Newly released physician survey data indicate that while many doctors see benefits in prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), their use of the data from these programs remains sporadic.
Susan R.B. Weiss, PhD, will lead the National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA's) Division of Extramural Research, where she will oversee NIDA's role in a number of collaborative projects.
New research suggests that extending the pre-quit period in which smokers receive an existing medication treatment could improve post-quit abstinence rates.
Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey indicate that while adult use of prescription opioids for pain has doubled since 1988-1994, rates of use have remained stable in recent years.
A newly published article outlines Caterpillar Inc.'s first-ever application of a measurement tool designed to enhance the evaluation of employee assistance program (EAP) services.
Addiction Campuses' newest location is a scenic 40-acre site outside Dallas; officials there are making scholarships and discounted rates available this month.
The national addiction awareness and fundraising organization Shatterproof is planning a significant expansion of its signature events in which participants rappel from a tall building.
New research suggests biological ties between problem gambling and obsessive-compulsive behaviors.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has announced five research awards for projects seeking to improve HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment strategies in drug-using populations.
Michael Walsh, former president and CEO of NAATP, is the new COO and executive director of HARP Treatment Center in Palm Beach, Fla.
Shortly after being confirmed this week as director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Michael Botticelli explained why he is open about his recovery and why he hopes others will do the same.
A central-nervous-system stimulant medication used for ADHD can now be prescribed for binge eating, according to FDA.
Following the acquisition of Muir Wood Adolescent & Family Services, the adolescent treatment organization will expand its residential capacity for boys and will add a program for girls.
A new study from researchers at the Mount Sinai Health System offers an explanation for why cocaine users continue to use despite negative consequences.
Panelists at AP Academy agreed that providers can best serve their patients by keeping an open mind to all treatment philosophies, even if they don’t personally agree with them.