Medications To Help You Stop Drinking & Drug Use

While there are no easy ways to battle Substance use Disorder (SUD) there are different medications available to assist in the therapeutic process. Chances are that your problems didn’t start overnight and for most people we see come through our doors, they have been abusing drugs and alcohol for years. Now that your body has developed a physical dependence upon alcohol, there are probably several social and behavioral characteristics that have you under this spell that seems to go on and on with no end in sight. The most successful treatment often requires a very holistic approach that not only deals with the physical cravings but the mental and spiritual sides of a person. Our medication assisted treatment program primarily deals with the physical cravings. Stop the Alcohol Cravings Depending upon the severity of your physical dependence, we may recommend an inpatient alcohol detox program because your withdrawal symptoms could be life threatening and we can minimize the severity of withdrawal with medications, diet and close medical supervision. We do offer opiate withdrawal help in our new opiate detox center. We may recommend Naltrexone (Revia & Vivitrol) to help reduce the cravings for alcohol or opiates and have seen success with [...]

Medications To Help You Stop Drinking & Drug Use 2017-12-19T15:18:28+00:00

Many Rehabs in Palm Beach Florida Are Dangerous

NBC News uncovers the sad truth about the billion-dollar drug treatment industry in Palm Beach County Florida. This video is so compelling that we need to share this reality with those in our region who may be considering one of the 400 drug rehabs in Florida for a loved one in their lives.

Many Rehabs in Palm Beach Florida Are Dangerous 2017-12-19T15:14:44+00:00

Northeast Times Calls Livengrin House of Healing

By William Kenny Jan. 3, 2017 Dense woods, un­du­lat­ing hills and gently flow­ing streams shroud the Liven­grin Found­a­tion’s Ben­s­alem headquar­ters, largely isol­at­ing the 43-acre ad­dic­tion treat­ment fa­cil­ity from the bust­ling com­munity out­side it. The pri­vacy is clearly by design. After all, al­co­hol­ics and drug ab­users in the early stages of re­cov­ery be­ne­fit from the serenity of nature and need not be ex­posed to the pub­lic stig­mas as­so­ci­ated with their dis­ease as they cope with its emo­tion­al, phys­ic­al and fin­an­cial con­sequences. Liven­grin’s Hul­meville Road cam­pus has looked es­sen­tially that way since a wealthy and bliss­fully ec­cent­ric ad­vert­ising ex­ec­ut­ive and en­tre­pren­eur, Standish Forde Hansell, pur­chased the former Brice Farm and foun­ded the non­profit there in 1966, nam­ing the in­pa­tient fa­cil­ity after a per­son­al man­tra: “live and grin.” Yet, with its golden an­niversary com­mem­or­a­tions now com­plete and the found­a­tion em­bark­ing on its second half-cen­tury, it finds it­self en­gaged in a fierce com­pet­i­tion where, iron­ic­ally enough, pub­lic at­ten­tion might serve as one of its greatest as­sets. Road to recovery: Livengrin Foundation serves more than 4,000 patients annually at eight campuses, including a counseling center at 9140 Academy Road in the Northeast. Above, president and CEO Rick Pine leads a tour of the foundation’s Bensalem [...]

Northeast Times Calls Livengrin House of Healing 2017-12-20T22:16:04+00:00

Gov. Tom Wolf visits Livengrin to discuss opiod crisis ahead of Ride for Recovery

Action News covers the 2016 Ride for Recovery, an annual motorcycle run and family picnic that raises funds to benefit our patient care programs and enhance public awareness for recovery from addiction.

Gov. Tom Wolf visits Livengrin to discuss opiod crisis ahead of Ride for Recovery 2017-09-21T16:55:33+00:00

Livengrin’s 48th Anniversary Celebration with Special Guest of Honor: Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

Livengrin Foundation is holding its 48th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, October 30. Proceeds benefit Livengrin’s First Responders Addiction Treatment Program (FRAT), which reaches out to police, firefighters, emergency personnel and combat veterans.  Each month 12 to 15 Iraq and Afghanistan war combat veterans come to the doors of Livengrin Foundation seeking addiction treatment, but have no health insurance.  The non-profit Livengrin Foundation treats these heroes through patient charity care.  The event will help many brave combat veterans and First Responders receive the help and support they desperately need. WHEN: Thursday, October 30 6:30 p.m. – VIP and General Receptions 7:15 p.m. – Dinner WHERE: Northampton Valley Country Club 10 Harmony Drive Richboro, PA 18954 TICKETS: Tickets for the event can be purchased in advance at https://www.livengrin.org/gala/. For more information, contact Scott Blacker, Vice President for Development at (215) 638-5200 x 207. About Timothy Geithner As the 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury, Timothy Geithner played a central role in formulating U.S. domestic and international economic policy during President Barack Obama’s first term. He was a principal architect of the president’s strategy to avert economic collapse and to reform the financial system, while also tackling a broad set of international economic challenges. [...]

Livengrin’s 48th Anniversary Celebration with Special Guest of Honor: Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner 2017-08-07T15:22:45+00:00

Livengrin's Dr. William Lorman on Cough Syrup Abuse in Courier Times

By Jo Ciavaglia | Twitter: @jciavaglia | Bucks County Courier Times | Posted: Monday, August 4, 2014 [av_dropcap1]I[/av_dropcap1]n the days before he allegedly stabbed his grandmother, Dylan Campbell thought he was a god. He also believed that someone was trying to hurt his family. He’d get down on all fours and rock. He started hyperventilating. He was hallucinating. His face wore a blank look, according to his aunt Noreen Carros, who lives with the 17-year-old, soon-to-be high school senior. His bizarre behavior was so worrisome that his family took him to a hospital emergency room, where he was put under a 48-hour observation, Carros said. Cough syrup abuse led Dylan Campbell to stab grandmother She said she had no idea what happened to her grand-nephew, until he confided in her. Now she wants to warn other people about what medical and drug abuse professionals call a cheap, legal, accessible and dangerous high. And it’s probably in your bathroom right now. The Bristol Township teen was abusing cough medications, and had been for months, Carros said. The family informed Bristol Township police that he was possibly abusing it the night he allegedly stabbed his grandmother, who suffered minor wounds. While not as [...]

Livengrin's Dr. William Lorman on Cough Syrup Abuse in Courier Times 2017-08-07T15:22:45+00:00
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