Elements Behavioral Health has launched Addiction.com, a site that organizers foresee becoming a WebMD for consumers pursuing addiction and recovery topics.
Florida legislators have sent to Gov. Rick Scott a bill designed to deter abuses in the state's recovery residence community, but some concern has arisen over exceptions in the legislation.
A newly published study offers an accessible solution to the social anxiety problem that can stall young people's progress in addiction treatment settings.
Primary treatment and sober living facilities both come under harsh criticism in the film "The Business of Recovery," officially premiering in California on April 26.
Legislation that would bar Florida addiction treatment centers from referring patients to a non-certified recovery home in the state has passed in the state House and awaits final action in the Senate.
Marvin Ventrell, JD, former director of community and alumni relations at Harmony Foundation in Colorado, has been named the new chief executive of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).
Addiction Professional spoke to high-level officials in two states that have set the pace in expanding access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction.
The opioid crisis will serve as the initial central issue of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's new Institute for Recovery Advocacy.
NIDA director Nora Volkow says the heroin vaccine works exceptionally well in rats and is moving ever closer to human trials.
A lack of transparency and standardization in addiction and mental health programs' reporting of outcomes leaves consumers and families uncertain about their best treatment options.
A proposed rule that will be officially published on April 10 would extend protections of the federal behavioral health parity law to millions of Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries.
A 16-foot-tall bronze sculpture in the lobby at Futures of Palm Beach carries forward the theme of gaining strength by helping one another.
A research leader believes addiction treatment programs must take a broader view of drug testing's capacity as a tool for treatment.
At Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center, the power of song brings recovery work to life.
Patients often get stuck and are unable to progress further in treatment. Licensed counselor Courtney Armstrong, MEd, author of The Therapeutic “Aha!”: 10 Strategies for Getting your Clients Unstuck offers advice for helping clients overcome this hurdle.