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ONDCP acting director Regina LaBelle outlined the seven priorities that will guide the administration's first year, and Admiral Charles Ray, vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, explained how working with partner law enforcement agencies has helped in cracking down on maritime drug trafficking.
NIH director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, and NIDA director Nora Volkow, MD, provided Rx Summit attendees with an update on several Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) projects that include treatment interventions and research around drug use trends.
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.
In a recent survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 29% of psychologists said they are seeing more patients since the start of the pandemic, and almost all are now using telehealth platforms at least part of the time to provide treatment.
Perspectives
Providers can leverage a variety of technologies to support patients in all phases of recovery, during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
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