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Analysis finds LGBT youth at greater risk of substance use

September 19, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
An analysis of data from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System finds that bisexual youth were most susceptible to polysubstance use.

Aggressive intervention shows promise for injection users with HIV

September 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A feasibility study offers signs that helping HIV-infected drug users navigate the healthcare system can improve treatment engagement and reduce the spread of the virus.

New Directions for Women hires new chief clinical officer

August 27, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Gina Tabrizy has more than a decade of experience in conducting individual and group therapy sessions at New Directions for Women.

NCAD: Adverse childhood experiences common in gay meth-using population

August 24, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A private practitioner discussed the constellation of problems around methamphetamine use in the gay male population at the National Conference on Alcohol & Addiction Disorders.

PRIDE Institute hires new clinical director

July 30, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Todd Connaughty is rejoining the PRIDE Institute to serve as director of clinical services.

Promoting sexual health in the LGBTQ community

July 13, 2018  |  Philip McCabe, CSW, Mark McMillan, LMSW, Kristina Padilla, MA, LAADC, and David Fawcett, PhD, LCSW
A nonjudgmental, informed approach will create a safe space for productive discussions with LGBTQ patients.

Sunspire Health Texas hires new medical director

July 5, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Victor Vines, MD's clinical expertise includes working with professionals in safety-sensitive roles.

Collaboration will enhance focus on relationship between HIV and substance use

June 5, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research will address the relationship between HIV/AIDS and substance use disorder under a new National Institutes of Health grant award.

American Indian adolescents at increased risk for substance use

June 4, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
A Colorado State University study finds increased substance use rates among students attending schools on or near reservations vs. general U.S. population students in the same grades.

Substance misuse on the rise as boomers age

May 31, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Baby boomers, who historically have outpaced other generations in illicit substance use, face additional health risks associated with aging.

Westport House names director of family services

May 29, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The Connecticut extended care and sober living program for men has announced that Natalie Rosin has joined its team.

Services characterized as training in veterans program

May 24, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
To combat stigma, Warriors Heart carefully chooses how it portrays its services to veterans, law enforcement officers and first responders.


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