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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

Does it pay to be a health home?

March 16, 2015     Brian Albright

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

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


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