Articles

In recovery, numbers add up for this math instructor

July 22, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Justin Rodrigues' pursuit of treatment in North Carolina, followed by sober living in South Florida, has led to several professional and personal achievements.

Beat drug test cheaters at their own game

July 21, 2014     Bill Current
In the first of a two-part series, Bill Current outlines the basic facts on how individuals try to beat a drug test and how treatment programs can stay on top of trends.

Mo. agency responds to need for adolescent residential care

July 21, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Bridgeway Behavioral Health intends for its comprehensive approach to care at The Farm to appeal to families and insurers.

American Addiction Centers' planned IPO fuels ongoing investment discussion

July 17, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
The role and impact of investment dollars in the addiction treatment industry continues to be a much-watched topic, reinforced this month with American Addiction Centers' filing of plans to raise $75 million in an initial public offering.

Insurers still dropping the ball on parity

July 16, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor-in-Chief
Lawsuits highlight health plan’s shortcomings in operationalizing parity within their coverage rules.

Center's YouTube videos seek to ease addicts' fears, despair

July 15, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Cumberland Heights believes a series of YouTube educational videos will speak to young adults who are comfortable with online media and fearful of a treatment experience.

Be wary of lifting cap on buprenorphine patients, AATOD paper warns

July 9, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
A new policy paper from the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) addresses several timely policy debates on opioid addiction and its treatment, including the merits of federal restrictions on the prescribing of buprenorphine.

From drugs to food: Gold traces his career in addiction research

July 7, 2014     Mark S. Gold, MD
A keynote presenter at this year's National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD), Mark S. Gold, MD, describes the enlightening path he traveled to his present focus on food addictions.

A deeper understanding of trauma

July 7, 2014     Nicholas A. Roes, PhD
Clients affected by trauma need to be reassured that parts of their brain can work toward the same purpose.

Firm quantifies extent of addiction workforce shortage

July 2, 2014     Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
Advocates for Human Potential has put some numbers to a substance use disorder workforce gap that is only expected to grow wider in coming years.

Promotion at Caron reflects emphasis on succession planning

July 1, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
David Rotenberg's career trajectory at Caron Treatment Centers offers a prime example of the organization's prioritization of growing leaders from within.

Addicted in California? Better to be an RN than an MD

June 30, 2014     Douglas J. Edwards, Publisher
Presenters at last weekend's David Smith Symposium lamented California's present lack of a physician health program.

Helping the 'long-timers'

June 27, 2014     Thomas A. Peltz, MEd, LMHC, LADC-1, CAS
What can be done to help the person in long-term recovery who may not be tempted to use but still senses that something is wrong?
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