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Recovery support organization makes plea on Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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LifeRing Secular Recovery offered this blunt appeal on Giving Tuesday: "LifeRing needs your help, because LifeRing needs money."

Three building blocks for a healthy routine in recovery

November 17, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A New York neurologist who operates an outpatient addiction treatment practice says clinicians need to emphasize to patients the common-sense steps toward adopting healthier routines.

Programs seek to emphasize recovery triggers over relapse warnings

October 31, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Leaders of programs that use music and other activities as catalysts to patient recovery would like to see the field get out of a defensive mode around relapse.

Fentanyl, carfentanil prompt higher naloxone dosage

October 24, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Two expert panels have voted to recommend that the FDA increase the minimum dosage of naloxone in the wake of climbing overdose rates involving fentanyl and carfentanil.

Effective treatment requires seeing the whole picture

October 21, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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To offer more effective treatment to patients in recovery, clinicians need to understand how patients arrived at that point, according to a speaker at this week’s Summit for Clinical Excellence.

Seeking serenity: It's a matter of choice

September 15, 2016  |  Brian Duffy, LMHC, LADC-I
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With encouragement from clinicians, patients can learn to make recovery-affirming decisions.

Research using EEG pinpoints vulnerability to cocaine relapse

September 12, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new study used objective measures of craving to conclude that vulnerability to relapse in cocaine addicts often is strongest around the time they are being discharged from treatment.

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

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

Playing cards offer winning hand for recovery

September 1, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Combining two resources that have helped him stay sober for more than six years, entrepreneur Chris Rosburg has developed playing cards with inspirational messages to help others in recovery.

Recovery app for opioid MAT patients wins national challenge

August 12, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Sober Network's recovery-focused app for outpatients receiving medication treatment for opioid addiction has received a first-place award for innovation from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Roommates wanted: New site seeks matches for sober dwellers

August 9, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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MySoberRoommate.com's co-founder says he consistently had seen individuals struggle to find safe living environments in communities after leaving treatment or sober housing.

Massachusetts nonprofit shares message about acupuncture's role

August 3, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Foundation funding has allowed the organization Recovery Without Walls of Cape Cod to produce and distribute a video promoting acupuncture's role in recovery support.

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