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Special Populations

Counseling
Binge drinking, often associated with young adults, isn't as rare as some might think among older Americans, a recent U.S. study suggests.
Counseling
The National Institute on Drug Abuse's latest justice-focused project is designed to break down walls between local jail systems and community treatment providers.
Counseling
Philip T. McCabe, CSW, CAS, DRCC, board president for NALGAP, The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies, explains how behavioral health and addiction treatment programs can demonstrate affirmation for LGBTQ individuals.
Business Operations
WestBridge Inc. has announced this month that its Brooksville, Fla., location, which has been open since 2012, will cease operations by early October.
Medication Treatments
Research suggests that more aggressive testing and treatment for hepatitis C in corrections systems would be cost-effective but requires significant investment.
Special Populations
Drug addiction in rural communities has tended to receive little attention, but a new center is expected to shed more light on the issue.
Medication Treatments
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine invited a researcher to present details of an effort to offer hepatitis C services to opioid use disorder patients via telemedicine.
Special Populations
A study of young adults points out that use of cannabis and tobacco on the same occasion is becoming increasingly common.
Special Populations
A review of U.S. health survey data shows that marijuana use among cancer patients is increasing at a faster rate than prescription opioid use in this group.
Clinical Challenges
Efforts to overcome barriers to working with tribal nations in New Mexico and a program to prevent overdoses among inmates recently released in Philadelphia were among the topics covered during breakout sessions on Wednesday at the Rx Summit.
Evidence-Based Practices
The American Academy of Nursing has issued a policy brief calling for an end to criminalization of maternal substance use in favor of a public health strategy.
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