Monthly Archives: February 2019

Fairbanks announces new chief nursing officer

Theresa Anderson has joined Fairbanks’ staff as the new chief nursing officer and director of nursing. She started her new role at the end of November. She replaces Judy Feldman, who is now serving as Fairbanks’ director of nurse practitioners. Feldman, who has multiple degrees from the IUPUI School of Nursing, is board-certified as a registere...

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What’s behind our appetite for self-destruction?

Each new year, people vow to put an end to self-destructive habits like smoking, overeating or overspending. And how many times have we learned of someone – a celebrity, a friend or a loved one – who committed some self-destructive act that seemed to defy explanation? Think of the criminal who leaves a trail of evidence, perhaps with the hope ...

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What to expect in early recovery from addiction

In early recovery we may discover co-occurring mental health conditions, trauma and exhaustion. We may even find ourselves engaging in compulsive behaviors in other areas, like gambling or sex. Click the link to read about some of the most common problems you may experience in early recovery, their causes and some possible solutions. Please consul...

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The secret of maintaining your sobriety

So, maybe you’re new to recovery. Perhaps you’ve just finished withdrawal and have achieved momentary sobriety. You may be feeling great! Or, you may feel daunted by the road ahead. Your next question just might be: ‘How do I maintain long term sobriety?’ The truth is that there is no easy answer to this question. We all live different sob...

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Fairbanks now offering outpatient addiction treatment online

Fairbanks has launched the first licensed online Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Indiana. It’s designed for clients who are unable to regularly attend in-person IOP sessions. Just like the existing IOP, Fairbanks’ online version uses an evidence-based, comprehensive, holistic treatment program for adult men and women with alcohol and othe...

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