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May 2012 Satisfaction Survey results are in. Check out what people are saying! See "Of Interest Page"
Is your organization interested in becoming CARF Accredited? Give us a call. Wayde serves as a CARF Consultant for organizations seeking initial accreditation or preparing for a survey to maintain its accreditation. Do you need a CARF Consultant to conduct a mock survey or review your policies? Give us a call! (see CARF Consultation Page)
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Drinking and driving can add up to tragic endings. In the U.S., about 5,000 people under age 21 die each year from injuries caused by underage drinking, nearly 40 percent (1,900) in car crashes. (SAMHSA: Drugs: Shatter the Myths)
2010 Drug Survey:
The 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health is out. Highlights are found on the last page of thos website.
Congratulations from DCH Director
Ms. Kathy Wilcox, Director of DCH Healthcare Facility Regulation, congratulated Addiction Recovery Services for having no deficiencies in the recent survey for Drug Treatment Program Licensure. She noted that to have no deficiencies is extremely rare.
DCH Drug Treatment Survey Report: June 20, 2011
DCH Survey: NO Citations!
Addiction Recovery Services was surveyed on Monday, June 20, 2011, by the Department of Community Health Healthcare Division for licensure as a drug treatment facilty. The licensure has been granted and there were NO citings in the survey! Addiction Recovery Services is now licensed to provide ASAM Level I.0 (Outpatient) and II.1 (Intensive Outpatient) drug treatment services. Any program providing drug treatment services in the state of Georgia is required by law to be licensed by DCH; however, there are many programs that are not.
Here is a Letter to the Editor of LaGrange Daily news regarding "Drugged Driving:" ...In the past 25 years, our nation has made great strides in recognizing and addressing the dangers of drunken driving. Georgia has implemented a DUI Intervention Program to ensure that persons convicted of DUIs face legal consequences and are introduced into the drug abuse treatment system. However, now it is time that we also address “drugged driving” - driving under the influence of illegal drugs and prescription drugs... Read more on "Of Interest" Page on this site.
SAMHSA Supports "Text4Baby"
Each year in the United States more than 500,000 babies are born prematurely, and an estimated 28,000 children die before their first birthday, signifying a national public health crisis. Text4baby is a free mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health. An educational program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, text4baby provides pregnant women and new moms with information to help them care for their health and give their babies the best possible start in life. Women who sign up for the service by texting BABY to 511411 (or BEBE in Spanish) will receive free SMS text messages each week, timed to their due date or their baby's date of birth. Learn More
Training on Prevention of Workplace Violence
Provide good training, not only to meet a standard, but to protect your employees and your organization. "According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), about 2 million U.S. workers per year are victims of some kind of workplace violence." (SHRM.org/research) Need assistance with planning, developing or providing training? Contact Washburn Consultation Services.
Resources from SAMHSA, NIDA, NAMI, NAADAC...
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