The inability of conventional drug testing to evaluate marijuana impairment creates uncertainty in the workplace testing environment.
The experience of Gosnold on Cape Cod makes a compelling argument for patients maintaining access to technology while in treatment.
During its annual meeting in Chicago, the American Medical Association formally adopted a policy calling for an end to linking pain management surveys with payment for healthcare facilities, an oft-criticized procedure.
Some in the addiction and recovery community call prospecting for valuable trading cards a hidden, understudied process addiction.
Leaders at Caron Treatment Centers say health professionals' recovery success requires an exploration of their emotional side.
Clinicians should be prepared to deal with the traumatic stress and self-blame that can be triggered by an event of the magnitude of this weekend's tragedy in Orlando, Fla., states the national association representing LGBT addiction professionals.
Seeing the spiritual foundation of the practice of yoga carries considerable importance in its application to addiction treatment.
National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) presenter Lori Jean Glass will discuss how patients can identify and break harmful relationship patterns.
A study by Geisinger Health System finds that a history of addiction, mental illness and having other chronic diseases are among the strongest predictors of which overdose patients face the greatest risk of death or other serious complications.
Patients can work in a 12-Step mode toward managing their reactions to harmful anxiety.
Addiction treatment is not meant to be easy, and the group rewards from common struggle are many.
Kimberly Dennis, MD, a past recipient of an Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinician Award, is transitioning to establishment of an outpatient continuum in her home community of Highland Park, Ill.
Activities ranging from 12-Step support to volunteering can help patients overcome paralyzing fear.
Knocked down by alcohol and drugs, retired MMA fighter Jay Isip has risen back up to become a business owner and published author.
Primrose Step Away gives hepatitis C patients access to tools, feedback and personal coaching on iOS devices to overcome alcohol addiction.
Wright State University researchers learned a great deal about use and perceptions of marijuana edibles by analyzing thousands of Tweets.
The establishment of Sleepers Anonymous calls attention to the frequent connection between problematic sleep and a number of substance and process addictions.
The Missouri Network for Opiate Reform and Recovery is finding a warmer reception for its agenda in the St. Louis area than it is among state legislators.
A $3 million federal grant will fund the expansion of the opioid treatment-focused Providers' Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment initiative.
The newly formed Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose vows to build on legislative momentum for initiatives that include expanded access to medication-assisted treatment.