A chorus calls for marketing reforms

November 25, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
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.

A clinician ventures into advocacy

November 24, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Negative comments about a celebrity's addiction convinced David Stoecker that he needed to assert a more direct role in shaping community awareness.

Legal marijuana will generate heavy costs

November 24, 2014     David Macmaster, CSAC, PTTS
States already underfund efforts to combat the downsides of alcohol and tobacco; what will happen when marijuana legalization becomes widespread?

Connecticut facility undergoes major expansions to become comprehensive treatment destination

November 20, 2014     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
The revamped 52,000-square-foot facility includes a new 24-hour, 20-bed medical detox center as well as newly opened outpatient services.

Sex addiction treatment: overcoming stigma

November 19, 2014     Stephanie Billingsley, MS, PC, CDCA
Treatment of sex addiction issues remains plagued by insurance barriers to care and providers' lack of formal training.

How addiction treatment providers can take a stand on ethics

November 17, 2014     Bob Ferguson
A simple idea shared during a panel session at last summer's National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) inspired Jaywalker Lodge to articulate its ethical principles.

Graduated exposure valuable in addressing trauma

November 14, 2014     Nicholas A. Roes, PhD
Addiction Professional's Road to Recovery columnist discusses the science behind why graduated exposure therapy can be effective for patients affected by trauma.

New NAATP chief must earn trust

November 13, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Michael Walsh helped to change the face of NAATP in his two year role as president and CEO. Now he hopes the work he began will continue into the future under a new leader.

Young men struggling to achieve will be target of new support program in Texas

November 12, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Chapter House, a recovery residence that will open near Dallas next month, will be designed to offer more guidance for young recovering men who often struggle with the transition to community living.

Texas recovery center seeks to make extended support attainable

November 10, 2014     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Benchmark Recovery Center near Austin, Texas was showcased as a model program at last month's Best Practices Summit sponsored by the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR).

Rosecrance Florian provides individualized treatment for firefighters, paramedics

November 7, 2014     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
Members of the program's clinical team, including the medical director and administrator of the facility, went through local fire training in order to identify better with their clients and provide more effective treatment.
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