Officials at two California universities are seeking to train a generation of researchers focused on identifying and mitigating substance use risk.
As the first initiative of a larger campaign, the CDPH recently released a health advisory and state health officer’s report centered on the dangers of e-cigarettes.
Use of technology and social media can either bolster or sabotage recovery, especially for young people who freely navigate this brave new world.
The facility is Georgia's only addiction treatment center with collaborative ties to an academic medical center.
The scalpel sharp-tongued comedian has been clean and sober for 26 years now. Although he has helped countless recovering addicts in that time, he won't call himself motivational—but he won't try to change your mind about it either.
Hurdles remain, but sober living is asserting a secure place in the continuum of care.
One institution of higher learning is adjusting to current thinking about paths to recovery by incorporating more harm reduction content into its curriculum.
While the use of complementary techniques continues to rise, NIH says such services are a key area of research to potentially combat overuse of opioids for pain.
Colorado public health officials are taking an engaging approach to educating citizens about the do's and don'ts of the recreational marijuana initiative they adopted in 2012.
A new infographic about the risks of enabling is meant to confront, but also to educate.
At the Addiction Professional Academy, expert Mel Pohl outlined five pearls for the treatment of pain in today's era of growing addictions.
At AP Academy, expert Benjamin Nordstrom discussed the role of medication assisted therapy and the need for individualized treatment
Identifying traumatic brain injury in addiction patients is complicated by a lack of agreed-upon assessment tools.
An Arizona community event on the risks and rewards of playing football received the support of an addiction treatment facility that has an exclusive arrangement with a group assisting retired athletes.
This week's Addiction Professional webinar on lowering rates of treatment departure "against clinical advice" highlighted the need to obtain a more comprehensive profile of patients at intake.
A former firefighter now working as an addiction treatment consultant argues that programs should not buy into first responders' claims of uniqueness.
Amid an infusion of new capital in the addiction treatment market, two traditional names in Northeast treatment services have decided instead to partner to establish new services.
A variety of behaviors not directly related to substances produce symptoms comparable to those seen in substance use disorders.
A primarily methadone and buprenorphine treatment program for opioid addiction, CODAC now possesses an accreditation that helps acknowledge that its patients receive more than a daily dose of methadone, and are being offered comprehensive care.
Clinicians must explore the factors that drive youths to drug use in the first place.