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March 02, 2021
As opioid-involved deaths climb across the country, university administrators are tasked with developing comprehensive plans for keeping their campuses safe. At the upcoming Rx Drug Abuse &…
February 24, 2021
A pair of recent studies resulting from Duke University researchers’ work in New Zealand have found that children with mental health issues are more likely to experience poorer physical health in…
February 19, 2021
Adolescents in California reported significant increases in marijuana use in the years following the legalization of adult recreational marijuana use in 2016, according to data published this week in…
February 08, 2021
Mightier, a Boston-based startup developer of a video game system that teaches children emotional regulation, announced that it has received a $2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental…
Ron Manderscheid, President and CEO, NACBHDD and NARMH
November 23, 2020
October 30, 2020
As college students have returned to campuses this fall—or, in many cases, adapted to remote or hybrid models of learning—the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are still being felt.
August 11, 2020
Discovery Behavioral Health, an organization with more than 100 mental health, substance use and eating disorder treatment centers in the U.S., announced that it has opened two mental health programs…
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,…
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