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Centers sign on to marketing ethics group's code of conduct

October 8, 2015     Gary A. Enos. Contributing Editor

Several major names in addiction treatment have become the first facilities to sign a pledge to adhere to a marketing code of conduct designed to restore faith in the industry.  

RCA files suit in NIMBY fight

October 7, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Recovery Centers of America has filed suit against a New Jersey planning board for what it calls outrageous and discriminatory decisions.

Success will take brand integrity

October 2, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor

Industry experts at the Moments of Change conference said success in the future of behavioral healthcare will take brand integrity, brand differentiation, the ability to stand strong on your mission, and a willingness to refer patients as appropriate.

Psychology is a discipline in crisis

September 30, 2015     Terry Stawar

Psychology is experiencing one of its worst periods in 140 years, thanks to a scandal involving ethical standards and questions about research validity.

Strategize partnerships with SWOT analysis

September 22, 2015     Jeff Capobianco

The partnership SWOT analysis can help your organization appraise options, set priorities and put findings into an actionable strategic plan.

NIMH leader leaving

September 15, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Thomas Insel, director of the National Institutes for Mental Health (NIMH) has announced his departure from the agency after 13 years.

Jaywalker Lodge chief recovery officer promoted to CEO

September 14, 2015     Gary A. Enos

Dirk Eldredge becomes CEO of the Jaywalker Lodge men's treatment organization at a time when the program is embarking on multifaceted growth.

CleanSlate capitalizes on unmet need for MAT

September 10, 2015     Julia Brown, associate editor

A provider of outpatient medication-assisted therapy (MAT) is filling a need for opioid-abuse treatment among Medicaid populations. The organization has expanded into Pennsylvania with one center open currently and another scheduled to open in October.

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.

Entrepreneur launches 1-800 Addicts

August 18, 2015    

Jason Brian hopes 1-800 Addicts will prove to be an alternative for treatment facilities that have arguably suffered harm from ethically questionable marketing practices.

CleanSlate expands to address opioid crisis

August 13, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor

In Massachusetts, CleanSlate is working collaboratively to address a widely acknowledged need for opioid treatment services.

Parity remains tough, even in the pace car state

August 13, 2015     Kaiser Health News

California has taken perhaps the most proactive stance in enforcing parity laws to ensure fair and timely access to care. But even in this state, it’s proving difficult.


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