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Five takeaways from panel event on stimulants

February 26, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Last week's National Conference on Addiction Disorders Panel Series event placed into perspective the profession's fears about addressing rising use of stimulants.

A runner in recovery makes great strides on a treadmill

December 15, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
While some holiday shoppers run in circles this weekend, a Colorado runner in recovery will be making progress from a treadmill.

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.

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.

Marrying science and design to improve access to naloxone

July 24, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
University professors used their collective talents to create a device allowing easy access to the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone.

Place medication in the rightful context

June 27, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A number of experts in the addiction field would like to see use of the term "medication-assisted treatment" eradicated, saying that it perpetuates stigma.

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.

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.

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