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Center connects technology to treatment

March 30, 2018  |  Neil Gaer
A Massachusetts treatment center's patients engage in an online environment from the point of admission.

Interactive tool sheds light on opioid crisis in Appalachia

March 21, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
The Appalachian Overdose Mapping Tool, created by researchers at the University of Chicago and the Appalachian Regional Commission, integrates opioid overdose mortality rates with socioeconomic data.

Health profiles help officers respond to calls appropriately

November 16, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Kern County, Calif., behavioral health officials believe a database that includes participants’ health information will improve law enforcement responses during mental health emergencies.

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.


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