ASAM is accepting public comment on a drug testing appropriateness document that is being developed to provide guidance on drug testing in diagnosis, treatment and promotion of recovery from addiction.
Community Wise, a community-based research program, is launching an intervention program in Newark, N.J., to reduce alcohol and drug use among those with histories of substance use disorders and incarceration.
The not-for-profit organization 10,000 Beds has received a micro-grant from the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare Fund, which will be used to place more than 100 clients in donated treatment beds.
From the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders: Recovery Centers of America's chief clinical officer urged developers of new programs to offer sustainable, high-quality services and to be prepared to fight stigma.
Rather than yet another study, the Cigna and ASAM research collaboration aims to leverage a trove of detailed claims data to identify the treatment variables that lead to optimal outcomes with lower costs.