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ADHD patients' substance use risk lower in medicated periods

July 17, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Researchers have found that individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at lower risk of alcohol or drug abuse when they are taking ADHD medications.

Center addresses triangle of pain, addictive and psychological disorders

July 10, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A California facility that calls itself the first "triple diagnosis" program is seeking to make inroads with a variety of privately and publicly funded treatment populations.

Specialty provider reaches entirely new population in pediatric offices

July 5, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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An initiative at Gosnold on Cape Cod has several groundbreaking components, including its pediatric practice setting and a focus on prevention and early intervention rather than treatment.

Fairbanks expands ability to serve dually diagnosed

June 5, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Fairbanks has hired psychiatrist Jennifer Bell, DO, in order to improve its capacity to treat patients with co-occurring mental health disorders.

Research will test motivator to reduce drinking in HIV patients

June 2, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Research at the University of Houston will explore whether personalized information about risk behaviors can enhance HIV patients' motivation to reduce drinking.

New analysis finds regional differences in hepatitis C rates

May 9, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Data collected from numerous sources reveal that the Western U.S. had the highest prevalence of hepatitis C infection in 2010.

Oxytocin a potential treatment for addiction and comorbid mood disorders

April 21, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A research review published in the British Journal of Pharmacology suggests the neuropeptide oxytocin, administered as an intranasal spray, could be effective in the treatment of opioid addiction and comorbid mood disorders.

Specialty IOPs bring flexibility to treatment for N.J. provider

April 20, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care has opened four specialty intensive outpatient programs, including two women’s addiction treatment programs, as well as mood and anxiety disorder, and co-occurring mental health and addiction.

NAATP releases initial data from outcomes project

April 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Initial results from the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers' Outcomes Pilot Program show a patient population with past experience in treatment and significant mental health concerns.

SAMHSA guide advances strategies for transitioning offenders to community

March 31, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new federal report discusses evidence-based approaches to transitioning incarcerated individuals with substance use or mental health disorders into the community.

SAMHSA grant program seeks to contribute to ambitious HIV care goals

March 15, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Nonprofit entities are eligible for funding under a Targeted Capacity Expansion grant program to improve HIV care for minority populations with substance use disorders.

Major jump in eating disorders screening projected

February 27, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week organizers are aiming to have 100,000 individuals participate in free online screenings during this year's campaign.

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