The Addiction.com website will commemorate National Recovery Month with photographs and captions depicting positive moments in recovering persons' lives.
E-cigarette companies are marketing their products questionably on the Internet, according to ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org), and consumers and industry members alike need to be wary.
Hilary Jacobs, a former state substance abuse agency director in Massachusetts, has been hired as vice president of addiction treatment services at Lahey Health Behavioral Services.
The maker of the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone has agreed to pay the state of Massachusetts $325,000 to offset rising costs of the drug for local communities.
Several national and local efforts in August cast the opioid abuse crisis in a larger context. Observers would like to see more policies directed toward prevention, treatment and coordination of services.
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.