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We have an ethical responsibility for immigrant children and families

June 22, 2018  |  H. Steven Moffic
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Even though it is difficult to find out the facts about the separation of immigrant children from their parents along our southwest border, there are certain clinical and ethical principles that we must reaffirm to our colleagues, the public and society.

RX Summit 18: NIH unveils opioid-focused research initiative

April 4, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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The new Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HELP) initiative could incliude collaborative demonstration projects in states hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.

3 ways Generation Z will change healthcare

February 28, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are providing a remarkable glimpse into Generation Z, a population that could create enormous policy changes for healthcare in the coming years.

Centerstone announces Uspiritus merger

November 15, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Centerstone Kentucky has announced plans to merge with Uspiritus, which offers two residential centers as well as community-based services for children and youth.

Parents unaware of opioid risk for adolescents

September 18, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A study published by Caron Treatment Centers shows fewer parents talk with their children about the dangers of prescription painkillers than those that discuss alcohol, illegally obtained drugs or safe sex.

FDA evaluating prescription opioid medications for children

August 25, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The agency will convene a meeting of its Pediatric Advisory Committee in September to discuss the use of hydrocodone or codeine for the treatment of cough in pediatric patients.

NCAD: Families must be the driver of healing

August 18, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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Renowned neuropsychiatrist and interventionist Judith Landau says programs treating co-occurring disorders must capitalize on family members' connection and resilience.

NCAD: Adolescent trauma can originate in unexplored places

August 17, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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A school-based counselor told a National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) audience on Thursday that anything from a relocation to insidious ethnic discrimination can be at the root of paralyzing trauma for youths.

What is our clinical responsibility for suicide?

June 19, 2017  |  H. Steven Moffic
blog

A young woman was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter after texting her boyfriend encouragement to commit suicide. Certainly, the case has legal implications, but are there psychiatric ones?

Depression more common for adolescents with diabetes, asthma

May 9, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Adolescents with common health conditions such as diabetes, asthma and obesity reported higher rates of major depressive episodes, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

NatCon17: Surgeon general advocates prevention efforts

April 6, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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While praising the effectiveness of medication-assisted treatment and recovery services, prevention services are both cost-effective and currently under-utilized, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, told attendees at the National Council for...

Building Courage: Facility helps child sex trafficking victims reclaim lives

December 5, 2016  |  By Caren Cupp
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Courage House, a campus in Northern California, offers sex trafficking victims ranging in age from 11 through 17 an environment that fosters feelings of safety and comfort as they rebuild their lives.

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