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Evidence-Based Practices

October 19, 2020
In a piece penned for the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, officials from the National Institutes of Health have outlined additional details on plans for the HEALing Communities Study, a large-scale initiative that will attempt to address gaps in efforts to reach the communities that have been…
October 13, 2020
The Hope House, a residential addiction treatment center in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Tuesday announced a partnership with Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation to expand treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The partnership is slated to last five years, with…
August 02, 2020
A plethora of data has demonstrated the efficacy of contingency management. Technology creates the potential to overcome many of the remaining obstacles to more widespread adoption among addiction treatment providers, David Gastfriend, MD, DFASAM, co-founder and chief medical officer for DynamiCare…
August 01, 2020
How can an individual in recovery stay sober when the areas of his or her brain that process decisions aren’t functioning properly, Kevin McCauley, MD, senior fellow with Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, asked NCAD attendees in his Saturday session. In other words: How can a person protect themselves…
August 01, 2020
While many addiction treatment providers may not feel equipped to deal with the depths of trauma work with patients, Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT, RYT-200, offered a word of caution to NCAD attendees in a Saturday session: Pandora’s box is already open.
June 23, 2020
The Foundation for Opioid Response (FORE) and the New York Community Trust have announced that they will provide $750,000 in funding to Housing Works for a program designed to improve retention and adherence to medications among homeless and other at-risk populations for opioid use disorder.
June 02, 2020
Braeburn has requested final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Brixadi, an injectable form of buprenorphine with weekly and monthly formulations. Brixadi was tentatively approved by the FDA for treatment of moderate to severe opioid use disorder in December 2018, but is not…
May 06, 2020
A statewide alcohol-monitoring program that requires South Dakota individuals who have faced multiple drunk driving charges to be tested frequently for alcohol use has been linked to a reduction in recidivism, according to research published this week by the RAND Corporation. The study was…
February 13, 2020
It has been more than a decade since Sierra Tucson began to integrate biofeedback as a supportive service to augment its therapeutic strategies for patients affected by addiction, trauma and related problems. As the Arizona treatment organization has grown and its payer mix has changed, the…
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