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Recovery support now has a place in Missouri state budget

July 19, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Operators of recovery support services in Missouri for the first time have pushed successfully for a line item in the state's budget.

Patients dangerously see completion of residential care as the end

June 25, 2018  |  Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP
The field needs to encourage a new mindset about continuing care for the chronic illness that addiction is.

Federal legislation would establish sober home best practices

June 21, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
A bill passed by the U.S. House and currently under consideration in the Senate would be the most significant effort to regulate sober living facilities at the federal level in recent memory.

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.

National Council toolkit sets recovery housing standards

May 8, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
The National Council for Behavioral Health and the National Alliance for Recovery Residences have collaborated on a guide to help states create recovery housing certification programs.

GAO report finds haphazard approaches to overseeing recovery homes

April 24, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A report based on reviews of five states finds a dearth of meaningful data about recovery housing, and a variety of approaches toward supporting and regulating the community.

Five facts about recovery support group options

April 11, 2018  |  BHE Staff
Commitment to a group - not the group's content - appears to make the difference

Rx Summit 18: Families hold the key to long-term wellness

April 6, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Two of the most prominent leaders in the field explained that they believe family members play the most pivotal role in an individual's recovery from addiction.

Time in treatment worked in his favor

March 28, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Stuart Gregory's journey offers a reminder that just as it takes time for a substance use problem to become a crisis, recovery doesn't happen overnight.

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.


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