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Should we amend the Fair Housing Act to regulate sober living?

November 22, 2016  |  Andrew Kessler
article

It has become clear that the expansion and protection of sober living and recovery residences should be near the top of the list of legislative priorities.

5 best practices for patient transportation services

November 1, 2016  |  Jill Sederstrom
article

Transportation may not be at the top of the list when programs first open their doors, but those established in the industry say patient transportation is a key differentiator.

Sovereign puts spotlight on NIMBY

August 30, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Sovereign Health has created an online article series that aims to shed light on the perceptions and realities surrounding “not in my back yard” (NIMBY) issues.

Navigate the naloxone economy

August 2, 2016  |  Brian Albright
article

Simpler delivery mechanisms are making it easier for laypeople to administer naloxone in an emergency, but pricing of the medicine varies widely.

8 ways to be a good sober home neighbor

July 6, 2016  |  Brian Albright
article

 The biggest challenge in operating responsible sober living facilities is to change some long-held stereotypes about recovery, and that takes time.

Are we leveraging digital technology in addiction treatment?

May 12, 2016  |  David H. Gustafson, PhD
article

Mobile health has changed so quickly that what was visionary a few years ago is considered outdated today. And new features have emerged that no one could have imagined until now.

Sober home operator ends suit in California

May 12, 2016  |  Gary Enos
article

Solid Landings already has closed some homes in Costa Mesa, California, and has pledged to be completely out of the city within the next three years.

It’s the best of times in behavioral health…maybe

May 3, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
blog

Positive developments that bring new business opportunities also warrant cautionary tales for treatment center operators.

AAC purchases hotel property

April 20, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

American Addiction Centers has acquired a 100-room hotel in Arlington, Texas, for $5.35 million in cash. The property will be converted into a sober living facility.

Addiction treatment is booming and under-regulated

April 6, 2016  |  Harry Nelson, JD
article

Unfortunately, state regulators haven't gotten the memo on industry growth and were caught short-handed in policing all of the new market entrants—especially in addiction treatment hot spots, such as California and Florida.

Pyramid buys Real Recovery sober home

March 28, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

Pyramid Healthcare has acquired Real Recovery, a sober home for young men located in Asheville, N.C.

Illinois undergoes statewide cutbacks in substance abuse, mental health services

January 28, 2016  |  Julia Brown, Associate Editor
article

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois is shutting down several programs because of financial strain caused by the state budget impasse. The nonprofit is still owed more than $6 million. 

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