earn six […]

(MAADAC) Golf Fundraiser Friday, May 15, 2015

(May 15, 2015, Charlton, Massachusetts) –AdCare Hospital is pleased to be sponsor the 26th Annual Massachusetts Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (MAADAC) Golf Fundraiser Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Heritage Country Club in Charlton, MA. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. For information about fees that include […]

Register Now for Webinar!

How Trauma-Informed Schools Can Help Children’s Trauma and Family Recovery Marleen Wong, Ph.D., will be leading the fourth webinar of nine-part series: Understanding Addiction and Supporting Recovery — Register now! » Dr. Marleen Wong is Associate Dean, Clinical Professor, and Director of Field Education at the USC School of Social Work overseeing the field placement […]

AdCare Outpatient Services – Quincy will present on “Addiction and Recovery”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (April 28, 2015, Quincy, Massachusetts) –This April, during National Alcohol Awareness Month, AdCare Hospital encourages you to educate yourself and your loved ones about the dangers of substance use disorders, as well as to increase your understanding of the disease of addiction and the recovery process. Priya Mittal, LMHC, Clinician, AdCare Outpatient […]

Halting the Youth Opioid / Heroin Epidemic

FREE Webinar April 14, 2015 @2PM EDT ->click here to register! The third of a nine-part webinar series designed for persons interested in addiction, its impact on families and children, and in solutions available to provide help to concerned family members and friends. Topic: Halting the Youth Opioid / Heroin Epidemic -► This one-hour webinar […]