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Study touts exercise in preventing relapse to cocaine addiction

August 9, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A University at Buffalo researcher suggests that regular aerobic exercise could play an important role in recovery from cocaine addiction.

Foundations data show growing problem of concurrent stimulant use

August 2, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Intake data gathered by Foundations Recovery Network show increases in days of methamphetamine and cocaine use among patients with opioid use issues.

Addiction Professional, Behavioral Healthcare Executive win journalism awards

July 16, 2018  |  AP Staff
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Several Addiction Professional articles, including examinations of stimulant trends and our Quality of Life Survey, have received honors for excellence in journalism.

Addressing stimulants on several fronts

July 11, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Some leaders appear to be trying to get out in front of troubling trends in stimulant use.

Opioid crisis among priority topics for public health training entity

July 6, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Western Region Public Health Training Center has announced that it has received a $4 million federal grant for efforts to enhance training of the public health workforce.

It's time to be proactive on stimulant use

June 19, 2018  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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Better surveillance and prevention efforts might be needed in order to head off what could become the next drug epidemic.

Is the patient ready? Is that even relevant?

May 21, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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New research suggests that individual-level factors such as treatment readiness may have little bearing on whether a person stays in treatment.

Destigmatizing addiction requires changing when professionals treat

April 27, 2018  |  Les C. Lucas, LMFT
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Substance use treatment must be delivered when it is needed, and that often means when patients are experiencing active symptoms of their illness.

Alcohol disorders remain a focus

April 18, 2018  |  Alicia Hoisington
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While acceptance of an American lifestyle that includes regular use of alcohol grows, the need for treatment shouldn't be discounted.

Study links e-cigarette ads with youth smoking initiation

April 9, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A recently released study found young people ages 12 to 21 who were receptive to ads for e-cigarettes were 60% more likely to try conventional cigarettes a year later.

Establish connection with the narcissistic patient

April 2, 2018  |  Paul L. Hokemeyer, JD, PhD
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Too many treatment programs engage in clinical pandering with the high-worth population.

Create a 'newer normal' to help families heal

March 21, 2018  |  Michael Barnes, PhD, MAC, LPC
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The focus in addiction treatment should shift from individual to family recovery.

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