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.
The Addiction Treatment Needs Assessment is a 13-question survey developed by Shatterproof, ASAM and the proprietors of OpenBeds to determine the needs of an individual with addiction and provide guidance on appropriate treatment.
Patients who leave against medical advice put themselves at risk. Additional concerns for the treatment center could include liability for patient self-harm, overdose, suicide or injury from a lack of basic safety. Such risk can be minimized,…
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…