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Children & Adolescents

February 12, 2019
Newly released results based on a state-representative sample in Washington illustrate the difficulty in drawing broad conclusions about how marijuana legalization is affecting youth behavior.
December 13, 2018
A newly released report offers policy recommendations for helping the growing number of grandparents suddenly being thrust back into parenting roles.
September 18, 2018
The 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health offers some encouragement regarding the opioid crisis but growing concern for groups such as pregnant women and young adults.
September 11, 2018
A new study indicates that only about one in four young people with opioid use disorders receives one of the approved medications as part of treatment.
H. Steven Moffic
June 22, 2018
Even though it is difficult to find out the facts about the separation of immigrant children from their parents along our southwest border, there are certain clinical and ethical principles that we…
April 04, 2018
The new Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HELP) initiative could incliude collaborative demonstration projects in states hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.
Julie Miller
February 28, 2018
Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are providing a remarkable glimpse into Generation Z, a population that could create enormous policy changes for healthcare in the coming years.
November 15, 2017
Centerstone Kentucky has announced plans to merge with Uspiritus, which offers two residential centers as well as community-based services for children and youth.
September 18, 2017
A study published by Caron Treatment Centers shows fewer parents talk with their children about the dangers of prescription painkillers than those that discuss alcohol, illegally obtained drugs or…
August 25, 2017
The agency will convene a meeting of its Pediatric Advisory Committee in September to discuss the use of hydrocodone or codeine for the treatment of cough in pediatric patients.
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