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Report from Surgeon General raises concern over youth e-cig use

December 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said today that significant growth in young people's use of electronic cigarettes represents a serious public health threat.

Leader on medical team retires from Betty Ford Center

December 6, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Harry Haroutunian, MD, has written and spoken extensively on the neurobiological underpinnings of 12-Step based treatment and recovery programs.

New Promises site will open eating disorders program

November 30, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Promises Scottsdale, formerly The Sundance Center, will open a primary eating disorders center for women in December.

PBS documentary offers a rare look at what happens in clinical care

November 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Silver Hill Hospital in Connecticut serves as the focus for a "Visionaries" series examination of what patients experience in addiction and mental health treatment.

Recovery Unplugged eBook discusses benefits of specialized therapies

November 25, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Texas location of Recovery Unplugged has developed an eBook that outlines the physical and psychological health benefits of specialized and supplemental therapeutic techniques.

A young-adult treatment approach with visual appeal

November 21, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The technical-sounding "node-link mapping" actually brings recovery concepts to life for young adults in treatment, as individuals in a specialized program at Pavillon in North Carolina have experienced.

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.

Research summary cites shortcomings in treatment of co-occurring alcohol use, depression

November 16, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A report from the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions states that most addiction treatment programs remain unprepared to address common co-occurring depression.

Westport House establishes companion IOP

November 16, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Westport House in Connecticut has announced a new outpatient treatment program to complement its sober living support for young men.

Caron will launch program for legal professionals

November 14, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Link Christin, who founded the Hazelden Legal Professionals Program, will establish a similar program at Caron Treatment Centers in 2017.

Facility takes broad approach to family outreach

November 11, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A weekly family support group at AdCare Hospital is open to the entire community, regardless of the loved one's use or recovery status.

Treatment center operator, Florida corrections department tangle again

November 10, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The Florida Department of Corrections and Bridges of America are once again at odds, this time over the department's plan to shift services away from community-based transition centers and expand in-prison treatment.

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