The field's vocabulary becomes a legacy issue for former national drug czar Michael Botticelli.
The nine-month "SABER" program in Charlotte, N.C., has produced striking results for a population with addictive disorders and other significant challenges.
The pursuit of dual credentialing in addictions and mental health remains popular in higher education programs.
A new online tool for calculating substance use's impact on the workplace was driven in part by a lack of engagement on the issue from some employers.
Many patients in early recovery come to question whether it is healthy for them to stay on the same career path.
A counselor in an opioid treatment clinic discusses patient misconceptions about addiction and recovery, and how a clinician might address them.
The system change-focused Advocates for Human Potential takes a neutral position on the issue of marijuana legalization.
Data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) make a case for significant limits on initial prescriptions of opioids.
A group of researchers believes the likely inclusion of a gaming disorder in the next edition of the International Classification of Diseases will cause undue harm.
Known for emphasizing quality and thoroughness over speed in its residential treatment program, Enterhealth Ranch is bringing the same philosophy to its extensive renovation project.
Two prominent public health researchers say the notion that e-cigarettes are leading non-smokers to use tobacco is based on flawed research.
Shunned by some clinicians with a more traditional orientation, the teachings of Buddha resonate for those who seek spiritual freedom in treatment.
A report from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse discusses the relative risks and benefits of non-cigarette nicotine products, calling for greater vigilance among regulators and healthcare professionals.
A pilot study suggests that shifting control of this recovery support tool from the clinician to the patient could pay off.
The Delray Beach Drug Task Force is working to serve both the individual in need of services and the larger community.
Everyone’s talking about the healthcare bill House Republicans released Monday night as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Here’s the very least you need to know.
Mike Reed founded Single and Sober to help people in recovery overcome their most significant obstacle to healthy dating.
Research using a pharmacy database leads to striking findings about the prevalence of other opioid use during and after buprenorphine treatment.
Prominent leaders are urging the key interest groups in the addiction field to stop looking the other way on the prevalence of smoking among treatment patients and staff.