The National Council for Behavioral Health and the National Alliance for Recovery Residences have collaborated on a guide to help states create recovery housing certification programs.
As prosecutors continue to shut down exploitive sober homes and treatment center operations, new schemes are emerging that you should be aware of.
A report based on reviews of five states finds a dearth of meaningful data about recovery housing, and a variety of approaches toward supporting and regulating the community.
The new Google AdWords policy requires a 12-measure certification process for advertisers, and officials say some of the finer details will emerge as the standards are put into everyday practice.
A California lawmaker is seeking to rein in addiction treatment centers and dialysis providers accused of profiteering off vulnerable patients by collecting millions of dollars in inflated medical claims.
The worldwide technology and innovation community is invited to propose solutions for addressing substance use and addiction in the second phase of Ohio project.
Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are providing a remarkable glimpse into Generation Z, a population that could create enormous policy changes for healthcare in the coming years.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a campaign to raise awareness of patient brokering and provide a vehicle for reporting suspicious activity.
The treatment community says the governor's emergency declaration is a positive step but doesn't do enough to address long-term recovery and quality of care concerns.
Behavioral health experts offered critical details to congressional leaders about the ethical and legal concerns that have emerged in the addiction treatment industry.
A cost-effectiveness analysis using California data makes a strong case for significant public investment in methadone and buprenorphine treatment.
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.
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