The Illinois Tobacco Quitline will be out of operation until at least July, as a result of the suspension of millions of dollars in social-service grants to help close a budget shortfall.
Current use of e-cigarettes among high school students is now substantially higher than use of conventional cigarettes, according to national data released last week.
An inexpensive synthetic stimulant that emerged in South Florida last year now has a presence in other states.
Thomas Britton, a former division director at Acadia Healthcare, will become Chicago-based Gateway Foundation's new chief executive next month.
Georgia Detox and Recovery Centers has named Robert Bicknell "Bic" Clark executive director.
A summary from the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions outlines why young people drink and what the consequences are.
A Massachusetts physician who formerly operated numerous family practice clinics with an addiction treatment focus has been ordered to serve 11 months in jail for Medicaid fraud.
Faces & Voices of Recovery is seeking nominations for its America Honors Recovery Awards for recovery community organizations and leaders in recovery.
Kelly Wedell, whose experience includes establishing a specialized group for young adult women in a therapeutic wilderness program, has joined the staff of Four Circles Recovery Center.
Longtime alumni services professional Leonard Bade is leading an effort to develop a new alumni relations strategy at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.
A survey conducted less than a year after Washington state voters adopted a marijuana legalization initiative found that many parents knew little about key details of the law.
The campaign aims to communicate directly to men about their health and well-being through MassMen.org, a comprehensive website providing mental health information, anonymous screenings and state and local resources.
Stephanie S. Covington, an internationally recognized clinician, will be the Opening Plenary Speaker for the 2015 National Conference on Addiction Disorders and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit, August 1 to 4 in St. Louis.
Nominations for Addiction Professional's Outstanding Clinicians Awards are now open; we are honoring a counselor, a nurse and a physician in 2015.
In his new role at Origins, Jason Wahler will serve as a speaker at recovery conferences and events and will increase awareness of recovery options.