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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Presents the First Resource of its Kind »
The Patient Financial Responsibility Toolkit was  designed  to clarify the issues and offer practical solution...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
AATA Announces Collaboration and Affiliate Membership with CCAPP »
The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) is proud to announce that it has entered into a formal collaboration a...
Monday, March 13, 2017
AATA Launches Addiction Treatment Industry Regulations and Compliance Information for Michigan »
The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) is launching regulations and compliance information to support ...
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Cocaine more addictive than first thought, study finds »
People who use cocaine “recreationally” may be closer to becoming addicted than they think, a study has warned.  Rea...
5 hours ago
They were supposed to help people suffering from addiction. Then they overdosed. »
The two counselors at a drug treatment halfway house in Chester County, Pennsylvania, were supposed to help others recover...
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Opioid Epidemic Overloading Foster Care System With Children Taken From Suspected Drug Users »
The opioid epidemic that has hit communities across the country with overdoses and crime is having another, less visible b...
Thursday, May 25, 2017
FDA commissioner Gottlieb calls for ‘more forceful steps’ to curb opioid epidemic »
Scott Gottlieb, the new head of the Food and Drug Administration, called on his staff Tuesday to explore ‘‘additional, mor...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
President Trump’s First Budget Commits Significant Resources to Fight the Opioid Epidemic »
Richard Baum, Acting Director of National Drug Control Policy, announced drug-related requests in the Trump Administration...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
How some Southern California drug rehab centers exploit addiction »
As they push their grocery carts and clutch their coffees, the shoppers scurrying through the Ocean View Plaza parking lot...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
TCEM: 5 things to know about fraud investigations »
Over the past two years, there has been a surge in treatment program investigations as part of a broader focus on fraud, w...
Monday, May 22, 2017
Lawmakers: Medicaid should cover pediatric drug addiction services »
Ohio’s two senators are introducing a bill aimed at helping newborns born addicted recover in a supportive setting. Read...
Monday, May 22, 2017
New Senate bill aims to boost Medicaid addiction treatment access »
A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday  introduced a bill  that would allow more substance abuse treatmen...
Monday, May 22, 2017
Opioid-free painkiller could help America's drug abuse crisis »
The nation's addiction to opioids is part of a crisis plaguing communities across America and particularly the Tri-State A...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
25 Investigates: South Florida leaders to New England rehab patient - 'stay away' »
 In the midst of a statewide public health crisis involving opioid overdose deaths, leaders in South Florida are urgi...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Senators introduce bill to expand Medicaid drug addiction treatment »
Several U.S. Republican Senators, including Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, and Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown of Oh...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Bulk of addiction created by health care system, WNY addictions doctor says »
It’s hard to figure out which group of people in the forefront of the opioid epidemic disgust Dr. Richard D. Blondell the...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
How peeing in a cup can cost you $6,250 »
A different kind of gold rush has come to Colorado. Urine drug tests, long considered a relatively inexpensive and unremar...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
3 Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Drug Court Participants and How They Can Be Overcome »
In 1989, Miami-Dade County realized that judges were seeing far too many familiar faces in their chambers, especially offe...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Sobering Truth About Addiction Treatment in America »
The crisis is well documented and reported: More people are dying of drug overdose than any other non-natural cause—more t...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
New Jersey's new opioid law raises concerns among doctors »
One week before New Jersey implements one of the nation's toughest regulations of prescription opioids, doctors are raisin...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Close postal loophole that fuels opioid epidemic »
We lose 10 people to drug overdoses every day in Pennsylvania, a number that’s almost too shocking to believe. To put it i...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
New 'gray death' drug can kill with a single dose, authorities warn »
A lethal new drug dubbed “gray death” by authorities that is dangerous to even touch with gloves is being eyed in overdose...
Monday, May 8, 2017
White House drug policy office facing massive cuts, draft memo says »
President Donald Trump pledged throughout the 2016 campaign to fight opioid abuse, but a draft memo on his 2018 budget vir...
Monday, May 8, 2017
Heroin-related overdose deaths triple in 5 years, new report »
Approximately 25 percent of all  drug-related overdose fatalities  in the U.S. involved heroin in 2015, a th...
Friday, May 5, 2017
Rob Fuller Discusses GOP Health Care Bill on ABC News »
Nelson Hardiman partner, Rob Fuller, discusses the winners and losers of the GOP health care bill on ABC News. Watch Video
Friday, May 5, 2017
With a push from Trump, House Republicans pass Obamacare overhaul »
After House GOP leaders  had shelved previous  attempts to advance the bill because of a lack of support from...
Friday, May 5, 2017
Study shows buprenorphine more effective than morphine for treatment of opioid withdrawal in newborn »
A newly published study showed that buprenorphine is more effective than morphine in treating withdrawal symptoms in newbo...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
May Is National Mental Health Awareness Month »
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and it also marks the 3-year anniversary of our "Changing Minds" initiative...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
BioCorRx creating home use addiction treatment »
Implant releases naltrexone in sustained dose. Watch Video
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 2017 as National Mental Health Awareness Month »
National Mental Health Awareness Month is a time to recognize the millions of American families affected by mental illness...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Harrowing look at opioid epidemic on Warning: This Drug May Kill You »
Warning: This Drug May Kill You is a sobering HBO documentary about America’s favorite high, opioids, covering personal st...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Taking Action: Physicians try to stop drug addiction with open conversations »
Opioid addiction is creating issues at an alarming rate. According to the latest numbers from the American Society of Addi...
Monday, May 1, 2017
Gov’t agencies, orgs discuss opioid epidemic at national Rx conference »
Key figures in the battle against the opioid epidemic gathered at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlant...
Monday, May 1, 2017
N.J. governor compares opioid drug crisis to AIDS epidemic »
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie compared the state’s opioid addiction crisis to the HIV and AIDS epidemic in the 1980s duri...
Monday, May 1, 2017
National Drug Take Back Day aims to get prescriptions off the streets »
Local law enforcement and community groups hoped to make a dent in the city's prescription opioid crisis during National P...

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