The system change-focused Advocates for Human Potential takes a neutral position on the issue of marijuana legalization.
Data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) make a case for significant limits on initial prescriptions of opioids.
A group of researchers believes the likely inclusion of a gaming disorder in the next edition of the International Classification of Diseases will cause undue harm.
Known for emphasizing quality and thoroughness over speed in its residential treatment program, Enterhealth Ranch is bringing the same philosophy to its extensive renovation project.
Two prominent public health researchers say the notion that e-cigarettes are leading non-smokers to use tobacco is based on flawed research.
Shunned by some clinicians with a more traditional orientation, the teachings of Buddha resonate for those who seek spiritual freedom in treatment.
A report from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse discusses the relative risks and benefits of non-cigarette nicotine products, calling for greater vigilance among regulators and healthcare professionals.
A pilot study suggests that shifting control of this recovery support tool from the clinician to the patient could pay off.
The Delray Beach Drug Task Force is working to serve both the individual in need of services and the larger community.
Everyone’s talking about the healthcare bill House Republicans released Monday night as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Here’s the very least you need to know.
Mike Reed founded Single and Sober to help people in recovery overcome their most significant obstacle to healthy dating.
Research using a pharmacy database leads to striking findings about the prevalence of other opioid use during and after buprenorphine treatment.
Prominent leaders are urging the key interest groups in the addiction field to stop looking the other way on the prevalence of smoking among treatment patients and staff.
The CEO of Sovereign Health Group combats the traditional outlook toward patient successes and failures.
Some treatments do more harm than good when a proper diagnosis is not made.
High Sobriety in West Los Angeles is the latest example of treatment centers using marijuana as part of treatment for addiction to alcohol and other drugs, a highly polarizing practice.
A Maine university seeks to prepare students in a variety of health disciplines to work together in combating the effects of the opioid crisis.
The second annual version of an event modeled after TED Talks will have both a South Florida and national perspective.
The power of the 12 Steps introduces a working principle into what had been largely directionless lives.
ASAM is accepting public comment on a drug testing appropriateness document that is being developed to provide guidance on drug testing in diagnosis, treatment and promotion of recovery from addiction.