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Legal, ethical rules apply when marketing client case studies

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Case studies are one of the proven tools that encourage potential patients to seek services, but they require careful consideration to avoid legal trouble.

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Addressing trauma must become standard operating process

August 2, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
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Being trauma informed in treatment matters. In fact, Stephanie S. Covington, PhD, LCSW, said it doesn’t even make sense to provide treatment without understanding an individual’s trauma history.

The future is all about 'the card'

August 1, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

While financing in the past has typically been centered on public funding, block grants or self-pay clients, the future is all about the card—the insurance card, that is.

Welcome to NCAD 2015

July 30, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
news

We're excited to be back in St. Louis for the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit for the second year in a row.

Follow best practices in board governance

July 27, 2015     Joanne Sammer
article

In the changing healthcare landscape, you need knowledgeable, reliable people guiding your organization's future direction.

Discovery House network up for auction

July 24, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

Discovery House has 18 locations in four states, offering detox, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment. It could command eight times EBITDA.

Legal, ethical rules apply when marketing client case studies

July 15, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Case studies are one of the proven tools that encourage potential patients to seek services, but they require careful consideration to avoid legal trouble.

AAC deal has repercussions for other providers

July 10, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Now that American Addiction Centers owns a large, online referral source, it stands to reason that AAC centers would be prioritized for patient referrals over any other client. 

CEOs pledge to stop workplace stigma

July 8, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

Funded through a grant from the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office, the statewide CEOs Against Stigma campaign includes a signed pledge for employers who want to change perceptions.

Well-being: moving deliberately from deficit- to strength-based thinking

July 8, 2015     Ron Manderscheid, PhD
blog

Frequently, we marvel at the effects of the parity act and the Affordable Care Act. But do these legislative landmarks also have much more subtle effects? Yes, they are changing our concept of care outcomes.

Uptick in employee drug use signals greater tolerance

July 1, 2015     Julia Brown
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While drug testing strategies are all over the map, there’s not any one organization that is doing it just right. Experts say it’s important for organizations to design a plan and stick to it.

Resilience drives the recovery journey

June 23, 2015     Lori Ashcraft
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Use these 5 steps to begin again when your career takes a turn. Just like the recovery process, you need to move forward with strength.