Dr. Solounias receives Career Achievement Award On Thursday, April 19th Dr. Solounias was honored with a career achievement award at the Tuerk Conference in Baltimore for her significant contributions to Ashley Addiction Treatment. Dr. Solounias joined Ashley in 1995 and will be retiring in August after more than twenty-three years of stellar service. She was previously […]
National Nutrition Month: Eating right to stay sober
March is recognized as National Nutrition Month, and it’s a great opportunity for us to look at how we plan, shop and prepare the foods we eat each day. Substance use can have a serious and long-term negative effect on our health and nutrition, as it can disrupt physiological functioning and impair the body’s ability to receive proper nourishment.
In this month’s clinical e-newsletter, we’ll share some of the latest goings-on at Ashley, both on campus and out in the community. On January 26th, we celebrated the 1-year anniversary of our outpatient treatment center in Elkton, MD with an Open House at our Union Hospital location.
This month, we cast the Staff Spotlight on newly named Referral Relations Coordinator, Erin Knight. Erin joined Ashley in September 2016 as a Counselor in our Admissions Department. On December 18th, Erin joined the Business Development Department, supporting the efforts of the entire Clinical Outreach team.
We sat down with Erin and talked with her about her new role:
Over the last few months, Ashley clinicians have been enhancing and revising our three main programs. This article profiles enhancements to the newest of these programs, the Young Adult Extended Care Program.
Pain is the most common presenting symptom in medicine, as it affects more than 100 million Americans. It seems too little is known about how traditional pain management differs from pain recovery treatment modalities. We’ve asked our SVP and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Bernadette Solounias, to describe pain, how it affects a person, and what makes our approach to treating pain so effective.