The National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is being replaced in Washington with an in-house approach to identifying behavioral health practices supported by science.
Addiction professionals are increasingly embracing couples therapy early in treatment, breaking with tradition in the field.
The Big Horn County Attorney's Office has announced a crackdown targeting women who use substances while pregnant, asking health professionals and others to report cases to authorities.
Once derailed by substance use, the former phenom has flourished as a coach and motivational speaker.
A treatment leader in California discusses the changing clinical dynamics around California's new recreational marijuana law.
Persons with lived experience of addiction are taking on added importance in the substance use treatment community, given the urgency of the opioid crisis.
A clinical leader says that, to a greater extent than with other drugs, many patients with stimulant use problems steadfastly want to remain on the substances.
King County, Wash., is offering addiction and mental health providers financial incentives for building systems to offer more rapid access to care.
New research indicates that enactment of state medical marijuana laws leads to some substance use increases among older adolescents, but decreases among younger adolescents.
Clinicians treating patients in recovery can help patients navigate subjects such as family-of-origin issues and holiday parties during what can be a stressful season.
Cigarette smoking and misuse of prescription opioids are down among teens, but vaping and marijuana use raise concerns in annual Monitoring the Future survey.
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 weigh in on how to proceed as high-profile stories of sexual harassment and assault empower more victims to share their own experiences.
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) appears poised to make 2018 a signature year for weeding out unethical business conduct.
The writer confronts difficult emotions and celebrates personal growth amid a holiday period that challenges persons in recovery.
Caron Treatment Centers has established a medical hub on its main campus as it continues to see cases of growing complexity.
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.
The FDA has approved a once-monthly injectable form of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder, but clinicians are lukewarm on its use.
With the high prevalence of addiction disorders today, more private practice therapists are seeing patients who need treatment for addiction as well as mental health conditions.