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Outstanding Clinical Care Award: Rosecrance Health Network Young Adult Program

July 11, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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
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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
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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.

NALGAP: Killings in Orlando will profoundly affect clients, caregivers

June 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Clinicians should be prepared to deal with the traumatic stress and self-blame that can be triggered by an event of the magnitude of this weekend's tragedy in Orlando, Fla., states the national association representing LGBT addiction professionals.

Kentucky nonprofit schedules basketball camps for youth

June 10, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Operation UNITE, a drug-fighting nonprofit established by U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, will hold five free youth basketball camps in Kentucky this month.

Probe the patient's relational barriers to recovery

June 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) presenter Lori Jean Glass will discuss how patients can identify and break harmful relationship patterns.

New venture north of Chicago will first target troubled adolescents

June 2, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Kimberly Dennis, MD, a past recipient of an Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinician Award, is transitioning to establishment of an outpatient continuum in her home community of Highland Park, Ill.

NIDA lists data related to college students

June 1, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has facilitated online access to data on patterns of substance use in the college-age population.

For better, not worse: Marriage protects against alcohol problems

May 18, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A Virginia Commonwealth University study has found a strong protective effect for marriage against alcohol use disorders, with the most susceptible individuals gaining the greatest benefit.

Study identifies protective factors for Native American youth smoking

May 10, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new study lists family support and participation in school activities as factors contributing to decreases in smoking rates among Native American adolescents.

Nominate programs that drive clinical excellence

May 6, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Addiction Professional's Outstanding Clinical Care Awards will honor addiction treatment programs that are making a difference in reaching underserved populations.

NALGAP leaders say Tenn. counselor law will seriously harm LGBT patients

May 6, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Leaders of the national association representing LGBT addiction professionals say the new Tennessee law giving counselors leeway to withhold treatment is unnecessary and stigmatizing.

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