The advocacy community is praising the Obama administration's announcement that Michael Botticelli has been nominated as director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP); he has been serving as acting director.
Federally supported research has found that married couples' use of marijuana together is associated with less frequent intimate partner violence.
Greg Gillam is the new director of recovery services at Westport House, having previously worked at Caron Treatment Centers with the adolescent and young adult male populations.
The Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies is launching an online master's degree program with a focus on evidence-based treatment of co-occurring disorders.
Drug prevention interventions that start even in the earliest elementary school years appear to reduce the risk of problem sexual behaviors in adolescence and into adulthood, a review of six research studies suggests.
The foundation has created a new collaborative effort with the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs to quantify the rates of substance use among legal professionals
Jennifer Edwards, who holds a specialization in dance/movement therapy, is relocating from Castlewood Treatment Center for Eating Disorders in St. Louis to the organization's Monterey, Calif., facility.
Richard Harris is featured in the first television ad supporting Oregon's November ballot item to legalize and regulate marijuana for recreational use.
The typical dose of the opioid overdose antidote naloxone might not work when the drug that is responsible isn't heroin at all.
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Rosecrance Health Network used the setting of a downtown Chicago networking event to announce its intent to establish a collegiate recovery residence and integrated behavioral health clinic.
The second in a series of Cumberland Heights YouTube videos designed to demystify the addiction treatment experience is targeting mothers encountering a stressful time of year.
Groups including the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation have established a course on addiction and recovery that targets medical students.
Summit Behavioral Healthcare has completed its third business transaction in just over a year, announcing the acquisition of Victory Addiction Recovery Center in Lafayette, La.
Advocates are disputing whether the latest documented declines in past-month and lifetime use of marijuana among Colorado high school students can be considered an effect of the state's legalization initiative.