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.
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.
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