As heroin overdose-related deaths in the area climb, the mayor of Seattle and the executive of King County, Wash., on Friday announced plans to establish the United States’ first two supervised injection facilities.
Community Wise, a community-based research program, is launching an intervention program in Newark, N.J., to reduce alcohol and drug use among those with histories of substance use disorders and incarceration.
Delphi Behavioral Health Group leaders presenting a workshop at the Moments of Change conference called for more cooperation among work roles in a treatment center, as well as more attention to effective clinical supervision.
San Francisco, Seattle and Ithaca, N.Y., are among the first U.S. cities considering opening supervised injection facilities, an unconventional measure that has been implemented in nine countries to reduce overdose.
Addiction Professional conducted its inaugural Quality of Life Survey to gain a better understanding of clinicians’ everyday work and experiences as well as their attitudes toward the profession. The online survey, conducted in October, generated 550 responses.