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Opioid crisis gives rise to new caregivers who need assistance

September 15, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A newly released report from Generations United stresses the importance of serving the needs of relatives who are assuming parental responsibilities because of a parent's substance abuse.

Developer of addiction and mental health app chosen for health accelerator class

September 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
KnKt'd Behavioral Health will participate in three months of mentoring as part of a program for healthcare startup ventures.

ASAM releases patient guide to opioid addiction treatment

September 2, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Assessment, treatment planning and medical interventions are addressed in the American Society of Addiction Medicine's (ASAM's) opioid treatment guide for patients and families.

Tone of Tennessee discussion of pregnant drug-using women changes dramatically

August 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
With a controversial measure to prosecute some Tennessee mothers having expired, discussion in the state suddenly has turned to the need for more funding support for treatment of pregnant women.

A roadmap to healing for the sex addict's partner

August 20, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Clinicians are gaining more skill in assisting the partners of individuals with sexual addiction. Stefanie Carnes offered detailed guidance for helping partners at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD).

Ethical quandary: Work with patients, family members presents many conflicts

August 18, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A clinical leader presenting at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) discussed aspects of law and counselor belief that create challenges in working with both patients and their loved ones.

Why WestBridge Works: A Review of the Data-Driven and Family-Centric Care Plan

July 25, 2016  |  Adam Armstrong
Explained in this video, WestBridge articulates on their developed evidence and a recovery index with numerous diverse measures taken into account for their participants. Several of these data partitions include number of hours worked towards recovery, the level...

White House honoring 10 leaders in combating opioid crisis

April 25, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The driving force behind the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative and the president of Young People in Recovery are among the Champions of Change being honored this week.

Success on a new playing field

March 23, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Steven Herndon, who will deliver a keynote address at this summer's National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD), tells a richly detailed story of redemption.

Recovery coaching signals paradigm shift

March 11, 2016  |  Richard D. Davila, PhD, and William B. Secor, PhD
A focus on patient strengths in recovery coaching reflects a transition toward recovery-oriented systems of care.

Five-day program explores dynamics of problems with money, work

March 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
An intensive workshop to be conducted at The Meadows in Arizona will attract individuals beset by problems ranging from workaholism to money avoidance.

Ohio organization reaches out to loved ones of heroin addicts

March 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The new nonprofit Help for the Hurting is designed to fill a gap in support for family members and friends of individuals combating addiction.


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