New measures are being developed to track outcomes in addiction treatment, but the lack of data makes setting quality benchmarks particularly challenging.
A National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) outcomes initiative will work to collect publishable data about the true impact of substance use treatment services.
CDC specifically recommends that people who inject drugs are engaged with addiction treatment and tested for hepatitis C infections.
As a result of changed social norms, it’s now more acceptable for women to drink the way men traditionally have.
Results of the California Mental Health Services Administration survey conducted by RAND indicate prejudice and discrimination for those with mental health concerns.
Although naloxone is becoming more available, there is relatively little research on the public's awareness of the medication, according to Gateway Rehab.
Dopamine is more important to human survival than first thought, said experts at National Council advocating for medication-assisted therapy.
While we anxiously wait for a federal policy to address addiction, CMS is totally excluding substance use disorder data from research projects.
Overall, patient wait times dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, but psychologists and psychiatrists lead the way on quick service.
Just as diabetes is diagnosed through blood sugar testing, NIMH is looking at brain imaging to detect severe mental illnesses before clinical presentation.
Where you live matters. A new report shows excessive drinking behaviors range from 3% to 56% prevalence, depending on the county.
Research finds the average worker who had major depression disorder lost the productivity of about 32 workdays a year, costing employers real dollars.
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