The second-day keynote presentation at the Moments of Change conference offered a historical perspective, conveying that addiction treatment providers can succeed through collaboration.
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.
The Retreat at Lancaster County's patients are educating the local community about addiction and recovery through artwork displayed at a public library.
The practice of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) can offer an effective alternative to traditional therapy for addictive disorders.
A newly released report from Generations United stresses the importance of serving the needs of relatives who are assuming parental responsibilities because of a parent's substance abuse.
With encouragement from clinicians, patients can learn to make recovery-affirming decisions.
Alcoholics Anonymous is often misunderstood by both the general public and those in the field of addiction treatment, but Marc Galanter, MD, hopes to change that with his recently published book.
Advanced Recovery Systems partnered with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) to strategize everything from the programming to the interior design to ensure sensitivity to the needs of fire fighters.
From the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders: Recovery Centers of America's chief clinical officer urged developers of new programs to offer sustainable, high-quality services and to be prepared to fight stigma.
A physician presenting at the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders endorsed much wider access to both methadone and buprenorphine treatment for opioid dependence.
SAMHSA's National Survey on Drug Use and Health released Thursday collected data on misuse of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs in 2015 and found that 53.7% of those who reported misuse of pain drugs said they got them from a friend or relative.
The advocacy community in California again is calling for a licensure measure for substance use treatment professionals in the state, after another failed effort in this year's legislative session.
Combining two resources that have helped him stay sober for more than six years, entrepreneur Chris Rosburg has developed playing cards with inspirational messages to help others in recovery.
Predictive testing to evaluate the potential risks and benefits of opioids and other medications appears to have wide applicability in many sectors of healthcare.
The National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR) now has an ethics code that mirrors the objectives of its longstanding operating standard for sober homes.
With a controversial measure to prosecute some Tennessee mothers having expired, discussion in the state suddenly has turned to the need for more funding support for treatment of pregnant women.
The medical director of a Missouri organization that has established a pre-teen track for eating disorder treatment shares several observations about special challenges for this population.
The addiction-treatment industry is most certainly at a crossroads, and leaders have an opportunity to shape the direction of the road ahead.
A growing complexity of roles in addiction treatment organizations is creating ethics challenges around boundaries and other issues affecting patients, a National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) presenter suggested.
The two sides of the legalization debate create a false dichotomy in which the only two options are legal marijuana use or incarceration for use or possession. In reality, there are other options.