A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study points to gaps in access to the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone.
An issue brief from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions cites numerous concerns about the growing use of electronic cigarettes, including their popularity among individuals who had never previously smoked.
Longtime addiction researcher Mark S. Gold, MD, FASAM, is one of the recipients of awards being given this week at the annual conference of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
A free recovery app from Elements Behavioral Health includes listings of mutual-support meetings and a personal journaling function for individual to track areas affecting their recovery.
A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) states that while heroin use levels have remained fairly stable in recent years, they still are considerably above levels from 2002-2008.
Walter Ling, MD, founding director of Integrated Substance Abuse Programs at UCLA, will assist in program development and staff training at Enterhealth.
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.