Positive Incentives Help People Stay in Treatment Longer

Those in the substance abuse treatment field sometimes use contingency management to increase client retention. Contingency management is, essentially, a positive incentive program for clients to help keep them in treatment longer. And the longer those are in treatment, the more effective that treatment is and the more likely they will complete treatment. While some

Early Prenatal Care and Substance Abuse Treatment Key for Pregnant Addicted Women

Everyone knows that women shouldn’t smoke, drink alcohol or use drugs while pregnant. For some women, though, these things are harder to give up than you’d think, even when they know there’s a human being developing inside their tummy. A recent study reports good news about pregnant women who also struggle with addiction. The study