Seven rapid-access clinics in Ontario are providing a transition between emergency departments and primary care in the treatment of opioid and alcohol addictions.
Wildwood Canyon in Yucaipa, Calif., offers detox and residential treatment to young-adult men in a setting that blends Americana with the Old West.
Treatment providers can engage offenders in local justice systems who have a history of substance use and recidivism.
The Treatment Research Institute's (TRI's) merger into a public health nonprofit mirrors the type of collaboration that more would like to see in the specialty and general health communities.
New research has found that providing psychosocial counseling and avoiding prescribed opioids or benzodiazepines are among the variables that can reduce mortality rates in opioid use disorders. Medication treatment did not affect death rates.
A clinician explains why he never refuses to treat patients who are exhibiting signs of their substance use disorder.
An expanded addictions curriculum in Brown University's medical school will allow some young doctors to qualify immediately to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid dependence.
Individuals affected by the opioid crisis are benefiting from an expansion of SSTAR's open-access model of service.
A strengths-based curriculum and a manageable program size are among the keys to the success of Integrity House's adolescent treatment program.
A program that helps rural-dwelling individuals stay connected to the provider and peer communities is the recipient of an Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinical Care Award.
A California facility that calls itself the first "triple diagnosis" program is seeking to make inroads with a variety of privately and publicly funded treatment populations.
A scheme involving outpatient treatment programs and operators of substandard housing in Philadelphia resembles others around the country, highlighting the need for reform.
An initiative at Gosnold on Cape Cod has several groundbreaking components, including its pediatric practice setting and a focus on prevention and early intervention rather than treatment.
The co-director of Sheppard Pratt's eating disorders treatment center sees the gap narrowing between women and men presenting for treatment.
Incarcerated individuals who struggle with substance use disorder can benefit from methadone maintenance, mindfulness and other therapies, says Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, clinical assistant professor at the NYU Department of Population Health.
Engaging clients in dialogue during treatment planning and implementation can improve the odds of better outcomes, Robert Matylewicz, DO, FASAM, medical director at Clarity Way Inc., told attendees of the Summit for Clinical Excellence event Monday in Pittsburgh.
As the word ‘addiction’ is used more broadly in the mainstream, defining and applying the term within the treatment field is a struggle for providers.
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) has announced a member benefit available through a joint initiative with the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.
A plenary session presenter at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) will offer clinical strategies for encouraging a fulfilled life in recovery.