Treatment of sex addiction issues remains plagued by insurance barriers to care and providers' lack of formal training.
A simple idea shared during a panel session at last summer's National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) inspired Jaywalker Lodge to articulate its ethical principles.
Addiction Professional's Road to Recovery columnist discusses the science behind why graduated exposure therapy can be effective for patients affected by trauma.
Michael Walsh helped to change the face of NAATP in his two year role as president and CEO. Now he hopes the work he began will continue into the future under a new leader.
Chapter House, a recovery residence that will open near Dallas next month, will be designed to offer more guidance for young recovering men who often struggle with the transition to community living.
Benchmark Recovery Center near Austin, Texas was showcased as a model program at last month's Best Practices Summit sponsored by the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR).
Members of the program's clinical team, including the medical director and administrator of the facility, went through local fire training in order to identify better with their clients and provide more effective treatment.
The CEO of American Addiction Centers has outlined a vision for steady growth and a push for outcome evaluation that will demonstrate the value of extended lengths of stay.
With voters in four states now having approved legalization of marijuana for adult recreational use, many are anticipating an even more intensive advocacy fight on this issue in 2016.
Caron Treatment Centers is leveraging its expertise in addressing young adult needs by reaching out to universities that often take a piecemeal approach to substance abuse issues.
Deceptive online marketing of addiction treatment centers is about as old as the Internet, but one facility CEO says it's time for industry leaders to say enough is enough.