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December 06, 2019
Seven years after it was launched, Hazelden Betty Ford’s Comprehensive Opioid Response with 12 Steps program (COR-12) has become a model for addiction treatment providers across the country looking to implement medication-assisted treatment as a modality. But to hear Marvin Seppala, MD, Hazelden…
November 10, 2019
A self-described conservative law enforcer with a high national profile gave a Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit audience concrete examples of initiatives his department is implementing for a more treatment-focused approach toward lower-level drug offenses. “We believe in restoring the humanity…
November 08, 2019
There is broad agreement that concurrent use of stimulants and opioids is continuing to grow among drug users seen in addiction treatment programs. Judging from comments from experts and care providers in the opening session at the Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit in Miami, pinning down the…
November 07, 2019
Ashley Addiction Treatment and Maryland Addiction Recovery Center (MARC) have launched a pilot program that provides small and midsized businesses with education and tools to identify substance use disorders and mental health concerns among employees, and connect them with treatment.
November 04, 2019
Four Indiana organizations are collaborating to increase access to behavioral healthcare and provide more experienced nurse practitioners to serve rural and underserved populations. The Purdue University School of Nursing, Riggs Community Health Center, Valley Oaks Health and North Central Nursing…
October 16, 2019
The news reports have become more routine and specific on how industries will be transformed by automation and workers replaced in the process. The automotive industry is already heavily automated, but auto companies can predict with precision the decline in workers over the next few years. We tend…
October 10, 2019
Ashley Addiction Treatment announced that it is launching its first partial hospitalization program. The PHP will be offered at Ashley’s outpatient treatment facility in Elkton, Maryland, mixing outpatient and inpatient treatment services in an effort that the company hopes will reduce the chances…
October 01, 2019
By Linda Carroll Drive times to opioid treatment programs may be as much as six times longer in rural U.S. counties compared to urban ones, researchers report. In a study that looked at drive times to opioid treatment programs in urban and rural counties in the five states with the highest rates…
September 10, 2019
One word in 24 pages of text stands out most prominently in a newly issued report on successful state-level efforts to combat the opioid crisis: Medicaid. The American Medical Association (AMA) and legal and policy consultant Manatt Health strongly suggest in their report that Medicaid rests on…
September 03, 2019
Discovery Behavioral Health, a nationwide mental health services provider, has opened a facility in Orlando, Florida, for adolescents and young adults. The facility is now accepting clients for its Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program, which includes residential treatment, partial hospitalization…
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