The treatment community must embrace truly family-centered care in order to meet the needs of pregnant and postpartum women.
A California treatment executive reacts to our recent coverage of state ballot measures on marijuana policy, with his support of decriminalization.
All addiction treatment facilities must model the wellness practices that they encourage for the patients they serve.
As with most issues, Roland Reeves argues, both sides of the disease debate around addiction have valid contributions.
A NALGAP President's Award recipient discusses the importance of ethical self-inquiry in clinical work.
Much has changed since an egg in a frying pan became forever etched into our consciousness.
Licenses and certifications are not enough of a determinant of quality for addiction treatment and recovery facilities, Rebecca Flood states in a look at accreditation.
Areas such as appropriate boundaries, proper drug screening practices and ethical marketing are addressed in a national code of ethics for sober living operations that is currently under review.
NALGAP president Phil McCabe says this weekend's tragedy should remind us to hold accountable anyone who espouses hate.
A recent exchange with a person conducting interventions and compromising confidentiality demonstrates the importance of monitoring activity in the intervention arena.
Addiction Professional's Outstanding Clinical Care Awards will honor addiction treatment programs that are making a difference in reaching underserved populations.
In facing numerous challenges, leaders are guided by those who have had a profound influence on their lives.
Florida-based Novus Detox Center says it jumped the gun on a communication that made assumptions about the death of music star Prince.
The field must rid itself of "either/or" thinking that states that support for men's needs represents an affront to women.
The values of men in Rebecca Flood's life helped define her commitment to the organizations she cares about.
A number of pioneering women contributed greatly to the successes of the author and her treatment organization.
Addiction expert, author and therapist David Fawcett addresses the meth epidemic in gay male communities and discusses implications for effective and affirmative treatment.
A news release from Clearbrook Treatment Centers that warns of dire consequences from an emphasis on medication treatments is pointed in some respects but less direct in others.
A chronic-care model for impaired professionals has been successful tested, but the addiction treatment field is not applying it more widely.
Updates to the environment of care can have a huge impact on patient wellness, and most do not have to break the bank.