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NREPP Suspended

From the Washington Post. Trump administration freezes database of addiction and mental health treatments Federal health officials have suspended a program that helps thousands of professionals and community groups across the country find effective interventions for preventing and treating mental illness and substance-use disorders. The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is housed within the […]

Well-Being Guide for Addiction Professionals

Work and Well-Being: A Guide for Addiction Professionals This booklet identifies common workplace stressors for addiction professionals and offers evidence-based, practical strategies and resources to promote healthy lifestyles and productive professional lives. It is intended to assist agencies to create supportive work environments as well as provide guidance to employees on enhancing their own well-being. […]

World Mental Health Day 2017: Illness in the Workplace Is More Common Than You Might Think

From Fortune. Click here to see the original article. By Natasha Back Today is World Mental Health Day, which aims to raise awareness about mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts to support mental health. This year’s theme is mental health in the workplace, looking at how our workplace experience can be improved to promote mental […]

National Conference

National Conference on Tackling Tobacco Use in Vulnerable Populations October 5 – 6, 2015, Bethesda, Maryland Click here for more information. Register today! Space is limited!   KEYNOTE PRESENTER: Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral (RADM) Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH PLENARY PRESENTERS: Peter Ashley, DrPH Diane Beistle Wilson Compton, MD MPE Dwana Calhoun, MS, CHES Shelina […]

Book Review: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit is a short, yet powerful book that examines the fundamentals of habit formation and asserts that habits are the core of daily behavior.  For decades, habit formation and habit modification have mesmerized psychologists and neurologists alike. The author himself gained a keen interest in habits while reporting in Iraq […]

What You Should Know About Provider Networks

What You Should Know About Provider Networks What’s a provider network? A provider network is a list of the doctors, other health care providers, and hospitals that a plan has contracted with to provide medical care to the plan’s members. These providers are called “network providers” or “in-network providers.” A provider that hasn’t contracted with the […]

What You Should Know About Early Renewal of Health Coverage

What You Should Know About Early Renewal of Health Coverage What’s an early renewal? Health plans are usually sold as a 12-month contract between you and your insurance company. In 2013, some insurance companies offered a chance to renew coverage earlier than the 12-month renewal date. For example, some insurance companies offered members a chance […]