SAMHSA National Advisory Council (NAC) Meeting

Sep 3, 2020. . Sponsored by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Source: Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Premature discontinuation of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment is a leading factor associated with poor outcomes. The aim of the study was to investigate factors associated with early dropout among individuals with SUD receiving outpatient care. In a prospective cohort of substance-dependent outpatients, we collected sociodemographic and clinical data, and participants completed questionnaires assessing health-related quality of life, states of anxiety and depression, and coping at baseline.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
By HAYWARD ZWERLING I walked into my exam room to see a patient I first met two decades ago. On presentation, his co-morbidities included poorly controlled DM-1, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and a substance abuse disorder. Over the years our healthcare system has served him well as he has remained free of diabetic complications and now leads a productive life. Watching this transformation has been both professionally rewarding, personally enjoyable, and I look forward to our periodic interactions. At this visit, he was sporting a MAGA hat. I was confused. How can my patient, who has so clearly benefited from America...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Medical Practice Physicians Politics Trump's Health Hayward Zwerling Source Type: blogs
BACKGROUND: The burden of substance abuse amongst the youths has increased worldwide including Nepal. There is limited data on prevalence of substance abuse among the adolescents. Hence this study aims to determine the prevalence of substance abuse amongst...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Growing up in a family with one member being affected by mental health problems or substance abuse is an adverse childhood experience which can lead to socioeconomic and health-related impairments in later life. Furthermore, the risk of child maltreatment ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Little evidence has examined the therapeutic effects of methylphenidate (MPH) and Matrix Model treatment on addiction severity, craving, relapse and mental health in people who use methamphetamine (PWUM). This...
Source: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Many states have responded to the spread of COVID-19 by implementing policies which have led to a dramatic reduction in jail populations. We consider the benefits associated with providing the population of individuals who would, but for these policies, be incarcerated with substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. We discuss problems that may prevent this population from receiving SUD treatment as well as policies which may mitigate these problems.
Source: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
This study aimed to investigate empirical evidence for school-wide trauma-informed approaches that met at least two of the three essential elements of trauma-informed systems defined by SAMSHA (2014).SAMHSA ’s concept of trauma and guidance for a trauma-informed approach. HHS Publication No. (SMA) 14-4884. Rockville: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA14-4884.pdf) and consider commonalities in approaches, drivers of change, challenges and learnings related to implementation, sustainability and outcomes for students. A systematic review searching foremost...
Source: Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
The purpose of this study is, to introduce The Strengthening Families Program and Familias Unidas programs that is applied in USA related to the prevention of substance abuse in children and adolescents and evaluate from social work perspective and provide...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Inhalant abuse is an emerging problem of the decade. Of late, it is reported that inhalants are being abused by adolescents. Some studies have help out to describe the epidemiology of volatile substance abuse in the worldwide. Many parents disregard the ha...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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