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Veteran of prevention field joins CADCA to run institute

July 24, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Patricia Castillo is the new director of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA's) training- and evaluation-focused National Coalition Institute.

Cartoon character boosts success of renowned Betty Ford program

July 19, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The nationally known Children's Program at the Betty Ford Center attributes some of its success to the use of a cartoon character that conveys safety to children affected by a family member's substance use.

Employees at NAATP centers eligible for education aid

June 23, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) has announced a member benefit available through a joint initiative with the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies.

Sharing inspiration in short bursts

June 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The writings of Heidi Heath Garwood speak to a population in early recovery that doesn't have great patience for lectures.

Silver Hill Hospital launches podcast to educate community

May 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The host of the new podcast "Straight Talk with Tracey" sees Silver Hill Hospital's project as being particularly beneficial to the young population she serves.

New York City recovery center will offer diverse sources of support

May 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Next Step Resource and Recovery Center in Staten Island will offer one-stop access to a variety of information and recovery support services.

Coderre will continue to bolster recovery in new role

May 2, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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In his new advisory role at the Altarum Institute, Tom Coderre will work to highlight the importance of recovery support services in all responses to the drug crisis.

University adds neuropsychological component to counseling curriculum

April 26, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Students in the addictions program at Indiana Wesleyan University will be gaining more hands-on experience in understanding the brain's activity.

Role-playing technology assists health providers in substance use screening

April 16, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Use of health simulation technology is helping physicians, nurses and other general health providers take on what can be uncomfortable conversations with patients about substance use.

Counseling students seek broader skill set

March 30, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The pursuit of dual credentialing in addictions and mental health remains popular in higher education programs.

Groups encourage best-practices discussion of marijuana

March 21, 2017  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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The system change-focused Advocates for Human Potential takes a neutral position on the issue of marijuana legalization.

Report calls for more action to mitigate risks of nicotine products

March 13, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A report from the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse discusses the relative risks and benefits of non-cigarette nicotine products, calling for greater vigilance among regulators and healthcare professionals.

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