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ETS Opens New Clinic to Aid Overdose Stricken County

April 2016 – Evergreen Treatment Services (ETS) has offered medication-assisted treatment for adults with opioid use disorder since 1973. This August they plan to open their newest location, a 350 patient facility in Renton, King County, Washington. This new addition comes on the heels of a 58% increase in heroin related deaths in 2015.¹ Assistant […]

Addiction Treatment and Prisoners

APT Foundation, a leading provider of substance use disorder, drug, alcohol, mental health, and medication-assisted treatment services in Connecticut, was recently interviewed by News Channel 8 (WTNH) about the efficacy of medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction.¹ When combined with a comprehensive treatment plan, addiction treatment using methadone has proven to help people reduce or quit their […]

Volunteering in Overdose Prevention

April 22, 2016 – Brown University School of Medicine recently hosted inter-professional training meetings to address overdose prevention methods.  This event brought together students to provide instruction and facilitate overdose response practice groups. One important overdose prevention method being taught is the administration of naloxone. SMART’s  Director of Partner Services and Operations, Ann-Marie Reid Richardson […]

NatCon ’16 Making Addiction Treatment Less of a Gamble

March 15, 2016 – The National Council for Behavioral Health (NatCon) Conference, Las Vegas wrapped up this past week. What we gathered from participants is that there are countless facilities with a new or renewed focus on opiate addiction treatment. Many visitors to our booth were currently opioid treatment providers and many more expressed desire […]

REACH Ahead of Addiction

Evergreen Treatment Services (ETS) has been ahead of the opioid addiction treatment curve for over 20 years with their REACH Program. This program focuses on serving the homeless and addicted with outreach and in-depth case management using a variety of harm-reduction approaches. The primary goal is to meet clients where they are in their recovery […]

Las Vegas is Calling

The National Council for Behavioral Healthcare (NatCon) ’16 Conference is March 7-9th at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas Nevada. This year’s program promotes a full schedule. Influential thinkers, industry leaders, and specialists are slotted to present invaluable information in a variety of educational sessions, workshops, and events. Visit us at booth #815 and register to […]

Meaningful Use Is Not Ending. It’s Evolving…

You’ve probably heard that Meaningful Use will be ending in 2016. Meaningful use is not ending and the use of a Certified Health Record will still be required.   Most of the takeaways from the blog posts and news articles don’t tell the whole story. The following should help to give everyone a clear picture of […]

Unforgettable Holiday Party at Café Nuovo

December 2015, SMART’s President David Piccoli, II hosted the entire staff of SMART Management, Inc. for an unforgettable holiday party at Café Nuovo in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. This swanky establishment on the ground floor of the Citizens Bank Building at the Gondola Landing on the famed Riverwalk was the perfect setting for this annual […]