Diagnosis & Treatment

ASAM Criteria evolves into electronic tool

December 1, 2014     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Hosted by EHR vendors, the interactive program intelligently leads counselors and their patients through data inputs to arrive at level of care recommendations.

Using technology to bridge the gap in mental health

November 14, 2014     Julia Brown

Online cognitive behavioral therapy is being used to treat patients with depression, and data shows that it can be just as effective as traditional office-based treatment.

Marijuana breathalyzers coming soon to a roadside near you

October 14, 2014     Charlene Marietti

Breathalyzers at the roadside overcome challenges by law enforcement officers who currently struggle to identify cannabis impairment. 

ICD-10 and DSM-5: History, education and culture

September 21, 2014     Lisette Wright

Graduate programs must step up if we are to remain fiscally solvent

Honoring the amazing legacy of Robin Williams

August 12, 2014     Ron Manderscheid

Take action today on depression and substance use!

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

Research aims to discover what works and for whom

August 4, 2014     Brian Albright

Federal PCORI grants fund head-to-head studies to bring best practices to light

Will Your Zip Code be fateful for your health?

July 24, 2014    

Negative social determinants, such as poverty and lack of education, increase the likelihood that one will be exposed to trauma—physical, emotional, sexual. Although we cannot prevent it, we can reduce its negative effects

ICD-10 and DSM-5: The language and coding conundrums

July 20, 2014     Lisette Wright

How do we reconcile the language differences for consistency?

CMS aims to modernize Medicaid with focus on SUD

July 15, 2014     Julie Miller

States will put their heads together to drive best practices in data analytics and delivery models

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