Can Grindr Screen Time Be Used To Reduce HIV Risk?
An interesting new study from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) reported at #IDWeek2019 today used “on-screen” time with Grindr to correlate with risky sexual behavior and substance abuse. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Contributor Source Type: news

Dayton startup aids local opioid epidemic recovery with mobile app
A startup is doing its part in aiding relief efforts for the local opioid epidemic through its new mobile app. Recover Amped (RA) is finalizing the development of a mobile app designed to help consumers find immediate treatment options for alcohol and substance abuse disorders. The app, along with its website, offers a number of recovery services benefitting a wide spectrum of users, including people searc hing for treatment, those on the road to recovery, and family and friends. “So many people… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Kyle Source Type: news

It's not just opioids: What doctors want you to know about benzos
There's no understating the extent of America's opioid crisis. In 2017, the same year it became a public health emergency, an estimated 1.7 million people in the US had substance abuse disorders related to prescription opioids. And this year, the National Safety Council found that the odds of dying from an accidental opioid overdose are greater than those of dying in a car crash. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Medication and Substance Abuse Recovery
-- Deciding to stop abusing drugs and alcohol is important to your health, says the American Academy of Family Physicians. But learning to live without these substances can be difficult, and some medicines can actually trigger a relapse. To take... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

10 Tips for Gauging the Quality of an Inpatient Rehab Program, from an Expert in the Field
When you’re suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction and/or another serious mental health condition, quality inpatient treatment is often critical to recovery. But finding quality inpatient treatment isn’t always easy in an industry that has at times been prone to scams. A case in point: a recent story on NPR described how some addiction treatment clinics are claiming that nutritional IV infusions (or “NAD infusions”) can cure cravings and addiction. The news is the latest in a string of reports in recent years revealing how some rehab facilities have preyed on and profited from individuals’...
Source: Psych Central - October 2, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Rami Sleiman Tags: Addictions Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Notice from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration of the extension of a current rule regarding the confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records. Aproposed rule on the same topic was released on August 26, 2019 but is not expected to reach final rule publication status until after the current rule expires, thus requiring the extension. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 2, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Google Honors Pioneering Psychiatrist Herb Kleber, Who Treated Addiction as a Disease, Not a Moral Failing
Dr. Herbert Kleber, one of the first major researchers to treat addiction as a disease, not a moral failing, is remembered by Google Doodle on the 23rd anniversary of his election to the National Academy of Medicine. The Doodle, illustrated by Massachusetts-based artist and author Jarrett J. Krosoczka, celebrates Kleber, who throughout his 50-year career was recognized as a pioneer in the field of addiction research who revolutionized the way addiction is treated and viewed in the medical community. According to Google, through his work “Dr. Kleber changed the landscape of addiction treatment, allowing patients to be...
Source: TIME: Health - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized Drugs Google onetime Source Type: news

Communicating in a Crisis: Risk Communication Guidelines for Public Officials
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Published: 10/2019. This 48-page provides public officials, as well as others involved in disaster and emergency communications, with information about effective communication, working with the media, using social media, addressing errors, and controlling rumors. It focuses on techniques for responding to and cooperating with the media in conveying information; ways to deliver messages before, during, and after a public health crisis; and tools of the trade of media relations and public communications. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide f...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - October 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Helping People With Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder During Disasters: The Dialogue, Volume 15, Issue 3-4, 2019
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Published: 10/2019. This 33-page issue of The Dialogue, a quarterly technical assistance journal on disaster behavioral health, focuses on assisting disaster survivors with serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders after a disaster. Article topics include Caring for People With Mental Illness in Disasters; Activating Legal Mechanisms in a Disaster May Help Meet the Temporary Needs of Individuals With Substance Use Issues; U.S. Virgin Islands Recovery; and Missouri Planning Activities Around Serious Mental Illness and Disasters (PDF) (...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - October 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Substance abuse ICU admissions large burden in the US
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - October 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

UCLA to lead $25 million study of opioids in rural America
This study has the potential to expand access to life-saving treatments for opioid addiction in communities that have been significantly impacted by the opioid epidemic, and for new models of treatment to be sustainable even after the study is over,” Mooney said.Shirley Simson, a National Institute on Drug Abuse representative, said a “significant amount” of the $25 million grant, including $3.6 million for the first year of the study, will be directed to UCLA. The remainder of the grant will go to collaborating institutions.The study on text messaging will be led bySuzette Glasner, an associate prof...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Children, substance abuse and the role of social work - Diraditsile K, Mabote O.
The study determined children's experiences of and views on substance abuse, and the role of social work practice. It adopted a quantitative approach using a descriptive survey design. Data were collected using structured questionnaires with a total of 100... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

DEA Uncovers a Flood of Painkillers Reaching Rural Alaska by Mail
Describes an operation led by the Drug Enforcement Administration that uncovered nearly 45,000 pills of Tramadol mailed to Alaska in 45 days. Contains information on the mild opioid and ways enforcement agencies are addressing substance abuse in rural communities. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - September 20, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Psychological flexibility as a mediator of the association between early life trauma and psychological symptoms - Richardson CME, Jost SA.
Early Life Trauma (ELT), trauma before the age of 18, often has a negative psychological impact, even into adulthood. ELT has been linked to a variety of psychopathologies in adulthood including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and PTSD (e.g., Bremner... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Neural response patterns during Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer predict alcohol relapse and young adult drinking - Sekutowicz M, Guggenmos M, Kuitunen-Paul S, Garbusow M, Sebold M, Pelz P, Priller J, Wittchen HU, Smolka MN, Zimmermann US, Heinz A, Sterzer P, Schmack K.
BACKGROUND: Pavlovian-to-instrumental transfer (PIT) describes the influence of conditioned stimuli on instrumental behaviors and is discussed as a key process underlying substance abuse. Here, we tested whether neural responses during alcohol-related PIT ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Meeting of the the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Advisory Council
Announcement from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of a National Advisory Council (NAC) public meeting on September 26, 2019 to be held in person and via webinar. Agenda items include remarks from the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, updates from SAMHSA Centers Directors, and council discussion with SAMHSA NAC members. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 12, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Gender and geographic predictors of cyberbullying victimization, perpetration, and coping modalities among youth - Ronis S, Slaunwhite A.
Cyberbullying has become an important public health issue due to documented associations among victimization, perpetration, and greater likelihood of depression, substance abuse, anxiety, insomnia, and school-related problems for adolescents. Less is known... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Stressed out and strapped: examining the link between psychological difficulties and student weapon carrying and use - Johnson CL, Wilcox P, Peterson S.
Using data on middle-school adolescents from the Rural Substance Abuse and Violence Project (RSVP), the authors examined the extent to which psychological difficulties are related to student weapon carrying and use, net of other criminological variables. F... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child maltreatment and illicit substance abuse: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies - Halpern SC, Schuch FB, Scherer JN, Sordi AO, Pachado M, Dalbosco C, Fara L, Pechansky F, Kessler F, Diemen LV.
This study aimed to investigate the association between exposure to different types of child maltreatment (CM) and the development of substance use disorders (SUDs) later in life. A systematic review was conducted: the PubMed, EMBASE and PsycINFO databases... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Parental favoritism linked to substance abuse: Playing favorites can affect the self-esteem of children
(Natural News) Most parents will tell you that they don’t have a favorite child, and although they may well be telling the truth, their children might have another opinion entirely – and such a sentiment can be extremely damaging to their mental health. In fact, researchers say that it doesn’t really matter if parental favoritism... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Bullying May Shape Adolescent Brains
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Science)
Source: TIME: Science - September 10, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Rod McCullom / Undark Tags: Uncategorized onetime psychology syndication Source Type: news

How Bullying May Shape Adolescent Brains
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rod McCullom / Undark Tags: Uncategorized onetime psychology syndication Source Type: news

The recursive relationship between substance abuse, prostitution, and incarceration: voices from a long-term cohort of women - Bachman R, Rodriguez S, Kerrison EM, Leon C.
Relying on interview data from a cohort of drug-involved women originally released from prison in the 1990s and interviewed between 2010 and 2011, this paper examines the role that prostitution played in their lives. These women were arrested an average of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Reducing victimization among chronically homeless adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders: an examination of housing placement and risky lifestyles - Zaykowski H, Smelson DA, DeCamp W.
Using data from a social program that provides one year of wraparound services and housing first to chronically homeless adults with mental health and substance abuse problems, this study examines changes in victimization experiences before and during trea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

White House Announces Nearly & #36;2 Billion in Grants to Fight Opioid Epidemic
THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 -- Nearly $2 billion in grants to help fight the U.S. opioid epidemic will be handed out to states and local governments, the White House says. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will provide $932... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

President Donald J. Trump Has Dedicated His Administration to Fighting Back Against the Opioid Crisis
Statement from President Trump detailing his efforts to end the opioid epidemic, including those targeted at stopping illicit drug suppliers, preventing prescription opioid abuse, and expanding access to substance abuse treatment services. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - September 5, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Trump Administration Announces $1.8 Billion in Funding to States to Continue Combating Opioid Crisis
Announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that more than $1.8 billion has been awarded to states to combat the opioid epidemic through programs under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - September 4, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

What is the Dosing of CBD Oil?
Discussion Cannabis sativa makes small fruits which are usually named “seeds” although they are not technically a seed. Hemp oil is derived from the hemp seeds by cold-pressing or other means of macerating or squashing the seeds. Cold pressed oil is high in polyunsaturated fatty acids including various omega-3 and linolenic acids and antioxidants. It is used by some people for its nutritional value and “[a]ccording to an old legend, Buddha (Prince Siddharta Gautama) founder of Buddism, was able to survive eating only one hemp seed each day for six years.” The seeds themselves do not contain any psyc...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 2, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Lesser-known benefits of EAP employees should know
Many employees consider their employee assistance program (EAP) as a go-to resource for behavioral health, substance abuse or family and relationship issues. But an EAP can be so much more. Offering employees a full scope of EAP benefits — including those that address work-life balance issues — can make good financial sense for business owners. A comprehensive EAP can help employees and family members manage a wider range of problems that otherwise could negatively impact work pe rformance.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Advocate Aurora Health Source Type: news

Lesser-known benefits of EAP employees should know
Many employees consider their employee assistance program (EAP) as a go-to resource for behavioral health, substance abuse or family and relationship issues. But an EAP can be so much more. Offering employees a full scope of EAP benefits — including those that address work-life balance issues — can make good financial sense for business owners. A comprehensive EAP can help employees and family members manage a wider range of problems that otherwise could negatively impact work pe rformance.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 1, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Advocate Aurora Health Source Type: news

Helping Older Adults After Disasters: A Guide to Providing Support
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Published: 9/2019. This 19-page guide will help prepare outreach staff for encounters with older adults by describing common disaster reactions and providing tips and resources. Topics include Disaster Recovery in Older Adulthood, Common Disaster Reactions and Signs of the Need for More Help, Using Other Resources To Help Older Adults After Disasters, and Managing Your Stress After a Disaster: Tips for Older Adults. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - September 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Few Mental Health, Violence Interventions for LGBTQ Youth Few Mental Health, Violence Interventions for LGBTQ Youth
Sexual/gender minority youth experience greater mental health problems, substance abuse, and violence victimization, but a new review shows there are few evidence-based inclusive interventions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - August 30, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Different risk factors are associated with alcohol use versus problematic use in male Pakistani adolescents - Shahzad S, Kliewer W, Ali M, Begum N.
Substance abuse is a significant problem in Pakistan (Hussain, 2017), yet, there are few studies of risk factors in this population, particularly in remote areas. Male adolescents (N  = 243; M = 16.9 years, SD = 1.3 years) were recruited from scho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Was Ordered to Pay $572 Million for Its Role in the Opioid Crisis. With Similar Lawsuits Across the Country, That Could Be Just the Beginning
An Oklahoma judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis in a historic ruling on Monday, marking the first time an opioid manufacturer has been deemed responsible in court and made to pay damages. It could have implications for the slew of lawsuits filed against opioid manufacturers and distributors throughout the country. A much bigger federal case before an Ohio judge involves at least 1,600 consolidated lawsuits from cities and counties from across the country, including hard-hit regions like Portsmouth, Ohio and Huntington, W.Va. The nationwide suit was filed in Ohio because...
Source: TIME: Health - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized legal onetime opioids Source Type: news

Why ADHD Might Raise the Risk of Early Death
TUESDAY, Aug. 27, 2019 -- Swedish researchers think they have honed in on why people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to die prematurely. Accidental injuries, suicide and substance abuse all play a part, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 27, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The 2nd to 4th digit ratios (2D:4D) in patients with bipolar disorder - Tegin C, Canan F, El-Mallakh RS.
BACKGROUND: The ratio of the index finger to the ring finger (2D:4D) is a reflection of the intrauterine hormonal environment and a lower ratio has been shown to be associated with male gender, impulsive behaviors, substance abuse, and aggression. Bipolar ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records
Notice from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of a proposed rule to align substance use disorder care information exchange with other health information while maintaining patient privacy. Comments on the proposed rule are due by October 25, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 26, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SAMHSA: Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records
Notice from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of a proposed rule to clarify when a court may authorize disclosure of patient confidentiality in relation to substance use disorder patients. The changes address an issue with the 2017 final rule and are intended to help efforts targeting pill mills and others contributing to the opioid crisis. Comments are due by September 25, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 26, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Is Physical Activity the Same for Traditionally Schooled and Homeschooled Children?
Discussion Homeschooled children are a diverse group of students who are not participating in the traditional model of a children going off to a separate school location 5 days a week for instruction by educational professionals. If homeschooled, children may not be subject to all or some of the regulations for traditionally-schooled children regarding curricular measures, record keeping, reporting, and testing. Children in homeschooled environments also may not have access to other services that are provided through traditional schools such as special education services. Some research data shows positive academic and soci...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 26, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Fewer U.S. Teens Participating in Substance Abuse Prevention Programs Fewer U.S. Teens Participating in Substance Abuse Prevention Programs
Fewer U.S. adolescents are participating in programs designed to prevent substance abuse, a study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries. ’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China
With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & REFUSE all deliveries of fentanyl,” a deadly synthetic opioid. American officials have long blamed China for the influx of fentanyl and related drugs reaching U.S. borders — sent directly and trafficked via other countries — while federal efforts to limit (if not stop outright) their import have long been underway. ….your companies HOME and making your products in the USA. I will be responding to ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized China Drugs White House Source Type: news

Trump Urges USPS and FedEx to Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China. They ’ve Been Trying for Years
With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & REFUSE all deliveries of fentanyl,” a deadly synthetic opioid. American officials have long blamed China for the influx of fentanyl and related drugs reaching U.S. borders — sent directly and trafficked via other countries — while federal efforts to limit (if not stop outright) their import have long been underway. ….your companies HOME and making your products in the USA. I will be responding to ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized China Drugs White House Source Type: news

Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Fewer U.S. teens participating in substance abuse prevention programs
(Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. adolescents are participating in programs designed to prevent substance abuse, a study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Public Inspection: SAMHSA: Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records
Pre-publication notice from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of a proposed rule to align substance use disorder care information exchange with other health information while maintaining patient privacy. Comments will be due 60 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register, which is scheduled for August 26, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 22, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: SAMHSA: Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records
Pre-publication notice from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of a proposed rule to clarify when a court may authorize disclosure of patient confidentiality in relation to substance use disorder patients. The changes address an issue with the 2017 final rule and are intended to help efforts targeting pill mills and others contributing to the opioid crisis. Comments will be due 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register, which is scheduled for August 26, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 22, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Use of Opioids & #43; Cannabis Tied to Poorer Mental Health
TUESDAY, Aug. 20, 2019 -- Adults who take prescription opioids for severe chronic pain are more likely to have increased anxiety, depression, and substance abuse issues if they also use cannabis, according to a study published in the July/August... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

White House Committed to Ending Rural America's Addiction Crisis
Guest column by Anne Hazlett, senior rural affairs advisor in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, about addressing drug addiction in the rural U.S. Includes examples of partnerships with local leaders and faith communities and federal funding to help prevent and address substance abuse. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - August 20, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SAMHSA's Annual Mental Health, Substance Use Data Provide Roadmap for Future Action
Announces the release of 2018 data from the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The Detailed Tables include mental health and substance abuse data by Rural-Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCs). (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - August 20, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Former Paramedic and Flight Nurse Receives One Year in Prison for Tampering with Ketamine Vials
Brian Wester, Brian Heath Wester, substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, Demopolis AL, Mobile AL, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 16, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news