Articles

March 24, 2016

“There’s an App for That?”:  Mobile Tech to Power Addiction Research

Even those latest to the party must concede: we live in the world of global, mobile tech and there’s likely no turning back. Americans simply cannot […]
March 21, 2016

When Does Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Become a Risk to Recovery?

The unparalleled spike in opiate abuse and related overdoses in recent years has demanded unprecedented response. And while increased attention and concern have been seen in […]
March 18, 2016

A Moving Media Tribute to Good Old Fashioned Hard Work and Accountability

All too often, big mainstream media is on the wrong side of the proverbial coin when it comes to substance use. Images of drinking, illicit drug […]
March 4, 2016

Underage and Binge Drinking Continues to Decline

Alcohol consumption and binge drinking among teens have continued to decrease in recent years and are at their lowest levels since data started to be collected […]
February 29, 2016

What Can We Learn? Alcohol and Drug use in the Workplace

Issues with alcohol and drug use in the workplace remain, and the SAMHSA study confirms some of the patterns of use that we observe as a […]
February 26, 2016

Working Hard, Playing Harder: 1 in 10 workers report substance use disorders

1 in 10 workers report substance use disorders; some industries have higher rates of use Nearly ten percent of American workers aged 18 to 64 recently […]
February 25, 2016

Interesting Experiment or Turning of the Tide: California Medicaid Waiver to Expand Treatment Access for Low Income Patients (Part 2)

Continuing on from our Wednesday post: Interesting Experiment or Turning of the Tide: California Medicaid Waiver to Expand Treatment Access for Low Income Patients California is the […]
February 23, 2016

Interesting Experiment or Turning of the Tide: California Medicaid Waiver to Expand Treatment Access for Low Income Patients (Part 1)

As the need for substance abuse treatment continues to grow across the nation, access for many remains an issue. An overhaul of California’s Medi-Cal program, which […]