Teen drug use on declining trend

September 17, 2014     Julie Miller

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows illicit drug use is down 24% over the past decade

More employees test positive for drugs

September 15, 2014     Gary Enos

Experts are interested in how relaxed marijuana laws might affect trends in workplace test results in coming years

Gut feelings are the deciding factor in e-cigarette debate

September 10, 2014     Julie Miller

Electronic cigarettes can be seen as harm reduction or just a new way to experience nicotine

New Hazelden Betty Ford research tracks substance abuse among legal professionals

August 20, 2014     Julie Miller

Attorneys have higher rates of substance use, and new research aims to quantify the issue and develop solutions

Patients share more with computers than clinicians, but that can be good

August 8, 2014     Julie Miller

Virtual humans built with today's technology show potential to help clinicians and their PTSD patients

Bipolar disorder top target among mobile users

August 7, 2014     Julie Miller

Compared to other health conditions,  bipolar disorder most often resonates with mobile-device users seeking information

New data examines relapse when antipsychotics are used

July 15, 2014     Julie Miller

The new relapse data for injectible paliperidone is based on a head-to-head study.

Therapists test benefits of open notes

July 8, 2014     Julie Miller

Would you allow clients to read your unstructured notes after a counseling session? What if they took offense to your benign observations? 

6 ways to implement precision medicine right now

June 24, 2014     Alison Knopf

The trial-and-error method of selecting psychiatric medications is gradually being replaced by the precision of personalized medicine.

Emerging adults most in need of education on anti-anxiety drug misuse

June 17, 2014     Julie Miller

Not only does the 25 to 34 age group account for the highest number of ED visits for misuse of alprazolam, it also accounts for a three-fold increase in visits over just six years.

What is SAMHSA’s role in today’s healthcare system?

May 29, 2014     Elinore McCance-Katz, MD. PhD, FAAAP

SAMHSA takes the view that a whole-person approach to mental health is necessary to achieve the best outcomes and supports evidence-based practices and programs. In doing so, SAMHSA helps to diminish the risk for tragedies related to unrecognized or...

Developing a Safety Risk Management Toolkit

May 23, 2014     James M. Hunt, AIA

The Center for Health Design (CHD) has reached the end of the second year of their three-year comprehensive research project to develop a Safety Risk Assessment Tool.   This toolkit will assist healthcare facilities with compliance of the Safety Risk...

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