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March 31, 2020
While many of the nation’s substance misuse prevention efforts are designed to cover the entire lifespan, an aging population demands a sharper focus on the over-50 population. During the upcoming…
March 12, 2020
Newport Institute has announced the opening of three mental health treatment programs for young adults ages 18-27, with additional new facilities slated to open later this year. Residential programs…
March 03, 2020
Discovery Behavioral Health announced that it has opened Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program San Jacinto, a new facility in Southern California. The 19-bed residential program for adolescents offers…
January 03, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced a finalized policy that it says will prioritize enforcement “against certain unauthorized flavored e-cigarette products” that appeal to…
September 25, 2019
The Senate Appropriations Committee report on the fiscal 2020 Department of Defense spending bill that it narrowly approved this month includes language calling for a pilot program to assist…
August 02, 2019
Binge drinking, often associated with young adults, isn't as rare as some might think among older Americans, a recent U.S. study suggests. Almost 11% of adults aged 65 and older reported binge…
August 01, 2019
The National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA) latest initiative in criminal justice will seek to improve the quality of opioid addiction treatment in justice settings, with each research grantee…
July 29, 2019
In 1979, the National Association of Lesbian and Gay Alcoholism Professionals (NALGAP) was formed with three goals in mind:
July 29, 2019
WestBridge, a national leader in integrated treatment for patients with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders, has announced that it is closing its program in Brooksville, Fla., and will…
May 29, 2019
Research suggests that more aggressive testing and treatment for hepatitis C in corrections systems would be cost-effective but requires significant investment.
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