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SAMHSA barometer shows 6% increase in treatment

February 16, 2015  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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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
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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
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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

NIDA appoints new DBNBR Director

May 9, 2014  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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For the past three years, Joni Rutter, PhD has served as acting director of the Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (DBNBR), leading her staff to build strategic directions for the science supported by the division. 

Team approach best

May 5, 2014  |  Charlene Marietti
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Behavioral health professionals are delivering care closer to the model of care envisioned by Jeffrey Brenner, MD than mainstream healthcare providers.

Surrounding recovery with nature

February 28, 2014  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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Black Bear Lodge, the newest treatment program owned by Foundations Recovery Network, is set in the mountains of Georgia. 

The problem with chicken soup

November 20, 2013  |  Sue Bergeson
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Why is it that people are so quick to lend a helping hand or send a "get well" card for the flu, a broken bone, or cancer, but people with mental illnesses don't see a similar response?

Newport Academy announces new facility in Connecticut

October 4, 2013  |  Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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A treatment facility for adolescents and young adults suffering from mental health, eating disorders and substance abuse issues in Bethlehem, Connecticut, is scheduled to open this November.

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