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Opioid adulterants now affecting cocaine supply

December 18, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Reports from federal officials in Florida raise concerns about the potential deadliness of the cocaine supply.

Holiday help: Five ways clinicians can help patients handle emotions

December 18, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
Clinicians treating patients in recovery can help patients navigate subjects such as family-of-origin issues and holiday parties during what can be a stressful season.

A runner in recovery makes great strides on a treadmill

December 15, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
blog
While some holiday shoppers run in circles this weekend, a Colorado runner in recovery will be making progress from a treadmill.

Justice institute: Don't turn away from treatment-focused approaches

December 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
The Vera Institute of Justice is making a research case for not returning to a punitive mindset as the nation combats the opioid epidemic.

A clearer NAATP ethics code may shut some members out of organization

December 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) appears poised to make 2018 a signature year for weeding out unethical business conduct.

FDA will launch messages to counter tobacco promotion

December 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
The "Every Try Counts" campaign will encourage smokers to quit by offering positive messages in the same locations where tobacco products are heavily promoted.

Professionals weigh responses to re-emergence of stimulants

December 7, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
blog
Readers discuss whether and how the community will respond to signs of a growing cocaine/stimulant crisis.

Cocaine prominent in Florida report on drug deaths

December 4, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
According to a state of Florida report, deaths involving and caused by cocaine showed significant increases from 2015 to 2016.

FDA approves once-monthly injectable buprenorphine product

December 1, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article
The FDA has approved a once-monthly injectable form of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder, but clinicians are lukewarm on its use.

Eliminate stigma from the inside out

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

Addiction services take precedence in Maryland agency

November 22, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
The closing of an adult day care program in Harford County, Md., will allow for expanded addiction and mental health services in the community.

Operation UNITE, Kentucky officials launching SUD help line

November 21, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor <br>
news
Specialists at the KY HELP Call Center will provide Kentucky residents struggling with substance use disorder or have a family member struggling with SUD information on treatment options and resources.

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