The Legal Action Center has harsh criticism for insurance and justice system practices that restrict access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence.
An explosion of online access to sexual material and activities has fueled increasing concerns about sexual addiction for some users.
Scott Kellogg, PhD, says Chairwork offers an airing of patient conflicts that normally is not encouraged in traditional addiction treatment settings.
Officials at two California universities are seeking to train a generation of researchers focused on identifying and mitigating substance use risk.
As the first initiative of a larger campaign, the CDPH recently released a health advisory and state health officer’s report centered on the dangers of e-cigarettes.
Use of technology and social media can either bolster or sabotage recovery, especially for young people who freely navigate this brave new world.
The facility is Georgia's only addiction treatment center with collaborative ties to an academic medical center.
The scalpel sharp-tongued comedian has been clean and sober for 26 years now. Although he has helped countless recovering addicts in that time, he won't call himself motivational—but he won't try to change your mind about it either.
Hurdles remain, but sober living is asserting a secure place in the continuum of care.
One institution of higher learning is adjusting to current thinking about paths to recovery by incorporating more harm reduction content into its curriculum.
While the use of complementary techniques continues to rise, NIH says such services are a key area of research to potentially combat overuse of opioids for pain.
Colorado public health officials are taking an engaging approach to educating citizens about the do's and don'ts of the recreational marijuana initiative they adopted in 2012.
A new infographic about the risks of enabling is meant to confront, but also to educate.
At the Addiction Professional Academy, expert Mel Pohl outlined five pearls for the treatment of pain in today's era of growing addictions.
At AP Academy, expert Benjamin Nordstrom discussed the role of medication assisted therapy and the need for individualized treatment
Identifying traumatic brain injury in addiction patients is complicated by a lack of agreed-upon assessment tools.