Legislation that would bar Florida addiction treatment centers from referring patients to a non-certified recovery home in the state has passed in the state House and awaits final action in the Senate.
Marvin Ventrell, JD, former director of community and alumni relations at Harmony Foundation in Colorado, has been named the new chief executive of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).
Addiction Professional spoke to high-level officials in two states that have set the pace in expanding access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction.
The opioid crisis will serve as the initial central issue of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's new Institute for Recovery Advocacy.
NIDA director Nora Volkow says the heroin vaccine works exceptionally well in rats and is moving ever closer to human trials.
A lack of transparency and standardization in addiction and mental health programs' reporting of outcomes leaves consumers and families uncertain about their best treatment options.
A proposed rule that will be officially published on April 10 would extend protections of the federal behavioral health parity law to millions of Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries.
A 16-foot-tall bronze sculpture in the lobby at Futures of Palm Beach carries forward the theme of gaining strength by helping one another.
A research leader believes addiction treatment programs must take a broader view of drug testing's capacity as a tool for treatment.
At Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center, the power of song brings recovery work to life.
Patients often get stuck and are unable to progress further in treatment. Licensed counselor Courtney Armstrong, MEd, author of The Therapeutic “Aha!”: 10 Strategies for Getting your Clients Unstuck offers advice for helping clients overcome this hurdle.
A Florida medical detox facility's administrator does not hide his concerns about what he sees with methadone prescribing.
Michael Botticelli said as plainly as possible that medication treatments represent the standard of care for prescription opioid and heroin addiction.