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University adds neuropsychological component to counseling curriculum

April 26, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Students in the addictions program at Indiana Wesleyan University will be gaining more hands-on experience in understanding the brain's activity.

Developer of first-responder treatment hired at Sprout Health Group

April 21, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Mark Lamplugh, a fourth-generation firefighter who has helped to establish treatment programs for first responders, is Sprout Health Group's new vice president of business development.

Rx Summit: Practices, not opioids, are the enemy

April 21, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A leader in treating veterans warned a National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit audience about the pendulum swinging too far toward demonizing opioid medications.

General health clinics, specialty care will go head-to-head in opioid treatment study

April 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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An 800-patient Treatment Research Institute (TRI) study will test whether a general health sector that created much of the opioid misuse crisis can help to solve it.

Hill briefing on opioid crisis emphasizes extended and balanced services

April 10, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A participant in an April 4 congressional briefing on the opioid crisis focused her remarks on the need for counselors to be part of any multidisciplinary teams addressing the challenge of opioid dependence.

Film on eating disorders profiles Vermont center patients

April 10, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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"All of Me" explores many of the core issues that contribute to the development of an eating disorder.

Program for homeless men thrives with mix of compassion, accountability

March 31, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The nine-month "SABER" program in Charlotte, N.C., has produced striking results for a population with addictive disorders and other significant challenges.

SAMHSA guide advances strategies for transitioning offenders to community

March 31, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new federal report discusses evidence-based approaches to transitioning incarcerated individuals with substance use or mental health disorders into the community.

Groups assist workplaces in evaluating the impact of employee substance use

March 29, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new online tool for calculating substance use's impact on the workplace was driven in part by a lack of engagement on the issue from some employers.

Work plays crucial role in trajectory of recovery

March 27, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Many patients in early recovery come to question whether it is healthy for them to stay on the same career path.

10 misconceptions you might hear from patients

March 23, 2017  |  Roland Vendeland, MEd, MA, LPC
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A counselor in an opioid treatment clinic discusses patient misconceptions about addiction and recovery, and how a clinician might address them.