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RCA buys New Jersey school site

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Recovery Centers of America has purchased the Bancroft School in Haddonfield, N.J., a 19-acre property in an area where heroin and opioid use is a serious local concern.

How colleges can better serve those in recovery

Frank Greenagel

College can be tough to navigate even if you have great mental health. It can be a nightmare for someone with mental health or substance use disorder.

‘Mad Men’ advice for marketing your treatment center

Patrick D'Amico

Don Draper from Mad Men would warn against spending a small fortune on advertising tactics without first developing a carefully crafted brand position.

FDA app tracks drug shortages

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The free FDA app identifies drug shortages by a drug’s generic name, active ingredient or therapeutic category.

National report measures excessive drinking by county

Where you live matters. A new report shows excessive drinking behaviors range from 3% to 56% prevalence, depending on the county.

Federal opioid strategy backed by increased funding

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Millions in new funding will help influence prescribers, encourage the use of naloxone and expand medication-assisted treatment for opioid and heroin SUD.

Behaving, Becoming, and Being Healthy: The 2015 ACMHA Annual Summit

March 27, 2015    
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The 2015 ACMHA Summit more than fulfilled its very high expectations. The case was presented, debated, and affirmed:  Personal and community health literacy and activation are essential if one is to achieve and maintain good health. Clearly, no more...

Murphy critical of buprenorphine while HHS encourages it

March 26, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Rep. Tim Murphy (R. Pa.) led a subcommittee hearing today and was especially critical of the nation’s current response, saying the approach of using long-term maintenance drugs is misguided.

Federal opioid strategy backed by increased funding

March 26, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

Millions in new funding will help influence prescribers, encourage the use of naloxone and expand medication-assisted treatment for opioid and heroin SUD.

St. Louis facility fills need for young adult treatment

March 25, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
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Turning 17 and nine months usually means transitioning into adult treatment in Missouri. In the state, there are several residential programs that treat adolescents but very few for young adults.

National report measures excessive drinking by county

March 25, 2015    
news

Where you live matters. A new report shows excessive drinking behaviors range from 3% to 56% prevalence, depending on the county.

FDA app tracks drug shortages

March 25, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

The free FDA app identifies drug shortages by a drug’s generic name, active ingredient or therapeutic category.

‘Mad Men’ advice for marketing your treatment center

March 24, 2015     Patrick D'Amico
article

Don Draper from Mad Men would warn against spending a small fortune on advertising tactics without first developing a carefully crafted brand position.

Autism service market heats up

March 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Epic acquires Clarity, a provider with a five-state reach, its first autism-service acquisition.

Create patient-centered experiences

March 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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As the industry grows, so too does the expectation for patient-centered care delivery.

Depression costs employers $210 billion

March 23, 2015     Kaiser Health News
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Research finds the average worker who had major depression disorder lost the productivity of about 32 workdays a year, costing employers real dollars.

Blogs

Behaving, Becoming, and Being Healthy: The 2015 ACMHA Annual Summit

March 27, 2015    

The 2015 ACMHA Summit more than fulfilled its very high expectations. The case was presented, debated, and affirmed:  Personal and community health literacy and activation are essential if one is to achieve and maintain good health. Clearly, no more important message exists for a person who...

Create patient-centered experiences

March 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

As the industry grows, so too does the expectation for patient-centered care delivery.

How to share your success

March 19, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Don't hide all that success. Nominate a great leader for the 2015 Behavioral Healthcare Champion Awards. 

The frontier of peer support moves to our jails and courts

March 15, 2015     Ron Manderscheid

Over the past decade, peer support has become essential for mental health and substance use care. Research shows that its key features are effective.