Addiction Treatment Providers Navigate Struggles, Present Solutions in Light of COVID-19

While it’s relatively easy to deliver mental health counseling remotely using telehealth, addiction treatment providers face more unique challenges in light of COVID-19. For those in substance use disorder (SUD) recovery, in-person touch points are especially important. Social contact helps reduce a person’s risk of relapse, and many people with SUD rely on the assistance […]

AAC Names New CEO

AAC Holdings (AAC) — which experienced a tumultuous 2019 following personnel changes and a delisting from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) — has announced the promotion of Andrew McWilliams to CEO.  AAC is the parent company of American Addiction Centers. McWilliams has been with Brentwood, Tennessee-based AAC since 2014, when he was hired as […]

NAATP Adds New Member to Board of Directors

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), a trade organization representing providers of addiction services, has named Robin Piper to its board of directors. Piper is the clinical director and CEO of Turning Point of Tampa, which provides 12-step outpatient and residential assistance to individuals being treated for substance use disorders and eating disorders, […]