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.
Theresa Larson's 2016 memoir captured attention within the military and outside, with its stark portrayal of an eating disorder.
Survey results published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders show an association between pressures related to weight control in the modeling industry and behaviors suggestive of an eating disorder.
Stefan Bate is a Jaywalker Lodge success story, and he will now highlight to others the qualities of the program as the organization's chief clinical officer.
Responses to Addiction Professional's Quality of Life Survey show support for both 12-Step approaches and medication treatments.
The horticulture program at Newport Academy gives teens in recovery a more active hand in growing the food they eat while in treatment.
Yale University researchers have uncovered a genetic variant that could help identify African-American patients who need higher therapeutic doses of methadone for opioid dependence.
Research involving 63 outpatients indicates that patients' perception of a strong alliance with their therapist is linked with subsequent progress in reducing alcohol use.
Treatment centers must acknowledge that staff members' sexual attraction to clients is a common occurrence and needs to be addressed.
A patient's continuing to use tobacco can pose a major hurdle to addiction recovery. Treatment programs have many options for assisting patients with smoking cessation.
For clinicians treating clients with addictions who don’t seem to be an ideal fit for the traditional 12-Step model, a new study by the Alcohol Research Group is shedding light on the viability of alternative mutual help groups.
Brent Walker's "The Hidden South" gives voice to a population that has gone marginalized.
The first counseling session with a patient will set the tone for the ongoing therapeutic relationship. Here are some suggestions for a productive first encounter.
Injectable and implant versions of buprenorphine are seen as potentially significant breakthroughs in improving medication adherence and reducing diversion.
American Addiction Centers is a party to a siting lawsuit over the San Mateo County, Calif., Board of Supervisors' denial of plans to convert a wellness retreat to an addiction treatment facility.
The medical director at Caron Treatment Centers reports that today's young physicians are much more likely than their predecessors to address patients' substance use concerns head-on.
Sex addictions and eating disorders often feed into one another in a cyclical nature, and it’s on providers to deliver comprehensive, effective treatment.