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AAC Holdings (AAC) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday – Dakota
AAC Holdings, Inc. is a provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services for individuals with drug and alcohol addiction. The Company operated six substance abuse treatment facilities located throughout the United States, focused on delivering … Read more on Dakota Financial News

RLS Drug May Be Likely To Stop Alcohol Abuse
The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced the initiation of a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of gabapentin enacarbil as a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder. The multi-site, randomized … Read more on Neurology Advisor

Mental Health Care: 'A Very Difficult System to Navigate' | Valley News
Vermont's newly enacted fiscal 2016 budget treated mental health care “reasonably well,” Frank Reed, the interim commissioner of the Vermont Department of Mental Health, said in an interview in late May. “We did not see …. Right now the state is … Read more on Valley News

Insurance Coverage for Substance Abuse Improving But Still Limited
Aetna says that while treatment of drug and alcohol abuse traditionally amounted to a 28-day inpatient or residential program, that has given way to an “array of treatment settings.” In a written statement sent by spokesman Matthew Clyburn, the company … Read more on Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Don't arrest addicts, give them free drugs, Chief Constable says
Mr Barton said he supported the introduction of closely monitored consumption rooms where addicts could be supplied with heroin and take the drug in relative safety. Under his proposals addicts would only be allowed to inject if they could prove they … Read more on Telegraph.co.uk

MediciNova Provides Update on Clinical Trial of MN-166 (Ibudilast) in ALS
ALS clinical trials can be difficult to enroll, but we have the continued support of the CDC (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) to spread awareness of our trial to ALS patients. We look forward to providing further updates as the study … Read more on GlobeNewswire (press release)

Akron police: Fight over money led to stabbing
The father, Kevin Golec, had a drug problem and had been taking money from the family, Akron police Lt. Rick Edwards said. … Jacob Nash, the head of an Akron support group for transgender people, said the victim was a trans woman known as Bri Golec. Read more on Akron Beacon Journal

American Addiction Centers Named to Inc. 500 List Recognition for Three-Year
American Addiction Centers, a leading national provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services for individuals with drug and/or alcohol addiction, has been named to the Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies. The company … Read more on DigitalJournal.com

Robin Williams' death highlights challenge of treating severe depression
Dr. Harry Croft, a psychiatrist and addiction expert and chief of CNS Trials at the Clinical Trials of Texas, says the phrase suggests to him that Williams wasn't actually planning to visit a rehab center for addiction but was instead seeking help at a … Read more on CBS News

Adolescent substance abuse centers receive grants
prescription drugs The grants will fund comprehensive adolescent substance abuse treatment programs, both expanding treatment beds at existing facilities and creating new adolescent treatment programs with the full continuum of care, including … Read more on The Lane Report

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Medical records (i.e., medical and social work reports generated in VA, State , local, or private medical treatment facilities or private physicians' offices indicating the medical history of a VA beneficiary, including diagnosis, treatment and nature … Read more on Insurance News Net

Alston & Bird | A&B Healthcare Week in Review, July 11, 2014
This guidance represents the FDA's current thinking regarding drug development for the treatment or prevention of NTDs, including clinical trial designs and internal review standards to support approval of drugs. … On July 8, 2014, FDA announced … Read more on Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

Law gives terminal patients 'right to try' unapproved drugs
Louisiana, Missouri and Arizona are considering similar measures. It takes more than 10 years and $ 1 billion to get a drug approved by the FDA, Ginal said, and … Terminal patients are not chosen for clinical trials, Ginal said. When conducting a … Read more on Boulder County Business Report

House Votes to Stop Feds From Interfering With State Marijuana Laws
Harris was joined in opposition by John Fleming of Louisiana, while Georgia's Paul Broun argued that medicinal marijuana is "less dangerous than some narcotics that doctors prescribe all over this country." Congress needs to "reserve the states' powers … Read more on The New American

Counties sue narcotics makers, alleging 'campaign of deception'
Twenty years ago, the narcotics industry was hemmed in by a small market because the long-held fear of addiction stopped doctors from prescribing powerful painkillers for anything but cancer pain and end-of-life suffering. To expand their market, the … Read more on Los Angeles Times

States Battle Asthma as Numbers Grow
“Missouri is doing the most innovative policy interventions on asthma at this time,” said Charlotte Collins, senior vice president for policy and programs at the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). “There is lots of buzz inside the … Read more on Gant Daily

Sovaldi: Who's to Blame for the 00 a Day Cure?
based Gilead Sciences was developing its hepatitis C treatment, Sovaldi, the medical community was wowed by the 90% cure rate the drug racked up in clinical trials. …. statement to [email protected] that the company has established “one of the most comprehensive … Read more on [email protected]

Substance abuse prevention program heading to Rockaway
The Rockaway Borough Municipal Alliance Committee and the Morris County Prevention is Key, Community Trials Intervention program will host the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey's "15 Minute Child Break" program on Wednesday, May 21 from 7 … Read more on NJ.com