The Treatment Research Institute (TRI) is seeking votes through March 17 for an award from the Scattergood Foundation for its Consumer Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment.
A study conducted in the Netherlands has found a higher post-discharge death rate among patients who were admitted to an intensive-care unit because of a drug overdose.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has updated its online Heroin Research Report to offer professionals and the public the most current data on heroin use and its consequences.
Heroin and prescription drug addiction are on the rise among affluent women, reveals a new survey from Caron Treatment Centers.
Although Washington state once provided additional dollars to addiction treatment organizations to smooth the funding gap, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly changed the way providers do business.
Edward J. Bilotti, M.D. has been named the medical director of the Mercy Recovery Center, a substance abuse treatment center in Maine.
Anna Peters, PhD, will move to Harmony Foundation and become its chief clinical officer in May.
The new painkiller, manufactured by Zogenix, Inc., has ten times the amount of narcotic hydrocodone as other painkillers such as Vicodin, according to the advocates.
Darryl Strawberry has been working with the Missouri state health department and a healthcare company to open a drug and alcohol treatment center in Overland.
A new study financed by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) highlights the need for gender-specific interventions for HIV-infected women transitioning from a correctional setting to the community.
AJ's Amethyst House in San Jacinto will combine 12-Step and holistic interventions, with a staff fully comprised of individuals in recovery.
Most clinicians and treatment professionals have heard of and worked with individuals who are suffering from anorexia, bulimia, and/or binge eating disorder, but there are other eating disorders to be aware of as well.
Walter Ginter, project director of Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS) in New York City, has been honored with the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery's (CCAR's) Bob Savage Recovery Advocate of the Year Award.
Recent property acquisitions will allow the Wisconsin-based behavioral health system to open a third hospital location in 2015.
There are high expectations for a new Brain Science Research Consortium unit to be headed by influential addiction researcher and clinician Bankole A. Johnson, MD.