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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 Past President Elected to AMA Council

by Kerin Miller | Jun 20, 2014

Headshot of Michael Miller, MD, FASAMMichael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, past president of ASAM, was elected to the American Medical Association’s Council of Science and Public Health. The Council on Science and Public Health reports on medical, public health, and scientific issues that affect the practice of medicine, the public health system, the quality of patient care, and the translation of scientific research into patient treatment.

“I am so appreciative to have this opportunity to serve, as I have been well prepared for this Council by being on the front lines with others addressing one of our nation’s most pressing Public Health problems–addiction,” said Dr. Miller.

Many ASAM members are a part of the AMA Council to ensure that the addiction field is given a voice amongst all medical specialties. Dr. Miller joins ASAM’s president, Dr. Stuart Gitlow, as well as Dr. Ilse Levin on the Council. ASAM has held a seat in the American Medical Association House of Delegates since 1988.

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ASAM Past President Elected to AMA Council

by Kerin Miller | Jun 20, 2014

Headshot of Michael Miller, MD, FASAMMichael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, past president of ASAM, was elected to the American Medical Association’s Council of Science and Public Health. The Council on Science and Public Health reports on medical, public health, and scientific issues that affect the practice of medicine, the public health system, the quality of patient care, and the translation of scientific research into patient treatment.

“I am so appreciative to have this opportunity to serve, as I have been well prepared for this Council by being on the front lines with others addressing one of our nation’s most pressing Public Health problems–addiction,” said Dr. Miller.

Many ASAM members are a part of the AMA Council to ensure that the addiction field is given a voice amongst all medical specialties. Dr. Miller joins ASAM’s president, Dr. Stuart Gitlow, as well as Dr. Ilse Levin on the Council. ASAM has held a seat in the American Medical Association House of Delegates since 1988.

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Your ASAM

ASAM Past President Elected to AMA Council

by Kerin Miller | Jun 20, 2014

Headshot of Michael Miller, MD, FASAMMichael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, past president of ASAM, was elected to the American Medical Association’s Council of Science and Public Health. The Council on Science and Public Health reports on medical, public health, and scientific issues that affect the practice of medicine, the public health system, the quality of patient care, and the translation of scientific research into patient treatment.

“I am so appreciative to have this opportunity to serve, as I have been well prepared for this Council by being on the front lines with others addressing one of our nation’s most pressing Public Health problems–addiction,” said Dr. Miller.

Many ASAM members are a part of the AMA Council to ensure that the addiction field is given a voice amongst all medical specialties. Dr. Miller joins ASAM’s president, Dr. Stuart Gitlow, as well as Dr. Ilse Levin on the Council. ASAM has held a seat in the American Medical Association House of Delegates since 1988.

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ASAM Past President Elected to AMA Council

by Kerin Miller | Jun 20, 2014

Headshot of Michael Miller, MD, FASAMMichael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, past president of ASAM, was elected to the American Medical Association’s Council of Science and Public Health. The Council on Science and Public Health reports on medical, public health, and scientific issues that affect the practice of medicine, the public health system, the quality of patient care, and the translation of scientific research into patient treatment.

“I am so appreciative to have this opportunity to serve, as I have been well prepared for this Council by being on the front lines with others addressing one of our nation’s most pressing Public Health problems–addiction,” said Dr. Miller.

Many ASAM members are a part of the AMA Council to ensure that the addiction field is given a voice amongst all medical specialties. Dr. Miller joins ASAM’s president, Dr. Stuart Gitlow, as well as Dr. Ilse Levin on the Council. ASAM has held a seat in the American Medical Association House of Delegates since 1988.

Comment

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