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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.
November 21, 2018
A paper from the Baker Institute at Rice University suggests that policy and funding efforts that too narrowly target opioids will end up missing the mark.
October 09, 2018
The Health in Justice Action Lab reports that most states authorize some form of involuntary commitment for substance use treatment, but with little attention to offering evidence-based care.
October 02, 2018
In an interview with Behavioral Healthcare Executive, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said a comprehensive response to the opioid epidemic must include efforts to make it easier for physicians…
October 02, 2018
The opening keynote presentations at this week's Moments of Change conference served as a rallying call for greater advocacy involvement in the treatment community.
September 27, 2018
The Treatment Advocacy Center says a study it conducted finds involuntary treatment laws in a third of states fall short in protecting and providing care for individuals with severe mental illness.
September 26, 2018
A California bill that was signed into law this week will target individual and facility credentials in an attempt to curb patient brokering activity.
September 12, 2018
Among its efforts, the RAND Opioid Policy Tools and Information Center will explore why certain opioid-fighting strategies work well in some communities but not others.
August 21, 2018
Presenters weigh in on the importance of controlling your organizational narrative in times of crisis, how to avoid payer audits, technology considerations and sober home standards.
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