Co-Occurring/Dual Diagnosis

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.

Recovery residences gain a foothold on college campuses

February 23, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

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

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

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

Med school residents on rotation at Integrity House

December 8, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

 A partnership between Rutgers and Integrity House will help the residents understand addiction while also helping the center meet the psychiatric needs of clients

When stuff is the drug: How to treat hoarders

August 24, 2014     Megan Combs

At the National Conference on Addiction Disorders, attendees learned the basics of how hoarding begins and how to treat clients looking for help.

Accurate diagnosis critical to integrated treatment

August 23, 2014     Charlene Marietti
Diagnosis of co-occurring personality disorders and addiction usually takes more time but is essential to developing an effective treatment plan, speaker tells NCAD attendees.

Offender treatment: 'You're doing it backwards.'

May 16, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Interventions need to be built that will improve the emotional functioning of the individual, protect public safety and also contain or reduce costs. The trick is to balance these three areas.

STUDY: The impact of behavioral health conditions and treatment on older adolescents, young adults

May 9, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Recently released data shows that older adolescents and young adults with emotional and behavioral health conditions are much more likely to have significant problems with school performance, employment, and housing stability.

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