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April 14, 2020
For some patients who survive an opioid overdose, the very next step to wellness might involve not a medical intervention, but the act of getting enough food on the table, or averting an eviction from housing. Leaders of UPMC Health Plan in Allegheny County, Pa., say a holistic approach to care has…
February 12, 2020
Over the past two years. CODAC Health Recovery & Wellness Inc. in Tucson, Ariz., has converted one of its facilities from a traditional opioid treatment program (OTP) to a multi-service setting with 24-hour access. At the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Nashville this April, leaders with…
January 30, 2020
Sharing a table during a professional conference a few years ago, the clinical director of a Denver-area outpatient addiction treatment agency was reminded how physicians and substance use counselors can find themselves worlds apart in their thinking. A doctor was discussing having seen a patient…
July 12, 2019
A partnership among a hospital, a behavioral health center and a philanthropic foundation in Tennessee is expected to result in engagement of more than 250 new patients with addictions annually. A three-year grant of $1.05 million from the United Health Foundation to the Helen Ross McNabb Center…
May 13, 2019
Grant-funded efforts and legislative inroads are expanding opportunities for peer specialists to connect with individuals in need in Florida.
April 17, 2019
The American Academy of Nursing has issued a policy brief calling for an end to criminalization of maternal substance use in favor of a public health strategy.
April 08, 2019
The Next Door has embraced medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in strengthening the other components of care in the faith-based organization.
March 19, 2019
A therapist who now finds himself "in the loving embrace of change" urges professionals to help their clients overcome self-blame and negativity.
March 04, 2019
Programs dedicated to individuals who have had past attempts at recovery are cropping up to counteract use of the same approaches over and over.
February 18, 2019
A guide from the Center on Addiction and the Child Mind Institute outlines the benefits of integrated care for young people with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
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