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Joint Commission report outlines standards for housing support services

April 11, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Joint Commission has released an overview and rationale for housing support service standards for behavioral health organizations that espouse a Housing First model.

NAATP releases initial data from outcomes project

April 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Initial results from the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers' Outcomes Pilot Program show a patient population with past experience in treatment and significant mental health concerns.

Words can hurt the cause

April 3, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Providers and advocates are fighting back against the words and images that they believe stigmatize people with substance use disorders.

A lesson in language

April 3, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The field's vocabulary becomes a legacy issue for former national drug czar Michael Botticelli.

Local drug task force in Florida wants to be model for coalition building

March 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Delray Beach Drug Task Force is working to serve both the individual in need of services and the larger community.

Campaign puts muscle behind effort to elevate smoking cessation in treatment

February 28, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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.

ASAM seeks input on appropriate drug testing

February 10, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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ASAM is accepting public comment on a drug testing appropriateness document that is being developed to provide guidance on drug testing in diagnosis, treatment and promotion of recovery from addiction.

Intervention project aims to open doors upon re-entry

December 13, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Community Wise, a community-based research program, is launching an intervention program in Newark, N.J., to reduce alcohol and drug use among those with histories of substance use disorders and incarceration.

IABHC awards micro-grant to 10,000 Beds

November 21, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The not-for-profit organization 10,000 Beds has received a micro-grant from the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare Fund, which will be used to place more than 100 clients in donated treatment beds.

Clinicians adjust priorities to ward off burnout

November 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos. Editor
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The results of Addiction Professional's second annual Quality of Life Survey show sustained commitment to the profession among clinicians.

Measuring an individual's recovery barriers and strengths

November 1, 2016  |  By David Best, Michael Edwards, Adam Mama-Rudd, Ivan Cano and John Lehman
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Florida recovery residences test a tool for evaluating change in 'recovery capital.'

Why stigma interferes with business growth

September 12, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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From the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders: Recovery Centers of America's chief clinical officer urged developers of new programs to offer sustainable, high-quality services and to be prepared to fight stigma.

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