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Overall teen drug use down, but many turning to vaping

December 14, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Cigarette smoking and misuse of prescription opioids are down among teens, but vaping and marijuana use raise concerns in annual Monitoring the Future survey.

Justice institute: Don't turn away from treatment-focused approaches

December 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Vera Institute of Justice is making a research case for not returning to a punitive mindset as the nation combats the opioid epidemic.

Clinicians seek solutions in #MeToo movement

December 13, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Clinicians weigh in on how to proceed as high-profile stories of sexual harassment and assault empower more victims to share their own experiences.

A clearer NAATP ethics code may shut some members out of organization

December 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) appears poised to make 2018 a signature year for weeding out unethical business conduct.

FDA will launch messages to counter tobacco promotion

December 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The "Every Try Counts" campaign will encourage smokers to quit by offering positive messages in the same locations where tobacco products are heavily promoted.

Farmers hit hard by opioid crisis

December 11, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A recent study shows the opioid epidemic has hit farmers and ranchers harder than the rest of rural America.

Full circle: My journey gloriously continues to unfold

December 11, 2017  |  Thomas M. Greaney, MEd, LADC, CCDP, SAP
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The writer confronts difficult emotions and celebrates personal growth amid a holiday period that challenges persons in recovery.

Study seeks to identify effects of marijuana edibles on children

December 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new study examined cases in which children in California had been unintentionally exposed to candy containing THC.

Caron's new medical center speaks to complex care needs

December 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Caron Treatment Centers has established a medical hub on its main campus as it continues to see cases of growing complexity.

Private practice in the era of addiction

December 4, 2017  |  Sherry Benton, PhD
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People with addictions often have co-morbid behavioral health problems such as anxiety and depression. Yet, we often focus on treating the addiction alone, rather than the ripple effect of related problems.

Blogs

Professionals weigh responses to re-emergence of stimulants

December 7, 2017     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Readers discuss whether and how the community will respond to signs of a growing cocaine/stimulant crisis.

Local businesses can fuel community solutions in addiction

October 24, 2017     Rebecca Flood
It is time for communities to unite to counteract the emergence of poor-quality, profit-driven substance use treatment.

Vermont groups choose unusual venue for messaging on opioid crisis

October 17, 2017     Gary A. Enos, Editor
A stigma-busting campaign focusing on opioid addiction is being launched out of the terminal in the Burlington, Vt., airport.

Eating disorders group hits Amazon for offensive message

October 6, 2017     Gary A. Enos, Editor
The National Eating Disorders Association says that a sweatshirt being sold on Amazon.com perpetuates stigma and misconceptions around anorexia.