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NCAD: Families must be the driver of healing

August 18, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Renowned neuropsychiatrist and interventionist Judith Landau says programs treating co-occurring disorders must capitalize on family members' connection and resilience.

Defining a recovery checkup level of care

August 15, 2017  |  Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP
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Recovery checkups could become part of an annual physical for individuals with a substance use disorder, with information organized along ASAM dimensions.

New president and medical director will join Silver Hill

August 2, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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John Santopietro, MD, who has served as chief clinical officer of behavioral health at Carolinas HealthCare System, will become president and medical director of Silver Hill Hospital in September.

An opportunity through the local jail

July 24, 2017  |  Norman G. Hoffmann, PhD, Alyssa L. Raggio, MS, and Albert M. Kopak, PhD
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Treatment providers can engage offenders in local justice systems who have a history of substance use and recidivism.

ADHD patients' substance use risk lower in medicated periods

July 17, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Researchers have found that individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at lower risk of alcohol or drug abuse when they are taking ADHD medications.

Center addresses triangle of pain, addictive and psychological disorders

July 10, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A California facility that calls itself the first "triple diagnosis" program is seeking to make inroads with a variety of privately and publicly funded treatment populations.

Specialty provider reaches entirely new population in pediatric offices

July 5, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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An initiative at Gosnold on Cape Cod has several groundbreaking components, including its pediatric practice setting and a focus on prevention and early intervention rather than treatment.

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.

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