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Opioid crisis among priority topics for public health training entity

July 6, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Western Region Public Health Training Center has announced that it has received a $4 million federal grant for efforts to enhance training of the public health workforce.

Patients dangerously see completion of residential care as the end

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

Gateway Rehab medical director dies at 62

June 13, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Neil Capretto, DO, was a longtime voice for compassionate patient care and medical education in addictions.

Partners offer free support to Massachusetts families

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

National advocate mobilizes local communities to combat drug problems

June 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Facing Addiction with NCADD is expanding its Communities Project, which seeks to bring together diverse coalitions at the local level.

Longtime coordinator of SECAD curriculum dies at 94

May 11, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Pat Fields won great admiration for coordinating the nationally prominent SECAD training conference for 30 years.

Stamping out stigma is not a hopeless cause

April 24, 2018  |  Mark Lamplugh
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The example of the progress that has been made in cancer awareness should hearten those who would support a major public education campaign around addiction.

Rx Summit 18: Journalists share tips for talking to media about heroin

April 9, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Two journalists from WXIA-TV provided advice to Rx Summit attendees on how to develop relationships with the media and have a voice in coverage of the opioid epidemic.

Counselor training should include self-awareness

March 26, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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An academic program for addiction professionals embeds self-care topics into its curriculum.

Groundbreaking study gives huge boost to alternative support groups

March 8, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The first longitudinal study comparing 12-Step support and three secular alternatives makes a case for wider availability of multiple options.

New Jersey corrections staff gets intensive training in substance use disorders

March 1, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Besides helping them to understand the manifestations of substance use disorders, the training of New Jersey corrections officers also focuses on secondary trauma and self-care.

Online forum for prevention information launches today

February 20, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is facilitating information exchange about substance use prevention by introducing the online CADCA Community.

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