Difference Addiction and Substance Abuse Disorder
What Is the Difference Between Addiction and Substance Abuse Disorder? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Notice of Meeting for the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) will hold a virtual public meeting of the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) on August 27, 2021, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern. The meeting will include information on federal efforts related to serious mental illness (SMI) and serious emotional disturbance (SED). The agenda and information on how to join the meeting will be posted on theSAMHSA website one week before the meeting. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 23, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SAMHSA Releases Tribal Behavioral Health Grants Totaling $7 Million to Provide Support to Native American Communities
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released 29 Tribal Behavioral Health Grants totaling $7 million to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. Each grantee receives up to $250,000 during a five-year period to support the development and implementation of integrated services to prevent suicide and reduce the impact of mental and substance use disorders and trauma. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - July 23, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention; Notice of Meeting
Notice from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announcing a public meeting of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention National Advisory Council (CSAP NAC) on August 11, 2021, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items will include the discussion of substance abuse prevention priorities and updates on CSAP program developments. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 21, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Child safety decisions and parental mental health problems: a new analysis of mediating factors - Roscoe JN, Lery B, Thompson D.
BACKGROUND: Our previous study showed that parents with mental health problems or substance abuse are at increased risk of having children removed from the home, primarily due to caregiving deficits, neglect, and prenatal exposure to substances, not physic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Weaving Healthy Families Program: promoting resilience while reducing violence and substance use - McKinley CE, Theall KP.
PURPOSE: We examine pilot results for the culturally adapted Weaving Healthy Families (WHF) program to promote resilience and wellness while preventing substance abuse and violence among Native American (NA) families. METHODS: Results were drawn fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Comparative outcomes for Black children served by the Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Teams program for families with parental substance abuse and child maltreatment - Huebner RA, Willauer T, Hall MT, Smead E, Poole V, Posze L, Hibbeler PG.
INTRODUCTION: An urgent need exists for child welfare and substance use disorder (SUD) interventions that safely preserve Black families, engage parents in treatment services, and improve child and parent outcomes. The Title IV-E Prevention Services Cleari... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating Committee
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will hold a virtual public meeting of the Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating Committee (ISUDCC) on August 26, 2021, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items include information on support for the mission and work of the Committee, federal advances to address challenges in substance use disorder (SUD), and non-federal advances to address challenges in SUD. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 16, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Study shows mental health, support, not just substance misuse key in parental neglect
(University of Kansas) Substance abuse has long been viewed as the top factor in parents neglecting children. But a new study has found that presence of clinical depression and social supports, when compared with substance use, are also key in predicting neglect; should be part of social services, researcher argues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Interventions for decreasing drug abuse and social problem in  Iran's comprehensive mental and social health services - Damari B, Hajebi A, Asgardoon MH.
OBJECTIVE: Social problems and drug abuse, especially addiction, divorce, poverty, crime, violence, alcohol consumption, and substance abuse, have increased in Iran over the past two decades. The present study aims to determine an approach to decrease drug... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Psychometric performance of the perceived stigma of substance abuse scale (PSAS) among patients on methadone maintenance therapy in Vietnam - Stockton MA, Mughal AY, Bui Q, Greene MC, Pence BW, Go V, Gaynes BN.
BACKGROUND: People who inject drugs (PWID) and patients on methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) face severe stigma and discrimination. However, there are limited measures assessing stigma towards individuals with substance use disorders or MMT patients, par... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

McKinsey report predicts digital tools could be the answer to employee mental health crisis
During the COVID-19 pandemic rates of depression, anxiety and substance abuse increased.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Insurers: Employers will pay more in the long run for ignoring mental health issues
Even before the pandemic, the cost of treating mental health was on the rise. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, spending for treatment of mental health and substance abuse disorders from all public and private sources was expected to total $280.5 billion in 2020, up from $171.7 billion in 2009. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Insurers: Employers will pay more in the long run for ignoring mental health issues
Even before the pandemic, the cost of treating mental health was on the rise. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, spending for treatment of mental health and substance abuse disorders from all public and private sources was expected to total $280.5 billion in 2020, up from $171.7 billion in 2009. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 5, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Meeting of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services National Advisory Council
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services National Advisory Council (CMHS NAC) will hold a virtual public meeting on August 17, 2021, from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items include updates from the SAMHSA CMHS director; discussions on the Mental Health Block Grant, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, and Children Services; and updates from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 1, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Notice from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) updating the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), which surveys people 12 and older about the use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. Updates include replacing the tobacco module with a redesigned nicotine module, revising the marijuana module, redesigning the adult and youth mental health services utilization modules into one module, and replacing the drug treatment module with a redesigned module. Comments are due within 30 days of the publication of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - June 30, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Substance Abuse Among the Youth Now a Worrying Trend
[Nation] It is every parent's dream to take their child through school for pre-primary all the way to university. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Pandemic Caused the Biggest Decline in U.S. Life Expectancy since World War 2. Black and Hispanic Americans Have Suffered the Most
Although James Toussaint has never had COVID-19, the pandemic is taking a profound toll on his health. First, the 57-year-old lost his job delivering parts for a New Orleans auto dealership in spring 2020, when the local economy shut down. Then, he fell behind on his rent. Last month, Toussaint was forced out of his apartment when his landlord—who refused to accept federally funded rental assistance—found a loophole in the federal ban on evictions. Toussaint has recently had trouble controlling his blood pressure. Arthritis in his back and knees prevents him from lifting more than 20 pounds, a huge obstacle for...
Source: TIME: Health - June 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Liz Szabo / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

My View: Learning to cope with 'reentry' anxiety amid pandemic recovery
In this guest column, the executive director of a Valley nonprofit that specializes in treating substance abuse, looks at how the so-called reentry anxiety that peope may experience in getting back to normal social interactions after working from home can be especially acute for those in recovery from addiction. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lee Pioske Source Type: news

Covid exacerbated demand for substance abuse care. A Falls Church psychiatric hospital wants to fill the void.
HCA is looking to expand its services in Northern Virginia as the Covid-era need increases. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Spectrum Health expands mental health training to help professionals with burnout
The Spectrum Education and Training Institute (SETI) offers programming for licensed professionals such as social workers, mental health counselors and alcohol and substance abuse counselors. And in other health care news: a new diversity initiative; expanded care programs; and new philanthropy to fund growth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment; Notice of Meeting
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) National Advisory Council (NAC) will hold a virtual public meeting on August 12, 2021, from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items will include an update on CSAT activities; a discussion with SAMHSA leadership; and a discussion of recovery and recovery support.Registration for the meeting is required. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - June 23, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Implications of posttraumatic growth for the treatment of comorbid substance abuse among survivors of traumatic experiences - Whaley AL, Mesidor JK.
OBJECTIVES: Research suggests that individuals treated for substance use disorders are not routinely assessed for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomatology despite high rates of comorbidity. One area of research that has been overlooked in theor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

'Help is on the way' for people with psychosis
(University of Washington School of Medicine/UW Medicine) The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently issued a statement calling cognitive behavioral therapy the standard of care for psychosis. " This is being called a 'watershed moment' for advancing care for people with schizophrenia, " said lead author of the statement, a psychologist with the University of Washington School of Medicine. Psychosis is the defining criteria for people diagnosed with schizophrenia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

When a house is never a home: housing instability among youth affected by parental drug abuse - Lewis QJ, Smith BD, Offiong A, Prioleau M, Powell TW.
BACKGROUND: The negative consequences of parental substance abuse are significant and longstanding for children. Among other risks, these youth are more likely to experience housing instability. The most common predictor of a child not living with their bi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Biden Administration Invests Additional $1.8 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funding to Combat COVID-19 in Indian Country
The Indian Health Service (IHS) announced an investment of $1.8 billion from the American Rescue Plan toward combatting COVID-19 in Indian Country. Funding will support public health workforce activities, mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment, COVID-19 mitigation, and COVID-19 related facilities activities. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - June 16, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Recreational ketamine-related deaths notified to the National Programme on Substance Abuse Deaths, England, 1997-2019 - Corkery JM, Hung WC, Claridge H, Goodair C, Copeland CS, Schifano F.
BACKGROUND: Ketamine is a phencyclidine derivative with dissociative anaesthetic properties. Increasing numbers of individuals in England take ketamine recreationally. Information on deaths arising from such use in England is presented. METHODS: Ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Lung, brain, and spinal cord abscesses after a near-drowning episode - Cervera-Hernandez ME, Szymczak W, Puius YA, Shuter J.
A 35-year-old man with a history of substance abuse was taken to the hospital after being rescued from a freshwater river where he had a near-drowning experience. He was treated in the ICU for aspiration pneumonia and had a favorable initial clinical cours... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Death Rates Are Rising Across Rural America
TUESDAY, June 8, 2021 -- In rural America, more people die from chronic health conditions and substance abuse than in suburbs and cities, and the gap is widening. Researchers report in a new study that the difference in rural and urban death rates... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Trajectories of adolescent poly-substance use and their long-term social and economic outcomes for males from low-income backgrounds - Vergunst F, Chadi N, Orri M, Brousseau-Paradis C, Castellanos-Ryan N, Seguin JR, Vitaro F, Nagin D, Tremblay RE, C ôté SM.
This study examined (1) longitudinal profiles of male adolescent poly-substance use and (2) their association with social and economic ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trauma exposure and mental health needs among adolescents involved with the juvenile justice system - Duron JF, Williams-Butler A, Mattson P, Boxer P.
Justice-involved adolescents typically report high levels of lifetime trauma exposure, although research on juvenile justice system-wide screenings is limited. Further, there is little evidence from research on the psychological and substance abuse treatme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Socio-demographic features and trends of suicide mortality in Babylon province, Irak - Al-Humairi AK, Kadhem QI, Saied JA, Hussain AMA.
Background: Suicide is defined as an act of intentionally causing one's death. Different psychological disorders including depression, personality disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and addiction, and anxiety diso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Can TV shows help teens navigate bullying, depression and other mental health issues?
(University of California - Los Angeles) Popular television shows and movies can bolster teenagers' mental health and help them cope with bullying, sexual assault, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse and depression when these issues are depicted with empathy and appropriate resources are provided, a new report by UCLA's Center for Scholars and Storytellers shows. And the need is great. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can TV shows help teens navigate bullying, depression and other mental health issues?
This study provides much-needed evidence to advance the conversation about how a popular show can impact adolescent ment al health and the lessons to be drawn from it. Accurate information combined with compelling storytelling works well.”Co-authors of the report are Jordan Levinson, a UCLA graduate student in psychology; Laurel Felt, a senior fellow with the center; Elise Tsai, a UCLA research assistant; and Ellen Wartella, a professor of communication at Northwestern University.Melinda French Gates ’Pivotal Ventures and the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Technology and Adolescent Mental We...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 25, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Synthetic cannabinoid-related deaths in England, 2012-2019 - Yoganathan P, Claridge H, Chester L, Englund A, Kalk NJ, Copeland CS.
AIM: To identify drug-related death trends associated with synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists (SCRAs) reported to the National Programme on Substance Abuse Deaths (NPSAD) from England. DESIGN: Case reports from NPSAD (England) where a SCRA was... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC partner treating addiction raises $20M as demand grows
The company, which uses a value-based model to treat substance abuse rather than a fee-for-service model, has two locations in Triad and 10 in North Carolina. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sonia Waraich Source Type: news

HHS Announces $3 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funding for SAMHSA Block Grants to Address Addiction, Mental Health Crisis
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced $3 billion in American Rescue Plan funding will be allocated to the Community Mental Health Services Block Grant (MHBG) Program and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program (SABG). Each program will disburse $1.5 billion to states and territories to help communities grappling with mental health and substance use needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - May 18, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Depression Is a Pandemic. Let ’s Use the Lessons of COVID-19 to Find Treatments
A version of this article also appeared in theIt’s Not Just You newsletter. Sign up here to receive a new edition every Sunday. This week, we have a special Mental Health Awareness Month edition of It’s Not Just You. In addition to the piece below, you can read a guest essay from Ciara Alyse Harris, one of the stars of the hit musical, Dear Evan Hansen here. My dad, who was always intuitive, told us he saw that my little sister’s depression had returned when he printed photographs he’d taken of her. “I could see it in her eyes, like a ghost,” he said. It was an observation born of love a...
Source: TIME: Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Depression Is a Pandemic. Let ’s Use the Lessons of COVID-19 to Find Treatments
A version of this article also appeared in theIt’s Not Just You newsletter. Sign up here to receive a new edition every Sunday. This week, we have a special Mental Health Awareness Month edition of It’s Not Just You. In addition to the piece below, you can read a guest essay from Ciara Alyse Harris, one of the stars of the hit musical, Dear Evan Hansen here. My dad, who was always intuitive, told us he saw that my little sister’s depression had returned when he printed photographs he’d taken of her. “I could see it in her eyes, like a ghost,” he said. It was an observation born of love a...
Source: TIME: Science - May 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Persons with substance abuse disorders and other addictions: coping with the CoViD-19 pandemic - Fabelo-Roche JR, Iglesias-Mor é S, Gómez-García AM.
Cuba implemented policies mandating social distancing on March 11, 2020, which were still in place at the time of this study. During such periods of isolation, people with psychoactive substance-related disorders and other addictions may be tempted to redu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Associations of substance abuse histories and gambling addiction history with post-traumatic stress symptoms and depressive symptoms among Chinese prisoners - Geng F, Tu L, Zhan N, Zhang Y, Wang J.
This study investigated the prevalence rates of trauma exposure, po... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Male perpetrators of intimate partner violence: MCMI III Profiles, Grossman Facet Scales, Family of Origin Experiences and Attitudes Toward Women in a small cohort of men in India - Nigudkar A, Wandrekar J, Osrin D, Daruwalla N.
BACKGROUND:Personality psychopathology, substance abuse, family of origin experiences, and patriarchal attitudes are variables associated with intimate partner violence.AIM:This pilot study aimed to explore clinical and personality profiles and psy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Gender-affirming surgeries linked to ‘significant reduction’ in odds of suicide risk, substance abuse
Study demonstrates an association between gender-affirming surgery and improved mental health outcomes. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 on racial-ethnic minorities among persons with opioid use disorder
(University of Connecticut) The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health disparities for people of color, who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. People with opioid use disorder (OUD) faced unique challenges when many mental health and addiction services reduced services or temporarily closed.UConn researchers recently published their findings in the Journal of Substance Abuse and Treatment about the experiences of racial-ethnic minorities during the COVID-19 pandemic among people with OUD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Evaluation of the diagnostic performance of an oral fluid screening test device for substance abuse at traffic controls - Avcioglu G, Yilmaz G, Sahiner SY, Kozaci LD, Bal C, Yilmaz FM.
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to evaluate the analytical performance of the Kite Biotechnology Oral fluid (OF) screening test device, which is used for roadside screening of cannabis, opiates, amphetamines, methamphetamine, 3,4-methylenedioxymeth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Exposure to Hurricane Sandy and risk of opioid abuse - McCann-Pineo M, Taioli E, Schwartz RM.
The objective of this study was to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Alcohol, drugs and sexual abuse in Cameroon's rainforest - Gallois S, van Andel TR, Pranskaityt é G.
Due to global socio-economical and ecological changes, indigenous societies are exposed to an increased risk of alcohol and substance abuse. Most research on this topic has been done on indigenous communities in Canada, Australia, the US, parts of Europe a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Advisory Committee for Women's Services (ACWS); Notice of Meeting
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Advisory Committee for Women's Services (ACWS) will hold a virtual public meeting on May 5, 2021, from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items include a discussion on assessing current SAMHSA strategies to address the mental health and substance use needs of women and girls and priorities regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the behavioral health needs of women and children.Registration is required to attend. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 19, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Scientists reveal COVID-19 news, next frontier in fighting substance abuse, more
(Experimental Biology) Want to find out the latest insights into COVID-19, explore new medicines for fighting substance abuse or delve into cultural challenges facing the scientific community? The Experimental Biology (EB) 2021 meeting is your source for the latest research and discussion on today's hot topics in science and medicine. Program is now available. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Health care utilization due to substance abuse among homeless and nonhomeless children and young adults in New York - Sakai-Bizmark R, Webber EJ, Estevez D, Murillo M, Marr EH, Bedel LEM, Mena LA, Felix JCD, Smith LM.
This study aimed to compare h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news