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ConclusionA substantial number of patients responded to this program and received accelerated engagement in medication-assisted treatment. Such a program is feasible in the community hospital ED and may prevent some individuals from relapsing into high-risk illicit drug use when immediate medication-assisted treatment is not otherwise available.
Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is common among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and associated with a greater risk of poor medication adherence, unsafe sexual behaviors as well as poor quality of life. To our k...
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Perceiving a need for substance abuse treatment is a strong predictor of substance abuse treatment utilization among those with substance use disorders (SUD). Studies have also found that when persons with SUD perceive a need for treatment, they are more likely to use mental health treatment rather than substance abuse treatment. Substance abuse treatment utilization is low among Latinos, relative to other racial/ethnic groups. It is unknown if Latinos with SUD who perceive a need for treatment are more likely to use mental health or substance abuse treatment.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Background: Recovery support services, including in vivo (i.e., face to face) peer-based supports and social networks, are associated with positive effects on substance use disorder recovery outcomes. The translation of in vivo supports to digital platforms is a recent development that is mostly unexamined. The types of users and their engagement patterns of digital recovery support services (D-RSS), and the utility of objective and self-report data in predicting future recovery outcomes require further study to move the recovery support field forward.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsSocial media monitoring has potential for use in identifying individuals at-risk for substance abuse and those who may be perpetuating unhealthy substance use norms.
Source: Journal of Adolescence - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
Announcement of virtual public subcommittee meetings of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) to be held throughout the day on December 4, 2019. The five subcommittee focus areas include treatment and recovery, data, justice, access and engagement, and finance.
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - Category: Rural Health Source Type: news
This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between symptoms of gambling problems, gambling behaviours, and cognitive distortions among a university student population in Japan ages 20 to 29  years...
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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Source: Substance Abuse - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
A substantial body of literature has found associations between interpersonal victimization, trauma symptoms, and substance use disorders (SUD) among adolescents. Secondary data analysis was conducted on structured interview data collected by treatment pro...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Identifying youth with mental health concerns and connecting them to effective intervention is important because poor mental health is related to lower educational achievements, substance abuse, violence, compromised health, and reduced life satisfaction. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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