Migration and ethnicity related indicators in European drug treatment demand (TDI) registries

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Source: Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research

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A 56-year-old male with no known history of substance abuse and no known prior medical conditions presented  via ambulance to the emergency department after being found by coworkers with bizarre behavior, vomiting, and slurred speech. He had legally purc...
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This article addresses the need for a protocol by including occurrences of accidents and injuries, consequences to anesthesia practice and patient care, costs, and the culture in an anesthesia group or department. Components of the protocol are formation of a committee, risk assessment, clear workplace policy, annual continuing education, annual supervisor training, drug screening of anesthesia personnel, pharmacy accountability, and access to treatment. The article describes the protocol and provides supplemental information to aid in implementation at other anesthesia departments. Substance abuse among CRNAs is a complex...
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While treatment satisfaction has been associated with better outcomes in substance abuse treatment, there is an obvious need for a more profound understanding of what predicts client ’s satisfaction with treatm...
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
AbstractFamily-run organizations are an important source of support for families of children with serious emotional disturbance, yet little work has explored how these organizations sustain their work. The National Evaluation Team (NET) for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ’s Children’s Mental Health Initiative grant program interviewed 20 family organizations in Grant Year 2 and 22 organizations in Year 4 to assess their main funding sources, the adequacy of this funding to support the organization, and changes in their funding and financial sustainability over t ime. Family organi...
Source: The Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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Source: Rural events via the Rural Assistance Center - Category: Rural Health Source Type: events
FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- Mental health problems and substance abuse are common among cops, and more needs to be done to address those issues, researchers say. Previous studies have suggested that first responders have a higher risk of mental health...
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Source: Substance Abuse - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Evidence-based outpatient treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) consists of medications that treat OUD (MOUD) and psychosocial treatments (e.g., psychotherapy or counseling, case management). Prior studies have not examined the use of these components of care in a commercially insured population.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Abstract Adolescent substance abuse is America's #1 public health problem as per the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse. People are most likely to begin abusing drugs during adolescence, and the longer adolescents defer experimentation, the less likely they are to develop long-term drug abuse problems. The CRAFFT and DAST questionnaires are brief, reliable tools for adolescent substance abuse screening. Health care professionals can help continue low adolescent substance utilization rate by having open conversations with adolescents regarding all substances and medications, including illicit substanc...
Source: Primary Care - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Prim Care Source Type: research
Abstract Child sexual abuse is a severely underreported crime in the United States. The consequences of child sexual abuse extend beyond physical injury, including an increased likelihood to develop chronic physical and mental diseases/disorders, including substance abuse and suicide. Care involves trauma-informed screening, assessment, and documentation, education of, and access to sexually transmitted infection prophylaxis and emergency contraception, safety interventions, and access to community resources. Medical providers should know the response process their facility, community, and state practices for vict...
Source: Primary Care - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Prim Care Source Type: research
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