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Treatment organization drives launch of day to celebrate recovery from eating disorders

April 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Organizers of the first Eating Recovery Day (May 3) are encouraging the sharing of inspirational stories of recovery.

Controversies over marijuana, naloxone explode in Maine

April 27, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The state of Maine has generated national buzz over a proposal to allow medical marijuana use for opioid addiction, as well as a gubernatorial veto of legislation intended to expand access to naloxone.

Spectrum promotes from within for CEO post

April 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Massachusetts-based Spectrum Health Systems has announced that chief operating officer Kurt A. Isaacson will become president and CEO of the treatment organization in July.

Funding for N.Y. eating disorders centers receives boost

April 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Advocates for comprehensive treatment for eating disorders have praised a reversal of a funding trend for regional centers in New York state.

White House honoring 10 leaders in combating opioid crisis

April 25, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The driving force behind the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative and the president of Young People in Recovery are among the Champions of Change being honored this week.

Researchers progress with groundbreaking anorexia study

April 22, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) is believed to be the largest and most rigorous genetic investigation of eating disorders in history.

Mobile app assists patients receiving Suboxone film

April 21, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Suboxone Sublingual Film Mobile Health Library includes features such as symptom tracking for patients receiving the medication for opioid dependence.

Report: Medications can be comfortably integrated into drug court programs

April 20, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A report from the Legal Action Center uses the example of New York state drug courts to conclude that medication-assisted treatment can be successfully implemented in such settings.

New group funds patient copays for treatment

April 19, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The Insured Consumer Access Network (ICAN) will model its efforts for addiction treatment patients after the payment assistance offered to some consumers by pharmaceutical companies.

Survey of young adults finds differences from social norms theory

April 18, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A newly published study based on an online survey of young adults finds that perhaps these young people are not as inaccurate about their projections of peers' alcohol use as has been believed.

Blogs

We're all in this together

April 25, 2016     Dan Griffin
The field must rid itself of "either/or" thinking that states that support for men's needs represents an affront to women.

Dedicated men have shaped my leadership role

April 22, 2016     Rebecca Flood
The values of men in Rebecca Flood's life helped define her commitment to the organizations she cares about.

The eagle flies alone, surrounded by angels

April 11, 2016     Rebecca Flood
A number of pioneering women contributed greatly to the successes of the author and her treatment organization.

Gay men, meth, and sex: what addiction professionals need to know

March 21, 2016     David Fawcett, PhD, LCSW
Addiction expert, author and therapist David Fawcett addresses the meth epidemic in gay male communities and discusses implications for effective and affirmative treatment.