Even among treatment centers that espouse an abstinence approach, there is evidence of treatment's benefits in reducing harm from substance use, comprehensive outcome data from Vista Research Group suggest.
As New York advocates await final action on legislation to remove prior authorization requirements for medications to treat opioid use disorder, a new report projects major cost savings from such a move.
The National Association for Rural Mental Health's annual conference, held recently in Santa Fe, New Mexico, identified behavioral health challenges in rural areas and offered solutions to address them.
E-cigarettes can be considered “safer” than traditional cigarettes, but a lack of research around their long-term use should prevent them from being considered “safe” in general, CDC Office on Smoking and Health deputy director of research Brian King, PhD, MPH said.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has proposed a series of revisions to 42 CFR Part 2 regulations to facilitate better care coordination for the treatment of substance use disorders.
It is time to openly discuss the historical failure of a biological model as the primary causation for behavioral health disorders, and engage in a robust evaluation and debate regarding the clinical efficacy of antidepressants in the treatment of depression.