Gateway Foundation's treatment facility in Aurora, Ill., will add 10 inpatient beds to its 34-bed capacity by next summer, thanks to a state grant.
National Advocates for Pregnant Women believes that passage of Amendment 67 in Colorado would subject some women to arrest and prosecution for drinking or smoking during pregnancy.
The online module provides real-time patient simulation so healthcare professionals can practice motivational interviewing, a technique that enhances patient/clinician interaction about problem health behaviors.
Barbara B. Elliott will serve as president and CEO of Fairbanks while the Indianapolis treatment center's board seeks a permanent replacement for Mark Monson, who left the organization last month.
Sarah Allen Benton, author of a prominent book on helping the high-functioning alcoholic, will serve as a therapist and group leader at the Connecticut-based Insight Counseling.
The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network will sponsor an online forum and will issue white papers in an effort to boost the healthcare workforce's ability to serve the growing number of insured individuals with substance use needs.
Data from 2009 indicate that tobacco use is responsible for more than one in seven deaths in California, outpacing deaths from diabetes, influenza and numerous other health causes.
An initiative funded by three National Institutes of Health (NIH) entities will explore social media's influence on substance use trends and its potential as a prevention and treatment tool.
In one of his first tasks as executive director of The Oxford Centre, Duke Vinson has initiated a treatment track for patients affected by trauma.
A report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) documents a doubling of emergency department visits related to synthetic cannabinoids from 2010-2011.
A majority of patients would be willing to reduce or eliminate their current medications to try an alternative treatment, according to a new study.
Breathalyzers at the roadside overcome challenges by law enforcement officers who currently struggle to identify cannabis impairment.
One point highlighted in the latest Research Institute on Addictions expert summary discusses the problems that occur when there is an imbalance in married partners' drinking patterns.
Can hoarding be described as an evolutionary mismatch?
Upon voter approval, the initiated constitutional amendment would legalize medical marijuana, and its vague wording could leave negligent providers of the drug without liability in the result of adverse effects, opponents of the amendment say.