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Centralized resource includes new charitable giving program for nonprofits

November 1, 2016  |  BHE Staff
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Today marks the launch of the new Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare, encompassing the intelligence brought to you by Addiction Professional and Behavioral Healthcare Executive, as well as educational and business-focused...

Treatment providers must respond to the market

August 23, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The addiction-treatment industry is most certainly at a crossroads, and leaders have an opportunity to shape the direction of the road ahead.

Group finds few easy answers to common ethical dilemmas

August 21, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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A growing complexity of roles in addiction treatment organizations is creating ethics challenges around boundaries and other issues affecting patients, a National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) presenter suggested.

Marijuana debate remains a false dichotomy

August 20, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The two sides of the legalization debate create a false dichotomy in which the only two options are legal marijuana use or incarceration for use or possession. In reality, there are other options.

Acupuncture helps keep patients in treatment

August 20, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association’s 5-point ear acupuncture protocol is not a standalone replacement for other forms of addiction treatment, but when used in conjunction with those programs, it can increase their effectiveness.

A roadmap to healing for the sex addict's partner

August 20, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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Clinicians are gaining more skill in assisting the partners of individuals with sexual addiction. Stefanie Carnes offered detailed guidance for helping partners at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD).

Clinicians must understand where sex, drugs and technology meet

August 19, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The “chemsex” culture is often characterized by intense experiences that combine crystal meth or similar drugs with risky sexual activity—all facilitated by GPS-based mobile apps.

Military culture impacts treatment of SUDs in veterans

August 19, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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To treat substance use disorders in veterans and active military personnel effectively, clinicians must first understand the unique facets of the culture in which their patients have lived.

Daily coverage roundup from NCAD (Updated)

August 19, 2016  |  Behavioral Healthcare staff
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Enjoy all of our coverage on location at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders in Denver, updated with new stories daily.

‘Harmless’ cannabis a dangerous misnomer for adolescents

August 18, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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With a THC concentration 10 times higher today than that which was found in marijuana in the 1960s, cannabis has been shown to have particularly damaging effects on brain development in adolescents.

Despite unknown long-term effects, vaping industry business booming

August 18, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The vaping industry is projected to overtake tobacco sales within the next 10 years, but a lack of research about its side effects has clinicians concerned.

MAT becoming an attractive deal target

August 18, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Margins among medication-assisted treatment providers are now matching or exceeding high-end residential programs, so the market can expect valuations to surge.

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