David Lisonbee, CEO, Twin Town Treatment Centers Though informing prospective patients and their families about prerequisite financial, emotional and time commitments and expenses prior to engaging in a course of treatment may seem inconvenient, counterproductive and potentially self-defeating, alternatives betray trust, which is the essential ingredient of any helpful relationship. To mislead and later […]
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Within a few months after drug withdrawal, patients in recovery from dependence on prescription pain medications may show signs that the body’s natural reward systems are normalizing, reports a study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, […]
David Lisonbee, twintowntreatmentcenters.com How do you help arrest a loved one’s decent down the destructive path of alcoholism and addiction? Is this the best time to address these problems? Can you pretend that everything is fine and that everyone is happy? Are you motivated by a benevolent care for your family or is self-defense or […]
By Join Together Staff September 30th, 2014 The risk of death, overdose and addiction from prescription opioids outweighs the benefits in treating headache, chronic low back pain and other non-cancer conditions, according to a new position paper from the American Academy of Neurology. The doctors’ group says research shows that half of patients who take opioids […]
The polarization of the treatment field between medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and 12-step drugfree treatment is gradually dissolving, according to experts interviewed by ADAW last week. “The problem is that some people view it as either/or,” said Philip L. Herschman, Ph.D., chief clinical officer of CRC Health Group. “Either it’s MAT and nothing else, or it’s […]
Doing the right thing is not easy but it is what we’re about Media coverage of addiction treatment leads the public and some professionals to conclude that service providers will take inappropriate measures to increase revenues. Twin Town distinguishes itself by: • Refusing to accept/ pay referral fees or contract with referral mills (internet websites) […]
17% of Unemployed Workers Have Substance Use Disorder: Survey By Join Together Staff | December 2, 2013 A government survey finds 17 percent of unemployed workers have a substance use disorder, compared with 9 percent of full-time workers, CNNMoney reports. The findings, from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, are self-reported, so the rate of substance use disorders […]
Pablo Iglesias Is Suboxone a Wonder Drug that Helps Heroin Addicts Get Clean–Or Just Another Way to Stay High? By Anna Merlan Wednesday, Oct 23 2013 Five months ago, Chris resolved that it was finally time to get clean. Suboxone is “not being used in the context we’ve seen it to kick a habit or even to replace […]
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/disabled-530421-twin-schlesinger.html Published: Oct. 10, 2013 Updated: 8:29 a.m. Rehab center earns honors for work with disabled 8 Photos » By ASHER KLEIN / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER A Los Alamitos-based drug and alcohol treatment center was given two awards by Cal State Long Beach’s Disabled Student Services for its work with the disabled. Members of Twin Town […]
By Join Together Staff | September 12, 2013 | The number of people seeking addiction treatment could double under the Affordable Care Act, the Associated Press reports. Under the new law, four million people with drug and alcohol problems will become eligible for insurance coverage. The surge of new patients is likely to strain the substance abuse treatment […]
As a psychologist who has over 42 years of clinical experience in treating alcoholism and other drug addictions I have found Twin Town to be an outstanding referral option.
Allen Berger, Ph.D Author of the popular recovery mainstay 12 Stupid Things that Mess Up Recovery.
I completed the treatment program last week (Oct 2nd, 2014) and wanted to express my most sincere thanks for all the good things this program has done for me.
I wouldn't be having the time of my life in Europe OR into one of the top schools in the country without you!!! so thank you for being amazing! I love you!!
I wanted to write and send you a quick thank you for all the work you did with my mom and our family. I am so proud of her and her recovery and she is really a different, better mom.
Twin Town Treatment Center helped me save my life I'm forever grateful 20 yrs Sober!
I can’t possibly convey you how thankful I am for your guidance and care and I know I was lost until you helped me find my way. Thank you!
Thank you again for your very ethical stance in the treatment community. I have said before, and will say again, how much I appreciate what you are saying-- and what you are doing by offering Twin Town as a reasonable alternative for the mass of addicts and families of ordinary means. Certainly, some wealthier clients
Michael Topp, LMFT
I honestly had very little desire to follow through with this before I came. But the support I received from both of them made me stay.