Co-Occurring/Dual Diagnosis

As a public company, AAC encounters more scrutiny

August 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Being a public company opens up an organization to intense scrutiny. American Addiction Centers recently provided an update to address the online reports related to its pending litigation.

Morningside Recovery offers probationers no-cost treatment

August 12, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
news

Fresh Start was created in response to an interest from probation officers across the country. According to Morningside Recovery, initiatives that assist heroin users get treatment without the risk of arrest are already referring clients to the program.

Teach shame resiliency during recovery for better results

August 6, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
article

The most effective trauma resolution and recovery work will not last if shame is bypassed. Experts at NCAD said shame must be addressed and resiliency cultivated in order for a patient to make lasting strides.

Leverage population health to compete in today's market

August 3, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Mental health and substance use treatment providers must learn to speak the language of other stakeholders and play a role in population health initiatives.

Healthy versus unhealthy sexual relationships: Do you know the difference?

August 2, 2015     Megan Combs, Associate Editor
article

You have to know the difference between a healthy and unhealthy sexual relationship before you can do any counseling on the subject, NCAD speakers said.

Pharmacogenetic testing has potential for pain patients

June 4, 2015     Julia Brown
article

The goal is to reduce trial and error and help deliver better care sooner for pain patients.

NatCon 15: Your role in the cost control equation

April 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Ezekiel Emanuel sketched out new opportunities and explained his provocative take on bringing back asylums at the National Council 2015 conference

Does it pay to be a health home?

March 16, 2015     Brian Albright
article

Primary and behavioral providers are tracking improved outcomes in more than 1 million Medicaid patients who use health homes.

Senior populations change the dynamic

February 27, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
blog

Even if you don't treat older adults right now, consider the sheer number of potential patients who really need care.

Recovery residences gain a foothold on college campuses

February 23, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

From coast to coast, more universities are looking to partner with providers that can offer a sober living environment for recovering students.

SAMHSA barometer shows 6% increase in treatment

February 16, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

SAMHSA found several positive trends among the key behavioral health measures for youth, but there are still significant opportunities for improving measures for all populations, especially in utilization of SUD...

Elements' growth reflective of industry trend

January 16, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

The Elements Behavioral Health network is growing with a new property opening, an acquisition and a potential sale of the organization.

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