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Youths' interest in e-cigarettes influenced by in-store displays

August 14, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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In a study that duplicated the setting of a convenience store, youths directly exposed to tobacco product promotion were more likely to report interest in trying electronic cigarettes.

Spanish version of overdose prevention toolkit now available

August 10, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has issued a Spanish-language version of its Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit for providers and communities.

Study touts exercise in preventing relapse to cocaine addiction

August 9, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A University at Buffalo researcher suggests that regular aerobic exercise could play an important role in recovery from cocaine addiction.

Grayken Center program brings good nutrition to the table

August 8, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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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.

Research: Youth addiction is an equal-opportunity affliction

August 6, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Contributing Writer
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A Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation leader suggests that the search for underlying causes of addiction in young people can perpetuate stigma.

Foundations data show growing problem of concurrent stimulant use

August 2, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Intake data gathered by Foundations Recovery Network show increases in days of methamphetamine and cocaine use among patients with opioid use issues.

PRIDE Institute hires new clinical director

July 30, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Todd Connaughty is rejoining the PRIDE Institute to serve as director of clinical services.

Hazelden Betty Ford brings MAT model to Kentucky jail

July 24, 2018  |  Julie Miller
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Kenton County Detention Center launched residential addiction treatment in 2015, but now for the first time, it will apply Hazelden Betty Ford's COR-12 (Comprehensive Opioid Response with the 12 Steps) program.

Addiction Professional, Behavioral Healthcare Executive win journalism awards

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

Promoting sexual health in the LGBTQ community

July 13, 2018  |  Philip McCabe, CSW, Mark McMillan, LMSW, Kristina Padilla, MA, LAADC, and David Fawcett, PhD, LCSW
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A nonjudgmental, informed approach will create a safe space for productive discussions with LGBTQ patients.

Addressing stimulants on several fronts

July 11, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Some leaders appear to be trying to get out in front of troubling trends in stimulant use.

Mindfulness: It takes practice

July 9, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Clinicians' own mindfulness work can help achieve results with patients via this popular but often misunderstood practice.