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April 14, 2021
Thanks to $6.4 million in private funding, a new Neuroscape Psychedelics Division has been formed at the University of Califorinia, San Francisco. The division will focus on the delivery of more…
April 07, 2021
The addiction crisis of today is not the same as those that preceded it even 2 years ago, and while there are reasons for concern, CDC director Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, told Rx Drug Abuse &…
April 06, 2021
In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year, work on the National Institutes of Health’s Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) initiative has kept progressing. NIH director Francis S.…
April 05, 2021
CVS Health, working with its subsidiary Aetna, has launched a mental healthcare pilot at its CVS HealthHUB locations that the company hopes will expand access to treatment by addressing a shortage of…
April 01, 2021
Since launching an opioid safety initiative nearly a decade ago, the Veterans Health Administration has employed a variety of strategies for reducing opioid prescriptions, embracing non-…
March 19, 2021
A collaboration between the Hampden County (Massachusetts) Sheriff’s Department and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare to provide medication-assisted treatment to incarcerated individuals with substance use…
March 04, 2021
A study released this week by researchers at Johns Hopkins found that individuals with serious mental health conditions are less likely to receive addiction treatment. The study, published by the…
February 11, 2021
A study conducted by Cordant Health Solutions and Northwest Integrated Health in Tacoma, Washington, found that opioid use disorder patients who had been prescribed buprenorphine demonstrated higher…
February 04, 2021
In many ways—and much to the chagrin of psychiatrists—mental illness remains a mystery, Psych Congress co-chair Charles Raison, MD, said in a lengthy interview published by The Sun magazine this…
January 28, 2021
A partnership with students at the University of Minnesota has resulted in a new way for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to gain a better understanding the factors that put patients at greater…
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