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Semester of Support provides mental health and addiction treatment services at a Florida facility while allowing students to continue taking remote classes from their home university or pursue vocational opportunities.
Wellspring Academy, a free-standing charter school, will serve up to 120 high school students in southeast Michigan who have struggled with drug and alcohol use.
College students with physical and cognitive disabilities have high rates of illicit drug use and are more likely to have a substance use disorder, according to a recent study at Rutgers University.
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.
A study using trained actors attempting to get addiction treatment in 10 states found that pregnant women were about 20% less likely to be accepted for treatment vs. women who are not pregnant, with the largest discrepancy involving buprenorphine prescribers.
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