Reproductive Health Needs Among Substance Use Disorder Treatment Clients

Conclusions: Men and women in SUD treatment have unmet reproductive health needs. As SUD treatment moves toward greater integration, the programmatic inclusion of family planning services should be considered.
Source: Journal of Addiction Medicine - Category: Addiction Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

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Conclusion Sexually transmitted disease nurses from Dutch STD clinics regularly addressed chemsex during MSM consultations. Our results show relevance of educating STD nurses on signaling problematic chemsex and arranging referral pathways to addiction care to optimize chemsex related health care.
Source: Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Category: Sexual Medicine Tags: The Real World of STD Prevention Source Type: research
This study highlights the importance of establishing detection protocols and systems of referral to the network of attention to women suffering violence, within the centres of the drug addiction care network, as well as the development of multilevel strategies that take into account not only individual factors but also other social and/or structural aspects that may be playing a relevant role in addressing this problem. PMID: 32677694 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Adicciones - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Adicciones Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to determine the synergist effect of depression, anxiety, and substance use in unsafe sex. Individuals receiving residential treatment for substance use were recruited in 21 centers in Mexico City. Data on substance use, depression (PHQ-9), anxiety (GAD-7), and condom use (number of unsafe sex occasions) was collected. Four Poisson regression models were adjusted to compare the additive or interactive effect of these variables. We found that model 2 (anxiety and depression interactive model) showed a better fit when compared with its additive-only counterpart (model 1), χ2[1]  =&t...
Source: International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Gang members show inordinately high levels of childhood trauma and disadvantage, sexual and non-sexual violence, and psychiatric disorders, which are interrelated. The public health problem of sexual victimisation of affiliated women is explained by these findings. Healthcare professionals may have difficulties promoting desistance from adverse health-related behaviours among gang members whose multiple high-risk and violent sexual behaviours are associated with psychiatric morbidity, particularly addictions. PMID: 32338230 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry for Mental Science - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Br J Psychiatry Source Type: research
Most people know about the damaging effects that binge drinking can bring to someone’s life. Loss of enjoyment of life, losing family relationships, financial and career struggles, homelessness, and legal consequences are just the tip of the iceberg. However, it can be more difficult to realize the long-term effect of binge drinking on the body, because you cannot always see it. Frequent binge drinking poses many dangerous health risks, and many of them can lead to death. Facts on Long-Term Effect of Binge Drinking on the Body For men, binge drinking is defined as consuming five or more drinks within about two hour...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Alcohol Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism alcohol abuse alcohol dependence alcohol treatment alcohol treatment center binge binge drinking Source Type: blogs
  Sex addict. Nympho. You’ve likely heard these words used for a person with hypersexuality, but what exactly is this condition? Is hypersexuality really a symptom of a mental disorder or is it just a super high libido? Where does one draw the line between liking (or loving) sex and being hypersexual? Is it similar to a drug addiction? Or a binge eating disorder?  Join Gabe and Jackie as they tackle this often misunderstood topic and hear Gabe’s own personal experiences with hypersexuality as a debilitating symptom of his bipolar disorder. (Transcript Available Below) SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW About Th...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Bipolar Disorders General Not Crazy Podcast Relationships Sexuality Source Type: blogs
Is your alcohol use turning into something you are worried about? It can be hard for many people to determine whether or not they have a problem with alcohol, but chances are, you’re not happy with your current drinking habits. If you’re wondering “do I have an alcohol problem?’, keep reading for a few tell-tale signs, what is involved with treatment, and what can happen if you leave your alcohol problem untreated. Ask Yourself These Questions If you are asking yourself, “do I have an alcohol problem?”, as yourself the following questions first. If you answer yes to most or all of them,...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Alcohol Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism Detox Resources for Alcohol and Drugs/Opiates alcohol abuse alcohol detox alcohol treatment Source Type: blogs
A fundamental assumption of libertarianism, and of ordinary conservatism, is that people's lot in life is generally deserved. Poor people, substance abusers, offenders -- they didn't work hard enough, they are moral failures, they don't love Jesus, whatever, it's their own fault. People who are economically and socially successful earned what they have. Social problems are individual problems -- if we try to help the unfortunate, we just enable their failings.Back in the 1990s (while Bill Clinton was president) the CDC cosponsored a study withKaiser-Permanente on what are called Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE). Sure, w...
Source: Stayin' Alive - Category: American Health Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: Job satisfaction among MMT clinic service providers was moderate in our study. Our findings suggest that institutional support for providers should be improved, and that acquisition of additional expertise should be encouraged.
Source: Journal of Addiction Medicine - Category: Addiction Tags: Original Research Source Type: research
Most people know that drinking alcohol to excess isn’t good for you, but does it mean you are an alcoholic? People who drink sometimes test limits and boundaries which could lead to binge drinking, whether intentional or unintentional. How can you tell if you’ve crossed the line between binge drinking and alcohol use disorder, and the answer to “is a binge drinker an alcoholic”? What Technically Is a Binge Drinker? The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines binge drinking as a pattern of drinking that brings blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels to 0.08 g/dL. This typically o...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Recovery Alcohol Rehab Information Alcoholism alcohol abuse alcohol detox alcohol treatment alcohol treatment center alcohol treatment facility binge binge drinking Source Type: blogs
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