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Study touts exercise in preventing relapse to cocaine addiction

August 9, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A University at Buffalo researcher suggests that regular aerobic exercise could play an important role in recovery from cocaine addiction.

Keep trying, whatever it takes

June 15, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
John Koch's path to recovery speaks to the importance of staying with the patient throughout the course of the illness.

Compound shows promise for curbing alcohol withdrawal

May 10, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Scientists at the University of Texas at Austin are developing a drug compound that targets a receptor not previously linked with alcohol.

Destigmatizing addiction requires changing when professionals treat

April 27, 2018  |  Les C. Lucas, LMFT
Substance use treatment must be delivered when it is needed, and that often means when patients are experiencing active symptoms of their illness.

Prison-based medication treatment in Rhode Island is reducing overdose deaths

April 9, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
An innovative opioid treatment program in Rhode Island's correctional system has leaders on the national level marveling at its data.

A treatment strategy for life

March 26, 2018  |  Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP
Moving to a "lifespan recovery management" model would more closely reflect the nature of addiction.

Groundbreaking study gives huge boost to alternative support groups

March 8, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The first longitudinal study comparing 12-Step support and three secular alternatives makes a case for wider availability of multiple options.

Research sharpens focus on glutamate in alcohol treatment

February 13, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
New research suggests a potentially critical role for the neurotransmitter glutamate as a target for treatments for alcohol use disorders.

Leader says California marijuana law puts clinicians in more comfortable position

January 5, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A treatment leader in California discusses the changing clinical dynamics around California's new recreational marijuana law.

Full circle: My journey gloriously continues to unfold

December 11, 2017  |  Thomas M. Greaney, MEd, LADC, CCDP, SAP
The writer confronts difficult emotions and celebrates personal growth amid a holiday period that challenges persons in recovery.

Eliminate stigma from the inside out

November 27, 2017  |  Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP
Do the ways in which professionals treat addiction cause much of the shame that patients experience?

South Florida multi-service organization will close next week

September 19, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Leaders at Grace's Way cited financial challenges in today's announcement that the substance use treatment and recovery support organization will cease operations on Sept. 29.


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