Data extracted from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health indicate that while college students' first-time use of marijuana and alcohol tends to peak in June, non-medical use of prescription drugs is highest during the academic year.
Mountainside Treatment Center in Connecticut is seeing a need to assist patients who have sleep difficulties that complicate early recovery.
Next Generation Village in Sebring, Fla., will serve youths ages 13 to 17 with levels of care ranging from detox to intensive outpatient.
Newly published research suggests some benefits from Florida's adoption of pill mill and prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) laws.
Vendome Healthcare, parent company of Addiction Professional and Behavioral Healthcare, has announced the acquisition of the Ben Franklin Institute (BFI), a respected provider of addiction and behavioral healthcare education information.
Pete Nielsen will take over as CEO of the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals on Aug. 28, replacing the retiring Susan Blacksher.
Ashish "Ash" Bhatt, MD, the new chief medical officer at Sovereign Health Group, previously served in the same role for Elements Behavioral Health's Florida programs.
The American Psychological Association's (APA's) Society of Addiction Psychology has honored Kenneth Leonard, PhD, director of the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions.
New Jersey-based Seabrook House has formally opened its fourth outpatient treatment location in the state, reflecting its desire to continue to expand its continuum of care.
A hepatitis C screening protocol initiated at an urban emergency department uncovered high rates of infection among intravenous drug users and Baby Boomers.
Pamela Hyde, administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) since November 2009, will leave her post with the federal agency on Aug. 21.
Father William Hultberg, who has served as Caron Treatment Centers' spiritual guide for more than 30 years, received the Father Joseph C. Martin Award for Professional Excellence this year at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD).
Jerrod Menz and another American Addiction Centers (AAC) employee, as well as three former employees, have been indicted in California after an investigation into the 2010 death of a patient at an AAC facility.
We're excited to be back in St. Louis for the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit for the second year in a row.
The push to establish accessible alternative formulations of the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone is intensifying.