Counseling | Addiction Professional Magazine Skip to content Skip to navigation

Counseling

Clinicians need greater understanding of bipolar disorder

June 22, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
The frequent co-occurrence of bipolar disorder with a substance use disorder merits more attention in addiction treatment programs.

It's time to be proactive on stimulant use

June 19, 2018  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
article
Better surveillance and prevention efforts might be needed in order to head off what could become the next drug epidemic.

Leader says patient assessment should address spiritual realm

June 19, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
For many patients, an exploration of a life in recovery will need to include a spiritually based assessment.

Researcher: Struggle of older adults will fuel innovation in alcohol treatment

June 13, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
A USC professor sees the addiction community coming around to the conclusion that binge drinking is no longer just a college-age phenomenon.

Partners offer free support to Massachusetts families

June 12, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Parents in Massachusetts will have access to free guidance from parent support specialists under an effort involving the Grayken Center for Addiction.

Police leaders issue 10-point plan for opioid crisis response

June 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Recommendations in a new report from police departments that are redefining their approach to the opioid crisis range from referring individuals to medication-assisted treatment to exploring the merits of supervised injection sites.

Use of other drugs common in young heroin users

June 4, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
New research reveals that high school seniors who use heroin also use an average of five other drugs.

American Indian adolescents at increased risk for substance use

June 4, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
news
A Colorado State University study finds increased substance use rates among students attending schools on or near reservations vs. general U.S. population students in the same grades.

Substance misuse on the rise as boomers age

May 31, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article
Baby boomers, who historically have outpaced other generations in illicit substance use, face additional health risks associated with aging.

Web-based treatment outperforms in-person therapy in Yale study

May 29, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article
Individuals who misuse illicit substances were found more likely to complete treatment and use less after completing an online treatment program versus those who engaged in traditional therapy, according to a Yale University study.

Services characterized as training in veterans program

May 24, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
To combat stigma, Warriors Heart carefully chooses how it portrays its services to veterans, law enforcement officers and first responders.

Is the patient ready? Is that even relevant?

May 21, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
New research suggests that individual-level factors such as treatment readiness may have little bearing on whether a person stays in treatment.

Pages

Subscribe to Counseling