Evidence-Based Practices | Addiction Professional Magazine Skip to content Skip to navigation

Evidence-Based Practices

It's time to be proactive on stimulant use

June 19, 2018  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
article
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
news
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
news
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
article
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
article
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
news
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
article
An academic program for addiction professionals embeds self-care topics into its curriculum.

Fewer Americans consider heavy smoking a great health risk

March 1, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article
About 3 million fewer Americans believe smoking a pack of cigarettes per day poses a great health risk compared to 10 years ago, according to research published by Duke Health.

New edition of science guide touts genetic research, attacks myths about addiction

February 20, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
The second edition of Carlton Erickson's comprehensive addiction guide minces no words in criticizing those who question the disease concept.

Treatment guide for pregnant women includes medication information

February 8, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
The federal government has released a clinical guide to evidence-based treatments for pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorders.

Resources assist in emotion regulation for patients with alcohol disorders

January 25, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Therapist and client resources written by the Research Institute on Addictions address the connection between negative emotions and drinking behavior.

SAMHSA cites system flaws in moving to alter identification of evidence-based practices

January 17, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
The National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is being replaced in Washington with an in-house approach to identifying behavioral health practices supported by science.

Pages

Subscribe to Evidence-Based Practices