The newly formed Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose vows to build on legislative momentum for initiatives that include expanded access to medication-assisted treatment.
A National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) conference session on ethics suggested that the association's effort to shine a light on questionable management practices could be a busy one.
Panelists at the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) annual conference offer a strong endorsement of spiritually based programming, but with a call for more standardization of practices in the field.
The Bridges of America re-entry program in Broward County will refer clients to another Bridges facility, allowing the DOC to move ahead with plans to repurpose the center’s space.
Solid Landings Behavioral Health has decided to end a legal battle over a city ordinance regulating recovery residences in Costa Mesa, Calif., saying it wants to develop larger service sites that would incorporate treatment and housing.
Despite harsh criticism for its plan, the Florida Department of Corrections intends to convert a community transition facility into office space, pledging to find treatment options for affected inmates elsewhere.
Leaders of the national association representing LGBT addiction professionals say the new Tennessee law giving counselors leeway to withhold treatment is unnecessary and stigmatizing.
Under a final rule announced May 5 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), most makers of increasingly popular electronic cigarettes will have to submit new product applications and disclose much information about product ingredients.
Rather than yet another study, the Cigna and ASAM research collaboration aims to leverage a trove of detailed claims data to identify the treatment variables that lead to optimal outcomes with lower costs.
An in-house pharmacy and a savings offer from a manufacturer are allowing Seabrook House to give doses of the opioid overdose reversal drug to discharged patients.
Organizers of the first Eating Recovery Day (May 3) are encouraging the sharing of inspirational stories of recovery.
The state of Maine has generated national buzz over a proposal to allow medical marijuana use for opioid addiction, as well as a gubernatorial veto of legislation intended to expand access to naloxone.
The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) is believed to be the largest and most rigorous genetic investigation of eating disorders in history.
A report from the Legal Action Center uses the example of New York state drug courts to conclude that medication-assisted treatment can be successfully implemented in such settings.
The Insured Consumer Access Network (ICAN) will model its efforts for addiction treatment patients after the payment assistance offered to some consumers by pharmaceutical companies.
A newly published study based on an online survey of young adults finds that perhaps these young people are not as inaccurate about their projections of peers' alcohol use as has been believed.
A spectrum of problems, from trauma to lack of life skills, requires attention in this population.
Connecticut-based Turning Point, now to be known as Turnbridge, in June will open a women's aftercare program modeled after its efforts with young-adult males.
A more united, and smaller, community of credentialing organizations could pave the way for alcohol and drug counselor licensure legislation that supporters believe would elevate the profession.
An upscale residential treatment center that focuses on addressing trauma as the root cause of addiction has opened in Tucson, Ariz. Sabino Recovery sits in the Sonoran Desert on 100 acres that border national forests.