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Warriors Heart introduces specialized treatment for veterans, law enforcement

July 21, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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On 540 acres just outside San Antonio, Warriors Heart, a private inpatient facility, provides treatment exclusively to veterans, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders.

Hazelden Betty Ford hires new director for Legal Professionals Program

July 19, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Kevin Chandler brings a background in both the law and addiction counseling to his new role at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

Outstanding Clinical Care Award: Vinland Center

July 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Vinland National Center's exemplary work with cognitively impaired patients is being honored with an Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinical Care Award.

Recovery Unplugged creative director's album benefits the cause

July 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Sales of Richie Supa's latest release "Enemy" are benefiting the Face the Music Foundation, which supports individuals who otherwise would not be able to access substance use treatment and recovery services.

Outstanding Clinical Care Award: Rosecrance Health Network Young Adult Program

July 11, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Rosecrance Health Network's separate program for emerging adult males is one of the recipients of Addiction Professional's inaugural Outstanding Clinical Care Awards.

PRIDE Institute shares resources in response to Orlando shooting

June 15, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A news release from PRIDE Institute in Minnesota also discusses a vigil that the treatment facility held on the day after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub.

Study: Marijuana use predicts significant problems in school

June 15, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A RAND study identified an array of problems for youths who use both marijuana and alcohol in middle and high school, but concluded that marijuana use predicted problems across more areas of functioning.

NALGAP: Killings in Orlando will profoundly affect clients, caregivers

June 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Clinicians should be prepared to deal with the traumatic stress and self-blame that can be triggered by an event of the magnitude of this weekend's tragedy in Orlando, Fla., states the national association representing LGBT addiction professionals.

Kentucky nonprofit schedules basketball camps for youth

June 10, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Operation UNITE, a drug-fighting nonprofit established by U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, will hold five free youth basketball camps in Kentucky this month.

Probe the patient's relational barriers to recovery

June 8, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) presenter Lori Jean Glass will discuss how patients can identify and break harmful relationship patterns.

New venture north of Chicago will first target troubled adolescents

June 2, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Kimberly Dennis, MD, a past recipient of an Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinician Award, is transitioning to establishment of an outpatient continuum in her home community of Highland Park, Ill.

NIDA lists data related to college students

June 1, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has facilitated online access to data on patterns of substance use in the college-age population.

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