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Addiction Professional wins journalism award

May 26, 2017  |  AP Staff
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Addiction Professional and Behavioral Healthcare Executive have earned three prestigious awards for excellence in journalism.

Sober fraternity adds collegiate resources

May 25, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The Alpha 180 sober fraternity is opening on the University of Texas at Austin campus, designed as a lifestyle support program for those in recovery.

Action against unethical operators intensifies in Florida

May 25, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Activity in the treatment and recovery hotbed of South Florida this month has included the sentencing of one of the region's most notorious operators and the first-time arrest of drug testing lab owners for patient brokering.

Rumored gutting of ONDCP agenda does not materialize in president's budget plan

May 24, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Most core functions of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, including oversight of the Drug-Free Communities Support Program, are preserved in President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget proposal.

Total transformation: Phoenix House will dramatically move beyond TC roots

May 23, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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New Phoenix Life Centers in New York City this summer will signal a major clinical shift for one of the nation's most prominent nonprofit addiction treatment organizations.

Phoenix Multisport will establish chapter at Massachusetts facility

May 22, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Recovery Centers of America (RCA) and the fitness-promoting Phoenix Multisport have teamed up to offer patient and community wellness services at RCA's Danvers, Mass., location.

Groups release clinical guide to hepatitis C testing

May 22, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The new Guide to Hepatitis C Testing includes testing recommendations and information on diagnostic and billing codes.

Loss, and the accompanying grief, hitting young patients hard

May 19, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Program leaders at Ashley Addiction Treatment say one effect of the widespread opioid crisis is a young patient population affected by grief that it struggles to process.

Study uses Facebook groups to aid parents of adolescents in recovery

May 19, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A licensed clinical psychologist at UCLA’s Integrated Substance Abuse Programs has developed a study to assess private Facebook groups as a means to support parents of adolescents in recovery.

Nominate a clinical innovator for the Outstanding Clinical Care Awards

May 17, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Nominations are due May 31 for Addiction Professional's awards for facilities and programs that are raising the clinical standard.

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Nominate a clinical innovator for the Outstanding Clinical Care Awards

May 17, 2017     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Nominations are due May 31 for Addiction Professional's awards for facilities and programs that are raising the clinical standard.

It's time for a Jefferson Dinner in this field

April 5, 2017     Rebecca Flood
The field will not be able to make a difference in the substance use epidemic until it finds common ground through inclusive conversation.

Words can hurt the cause

April 3, 2017     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Providers and advocates are fighting back against the words and images that they believe stigmatize people with substance use disorders.

Is politics becoming a clinical issue in your program?

March 20, 2017     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Some addiction professionals are reporting an increase in patient anxiety related to the national political debate, and this is having serious ramifications for some.