Operators of innovative recovery support services converged on Washington this week to educate congressional staffers on how their services differ from treatment and merit federal funding.
Two expert panels have voted to recommend that the FDA increase the minimum dosage of naloxone in the wake of climbing overdose rates involving fentanyl and carfentanil.
To offer more effective treatment to patients in recovery, clinicians need to understand how patients arrived at that point, according to a speaker at this week’s Summit for Clinical Excellence.
A Harvard forum on public health aspects of eating disorders cited lack of medical training and insufficient insurance coverage among the reasons for inadequate prevention and treatment services.
A culture of anxiety is causing patients in emerging adulthood to struggle with launching beyond their adolescent self-identity, according to an expert at the Summit for Clinical Excellence.
Opioid treatment leaders see the two main medication treatments for opioid use disorders as complementary options.
New pre-clinical research offers some compelling results on the potential effects of coupling exercise and methamphetamine.
Exposing both patients and staff to the benefits of acupuncture can promote healthy coping.
Lakeview Health leaders are pleased that a first-ever implementation of components of its disaster response plan went smoother than expected during Hurricane Matthew.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has slowed its move to place kratom on its most restrictive scheduling, as members of the research community argue against blocking studies of possible analgesic benefits.
Ohio is now one of 26 states to legalize medical marijuana, and advocates say one priority is to ensure the state protects the community.
Data gained through a partnership with Rutgers University will help a New Brunswick, N.J., human services agency make the case for grant funding for comprehensive services.
After the disappointment of falling short of his dream to make the cast of SNL sent him spiraling into a battle with addiction to cocaine and alcohol, Second City actor Tim O’Malley has found a second life on stage, teaching, directing and inspiring others.
Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have partnered to offer a month-long elective training rotation for fourth-year psychiatric residents.
For its newest facility in Palm Beach County, Fla., Retreat Premier Addiction Treatment Centers is maximizing comfort and minimizing roadblocks to recovery.
As voters in five states consider legalizing recreational use of marijuana, some opponents analyze why treatment providers haven't organized more strongly around the issue.
Delphi Behavioral Health Group leaders presenting a workshop at the Moments of Change conference called for more cooperation among work roles in a treatment center, as well as more attention to effective clinical supervision.
The second-day keynote presentation at the Moments of Change conference offered a historical perspective, conveying that addiction treatment providers can succeed through collaboration.
The opening speaker at this week's Moments of Change conference said treatment centers that fail to become truly patient-focused will soon become extinct.
The Retreat at Lancaster County's patients are educating the local community about addiction and recovery through artwork displayed at a public library.