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  • Washington State Provider Agencies Add Online Element to Services

    Alcoholism & Drug Abuse WeeklySan Jose, Calif.-based CRC Health Corporation, which operates the country's only accredited Internet-based treatment system for addiction, last month announced partnerships with several organizations in Washington state that have begun to integrate its online treatment program into their substance abuse service mix.Along with its rapid acquisition of freestanding addiction treatment facilities in recent years, the for-profit CRC is known for launching eGetgoing, an Internet-based, interactive addiction treatment and counseling program for ...

    Posted at October 3, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Group Washington News Conference Points by Gen. Barry McCaffrey and by Dr. Barry Karlin

    Gen. Barry McCaffrey CRC Washington News Conference Points Pleased to Join Dr. Barry Karlin, Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen, and Washington State and local leaders in substance abuse programs today, here at the Washington Athletic Center. I am delighted and proud that leaders in Washington State, where I have long had a strong family and personal association, are making this state the most progressive in the nation for drug and alcohol prevention and treatment. The vision and services creating ...

    Posted at September 22, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • National Anti-Drug Leaders to Hold New Conference to Announce Washington State Treatment Leaders “Most Progressive in Nation”

    NATIONAL ANTI-DRUG LEADERS TO HOLD NEWS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE WASHINGTON STATE TREATMENT LEADERS "MOST PROGRESSIVE IN NATION", FIRST TO ADOPT FULL, PROGRESSIVE PROGRAMS INCLUDING TRADITIONAL, ON-LINE, AND METHADONEFORMER US DRUG CZAR BARRY MCCAFFREY, LIEUT. GOV. BRAD OWEN, AND DR. BARRY KARLIN, CEO OF CRC, COUNTRY'S LEADING ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT PROVIDER AND CREATOR OF THE FIRST ACCREDITED ONLINE TREATMENT, RECOGNIZE WASHINGTON STATE LEADERS:WILL ALSO ANNOUNCE ONLINE TREATMENT PRELIMINARY FINDINGS SHOW REDUCED DROPOUT RATES, KEY PART ...

    Posted at September 18, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • “Commentary: Drug Treatment Should Be Just A Click Away” By Barry McCaffrey And Barry Karlin

    Orlando Sentinel By Barry McCaffrey and Barry KarlinThe level of alcohol and drug dependency in this country is at crisis levels. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, of the 27 million Americans who now are abusing illegal drugs or alcohol regularly, 16 million need treatment, but only 3 million get it. The future looks equally bleak if we do not take action: Nearly one-fourth of eighth-graders say they have been ...

    Posted at June 10, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • Letter To The Editor From Gen. Barry McCaffrey Regarding Treatment Budget And CRC Health Corp.

    Pittsburgh Post Gazette Letters To The Editor Retired Gen. Barry McCaffreyI add my voice to those who urge restoration of funding for addiction treatment in the Pennsylvania state budget.The effects of the recession in Pennsylvania are doubtlessly extremely painful. Nonetheless, any reductions in support of the treatment of addictive diseases will surely accelerate health-care costs and crime across the commonwealth. Both research and experience have taught us that addiction treatment is a wise ...

    Posted at March 20, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • Pilot Program For Opiate Aid

    By Elena Olmstead Herald staff writerA California company is considering bringing a methadone clinic to the Mid-Columbia.Dave Hopper, Benton County's human services director, told county commissioners Monday that CRC Health Group is looking at Benton and Franklin counties as possible sites for the clinic, which helps treat people addicted to opiates.Opiates include everything from heroin to prescription painkillers such as OxyContin, Vicodin and Percocet."There is a problem out there," Hopper said, estimating there are ...

    Posted at March 14, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2006 | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Becoming Force In Addiction; Acquisition Makes Company Largest

    Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly Recent acquisition makes company largest in field A company that has only been around since 1995 has all of a sudden become the largest private addiction treatment provider in the country. With its announced acquisition of Comprehensive Addiction Programs Inc. (CAPS) last week, San Jose, Calif.-based CRC Health Corporation now owns 71 facilities across 16 states and employs more than 1700 people. While privately held CRC has certainly been an established provider for ...

    Posted at March 3, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Corporation announces the acquisition of Comprehensive Addiction Programs, Inc.

    CRC Health Corporation Announces The Acquisition of Comprehensive Addiction Programs, Now Part of CRC's Nation-Leading 71 Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities Acquisition Financed With $40 Million in Equity From North Castle Partners-Led Investor Group and $70 Million Senior Debt Financing (San Jose, CA) - CRC Health Corporation CEO, Dr. Barry Karlin today announced the acquisition of the highly respected Comprehensive Addiction Programs, Inc. ("CAPS'). CAPS owns and operates sixteen residential and outpatient addiction treatment facilities which now ...

    Posted at February 26, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • eGetgoing Wins eHealthcare’s Gold Medal for Best Website

    Silicon Valley Business InkSAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- eGetgoing, the only nationally accredited online alcohol and drug treatment program, has won the 2002 eHealthcare Leadership Award Gold Medal for best websites, achieving the Gold medal for Best Physician/Clinician-Focused Site.Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO of CRC Health Corporation, of which eGetgoing is the online affiliate, stated, "We are proud of the progress of eGetgoing. Adding to CRC's 55 facilities for traditional drug and alcohol treatment, ...

    Posted at December 4, 2002 | By : | Categories : 2002 | 0 Comment
  • Web Site Designed For Teen Addicts

    The Mercury News By Julie Sevrens LyonsWhen San Jose high school principal Jacklyn Guevara was offered a chance to enroll some of her students as guinea pigs for a novel online drug and alcohol treatment program, she jumped at it. Guevara has only three drug counselors on her staff. And drug programs for youths are notoriously ineffective.An Internet service that employs techno music, chat rooms, interactive features, videos and real-time counseling to help teens ...

    Posted at November 14, 2002 | By : | Categories : 2002 | 0 Comment
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