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SAMHSA: Medication treatment for SUD increases significantly

June 12, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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According to SAMHSA’s latest Behavioral Health Barometer, between 2011 and 2015, methadone use increased by 16%, and use of buprenorphine more than doubled.

Consider anger in society and psychiatry

May 30, 2017  | 
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Healthy anger is proportional and responsive to a real and persistent need. It can be a powerful component of human survival and adaptation.

Physicians group issues SUD prevention and treatment recommendations

March 30, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The American College of Physicians has published a series of recommendations on facilitating effective treatment and prevention of substance use disorders involving illicit and prescription drugs.

How to add MAT services to your organization

November 14, 2016  |  Brian Albright
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Deciding to add a medical dimension like MAT to an existing program is one thing; actually making the transition is another. The process involves overcoming a number of hurdles that could potentially derail the program.

Half of America has election anxiety, but we can offer help

October 26, 2016  |  H. Steven Moffic
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I decided to do a little of my own research and also ask colleagues for their opinions on the profound anxiety surrounding election season. Putting that all together, here is what I found out.

Consider the Olympics of mental health and recovery

August 10, 2016  |  H. Steven Moffic
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Maybe someday we can dream big, like many Olympic athletes have done and host the Olympics of Mental Health. The competition could be about who overcame mental challenges and disorders to recover and succeed in life.

Consider the psychological state of our settings

July 11, 2016  |  H. Steven Moffic
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This would be a good time to check the state of our own mental healthcare unions: our clinics, hospitals and office practices. This time of year also dovetails with the annual turnover in our academic institutions.

The least you need to know about new CDC suicide data

April 22, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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After several years of consistent decline in suicide rates, the 1999 to 2014 timeframe shows an increase of 24%, according to new CDC data.

Public autism education is our responsibility

April 18, 2016  |  H. Steven Moffic
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Instead of paying so much attention to the false information about vaccines, attention must be paid to increasing educational and work opportunities for those with autism disorders.

Researcher uncovers trends in mental health disparities

April 4, 2016  | 
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Researcher Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola has uncovered barriers to care, gaps in appropriate treatment services and other trends that speak to the opportunity for the behavioral health provider community to improve care delivery for the underserved.

CDC finalizes opioid guideline

March 16, 2016  |  Gary Enos
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When the decision to prescribe opioids for chronic pain is made, the lowest possible effective dosage should be used in order to mitigate risk of dependence and overdose, according to a new CDC guideline.

Rogers focuses on young adult mood disorders with Chicago program

February 9, 2016  |  Julia Brown, Associate Editor
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Rogers Behavioral Health has launched a specialized, partial-hospitalization program that offers evidence-based treatment for young adults with depression, bipolar disorder and other mood disorders. 

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