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Special Populations

July 07, 2020
Muir Wood Adolescent & Family Services announced that it is expanding its residential mental health treatment services with the addition of its new Penngrove campus. The property, which sits on 7…
June 22, 2020
A study recently released by the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and Cohen Veterans Network suggests a rise in the national unemployment rate could be linked to a rise in the number of…
June 19, 2020
Americans who identify as LGBTQ+ are more likely to start using illicit substances at an earlier age, use more types of drugs and have less of a support system when they are ready to stop using,…
June 17, 2020
Despite the increased risks e-cigarettes and other vaping products pose to youth and young adults, use of the devices by younger populations has skyrocketed in recent years, says Brian King, PhD, MPH…
May 29, 2020
Building on the success of its specialized residential treatment programs for “warriors”—active duty military, veterans, first responders, and EMTs/paramedics—Warriors Heart has launched Warriors…
May 15, 2020
Methamphetamine use and HIV, now compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, “could create double jeopardy among men who have sex with men,” according to a recent editorial published in AIDS and Behavior by…
May 04, 2020
In exploring prevalence rates among those recently booked into local jails, we have come to one universal conclusion: When you know the prevalence rates in one location, you know the prevalence rates…
April 14, 2020
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has reduced the number of opioid prescriptions written for veterans by 56% over the past eight years. Moving forward, a combination of technology and…
March 31, 2020
While many of the nation’s substance misuse prevention efforts are designed to cover the entire lifespan, an aging population demands a sharper focus on the over-50 population. During the upcoming…
March 12, 2020
Newport Institute has announced the opening of three mental health treatment programs for young adults ages 18-27, with additional new facilities slated to open later this year. Residential programs…
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