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Despite unknown long-term effects, vaping industry business booming

August 18, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The vaping industry is projected to overtake tobacco sales within the next 10 years, but a lack of research about its side effects has clinicians concerned.

‘Harmless’ cannabis a dangerous misnomer for adolescents

August 18, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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With a THC concentration of up to 10 times higher today than that which was found in marijuana in the 1960s, cannabis has been shown to have particularly damaging effects on brain development in adolescents.

Creative process through music reinforces recovery for youths

August 17, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The experiences of young people exposed to music therapy initiatives such as Music for Recovery are resulting in quantifiable benefits.

Specialized forces: Launching treatment tracks for special populations

August 15, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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