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NCAD: Create relationships to prevent NIMBY friction

August 18, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

Actions to restrict recovery homes are often discriminatory, but operators must be cooperative and act as allies in the community.

White House Commission misses recovery support

August 1, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

The first report produced by a federal commission asks the president to declare a national state of emergency for the opioid crisis, while at the same time, it misses one obvious solution.

How Florida is setting a precedent for ethics

June 30, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
blog

Florida is now setting a precedent for other states with Gov. Rick Scott signing a comprehensive bill this week that will aim to reduce unethical practices in the addiction treatment business.

Federal agents search Sovereign Health

June 14, 2017  |  BHE Staff
news

On Tuesday, federal officials executed search warrants at several California treatment centers operated by Sovereign Health as well as its San Clemente office.

Sober fraternity adds collegiate resources

May 25, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

The Alpha 180 sober fraternity is emerging in Austin, Texas, designed as a lifestyle support program for those in recovery.

Florida law will crack down on patient brokering

May 10, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos
article

Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill into law that will prohibit providers and recovery residence operators from engaging in deceptive marketing tactics.

Laws boost protections for three-quarter house tenants

March 22, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
article

 A series of laws recently passed in New York City aim to curb predatory practices of three-quarter house landlords and increase protections for tenants.

Florida poised to turn the corner on unethical practices in 2017

January 4, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos
article

There are signs that Florida legislators might finally enact tough measures to curb unethical behavior among notorious addiction treatment and sober home operators.

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.

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