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New president and CEO hired at Partnership

July 3, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Fred Muench, who has specialized in the use of technology to combat addiction, is the new president and CEO of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

Olympian-turned-WWE star Kurt Angle relentless in recovery

April 24, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Now sober after addiction derailed his career and devastated his family, Kurt Angle, an Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler and recently inducted WWE Hall of Famer, has his sights set on a new goal: helping others in recovery.

Developer of addiction and mental health app chosen for health accelerator class

September 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
KnKt'd Behavioral Health will participate in three months of mentoring as part of a program for healthcare startup ventures.

Business partnership will establish drop-in center in region still short on beds

August 1, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A Recovery Centers of America (RCA) facility that is scheduled to open in October will include a community resource center staffed by both RCA and the organization Wicked Sober.

Soberlink announces FDA clearance on blood alcohol monitor

July 15, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Soberlink announced on July 15 that its mobile Breathalyzer technology has received pre-market clearance for medical use.

Rutgers helpline expedites process for seeking treatment

July 11, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Operated by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care, the Interim Managing Entity in New Jersey is a statewide, 24/7 substance abuse helpline that assists addicts in finding treatment.

A case for patients staying connected

June 21, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The experience of Gosnold on Cape Cod makes a compelling argument for patients maintaining access to technology while in treatment.

Hepatitis C patients struggling with alcohol: There’s an app for them

May 26, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Primrose Step Away gives hepatitis C patients access to tools, feedback and personal coaching on iOS devices to overcome alcohol addiction.

People and experiences influence leadership

May 4, 2016  |  Rebecca Flood
In facing numerous challenges, leaders are guided by those who have had a profound influence on their lives.

Improve the environment of care, in ways big and small

February 9, 2016  |  Rebecca Flood
Updates to the environment of care can have a huge impact on patient wellness, and most do not have to break the bank.

Entrepreneur establishes online resource and referral center

December 16, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Peter Hamilton says Freedom From Addiction will focus on diverse efforts to build community and facilitate earlier intervention for individuals in need.

Federal grant program will encourage use of technology to improve treatment

November 23, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Targeted Capacity Expansion grant program will facilitate use of electronic communication to improve substance use disorder treatment.


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