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Addiction Professional, Behavioral Healthcare Executive win journalism awards

July 16, 2018  |  AP Staff
Several Addiction Professional articles, including examinations of stimulant trends and our Quality of Life Survey, have received honors for excellence in journalism.

Adults not immune to issues with video gaming

July 3, 2018  |  Benjamin Kaneaiakala
Amid the current attention to the topic of gaming addiction, a treatment program founder discusses the lure of video gaming for many adults.

SCE Pittsburgh: Holistic approach, healthy discussions facilitate chronic pain treatment

June 25, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Gregory Hobelmann, MD, MPH, stressed the need for a holistic approach to recovery when working with chronic pain patients, and also highlighted potential landmine discussion topics during his session at the Summit for Clinical Excellence in Pittsburgh.

Clinicians need greater understanding of bipolar disorder

June 22, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The frequent co-occurrence of bipolar disorder with a substance use disorder merits more attention in addiction treatment programs.

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.

Police leaders issue 10-point plan for opioid crisis response

June 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Recommendations in a new report from police departments that are redefining their approach to the opioid crisis range from referring individuals to medication-assisted treatment to exploring the merits of supervised injection sites.

Caron expands services in Georgia

May 30, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Caron Treatment Centers is offering a range of substance use services at a new location in the Atlanta area.

Web-based treatment outperforms in-person therapy in Yale study

May 29, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Individuals who misuse illicit substances were found more likely to complete treatment and use less after completing an online treatment program versus those who engaged in traditional therapy, according to a Yale University study.

Nominate an innovative program for annual clinical award

May 22, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Nominations are being accepted through June 1 for Addiction Professional's Outstanding Clinical Care Awards.

Is the patient ready? Is that even relevant?

May 21, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
New research suggests that individual-level factors such as treatment readiness may have little bearing on whether a person stays in treatment.


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