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August 02, 2020
David Gastfriend, MD, DFASAM, explained to NCAD attendees how technology platforms can help providers overcome obstacles to adopting contingency management programs that have been proven to effectively augment traditional treatment modalities.
August 01, 2020
At NCAD, Kevin McCauley, MD, explained to NCAD attendees how, much like aviation safety checklists help Navy pilots avoid mishaps, recovery plans protect individuals in addiction treatment stay sober when they otherwise might struggle to make proper decisions.
August 01, 2020
Although many treatment centers are under-resourced, Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT, RYT-200, said in her NCAD session that trauma must be addressed as a root cause of many addiction disorders.
July 31, 2020
Fueled by personal experiences, Peggy Terhune, PhD, leads North Carolina-based Monarch with a vision of continuous improvement and innovation, and a trauma-informed approach to treatment for patients and their families.
July 31, 2020
Concerns over patient isolation, staff safety and licensing reciprocity between states as a means to address a shortage of care providers during a crisis were among the COVID-19-related topics discussed by a panel of industry leaders during a Friday morning session at the virtual National Conference on Addiction Disorders.
July 30, 2020
In a wide-ranging Q&A session at NCAD on Thursday, Cameron Douglas discussed his time in incarceration for drug-related offenses, his best-selling book about his journey in recovery titled “Long Way Home,” and how he is now maintaining his sobriety.
July 30, 2020
Robert DuPont, MD, president of the Institute for Behavior and Health, said in his session at NCAD that results from state physician health programs signal a paradigm shift for achieving better addiction treatment outcomes in the general population.
July 22, 2020
Mark McMillan, LMSW, CAADC, discusses some of the unique ethical dilemmas practitioners face when working with LGBTQ+ patients.
July 17, 2020
To be effective and ethical in taking care of patients, practitioners also must take care of themselves. Making organizational culture changes that prioritize self-care for staff starts with changing the conversation, says Tara Matthews, PhD, LPC, MAC.
July 10, 2020
Deni Carise, PhD, chief science officer at Recovery Centers of America, joins the BHE Podcast to discuss the shift toward value-based and recovery-oriented care, and the importance of developing standard measures of both outcomes and performance during treatment. Carise also shares data on how…
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