The project is called Helping Others Live Sober. Dr. Maria Pagano offered this simple summary of their findings: “Helping benefits the helper.”
Scaife fellow Lyndsey Heise shares her experience, where she received many fantastic lectures discussing the biology of addiction, personal stories and perspectives of recovering addicts, and the variety of treatment philosophies and options.
Are we meeting the needs of the counselors we educate and the people they serve? IRETA staff member Dr. Holly Hagle shares her thoughts on trauma-informed care.
At the end of September, IRETA received notification of a five-year award to serve as a National Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Focus Center, an N-SBIRT ATTC.
Co-sponsored by IRETA, the NPN conference provides a forum to explore the latest prevention research, application, and practice to empower and promote positive outcomes in the community, state, and federal environment.
“Despite having worked in the addiction field for more than two decades, it was not until recently that I had my tobacco “ah-ha” moment.” IRETA staff member Lisa Howard shares her insight on the role of tobacco in recovery.
This September marks the 23rd anniversary of National Recovery Month, which celebrates those that have reclaimed their lives from the grip of addiction.
Writer Jennifer Matesa shares her story of painkiller addiction and recovery with students participating in the Scaife medical student assistantship program at IRETA.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has left many Americans questioning what health care reform means for their future.
If there is one thing most workers in the field of addiction treatment can agree upon, it is that doctors are inadequately trained to deal with addicted patients. IRETA hosts a Scaife summer fellowship program for current medical students to introduce them to topics related to addiction treatment and recovery.