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ROSARY HALL CO-MEDICAL DIRECTOR DISCUSSES GROWING PROBLEM OF ALCOHOL ADDICTION

Experts in the medical community assert that alcohol is a drug and should be used cautiously. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that alcohol-related causes kill an estimated 88,000 people each year in the United States and USA Today reported that 16,000 more people die each year from alcohol than opioids. Christopher Adelman, M.D., co-medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, recently spoke on the 90.3 WCPN “Sound of Ideas” program about alcoholism being an often overlooked addiction and how to support friends or family in recovery. ...Continue →

"Removing Legal Barriers to Recovery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center" podcast with Cover2 Resources

Recently, Greg McNeil, founder of Cover2 Resources, interviewed Legal Aid attorneys Michael Russell and Jennifer Kinsley, as well as Dr. Albana Dreshaj, medical director of St. Vincent Charity Psychiatric Emergency Department, for episode 217 of his noted podcast. ...Continue →

HOSTING DURING THE HOLIDAYS? HERE’S HOW YOU CAN BE SUPPORTIVE OF GUESTS RECOVERING FROM ALCOHOL ADDICTION

Gathering with family and friends during the holiday season can be both fun and stressful. If you’re hosting, you can take simple but meaningful steps be supportive of a recovering adult family member or friend. ...Continue →

NAVIGATING LEGAL LANDMINES PAVES WAY FOR ROSARY HALL PATIENT TO TURN LIFE AROUND

While at Rosary Hall, Suzanne met with an attorney from The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland because she was concerned about debt. The attorney, Jennifer Kinsley, and fellow attorney Michael Russell, are onsite at St. Vincent Charity as part of a unique medical-legal partnership (MLP) that provides free services to advise and represent patients and train providers in spotting social determinants of health with potential legal remedies. St. Vincent Charity’s MLP program was the first of its kind in Ohio to focus solely on the needs of those in treatment for behavioral health and addiction diseases. ...Continue →

Cleveland Magazine names Parran and Adelman as Best Addiction Medicine Doctors

In its 2018 "Best Doctors" issue, Cleveland Magazine named Dr. Ted Parran and Dr. Christopher Adelman as the best in Addiction Medicine. As part of the feature story, the magazine published a Q&A with Dr. Parran regarding connecting addiction and mental illness. ...Continue →

Dr. Ted Parran discusses the need for research of cash-only opioid clinics

Dr. Ted Parran, associate medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, recently spoke with the Springfield News-Sunabout the growing number of cash-only opioid treatment centers. A nationally renowned expert in addiction medicine, Dr. Parran discussed the need for more research on opioid treatment centers and the responsibility of providers in prescribing these medications. ...Continue →

St. Vincent Charity, police team-up to get opioid addicts into recovery programs

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center worked with a local police chief to create Safe Passages, a means for police in four suburban districts to offer medical help to substance abusers rather than incarceration. The Safe Passages program is profiled in the February 1 issue of Catholic Health World. ...Continue →

One family's pain inspires a message of hope

Bob and Jeannie Brandt lovingly share this message with Rosary Hall detox patients as they desperately attempt to escape the powerful grip of opioid and heroin addiction. It’s the message that Bob and Jeannie wished they had known to deliver—or wish someone else could have delivered—to their grandson, Robby, during his four-year struggle to overcome addiction. ...Continue →

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Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium Video Highlights Partnership

CLEVELAND – The Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium has released a new video, highlighting the collaborative work under way by area hospitals to address the opioid crisis in the region.The ...continue reading

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St. Vincent Surgeon Performs Breakthrough Knee Revision Surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Dr. Bernard Stulberg recently became the first orthopedic surgeon in the country to perform total knee revision surgery utilizing the latest GPS technology. The procedure marks a breakthrough in knee revision surg ...continue reading

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