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Specialized forces: Launching treatment tracks for special populations

August 15, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article
Successful specialized treatment tracks go beyond slick marketing; they require flexibility and staff members with special training and empathy for the unique needs of special populations.

Do your politics impact your clinical effectiveness?

August 10, 2016  |  Jamie Marich, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT, RMT
blog
A NALGAP President's Award recipient discusses the importance of ethical self-inquiry in clinical work.

An historic anti-drug image now carries a new message

August 10, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
blog
Much has changed since an egg in a frying pan became forever etched into our consciousness.

Texas university sees broader mission for collegiate recovery program

July 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
Recovery support for students at the University of North Texas extends to both addiction and mental health concerns, with resources that include an academic department's participation.

Diverse curriculum, recovery coaching among cornerstones of Fairbanks young-adult program

July 21, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Indianapolis-based Fairbanks' two-year-old Odyssey Program for young adult men has constituted a major part of the center's response to the opioid crisis.

Warriors Heart introduces specialized treatment for veterans, law enforcement

July 21, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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On 540 acres just outside San Antonio, Warriors Heart, a private inpatient facility, provides treatment exclusively to veterans, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders.

Hazelden Betty Ford hires new director for Legal Professionals Program

July 19, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Kevin Chandler brings a background in both the law and addiction counseling to his new role at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

Outstanding Clinical Care Award: Vinland Center

July 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Vinland National Center's exemplary work with cognitively impaired patients is being honored with an Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinical Care Award.

Recovery Unplugged creative director's album benefits the cause

July 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Sales of Richie Supa's latest release "Enemy" are benefiting the Face the Music Foundation, which supports individuals who otherwise would not be able to access substance use treatment and recovery services.

Outstanding Clinical Care Award: Rosecrance Health Network Young Adult Program

July 11, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
Rosecrance Health Network's separate program for emerging adult males is one of the recipients of Addiction Professional's inaugural Outstanding Clinical Care Awards.

PRIDE Institute shares resources in response to Orlando shooting

June 15, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
A news release from PRIDE Institute in Minnesota also discusses a vigil that the treatment facility held on the day after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub.

Study: Marijuana use predicts significant problems in school

June 15, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
A RAND study identified an array of problems for youths who use both marijuana and alcohol in middle and high school, but concluded that marijuana use predicted problems across more areas of functioning.

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