A company has developed a new psychometric assessment designed to evaluate the potential for an individual patient to misuse or divert prescription pain medication.
Insight Behavioral Health Centers has partnered with Eating Recovery Center to address the need for specialized residential care options in Chicago.
Lisa Geraud, LMFT, RD, brings over 26 years of diverse therapeutic and dietary experience to the role of senior clinical director at Washington's longest-standing eating disorders treatment center serving both adults and adolescents.
A British biopharmaceutical company has achieved some promising trial results with an intranasal version of naloxone, which is increasingly being used to combat opioid overdose.
The unit will join the hospital’s current adolescent eating disorders services and is currently one of a handful of programs nationally which accepts children as young as 8 years old.
The alcohol and drug addiction treatment center, will soon open the doors to its latest Intensive Outpatient (IOP) treatment facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The Legal Action Center has released a document addressing frequently asked questions regarding the federal parity law, including the newly issued final implementing regulations.
Egalet Corporation sees a newly announced agreement with a Japanese company as bolstering its effort to bring a pair of abuse-deterrent hydrocodone products to market.
A recent study found that drug overdose is the leading cause of death among former prisoners, with prescription opioids most commonly involved in these deaths, and that women leaving prison had higher mortality rates from opioids, cocaine, and antidepressants than men.
Central Recovery Treatment recently announced its new chief executive officer, an individual who specializes in crisis response and trauma and who most recently served as vice president of treatment services.
Greg Lovelidge, whose Texas-based Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies has been a potent influence in the initial and continuing education of counselors, died on Nov. 18.
Study results published online this fall signal the possibility of reliable breath testing for marijuana impairment.
Addiction treatment professionals in Warwick will soon be discussing family dynamics in helping people recovery from substance abuse disorders as part of a national panel series on improving addiction treatment.
Resveratrol, a natural compound found in colored vegetables, fruits and especially grapes, that has been said to minimize the impact of Parkinson’s disease, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease, may also block the effects of the highly addictive drug, methamphetamine.
Because pre-sales reached a record high for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, in conjunction with the recently released Call of Duty: Ghosts, many addiction professionals believe that gamers are even more susceptible to becoming lost in a virtual world.