Some addiction professionals are reporting an increase in patient anxiety related to the national political debate, and this is having serious ramifications for some.
Our story last week on the use of marijuana in addiction treatment has generated a lot of reader feedback, with many commenters willing to consider the practice.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week organizers are aiming to have 100,000 individuals participate in free online screenings during this year's campaign.
A group of New Jersey women emerging from addiction and incarceration are finding a holiday employment opportunity through the organization Same Sky.
Lottery tickets are a popular stocking-stuffer—but they’re a bad idea for those under the age of 18.
LifeRing Secular Recovery offered this blunt appeal on Giving Tuesday: "LifeRing needs your help, because LifeRing needs money."
The promise of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the federal parity law for vulnerable populations remains largely unfulfilled, Rebecca Flood states.
Our newly created Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare has established a fund to support not-for-profit organizations with a proven commitment to enhancing addiction and mental health care. Submit your micro-grant application today!
Newport Academy's Jamison Monroe had some inspiration to share this morning, amid the usual e-mail bombardment of offers and warnings.
The treatment community must embrace truly family-centered care in order to meet the needs of pregnant and postpartum women.
A California treatment executive reacts to our recent coverage of state ballot measures on marijuana policy, with his support of decriminalization.
All addiction treatment facilities must model the wellness practices that they encourage for the patients they serve.
As with most issues, Roland Reeves argues, both sides of the disease debate around addiction have valid contributions.
A NALGAP President's Award recipient discusses the importance of ethical self-inquiry in clinical work.
Much has changed since an egg in a frying pan became forever etched into our consciousness.
Licenses and certifications are not enough of a determinant of quality for addiction treatment and recovery facilities, Rebecca Flood states in a look at accreditation.
Areas such as appropriate boundaries, proper drug screening practices and ethical marketing are addressed in a national code of ethics for sober living operations that is currently under review.
NALGAP president Phil McCabe says this weekend's tragedy should remind us to hold accountable anyone who espouses hate.
A recent exchange with a person conducting interventions and compromising confidentiality demonstrates the importance of monitoring activity in the intervention arena.
Addiction Professional's Outstanding Clinical Care Awards will honor addiction treatment programs that are making a difference in reaching underserved populations.