Industry leaders need to do a better job at making tailored treatment options and recovery support services available for mothers.
A division reorganization that took effect last week at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) could end up creating more synergies among complementary areas of addiction research.
A new online course to help parents improve their relationship with a substance-using child is based on the research-tested Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) model.
Adopting a true chronic-care model in addiction treatment requires major changes in the field's words and deeds.
Now open in South Florida, HeadWaters at Origins is home to a new executive program that is designed to treat high net worth individuals and licensed professionals.
A breakout session at the Moments of Change conference offered guidance for opening up conversations with patients about the other compulsive behaviors that often accompany substance addiction.
Marsha Linehan, PhD, opened this week's Moments of Change conference with engaging and often surprising comments about the evolution of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
The message from a panel of national leaders gathered to formally unveil a new national practice guideline for opioid treatment medications was clear: The evidence is there, so the prescribing must follow.
A college president this week issued a call to his fellow administrators to exert more leadership on harmful and underage drinking on campuses.
The leader of the Beit T'Shuvah addiction treatment organization in Los Angeles says faith community leaders need to join forces to counteract a "state of moral emergency."
The addiction professional who works with affluent patients must understand the potentially destructive aspects of the patients' relationship with their personal physician.
South Florida-based Joe Randazza wants to contribute to improving opioid addiction treatment success rates and to attracting more of the public to support the cause.
Compassionate care for individuals with intimacy disorders should begin with changing professionals' language for describing these clients.
With the start of the 2016 membership year, the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) will recognize addiction specialists with a certification from one of two national boards.
Increases in marijuana use constitute one of the prevalent trends in a 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health that shows some otherwise encouraging patterns.
A victim mentality can often seem to benefit the individual at first, but the long-term consequences are severe.
The newest online directory of addiction treatment providers and facilities will call attention to services that take a self-empowerment approach that embraces harm reduction.
The National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR) prepares to issue a revision of its national standard document as leaders get ready for a best practices conference next month.
Programs that combine addiction treatment and academics can help individuals uncover purpose in their lives.