Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program

Grants and technical assistance to enhance the operations of adult drug courts and/or to implement new veterans treatment courts. Courts should integrate evidence-based substance abuse treatment, random drug testing, equitable sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in judicially-supervised court settings with jurisdiction over offenders to reduce recidivism, substance abuse, and prevent overdoses. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Source: Funding opportunities via the Rural Health Information Hub - Category: American Health Source Type: funding

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North America remains in the midst of an escalating opioid overdose epidemic, largely driven by the influx of synthetic opioids such a fentanyl and related analogues. High rates of mental illness among substan...
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Commentary Source Type: research
For many individuals, “cold-turkey” abstinence isn’t realistic when it comes to recovering from addiction. This is especially true when it comes to opioid addiction. Opioids take over the brain’s chemistry so much to the point that it can be difficult to function without it. Therefore, taking opioid medication for addiction treatment in medication-assisted treatment has been found to help individuals recovering from opioid addiction by reducing the withdrawal symptoms and allowing for their body to readjust. Medication-Assisted Treatment Medication-assisted treatment is the use of medications in co...
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New largescale study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found overprescription of opioids by dentists common, particularly to patients at high risk for substance abuse, and that almost 1/3 of patients received more powerful drugs than neededElsevierIMAGE: In this cross-sectional analysis of 542,958 dental visits by adult patients, between 1 in 4 and 1 in 2 opioid prescriptions exceeded the recommended morphine equivalents and days'supply for...viewmore Credit: Michelle S. Woods Ann Arbor, February 4, 2020 - Dentists are among top prescribers of opioids in the US, however, whether their opioid prescrib...
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Conclusions: Comorbidities such as chronic hypertension and kidney failure were less frequent than in patients with other PRES etiologies. Imaging analysis did not highlight a specific pattern for poisoning-induced PRES. Although less described, PRES in the context of poisoning, which shares most of the clinical and radiological characteristics of other etiologies, is not to be ignored.
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Source: Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Inpatient treatment for substance use disorders is a collection of strategies ranging from short term detoxification to longer term residential treatment. How those with opioid use disorder (OUD) navigate this inpatient treatment system after an encounter for detoxification and subsequent risk of opioid-related overdose is not well understood.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
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