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Fairbanks expands ability to serve dually diagnosed

June 5, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Fairbanks has hired psychiatrist Jennifer Bell, DO, in order to improve its capacity to treat patients with co-occurring mental health disorders.

Research will test motivator to reduce drinking in HIV patients

June 2, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Research at the University of Houston will explore whether personalized information about risk behaviors can enhance HIV patients' motivation to reduce drinking.

New analysis finds regional differences in hepatitis C rates

May 9, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Data collected from numerous sources reveal that the Western U.S. had the highest prevalence of hepatitis C infection in 2010.

Oxytocin a potential treatment for addiction and comorbid mood disorders

April 21, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A research review published in the British Journal of Pharmacology suggests the neuropeptide oxytocin, administered as an intranasal spray, could be effective in the treatment of opioid addiction and comorbid mood disorders.

Specialty IOPs bring flexibility to treatment for N.J. provider

April 20, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care has opened four specialty intensive outpatient programs, including two women’s addiction treatment programs, as well as mood and anxiety disorder, and co-occurring mental health and addiction.

NAATP releases initial data from outcomes project

April 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Initial results from the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers' Outcomes Pilot Program show a patient population with past experience in treatment and significant mental health concerns.

SAMHSA guide advances strategies for transitioning offenders to community

March 31, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new federal report discusses evidence-based approaches to transitioning incarcerated individuals with substance use or mental health disorders into the community.

SAMHSA grant program seeks to contribute to ambitious HIV care goals

March 15, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Nonprofit entities are eligible for funding under a Targeted Capacity Expansion grant program to improve HIV care for minority populations with substance use disorders.

Major jump in eating disorders screening projected

February 27, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week organizers are aiming to have 100,000 individuals participate in free online screenings during this year's campaign.

Don't leave smoking out of the treatment equation

January 23, 2017  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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A patient's continuing to use tobacco can pose a major hurdle to addiction recovery. Treatment programs have many options for assisting patients with smoking cessation.

WestBridge announces two promotions

January 16, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Robin Pinard is the new director of family services at New Hampshire-based WestBridge, and Corinne Glejzer is assuming Pinard's former role as admissions team leader.

Breaking the cycle: Sex addiction and eating disorders

January 3, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Sex addictions and eating disorders often feed into one another in a cyclical nature, and it’s on providers to deliver comprehensive, effective treatment.

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