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Organizations launch awareness campaign during Recovery Month

September 16, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Addiction Policy Forum and Faces & Voices of Recovery are highlighting personal recovery stories and innovative recovery support efforts in the Everyday Recovery campaign.

Spectrum uses innovative data-gathering to evaluate women's recovery needs

August 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A "World Cafe" event has helped Spectrum Health Systems identify women's needs in early recovery, which in turn will shape a strategic planning process for the organization.

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.

Physician sees wide patient acceptance of alcohol monitoring

July 25, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Remote alcohol monitoring technology such as the products developed by Soberlink can offer an important accountability mechanism for recovery support, says a physician leader in addiction treatment.

Sierra Tucson Shares Their Unique Approach to Continuing Care

June 1, 2016  |  Adam Armstrong
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In this video, Jaime W. Vinck, Chief Operations Officer of Sierra Tucson, shares the unique approach to continuing care at Sierra Tucson. Listen in as Vinck introduces the ground-breaking mobile application and recovery coaching platform Connect 365, which...

Innovator in young-adult recovery support will launch women's program

April 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Connecticut-based Turning Point, now to be known as Turnbridge, in June will open a women's aftercare program modeled after its efforts with young-adult males.

Do we really believe that treatment works?

April 7, 2016  |  Michael Weiner, PhD, CAP
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In using unrealistic measures of patient success, the addiction treatment field sabotages its aims vis-a-vis other chronic illnesses.

Success on a new playing field

March 23, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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
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A focus on patient strengths in recovery coaching reflects a transition toward recovery-oriented systems of care.

SAMHSA seeks development of recovery-focused apps in opioid treatment

March 7, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has kicked off a challenge for development of mobile apps providing recovery support for persons in opioid treatment.

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