More than half of the 1,352 adults surveyed say they have been addicted themselves or know someone with an opioid issue. They also say treatment is the top solution.
About 14 percent of people who had drug use disorder in the past year received any type of care, possibly reflecting their skepticism about the effectiveness of care options.
In the years ahead, the field will place greater emphasis on evidence-based practices, and facilities will need to find better ways to implement them.
New research indicates that the mortality rate for the white population between the ages of 45 and 54 rose dramatically between 1999 and 2013, much of it attributed to behavioral health issues.
Identifying specific genetic factors that contribute to a higher risk of post-discharge conditions among could lead to better post-trauma treatment among National Guard members and Reservists.
Opioid prescribing practices varied widely among states in 2013, with Louisiana claiming the top spot for most prescriptions written.
Psychology is experiencing one of its worst periods in 140 years, thanks to a scandal involving ethical standards and questions about research validity.
While the idea of distilling terabytes of patient data into everyday practice might seem far-fetched, big data is already here—even for behavioral health.
The behavioral health community is pointing to today's overprescribing trends and serious concerns about addiction in light of FDA's approval of oxycodone for children.
Prescription drugs and opioids have changed the game. Here's how you can help, according to NCAD speaker Frank Greenagel, LCSW, LCADC.
CRI's guide helps providers cut through the clutter to find the right app for their patients.
The clinical results of the individual clinician make the most difference, yet, no one seems to have access to any such results because few have bothered to measure them.
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