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Sovereign puts spotlight on NIMBY

August 30, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

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

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

 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

Mobile health has changed so quickly that what was visionary a few years ago is considered outdated today.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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 

Turning Point secures growth investment

January 6, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

New investment will help Turning Point grow to serve additional clients with outpatient and residential services.

Nonprofit hopes to address empty referrals with educational support

November 30, 2015  |  Julia Brown, Associate Editor

S.T.A.T. Recovery Services aims to help those with substance use disorder tap into 12-Step and other free, community-based programs.



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