A prominent real estate developer will establish around a dozen new addiction treatment centers in the Northeast to launch Recovery Centers of America, and he has brought on Deni Carise, PhD, to coordinate clinical services.
The River Source Mesquite Grove's new residential setting rests a dozen miles from its former site, but worlds apart in other ways.
Today begins CBSNews.com's #14Days On the Wagon Challenge, asking citizens to refrain from any alcohol or non-medical drug use for two weeks.
Addiction professionals can take advantage of cloud-based file-sharing services without running afoul of HIPAA requirements.
Observers are calling American Addiction Centers a worthwhile buy.
Roland Reeves, MD, delivered on a promise that he would lodge some strong opinions at a Moments of Change conference breakout session on medication-assisted treatment.
Attention to comorbid conditions proves critical in addressing disordered eating.
In the final installment of a series, Alison Knopf looks at how addiction treatment facilities can organize and supervise treatment to reduce the risk of inappropriate sexual behavior toward patients.
A Menninger Clinic professional treating eating disorders discusses therapies that speak to increasingly prevalent body image distortion issues.
The National Association of Recovery Residences' (NARR's) first best-practice conference for the recovery home industry couldn't have come at a more opportune time.
An accompanying issue known as "orthorexia" can prove damaging for some eating disorder patients, as well as for people around them.
Inappropriate sexual behavior by counselors in addiction treatment facilities is underreported, and can exact heavy costs on providers.
While targeting the effort to lift limits on buprenorphine prescribing, public health officials from major metropolitan areas this week affirmed methadone's critical role in the continuum of service.
Expanded access to buprenorphine for treatment and naloxone for overdose reversal topped the request list of public health leaders from three major cities at a Capitol Hill briefing this week.
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health outlines 5 reasons why those who need treatment aren't getting it
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health finds a 24% decline in drug use among youth in the past decade
A raid on a South Florida recovery residence operation, involving state and federal authorities, is again shining a light on questionable practices involving insurance and patient brokering.
Individuals on the autism spectrum face many of the same pressures to use alcohol and drugs, and efforts to assist them encounter numerous barriers.
The latest Drug Testing Index from Quest Diagnostics finds increases in positive drug test rates in U.S. workplaces, fueled in part by patterns of rising marijuana use.