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A link between cigarette smoking and frequent substance use in sexual and gender minority populations suggests a need for holistic treatment, according to researchers from the Rutgers School of Public Health.
Robert DuPont, MD, president of the Institute for Behavior and Health, said in his session at NCAD that results from state physician health programs signal a paradigm shift for achieving better addiction treatment outcomes in the general population.
The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) announced on Thursday that it is providing grants to six organizations to fund initiatives to respond to the increased risks faced by individuals with opioid use disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cognitive behavioral therapy and telehealth-enabled interventions, grounded in proven clinical treatment modalities, are pointing the way toward more effective treatments for those with substance use disorders.
A year after drug overdose-related deaths in the United States finally began to decline, they surged back to an all-time high in 2019, according to preliminary data published the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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