The arrogance that is seen in some patients with addictions is often used to cover up feelings of unworthiness.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) guidelines for determining drug test positives offer a great starting point, but addiction treatment programs may need to look at the standards more flexibly.
Whether peers or not, recovery coaches are emerging in the continuum of support for addictions.
Bob Coates is establishing a number of resources to give additional credibility to recovering physicians, nurses and other health professionals.
An innovative program in California addresses drug and violence exposure in young children facing potentially adverse long-term outcomes.
This intervention professional looks for a caring workplace and long-term support for patients, among the factors that govern his decisions about where to refer someone needing treatment.
Origins puts the brain's neuroplasticity to work for patients who have ingrained patterns
Silver Hill Hospital this month launched an outpatient opioid addiction treatment program that emphasizes family engagement and extended post-treatment recovery support.
Addiction Professional recently spoke with Integrity House director Roman Petrocelli, MA, LPC, about the filming and production processes, the involvement of the residents and the value of the experience for them.
A medical detox specialist with Cliffside Malibu describes how changing public perceptions about marijuana play out in treatment settings.
Concord Behavioral Health, a new startup, has created a joint-ownership model for facilities that might be overwhelmed by business operations.
New Jersey-based Seabrook House will not be reintroducing its claim that another treatment organization and a marketing consultant used its name to divert potential patients to other centers.
Patients with anxiety issues require an opportunity to replace thought patterns that were originally adopted for survival.