What can be done to help the person in long-term recovery who may not be tempted to use but still senses that something is wrong?
Former professional basketball player Chris Herren sees his move to become part of the leadership team at Summit Behavioral Healthcare as a logical progression in his quest to make a difference.
The National Hispanic and Latino ATTC will host the first conference of national scope on health disparities affecting Hispanic/Latino populations.
A Los Angeles yoga instructor who has pursued addiction studies believes substance use treatment programs should elevate the role of yoga and meditation in recovery.
The treatment campus of The Oxford Centre in Mississippi conveys the features of its home state.
A newly announced acquisition is expected to reinforce current program growth for both AdCare Inc. and SSTAR, two prominent names in treatment in the Northeast.
An integrated care project at Delaware's largest health system is demonstrating to general medical professionals that persons with substance us problems can get better, and peers can point the way.
A $13 million foundation gift places Father Martin's Ashley closer to realizing its vision for an expanded treatment site intended to address the multiple needs of today's treatment patient.
Treatment facilities are finding that their alumni services departments are well-suited to coordinate recovery planning and coaching activities.
An experienced prescriber of buprenorphine for opioid dependence believes a new formulation that will dissolve in a patient's cheek could represent a breakthrough in treatment.
Former Major League Baseball star Darryl Strawberry says that unlike some of the messages he received in treatment, his own venture in the industry will stress the positive.
The fourth annual Gender Matters conference will take advantage of heightened attention to men's experiences in treatment and the factors that influence their recovery.
Problem gamblers' recovery will be compromised if too little attention is paid to a spouse's traumatic reactions to what has been happening in the relationship.
Coed treatment programs can take some simple steps to ensure that they are meeting their female patients' needs, say the co-presenters of an upcoming workshop session at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD).
The individuals with the concept and the financing behind Addiction Campuses of America are embracing a fast-growth strategy.
Now that recreational marijuana use is legal in Colorado, should employers reconsider their policies on an allowable level of THC present in an employee's system?
Messages from a clinician can encourage atheist or agnostic patients in 12-Step programs to hang on.
In this Addiction Professional podcast, Dr. David Kaptain of the Powell Chemical Dependency Center at Iowa Lutheran Hospital accentuates how reimbursement systems hamper the development of recovery-oriented systems of care.
Click on this latest Addiction Professional podcast and listen as Dr. Chalres Wadle, Medical Director at St. Gregory Retreat Centers, stresses that effective care involves breaking down silos and reaching across professional disciplines.
Click here to listen to this Addiction Professional podcast, as Jason Haglund, Treatment Services Director at Youth & Shelter Services, Inc., outlines how care coordination is paramount in building an effective recovery-oriented system of care.