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C.O.R.E. Medical Clinic, Inc.
2100 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento CA 95816
Phone: 916.442.4985
Fax: 916.442.1029

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C.O.R.E. Medical Clinic, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a CARF (Com-mission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) Three-Year Accreditation for detoxification and outpatient treatment services.

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OPIATES AND THE BRAIN - A Six Part Series
Knowledge and understanding are keys to fighting the stigma associated with addiction and helping our patients obtain optimal benefit from treatment.  The following six videos, each approximately 10 minutes in length, are aimed at helping patients, family, and other supports (friends, spiritual advisors, AA/NA members, etc.) to better understand the treatment provided at C.O.R.E. Medical Clinic, Inc.  They also assist staff in achieving our motto, “Recovery with Respect”.

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Part 1 of 6: Introduction - "Recovery with Respect" 9 min 46 sec (23.1 MB)
Part 2 of 6: History of Medicated Assisted Treatment 12 min 38 sec (21.4 MB)
Part 3 of 6: The Brain's Opioid ("Endorphin") System 9 min 48 sec (13.3 MB)
Part 4 of 6: The Three Brain Problems of the Opioid Addict 10 min 47 sec (14.5 MB)
Part 5 of 6: Maintenance vs. Detoxification 10 min 1 sec (14.3 MB)
Part 6 of 6: Side Effects and Side Effect Management 11 min 23 sec (26.9 MB)

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OUTSIDE LINKS
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New Link: Medication-Assisted Treatment: The best therapy for opioid use disorder

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CBS Video: $50,000 Prisoner Prescription: Inmates Get Expensive Hepatitis C Treatment
http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/video/8875490-50000-prisoner-prescription-inmates-get-expensive-hepatitis-c-treatment/
Hepatitis C is one of the most common diseases and can carry a death sentence. The cost of fighting it runs into the tens-of-thousands of dollars. But with tight budgets, there's debate on whether prison inmates be given the most expensive top-of-the-line medications? Paul Sousa - C.O.R.E. Medical Clinic, Inc. Rehab Counselor, is featured in this video.

Off Track - Stories of the Effects of Sexual Exploitation 26.51 Minutes
http://youtu.be/GYvQXeeCVTg
Published 1/19/13 - Community Against Sexual Harm (CASH)'s stories from victims, family members, police and community members about the effects of sexual exploitation.

Paul Sousa - C.O.R.E. Medical Clinic, Inc. Rehab Counselor, Sacramento
http://vimeo.com/40963213
"You never know when people are right there on the verge of turning their lives around."

Heather Edney - Behavioral Health Consultant, Los Angeles
http://vimeo.com/40961387
"It's such an honor to see people get a second chance in life, to see the lights come on again

Denise & Gary Cullen - Lost Their Son Jeff To Overdose
http://vimeo.com/40959814
"We are at a crisis point of overdoses in California, and many of those overdoses lead to death because people are too afraid to call for help."

Tom Ammiano - California State Assembly Member
http://vimeo.com/41592221
"Advocating for this bill comes out of care...that a person will not die needlessly...because of this lack of protection for someone who reports it.".....

http://www.drugpolicy.org/

Alcohol and Drug Abuse: U.S. Policies and Actions
http://www.quitalcohol.com/information/alcohol-and-drug-abuse-u-s-government-policies-and-actions.html

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Outside Link: CBS Video - Hooked: Why Bad Habits Are Hard to Break
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From
:   CALIFORNIANS TALK ABOUT OVERDOSE

Californians from across the state talk about the impact overdose has had on their lives and the need to implement effective, low-cost solutions right away.

Solutions such as expanded access to the opiate overdose reversal medicine naloxone and ‘911 Good Samaritan’ laws are just two ways California can reduce overdose fatalities.