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SAMHSA grants will encourage wider access to naloxone

April 12, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Methadone treatment programs and buprenorphine prescribers are among those eligible for federal grants to encourage wider distribution of opioid overdose reversal drugs.

Rx Summit 18: Journalists share tips for talking to media about heroin

April 9, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Two journalists from WXIA-TV provided advice to Rx Summit attendees on how to develop relationships with the media and have a voice in coverage of the opioid epidemic.

Counselor training should include self-awareness

March 26, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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An academic program for addiction professionals embeds self-care topics into its curriculum.

SCE Orange County: Address spirituality in the treatment of trauma

March 5, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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An expert in the treatment process for complex trauma urged attendees of last week's Summit for Clinical Excellence to pay closer attention to the spiritual link to trauma and its treatment.

SCE Orange County: Help patients embrace the discomfort

March 2, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Speakers at this week's Summit for Clinical Excellence on trauma and addiction questioned therapeutic approaches that seek to shield patients from uncomfortable feelings.

New edition of science guide touts genetic research, attacks myths about addiction

February 20, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The second edition of Carlton Erickson's comprehensive addiction guide minces no words in criticizing those who question the disease concept.

Massachusetts collaboration will enhance social work training in addictions

November 15, 2017  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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A groundbreaking agreement with nine schools of social work will help equip Massachusetts social workers to excel on the front lines of addressing the opioid crisis.

Indiana University unveils $50 million addictions initiative

November 1, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Responding to the Addictions Crisis is a $50 million project that will involve IU researchers, as well as business, not-for-profit and government partners.

PAs contribute a wide range of services in psychiatry

October 26, 2017  |  Kristi Kincheloe, PA-C, CAQ-PSY
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One of the key benefits PAs offer in mental health settings is that we are educated in the medical model and maintain certification by completing substantial continuing medical education and passing rigorous assessments throughout our careers.

Troncale urges rejection of extreme positions on role of medication treatment

October 3, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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In his "If I were king" talk at the Moments of Change conference, the medical director at Retreat Premier Addiction Treatment Centers advocated a balanced and comprehensive approach to combating the opioid crisis.

How's your work environment? Tell us in our Quality of Life Survey

September 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Addiction Professional's third annual Quality of Life Survey will assess the factors affecting clinicians' job satisfaction.

California advocates eschew career ladder in favor of broader system reform

August 14, 2017  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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Saying that a career ladder bill was not accompanied by necessary funding, a group of addiction treatment professionals in California are now backing more comprehensive legislation on quality improvement and ethics reform.

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