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NCAD: Free screener measures risk across multiple domains

August 22, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The final day of the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) featured a presentation on a free screening tool that reflects the multiple problems affecting most patients.

NCAD: The opioid crisis is a political football, and that’s not good

August 22, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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It's important for leaders in the industry to advocate for the disease of addiction, rather than for the opioid crisis because resources are scarce.

Complete coverage from NCAD in Baltimore

August 22, 2017  |  Addiction Professional staff
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Full on-site coverage of the National Conference on Addiction Disorders, produced by the Addiction Professional editorial team.

NCAD: Doctor attacks misconceptions about opioid addiction medications

August 20, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The owner of Addiction Recovery Resources in Louisiana discussed why it makes sense to integrate 12-Step and medication approaches to opioid addiction treatment.

NCAD: No need to whisper, as attendees embrace talk about moderate drinking

August 19, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A discussion about the spectrum of alcohol use severity and how moderate drinking might work for some individuals earned a positive reception at NCAD.

NCAD: Create relationships to prevent NIMBY friction

August 18, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Actions to restrict recovery homes are often discriminatory, but operators must be cooperative and act as allies in the community.

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.

NCAD: Training programs can help identify future leaders

August 17, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Consider structured training academies to improve employee retention and lay the groundwork for succession planning.

NCAD: Resources, not rhetoric, will combat the addiction crisis

August 17, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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In the ongoing fight to combat the opioid crisis, lack of resources has become the biggest limitation to saving lives.

NCAD: Adolescent trauma can originate in unexplored places

August 17, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A school-based counselor told a National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) audience on Thursday that anything from a relocation to insidious ethnic discrimination can be at the root of paralyzing trauma for youths.

Outstanding Clinical Care Award: Integrity House Bate Adolescent Program

July 11, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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
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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.

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