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A study of mice has revealed that brain cells previously thought of only as “glue” to hold neurons together also promote the formation of new synapses that contribute to addiction, creating a new potential area of focus in the treatment of substance use disorders.
The Hope House, a residential addiction treatment center in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Tuesday announced a partnership with Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation to expand treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cocaine overdose deaths in the United States nearly tripled between 2013 and 2018, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
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