West Huddleston, CEO of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, addresses National Drug Court Month and the launch of All Rise America!, a national motorcycle relay for recovery.
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Teenagers in treatment for substance abuse can benefit from 12-step programs, a new study suggests.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Ramstad-Kennedy Annual Award for Outstanding Leadership by a Single State Authority. The deadline is June 1.
Research has contributed much knowledge over the decades to smarter prevention of addiction, more efficient early interventions, better and more sustained treatment outcomes, and wiser policies. Now it’s time for research to transform all this knowledge into solutions, says A. Thomas McLellan, PhD, CEO of the Treatment Research Institute.
Commentary: Ten Percent of American Adults Consider Themselves in Recovery From Drug or Alcohol Abuse
Ten percent of American adults consider themselves to be in recovery from drug or alcohol abuse problems, according to a new survey.
With the 2012 election season heating up, recovery community organizations and allies are mobilizing their members and local residents to exercise our civic rights and responsibilities.
Today’s media may accurately depict addiction. But it fails to tell the whole story, shares Kelly O’Rourke Johns, former editorial director of Renew magazine.
With more than two thirds of people relapsing after starting treatment for substance use disorders, researchers are looking for ways to predict a person’s susceptibility to return to drug or alcohol use. Researchers at the Yale Stress Center in New Haven, CT, are developing biological markers of recovery to predict who will relapse, and when.
Clergy can, should, and must make a difference in the pain and confusion felt by so many of their congregants, but they must first understand the role that alcoholism and drug addiction play in the insidious social and spiritual erosion plaguing so many of their congregation’s families, says Sis Wegner of NACoA.
Teens entering 12-step substance abuse programs with a background in formal religious practices have better outcomes than those without a similar experience in religion, a new study suggests.