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Ask the PCSS Expert: Counseling Requirements in Addiction Treatment?


A physician wrote the PCSS mentor network seeking advice on what type of counseling (group/individual/ AA, NA/ therapist) are typically required as part of addiction treatment.

 

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Brain Stimulation as a Potential Treatment for Addiction

 

Brain stimulation has been in use for decades as a potential treatment for psychiatric disorders. However, its use in addiction is relatively new.




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ASAM Releases White Paper on Drug Testing

by Beth Haynes | Dec 16, 2013

On December 12, 2013, ASAM released a white paper that reviews the science and current practice of drug testing. Though not a clinical guideline, the white paper does explore the wide range of applications for drug testing and its utility in a variety of medical and non-medical settings.

ASAM's white paper promotes the use of drug testing as a primary prevention, diagnostic, and monitoring tool in the management of addiction or drug misuse in medical practice.

To view the entire press release, click here.

To read the white paper, click here.

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ASAM Releases White Paper on Drug Testing

by Beth Haynes | Dec 16, 2013

On December 12, 2013, ASAM released a white paper that reviews the science and current practice of drug testing. Though not a clinical guideline, the white paper does explore the wide range of applications for drug testing and its utility in a variety of medical and non-medical settings.

ASAM's white paper promotes the use of drug testing as a primary prevention, diagnostic, and monitoring tool in the management of addiction or drug misuse in medical practice.

To view the entire press release, click here.

To read the white paper, click here.

Your ASAM

ASAM Releases White Paper on Drug Testing

by Beth Haynes | Dec 16, 2013

On December 12, 2013, ASAM released a white paper that reviews the science and current practice of drug testing. Though not a clinical guideline, the white paper does explore the wide range of applications for drug testing and its utility in a variety of medical and non-medical settings.

ASAM's white paper promotes the use of drug testing as a primary prevention, diagnostic, and monitoring tool in the management of addiction or drug misuse in medical practice.

To view the entire press release, click here.

To read the white paper, click here.

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ASAM Releases White Paper on Drug Testing

by Beth Haynes | Dec 16, 2013

On December 12, 2013, ASAM released a white paper that reviews the science and current practice of drug testing. Though not a clinical guideline, the white paper does explore the wide range of applications for drug testing and its utility in a variety of medical and non-medical settings.

ASAM's white paper promotes the use of drug testing as a primary prevention, diagnostic, and monitoring tool in the management of addiction or drug misuse in medical practice.

To view the entire press release, click here.

To read the white paper, click here.