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Medicaid fraud propels a host of abuses in Philadelphia

July 6, 2017  |  David Sheridan
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A scheme involving outpatient treatment programs and operators of substandard housing in Philadelphia resembles others around the country, highlighting the need for reform.

Methadone proves its worth for incarcerated populations

June 28, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Incarcerated individuals who struggle with substance use disorder can benefit from methadone maintenance, mindfulness and other therapies, says Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, clinical assistant professor at the NYU Department of Population Health.

From stability to self-actualization

June 23, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A plenary session presenter at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) will offer clinical strategies for encouraging a fulfilled life in recovery.

Sharing inspiration in short bursts

June 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The writings of Heidi Heath Garwood speak to a population in early recovery that doesn't have great patience for lectures.

Study uses Facebook groups to aid parents of adolescents in recovery

May 19, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A licensed clinical psychologist at UCLA’s Integrated Substance Abuse Programs has developed a study to assess private Facebook groups as a means to support parents of adolescents in recovery.

New York City recovery center will offer diverse sources of support

May 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Next Step Resource and Recovery Center in Staten Island will offer one-stop access to a variety of information and recovery support services.

Enthusiastic sobriety shapes addictions treatment for adolescents

May 5, 2017  |  Ellen Eldridge
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In recovery from a heroin addiction as a 27-year-old in the early 1970s, Bob Meehan was inspired to stay sober by showing his peers who wanted to push the boundaries of addiction that sobriety could be fun.

Olympian-turned-WWE star Kurt Angle relentless in recovery

April 24, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Now sober after addiction derailed his career and devastated his family, Kurt Angle, an Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler and recently inducted WWE Hall of Famer, has his sights set on a new goal: helping others in recovery.

Westport House chooses partner for adventure therapy program

March 28, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Transitional-living program Westport House will work with Adventure Recovery to develop an outdoor therapy program to complement its other activities.