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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.

Fewer Americans consider heavy smoking a great health risk

March 1, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Today's treatments oversimplify the disease of addiction

January 16, 2018  |  Roland Reeves, MD
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The progression of addiction and other diseases is relentless unless treatment takes a comprehensive and long-range approach.

Often in recovery, it takes two

January 16, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Addiction professionals are increasingly embracing couples therapy early in treatment, breaking with tradition in the field.

Organizations will develop and distribute science-based prevention materials

December 27, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Under a partnership agreement, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Addiction Policy Forum will develop and disseminate materials on the science of addiction.

Massachusetts collaboration will enhance social work training in addictions

November 15, 2017  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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A groundbreaking agreement with nine schools of social work will help equip Massachusetts social workers to excel on the front lines of addressing the opioid crisis.

Group of payers say they will adhere to evidence-based principles

November 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Sixteen healthcare payers today announced a commitment to principles of addiction care derived from the Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health.

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