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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 […]

Too Late for Some. Consequences of Maine Underfunding Addiction Treatment

The Bangor Daily News (BDN)  helped give a public voice to substance use treatment facilities during these fiscally turbulent years in Maine. Individuals who are reaching out to get into treatment for their addiction are being wait-listed for long periods of time due to lack of state funding for opioid treatment programs. Maine is finally realizing […]

SSTAR Investigates Injectable Buprenorphine

In addition to being a trusted addiction treatment services provider, Fall River-based Stanley Street Treatment and Resources Inc. ( SSTAR ) has been engaging in addiction research projects for many years, and is now helping to vet the next generation of medication-assisted treatment (MAT). SSTAR is currently investigating the safety and efficacy of injectable buprenorphine. […]

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 River-walk was the perfect setting for this annual […]

Discovery House Opens New Location in PA

Discovery House, The Center of Recovery and Hope, has been treating individuals affected by opioid addiction since 1989. As CARF-accredited facilities, they serve Maine, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and Utah providing a wide range of recovery services including medication assisted treatment, counseling and aftercare planning. On behalf of everyone here at SMART, we would like to […]

Recognizing Leaders at ABH Conference

This was SMART’s first year as an exhibitor at the Association for Behavioral Healthcare (ABH) Conference in Waltham, MA.  We were thrilled for the opportunity to meet with many of the attendees and learn more about their needs. The Awards Ceremony was a great way recognize leadership in community-based behavioral healthcare. Congratulations to award recipients […]