Medical leaders from two addiction treatment facilities explain how their operations have become more specialized in their approach to opioid addiction and pain recovery.
With the latest Monitoring the Future data showing young people's use of some substances at historic lows, anti-drug leaders' attention is turning to concerns over some youths' emerging attraction to electronic cigarettes.
The technique can provide an alternative to the drugs commonly used to treat attention-deficit disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, which have the potential to spark addiction or relapse.
Costa Mesa, Calif., is the latest site where government and recovery community leaders remain bitterly divided over attempts to regulate recovery home operations.
The true breakthrough in a newly published study of differential response to smoking might be an advance in technology that could open new research into all addictions.
Jaywalker Lodge's hiring of a "chief recovery officer" reinforces one of the messages it consistently delivers to its young patients.
A Pennsylvania outpatient provider and the Treatment Research Institute (TRI) will use depictions of fictional characters to communicate to patients that they have choices in treatment.
The interactive tool helps counselors and intake staff assess the possibilities for placement of clients, based on industry-endorsed ASAM Criteria
CNN Hero Scott Silverman's latest project will seek to break down the walls that impede progress for first responders and licensed professionals with addictions.
Faces & Voices of Recovery has experienced numerous transitions in 2014, with the organization still adjusting to the February departure of its highly visible former executive director.
Treatment technology options are improving access to substance use services in remote communities.
The facility offers a range of treatment modalities and University of Arizona psychiatry residents can gain exposure to psychopathology unavailable in other behavioral health spaces.
A Florida treatment center's marketing specialist supports an increasingly public discussion of questionable marketing practices in the industry, and says facilities can flourish without using "black-hat" strategies.
Negative comments about a celebrity's addiction convinced David Stoecker that he needed to assert a more direct role in shaping community awareness.
States already underfund efforts to combat the downsides of alcohol and tobacco; what will happen when marijuana legalization becomes widespread?
The revamped 52,000-square-foot facility includes a new 24-hour, 20-bed medical detox center as well as newly opened outpatient services.