Meridian Behavioral Health is launching a systemwide application of a patented technology for the safe disposal of unused prescription medication.
Among the presentations at this month's Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific meeting was a report of interim findings in a study of the medication ibudilast.
A new study indicates that drivers with threshold levels of marijuana in their system exhibit weaving in their lane in a manner similar to alcohol-impaired drivers.
Georgia Detox & Recovery Centers has launched a specialized program at its Atlanta location for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.
University at Buffalo researchers focused their study on the activity of Activin receptors in the brain, which appear to be associated with cocaine-taking and relapse behavior.
Darrin Mangiacarne, D.O., most recently served as medical director of Virginia Premier Health Plan prior to his being hired at Fairbanks.
An alternative-to-incarceration program established in Caroline County, Va., in 2011 is being honored next month with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties.
A developer of a nasal-spray formulation of the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone is proceeding with a rolling submission of its New Drug Application (NDA) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Positive results from a Phase 3 trial have the developer of a subdermal implant of buprenorphone for opioid addiction optimistic about possible federal approval in 2016.
A National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) alert states that digital and mobile technologies to enhance alcohol use treatment appear to work best when integrated with traditional approaches.
Carlos Blanco, MD, PhD, professor of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, will become director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA's) Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention Research later this month.
Kent L. Brown, the newly hired CEO of the Fairbanks treatment facility in Indianapolis, is the former chief operating officer of an Ohio hospital.
Two U.S. House members have introduced legislation that would require health professionals and school personnel to be trained in early detection of eating disorders.
Two reports from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indicate a significant increase in hospital emergency department visits related to the opioid tramadol.
Faces & Voices of Recovery has announced that recovery historian William White will receive a lifetime achievement award at the national organization's annual recovery event this July.