Other addiction treatment facilities now have access to a road map to implementation of an opioid treatment strategy that blends 12-Step and medication-assisted treatment approaches.
Ongoing research indicates that approaches to alcohol treatment should consider the level at which a patient drank immediately prior to receiving services.
The national director of the group Stop Predatory Gambling says it is time for more organized protest against governments' expansion of gaming.
A newly announced collaboration with Yale University will broaden the research and public policy agendas at the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.
An organization instrumental in helping drug court programs individualize their services for offenders recently saw its 250th court use its risk assessment tool.
Nutrition expert Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, urges addiction treatment facilities to include healthy living as a central component.
An addiction treatment center's adoption of Twelve-Step Facilitation illustrates the importance of organizational fit and a commitment to staff coaching in the implementation of an evidence-based practice.
Arnie and Sheila Wexler have seen the face of gambling addiction change considerably over decades of reaching out to its victims.
Understanding how personality traits affect the course of addiction and recovery can generate effective and individualized treatment approaches.
Residing on 182 acres, the former University of St. Thomas Daniel C. Gainey Conference and Center in Owatonna, Minn.—about an hour south of the Twin Cities—reopened this past January as the Beauterre Recovery Institute
A 20-bed expansion of a Spectrum Health Systems operation in Massachusetts will serve both publicly and privately financed patients, assisting in the response to the state's opioid crisis.
A newly released guideline on medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders is designed in part to combat prescribing that occurs without any additional support.
The New York Academy of Medicine credits the person-centered approach of needle exchange programs and sees some room for cooperation between harm reduction and traditional treatment.
Creative interventions can help reluctant adolescents gain the full benefits of participating in group therapy.
A New York Times investigation that found predatory practices in New York City housing for people in early recovery cries out for adoption of standards along the lines of what's happening in other states.
Strong encouragement from his Los Angeles nonprofit treatment program helped Justin Kirkgard progress from barely being able to run a mile to completing a marathon.
A study has found that opioid-dependent individuals who were allowed to continue on methadone maintenance while in prison were twice as likely to resume with the treatment in the high-risk period immediately after release.
Clinicians can work with clients to build an essential help-seeking tool for early recovery.
Eight-year-old Mik offers both companionship and accountability for residents of the Williamsburg House sober home in New York City.
A new analysis states that the referral component of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) initiatives isn't generating desired results for patients.