State correctional systems are gradually coming to realize that they can implement successful in-prison treatment programs with medication treatments at the center.
A Quest Diagnostics trends report has found that among patients who used heroin, nearly one in three also were using benzodiazepines, in a highly dangerous combination.
A Recovery Centers of America (RCA) facility that is scheduled to open in October will include a community resource center staffed by both RCA and the organization Wicked Sober.
Recovery support for students at the University of North Texas extends to both addiction and mental health concerns, with resources that include an academic department's participation.
San Francisco, Seattle and Ithaca, N.Y., are among the first U.S. cities considering opening supervised injection facilities, an unconventional measure that has been implemented in nine countries to reduce overdose.
Remote alcohol monitoring technology such as the products developed by Soberlink can offer an important accountability mechanism for recovery support, says a physician leader in addiction treatment.
Indianapolis-based Fairbanks' two-year-old Odyssey Program for young adult men has constituted a major part of the center's response to the opioid crisis.
On 540 acres just outside San Antonio, Warriors Heart, a private inpatient facility, provides treatment exclusively to veterans, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders.
The only federally funded Alcohol Research Center with a focus on nutrition could shed further light on supplement treatments to mitigate some of alcohol's most harmful effects.
The medical director of St. Louis-based Clayton Behavioral says more treatment providers need to embrace the evidence supporting medication treatments such as buprenorphine.
Vinland National Center's exemplary work with cognitively impaired patients is being honored with an Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinical Care Award.
Colorado voters will not be able to consider an initiative designed to place some controls on the legal marijuana industry, but supporters of such restrictions will continue to speak out.
A University of California, San Diego treatment program that specializes in serving those who have had previous unsuccessful treatment experiences is a recipient of a 2016 Outstanding Clinical Care Award.
Rosecrance Health Network's separate program for emerging adult males is one of the recipients of Addiction Professional's inaugural Outstanding Clinical Care Awards.
Operated by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, the Interim Managing Entity in New Jersey is a statewide, 24/7 substance abuse helpline that assists addicts in finding treatment.
AdCare Rhode Island's pilot effort with acupuncture sessions is proving popular and beneficial for residential patients.
A final rule that will take effect in early August will increase the number of patients an individual physician can treat with buprenorphine from 100 to 275, federal officials announced on Tuesday.
The Foundations Recovery Network facility Skywood Recovery offers numerous opportunities for peaceful reflection on its campus of around 300 acres.
The CEO of Sovereign Health Group has gone on the offensive against a lack of standardized approaches in addiction and mental health treatment.
Female Opioid-addiction Research and Clinical Experts (FORCE) vows to move aggressively against laws and policies that stigmatize addicts and interfere with wider use of evidence-based treatment.