July 02, 2020
The technique to reinforce positive behaviors through the use of a reward system has shown promise for improving patient engagement in treatment, according to Haley Horton and Michael White, MCJ, of Community Medical Services.
June 24, 2020
At NCAD, Judith Stonger, MA, CPS, and Shayn Ember, PhD, from the Wheeler Clinic Connecticut Center for Prevention, Wellness, and Recovery will discuss efforts to establish and maintain a successful youth and young adult recovery support network.
June 17, 2020
Flavored products and new nicotine formulations have made vaping products more appealing to younger populations in recent years, says Brian King, PhD, MPH, of the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health.
June 10, 2020
Marc Fishman, MD, of Maryland Treatment Centers and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discusses new formulations of medicines to treat OUD and delivery strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 04, 2020
Mari Swingle, PhD, LMHC, explains why screen-based addiction has been misunderstood and whether COVID-19-related social distancing creates a heightened risk for excessive use and abuse of technology.
May 01, 2020
In lieu of the two annual NCAD meetings (East and West), this year’s event will take place as a virtual experience that includes video content and live streaming with Q&A sessions July 30-Aug. 2.
September 04, 2019
For the past 10 years, the National Conference on Addiction Disorders has provided professionals with the tools they need to address unprecedented changes in the field of addiction.
August 22, 2019
Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, and Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC, discuss the benefits and disadvantages of using benzodiazepines, non-pharmacological alternative approaches, and the importance of informed consent.
August 21, 2019
Kathy Coleman, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, CAADC, milieu clinical coordinator for Pyramid Healthcare, discusses ethical issues regarding risk management, including being proactive in addressing the complexity of patients' circumstances, seeking supervision where appropriate, and staying within appropriate…
August 21, 2019
Tom Meier, DBA, MBA, of NUWAY defines the concept of outcome-based compensation, explains how the system puts an emphasis on meeting clients' needs, and details how it works with staff at NUWAY.