Monthly Archives: May 2018

Fairbanks offers new trauma curriculum for women

Fairbanks has instituted a new curriculum to address trauma in female patients. Origins: Women’s Trauma Program is part of Fairbanks’ whole continuum of care. “Women suffering from co-occurring trauma and addiction disorders now have specialized programming so both needs can be addressed simultaneously,” said Fairbanks Chief...

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Fairbanks launches Employer Services Division

Fairbanks has launched a new Employer Services Division and program to help companies throughout the Midwest mitigate the rising costs of healthcare related to substance abuse and improve employee productivity. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, drug abuse costs employers nearly $81 billion each year in turnover, p...

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NFL draft bust now enjoys a different calling

Ryan Leaf went from being a promising National Football League quarterback to one of the biggest busts in league history. It was a spectacular – and public – fall from grace. Leaf, who up to that point had enjoyed success his whole life, didn’t take his professional downfall well. Chemical addiction and prison time followed. But he manage...

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Circle of Hope Celebrates Record Fundraising

More than 600 individuals came together to celebrate recovery from addiction and raised a record $262,000 at the 17th annual Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner April 26 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. Jim Irsay and the Indianapolis Colts were once again the presenting sponsor for the Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner. Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogse...

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