• NBCares Silver Linings Hazelden Betty Ford

    Well, the Olympics are definitely in full swing and thousands of talented and dedicated athletes from all over the world are competing at the top of their games. We’ve also witnessed the pressure and stress that affects not only their performances, but their mental and emotional health as well. There are coping skills that help […]

  • Dealing with Addiction during the Pandemic

    Eisenhower Health is swamped with patients struggling with COVID-19. Down the street, the Betty Ford Center is also treating patients but their struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic look very different. “It’s been a very interesting time, very challenging,” Chris Yadron, Regional VP of the West and administrator of the Betty Ford Center, said. “Of course, […]

  • Owner of Betty Ford Center Reaches Settlement with DOJ

    The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation finalized a settlement agreement Friday in which it agreed to remove architectural barriers to access at the Betty Ford Center, a well-known drug and alcohol treatment facility it owns and operates in Rancho Mirage, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. The settlement agreement resolves allegations that the Betty Ford Center violated […]

  • New Rehab Law Adds Standards to Addiction Treatment Centers

    Governor Jerry Brown approves a new bill to set specific treatment standards for addiction rehabilitation, while an administrator of a rehabilitation center said the standards are needed as not all drug and alcohol treatment facilities have the best interest in mind for patients. Doctor Christopher Yadron is the administrator of the Better Ford Center in […]

  • Opioid Abuse In America: A National Emergency

    The numbers are staggering. In 1999, a little over 4,000 people overdosed on opioids. In 2015, roughly 20,000. In 2016, 60,000. Yesterday, President Trump announced that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency. "The opioid crisis is an emergency. And I’m saying officially, right now, it is an emergency, it’s a national emergency. We’re going to spend a lot of time, a lot […]

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