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Grayken Center program brings good nutrition to the table

August 8, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Cooking demonstrations and an in-house food pantry help addiction treatment patients at Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center develop healthy eating habits in recovery.

Hazelden Betty Ford brings MAT model to Kentucky jail

July 24, 2018  |  Julie Miller
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Kenton County Detention Center launched residential addiction treatment in 2015, but now for the first time, it will apply Hazelden Betty Ford's COR-12 (Comprehensive Opioid Response with the 12 Steps) program.

Mindfulness: It takes practice

July 9, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Clinicians' own mindfulness work can help achieve results with patients via this popular but often misunderstood practice.

Connecticut targets youths in new opioid addiction program

July 2, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Connecticut officials have launched a federally supported opioid addiction treatment initiative for individuals ages 21 and under.

SCE Pittsburgh: Constructive approaches to engaging patients, addressing trauma

June 27, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Presenters at the Summit for Clinical Excellence event implored attendees to tap into their inner TV detective, consider implementing mindfulness techniques into even day-to-day activities, and help patients reshape their belief systems after traumatic events.

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.

Partners offer free support to Massachusetts families

June 12, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Parents in Massachusetts will have access to free guidance from parent support specialists under an effort involving the Grayken Center for Addiction.

Police leaders issue 10-point plan for opioid crisis response

June 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Recommendations in a new report from police departments that are redefining their approach to the opioid crisis range from referring individuals to medication-assisted treatment to exploring the merits of supervised injection sites.

Web-based treatment outperforms in-person therapy in Yale study

May 29, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Individuals who misuse illicit substances were found more likely to complete treatment and use less after completing an online treatment program versus those who engaged in traditional therapy, according to a Yale University study.

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.

Texting resource available for parents of drug-affected children

April 20, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has introduced the Help & Hope by Text resource for parents.

Counselor training should include self-awareness

March 26, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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An academic program for addiction professionals embeds self-care topics into its curriculum.

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