Recent efforts indicate that the addiction treatment industry is looking to self-regulate rather than wait for legislation to catch up.
Unscrupulous marketers have damaged the addiction treatment industry’s reputation, but new certification programs aim to win back the public’s trust.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has introduced legislation designed to improve addiction treatment standards and allow doctors to commit unwilling patients to 72 hours in a treatment facility.
The American Telemedicine Association report card helps decision-makers assess which states are supportive of new telehealth services and which ones have failed to remove roadblocks.
As service demand increases, experts note that the behavioral health specialty must expand its workforce by at least 20,000 over the next two years.
CASAColumbia's newly released report calls for improved provider quality, use of evidence-based treatment, improved access to medication-assisted treatment and expanded diversion programs.
Seventeen new drug and alcohol facilities received licenses with an average of 15 business days to complete. Previously, it would have taken six months or longer.
Addiction treatment providers stand to gain from the Affordable Care Act, but their state agencies aren't totally in synch with the potential opportunities.
Life coaching provides something like our traditional supportive psychotherapy to help people develop their skills and talents. How can we leverage that?
Too often a merger is about getting bigger, but in the case of Crider and Pathways, it was about a larger entity gaining resources to create a Center of Excellence.
Why would Medicare pay physicians who have no specific training to counsel and diagnose seniors? These folks might be taking cash out of your pocket.
The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is launching its first-ever Pediatric Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) this weekend. It will be hosted by Rogers Memorial Hospital in Oconomowoc, WI.
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