In the larger healthcare system, addiction providers have a unique position among the specialty segments. A panel of treatment center CEOs shared their insights on several emerging operational issues at the NAATP annual conference.
Adolescents with common health conditions such as diabetes, asthma and obesity reported higher rates of major depressive episodes, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Experts agree that by adopting marketing and program design strategies that specifically speak to baby boomers and older adults, treatment centers can reach more patients in need and gain more referrals.
September 13, 2016 | Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Advanced Recovery Systems partnered with the International Association of Fire Fighters to strategize everything from the center's programming to the interior design to ensure sensitivity to the needs of fire fighters.
As deinstitutionalization continues to reduce state hospital beds across the U.S., a new 22-bed inpatient unit at Swedish Ballard gives the Seattle area a community-based care facility that specializes in comorbid disorders.
Addiction is a chronic disease of the brain, however, its neuroplasticity can allow it to recover. According to Nora Volkow, the best outcomes happen when treatment support services are provided for patients for at least five years.