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Resilience to substance use problems strong in high-risk community

October 18, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A study has found that an urban community with prominent risk factors for substance use problems also has many residents with strong resilience.

Vermont groups choose unusual venue for messaging on opioid crisis

October 17, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A stigma-busting campaign focusing on opioid addiction is being launched out of the terminal in the Burlington, Vt., airport.

A patient survives an overdose, but what's next?

October 16, 2017  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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Led by a pioneering program in Rhode Island, peers are having some success in engaging rescued patients with opioid use disorders toward recovery.

Nationally prominent center changes its name

October 16, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The rebranding of Seabrook House into Seabrook reflects residential facilities' expansion into offering a full continuum of care.

A community's on-site outreach shifts law enforcement's mindset

October 5, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Care providers and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are working together to take a treatment-focused approach to incidents of aggressive panhandling among the homeless.

Flood will become CEO of Ashley in January

September 28, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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In several respects, longtime addiction treatment leader and Addiction Professional blogger Rebecca Flood considers her move to Ashley Addiction Treatment a homecoming.

FDA issues guidance on MAT drugs

September 25, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The FDA is alerting providers and patients of the dangers of combining MAT drugs with benzodiazepines, a move that follows a recent change in labeling requirements for buprenorphine to indicate patients may require indefinite treatment.

SMART Recovery: Don't call us an alternative anymore

September 25, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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SMART Recovery leaders gathered in Florida last weekend and took stock of a recovery support movement that is gaining respect and a flurry of requests for new meetings.

Faces & Voices names new director of operations

September 22, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Phil Rutherford is an active member of Minnesota's recovery community, having served as operations director at Rochester-based recovery community organization Recovery Is Happening.

South Florida multi-service organization will close next week

September 19, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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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.

IABHC grant awards surpass $200K

September 14, 2017  |  AP Staff
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The Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare has now distributed more than $200,000 in micro-grants to not-for-profit organizations treating mental health and addiction disorders.

Analysis suggests role for alcohol in abdominal aortic aneurysm risk

September 13, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
An analysis of published studies indicates that alcohol use may have a role in the risk of developing an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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