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The Opioid Policy Research Collaborative, part of the Institute for Behavioral Health at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy Management, has launched a website to inform communities and local leaders on what other municipalities are doing to address the opioid crisis and help shape interventions of their own.
As psychotherapy continues to evolve, the challenge now is to rebrand and reposition the powerful healthcare resource it has become.
Citing data from the 2017 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services, an Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology data brief notes that 29% of providers use only electronic records and 57% have a combination of electronic and paper records.
A year after drug overdose-related deaths in the United States finally began to decline, they surged back to an all-time high in 2019, according to preliminary data published the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The University of Florida has been chosen as the coordinating center for the National Drug Early Warning System, a surveillance system funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse to identify emerging drug abuse trends, the university announced on Tuesday.
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