Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, believes the nation’s challenge is not to find out what works in addressing addiction in America, but to apply the solutions more broadly.
Insurance giant Cigna recently reported that use of prescribed opioids has declined 12% among its member population in the past year, almost halfway along its previously announced goal to reduce opioid use by 25% over three years.
The Joint Commission recently issued a report that offers an overview of accreditation standards for housing support services programs, applying to providers that use a “housing first” model.
Arts therapies can help us to reach patients with schizophrenia, PTSD, TBI and others who need a different way of more comfortably "talking."
In the fragmented healthcare system, prescription drug monitoring programs might be valuable in avoiding opioid prescription fills for buprenorphine patients.
Love for your profession, your clients, colleagues and staff can be an essential ethical principle and goal for administrators.
The Kroger Co. announced it now offers naloxone nasal spray 4mg over the counter at its 101 pharmacies in the Dallas region.
According to SAMHSA, in the population of those with serious mental illness, more than 15% had also misused opioids, meanwhile, among those misusing opioids, 13% also reported serious mental illness.
This early part of the year is when the suicide rate spikes, and when depression commonly increases. Indeed, divorce lawyers have deemed the Monday after Christmas as "Divorce Day."
There is no entity promoting the value of psychosocial solutions like psychotherapy, let alone one with the power and wealth of the pharmaceutical industry.
Though Carrie Fisher's living force ended this week, her life force will remain with so many, especially for mental health.
As the nation grapples with a devastating opioid epidemic, concerns have primarily focused on young people buying drugs on the street. But America’s elderly also have a problem.
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