The United States' drug-related crises are not unique, and more cooperation internationally could educate the field on the nature of drug epidemics.
University professors used their collective talents to create a device allowing easy access to the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone.
Outcomes studies such as the one being conducted by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) can ultimately help control the generational spread of the disease.
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.
Specialty services for women promise better outcomes for families, although some barriers to success remain.
Nominations are due May 31 for Addiction Professional's awards for facilities and programs that are raising the clinical standard.
The field will not be able to make a difference in the substance use epidemic until it finds common ground through inclusive conversation.
Providers and advocates are fighting back against the words and images that they believe stigmatize people with substance use disorders.
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.