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Study aims to identify genetics contributing to PTSD, substance use

November 4, 2015  |  Julia Brown, Associate Editor

Identifying specific genetic factors that contribute to a higher risk of post-discharge conditions among could lead to better post-trauma treatment among National Guard members and Reservists.

The future: Patient-centered and trauma informed

October 14, 2015  |  Jill Sederstrom

Organizations that structure their programs to respond to the needs of the individual patient will realize greater engagement and retention.

FACT FILE: National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2014

September 17, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The latest data from SAMHSA characterizing the prevalence of substance use and mental health disorders and the associated treatment of such disorders indicates a number of trends remained flat

Ventura Recovery Center launches young adult program

September 15, 2015  |  Julia Brown, associate editor

The dual diagnosis treatment center offers a three-phrase recovery program combining graduated sober living with comprehensive addiction treatment services.

Hospitals seek behavioral partners to reduce Medicare readmissions

September 8, 2015  |  Joanne Sammer

With serious cash on the line, hospitals are in need of willing partners to help in managing the overall health of Medicare patients.

As a public company, AAC encounters more scrutiny

August 24, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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