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Lakeview Health launches pain recovery program

October 11, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
The Florida facility's new service for patients experiencing addiction and chronic pain will include a process group focused on pain recovery and peer support.

Cancer patients hit dead end in seeking information about marijuana

October 2, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
A survey in Washington state has found that many cancer patients are turning to non-scientific sources of information about the risks and benefits of marijuana use because they are not having these conversations with their doctors.

Report suggests aggressive health initiative to improve New Jersey reentry outcomes

September 11, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Intensive case management with elements of trauma-informed care and harm reduction would improve substance use outcomes for New Jersey inmates reintegrating into the community, a new report suggests.

Ceremonial approaches essential to healing in Native American community

August 30, 2017  |  Jesse J. Morris, PhD, LPC, and William Nevin
article
The availability of traditional ceremonies is important to a successful process of addressing multigenerational collateral damage in Native American families.

Report: Only a cultural shift can improve substance use problems in legal profession

August 24, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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National groups representing legal professionals say substance use and mental health problems among attorneys warrant profession-wide reform.

Post Acute Recovery appoints chief clinical officer

August 21, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
John Rodolico, PhD, the new chief clinical officer at Post Acute Recovery, has significant experience in working with veteran populations.

Let's solve problems cooperatively with other nations

August 9, 2017  |  Rebecca Flood
blog
The United States' drug-related crises are not unique, and more cooperation internationally could educate the field on the nature of drug epidemics.

Complex presentation a challenge for treating veterans

August 8, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A study conducted by Cigna healthcare finds practitioners believe treating veterans with opioid use disorder is more challenging than treating civilians, and many feel they could benefit from more staff with direct experience.

Program will equip police departments with recovery coaches

August 4, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
A grant-funded program in Massachusetts will place part-time recovery coaches in municipal police departments as part of efforts to combat the opioid crisis.

Pregnancy research points to the role of will in substance use

August 3, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Researchers in the United States and Sweden believe their findings on illegal drug use during pregnancy carry a larger meaning about the importance of psychological factors in addiction.

An opportunity through the local jail

July 24, 2017  |  Norman G. Hoffmann, PhD, Alyssa L. Raggio, MS, and Albert M. Kopak, PhD
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Treatment providers can engage offenders in local justice systems who have a history of substance use and recidivism.

Lakeview Health adds to medical staff

July 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Ellen Ovson, MD, a former medical director at Bradford Health Services, will work with patients in Lakeview Health's women's treatment program.

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