NCAD | Addiction Professional Magazine Skip to content Skip to navigation

NCAD

Outstanding Clinical Care Award: Integrity House Bate Adolescent Program

July 11, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
A strengths-based curriculum and a manageable program size are among the keys to the success of Integrity House's adolescent treatment program.

Outstanding Clinical Care Award: Central Kansas Foundation ACHESS Utilization and Integration Initiative

July 10, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
A program that helps rural-dwelling individuals stay connected to the provider and peer communities is the recipient of an Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinical Care Award.

From stability to self-actualization

June 23, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
A plenary session presenter at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) will offer clinical strategies for encouraging a fulfilled life in recovery.

Baltimore ushers in easier public access to naloxone

June 2, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
A new standing order from Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen, following the lead of newly adopted legislation, essentially results in over-the-counter access to the opioid overdose reversal drug.

Addiction Professional wins journalism award

May 26, 2017  |  AP Staff
article
Addiction Professional and Behavioral Healthcare Executive have earned three prestigious awards for excellence in journalism.

Treatment providers must respond to the market

August 23, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article
The addiction-treatment industry is most certainly at a crossroads, and leaders have an opportunity to shape the direction of the road ahead.

Group finds few easy answers to common ethical dilemmas

August 21, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
A growing complexity of roles in addiction treatment organizations is creating ethics challenges around boundaries and other issues affecting patients, a National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) presenter suggested.

Marijuana debate remains a false dichotomy

August 20, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article
The two sides of the legalization debate create a false dichotomy in which the only two options are legal marijuana use or incarceration for use or possession. In reality, there are other options.

Acupuncture helps keep patients in treatment

August 20, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article
The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association’s 5-point ear acupuncture protocol is not a standalone replacement for other forms of addiction treatment, but when used in conjunction with those programs, it can increase their effectiveness.

A roadmap to healing for the sex addict's partner

August 20, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
Clinicians are gaining more skill in assisting the partners of individuals with sexual addiction. Stefanie Carnes offered detailed guidance for helping partners at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD).

Clinicians must understand where sex, drugs and technology meet

August 19, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article
The “chemsex” culture is often characterized by intense experiences that combine crystal meth or similar drugs with risky sexual activity—all facilitated by GPS-based mobile apps.

Military culture impacts treatment of SUDs in veterans

August 19, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article
To treat substance use disorders in veterans and active military personnel effectively, clinicians must first understand the unique facets of the culture in which their patients have lived.

Pages

Subscribe to NCAD