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Harm reduction strategies inconsistently applied among New York drug users

September 19, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
New York City drug users are increasingly familiar with the ways they can reduce the risk of fatal overdose, but they often face barriers to implementing them regularly.

Groups align to register recovering persons to vote

September 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The new Recovery Voices Vote platform seeks to encourage new voters from the recovery community.

National recovery advocate Lawford dies at 63

September 6, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Christopher Kennedy Lawford became a prolific author and recovery advocate beginning in the 2000s, with one of his books chronicling individuals' transformational moments in their lives.

Addiction needs a rebranding, toward the positive

August 27, 2018  |  Rebecca Flood
The professional field and the general public need to discard negativity that keeps people from seeking treatment.

NCAD: Award winners' rallying cry: 'We can all be better'

August 21, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
This year's Ashley Addiction Treatment award recipients offered similar messages from differing experiences in the addiction community.

Grayken Center program brings good nutrition to the table

August 8, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Cooking demonstrations and an in-house food pantry help addiction treatment patients at Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center develop healthy eating habits in recovery.

Creator of genetic risk test for addiction takes steps in market

August 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The Texas-based developer of the Genetic Addiction Risk Score (GARS) test has entered the commercial market and has received a broad-based patent.

Statewide advocate in Missouri will receive national honor

July 31, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
An award next month from the federal government will further validate David Stoecker's career path.

Opioid crisis among priority topics for public health training entity

July 6, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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
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
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
Parents in Massachusetts will have access to free guidance from parent support specialists under an effort involving the Grayken Center for Addiction.


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