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Acknowledging that addiction is a crisis that “touches families in every community in red states and blue states, across all races and creeds,” President Joe Biden told Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit attendees in prepared remarks presented on Monday that his administration will face the challenge head-on.
Policy
The two sides of the legalization debate create a false dichotomy in which the only two options are legal marijuana use or incarceration for use or possession. In reality, there are other options.
Policy
Enjoy all of our coverage on location at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders in Denver, updated with new stories daily.
Treatment
With a THC concentration 10 times higher today than that which was found in marijuana in the 1960s, cannabis has been shown to have particularly damaging effects on brain development in adolescents.
Business Strategy
The vaping industry is projected to overtake tobacco sales within the next 10 years, but a lack of research about its side effects has clinicians concerned.
Policy
The National Council for Behavioral Health has launched the Behavioral Health + Economics Network, an initiative to foster communication between stakeholders in the mental health sector and bring about policy change.
Policy
The overall number of U.S. drug courts surpassed 3,000 in 2014, with adult drug courts and DUI courts proving particularly effective in reducing recidivism.
Policy
It's going to be an especially heated debate season with high emotion among supporters on both sides. Clinton and Trump are sharply divided on a number of issues, including several that behavioral health leaders are watching.
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