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Hazelden Betty Ford adds second older-adult program site

September 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A specialized program for adults ages 50 and older that Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation introduced in Florida will now be offered at the Betty Ford Center.

Keys to a harmonious work culture in a treatment center

September 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Delphi Behavioral Health Group leaders presenting a workshop at the Moments of Change conference called for more cooperation among work roles in a treatment center, as well as more attention to effective clinical supervision.

CEO says providers can thrive if they heed history

September 28, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The second-day keynote presentation at the Moments of Change conference offered a historical perspective, conveying that addiction treatment providers can succeed through collaboration.

Futurist warns of dire outcome for centers that resist change

September 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The opening speaker at this week's Moments of Change conference said treatment centers that fail to become truly patient-focused will soon become extinct.

Sierra Tucson recognized by NAADAC as top organization

September 26, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Sierra Tucson, an Arizona-based residential treatment facility, was among the honorees in the annual awards presented by the Association for Addiction Professionals

Portman, Ayotte among members of Congress recognized by opioid coalition

September 22, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Kelly Ayotte, both facing high-profile re-election challenges this fall, are among eight members of Congress recognized this week for efforts to combat the opioid epidemic.

Ohio center breaks ground on fourth recovery house

September 22, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Pugh, Cinelli, Wang and Gerberry House will be Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers' second recovery house serving women.

Younger adult overdoses on the rise in Virginia

September 21, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Adults ages 25 to 44 accounted for more than half of all drug overdose-related deaths in Virginia from 2007 to 2014, according to research published this week.

Retreat patient artwork goes on public display

September 21, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Retreat at Lancaster County's patients are educating the local community about addiction and recovery through artwork displayed at a public library.

EMDR therapy: A pathway for trauma-focused care

September 20, 2016  |  Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT
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The practice of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can offer an effective alternative to traditional therapy for addictive disorders.

Blogs

Employee wellness: Is your staff fit for duty?

September 7, 2016     Rebecca Flood
All addiction treatment facilities must model the wellness practices that they encourage for the patients they serve.

The disease/non-disease debate obscures the reality

August 22, 2016     Roland Reeves, MD
As with most issues, Roland Reeves argues, both sides of the disease debate around addiction have valid contributions.

Do your politics impact your clinical effectiveness?

August 10, 2016     Jamie Marich, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT, RMT
A NALGAP President's Award recipient discusses the importance of ethical self-inquiry in clinical work.

An historic anti-drug image now carries a new message

August 10, 2016     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Much has changed since an egg in a frying pan became forever etched into our consciousness.