Three-Quarters of Sexual Assault Survivors Have PTSD
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4, 2021 -- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is common and severe following sexual assault, according to a review published online July 19 in Trauma, Violence,& Abuse. Emily R. Dworkin, Ph.D., from University of Washington in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Childhood disadvantage, social and psychological stress, and substance use among homeless youth: a life stress framework - Tyler KA, Schmitz RM.
We used a life stress framework to examine linkages between distal or primary stressors (e.g., child abuse) and proximal or secondary stressors (e.g., street victimization) and their association with substance use among 150 youth experiencing homelessness ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma ’s Creditors Overwhelmingly Endorse Bankruptcy Plan
If approved by a judge next month, the plan would resolve thousands of lawsuits and set in motion the release of $4.5 billion to help cover costs from the opioid epidemic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: your-feed-science Pain-Relieving Drugs Drug Abuse and Traffic OxyContin (Drug) Opioids and Opiates Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Suits and Litigation (Civil) Purdue Pharma Sackler Family United States Source Type: news

Mena Suvari on surviving sexual abuse in her teens: ‘I didn’t know how to say I was raped’
Mena Suvari opens up about her life, sexual abuse and drug use in her book, "The Great Peace." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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

Tanzania: Mwinyi - Strengthen Unity to Address Child Abuse, Covid-19
[Daily News] PRESIDENT Hussein Mwinyi yesterday led national Eid prayers followed by Eid Baraza in North Pemba, where he reminded the public on the importance of maintaining and strengthening unity, especially to win war against child abuse, illicit drug and Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African 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

More than 1.5M children lost a primary or secondary caregiver due to the COVID-19 pandemic
(NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse) More than 1.5 million children around the world are estimated to have lost at least one parent, custodial grandparent, or grandparent who lived with them due to death related to COVID-19 during the first 14 months of the pandemic, according to a study published today in The Lancet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The Federal Responses to the Drug Overdose Epidemic
Chairman Whitehouse, Co-Chairman Grassley, and members of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, thank you for inviting the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to participate in this hearing. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - July 20, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Opioids, Testimony, Overdose, COVID Source Type: news

Words matter: Language can reduce mental health and addiction stigma, NIH leaders say
(NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse) In a perspective published in Neuropsychopharmacology, leaders from the National Institutes of Health address how using appropriate language to describe mental illness and addiction can help to reduce stigma and improve how people with these conditions are treated in health care settings and throughout society. The authors define stigma as negative attitudes toward people that are based on certain distinguishing characteristics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The prospective impact of adverse childhood experiences on justice-involved youth's psychiatric symptoms and substance use - Folk JB, Ramos LMC, Bath EP, Rosen B, Marshall BDL, Kemp K, Brown L, Conrad S, Tolou-Shams M.
OBJECTIVE: Justice-involved youth report high rates of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs; abuse, neglect, household dysfunction) and are at high risk for elevated behavioral health needs (i.e., substance use, psychiatric symptoms). Research with broad sa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 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

A rare case of water intoxication in unusual chiropratic prescription: a medico-legal analysis due to alleged malpractice - Baldino G, Mondello C, Stassi C, Cardia L, Argo A, Raffino C, Ventura Spagnolo E.
INTRODUCTION: Water intoxication is a well-recognized cause of symptomatic hyponatremia, whose often fatal consequences are described in a wide variety of conditions such as psychiatric disorders, metabolic dysfunctions, child abuse, drug abuse and several... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes 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

ED-administered high-dose buprenorphine may enhance opioid use disorder treatment outcomes
(NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse) High-dose buprenorphine therapy, provided under emergency department care, is safe and well tolerated in people with opioid use disorder experiencing opioid withdrawal symptoms, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) through the Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative, or the NIH HEAL Initiative. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Meth Abuse Drove Huge Surge in Heart Failure Crises in California
WEDNESDAY, July 14, 2021 -- In a finding that demonstrates methamphetamine's power to destroy the human heart, new research shows hospitalizations for heart failure related to the illicit drug have soared by 585% in California. " Our study results... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Biden to Nominate Rahul Gupta to Run National Office of Drug Control Policy
If confirmed by the Senate, Dr. Rahul Gupta would become the first medical doctor to serve in the position since the role was created in 1988. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheryl Gay Stolberg Tags: Biden, Joseph R Jr United States Politics and Government Drug Abuse and Traffic Source Type: news

Parental substance and alcohol abuse: two ethical frameworks to assess whether and how intervention is appropriate - Snoek A, Horstk ötter D.
Ethical frameworks can support professionals' decision-making. Here, we identify two ethical frameworks to analyse the best support for families that struggle with parental substance or alcohol abuse. The first framework, which we call 'the framework of co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alcohol Abuse Is on the Rise. Here's Why Doctors Fail to Treat It.
People with alcohol use disorder are often seen in clinics and hospitals, but medical professionals too often ignore the condition. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Alcohol Abuse Anxiety and Stress Therapy and Rehabilitation Alcoholic Beverages Addiction (Psychology) Telemedicine Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Drug Abuse and Traffic Doctors Habits and Routines (Behavior) Deaths 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

Autism & amp; Drinking, Drug Abuse Can Be Dangerous Mix
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Dependence, News, 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

The dose-dependent analgesic effects, abuse liability, safety and tolerability of oral cannabidiol in healthy humans - Arout CA, Haney M, Herrmann ES, Bedi G, Cooper ZD.
AIMS: Preclinical studies demonstrate that cannabidiol (CBD) elicits an antinociceptive response in animal models of neuropathic pain; in humans, limited data are available to support such analgesic effects. Few studies have examined CBD's analgesic effect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Autism & Drinking, Drug Abuse Can Be Dangerous Mix
THURSDAY, July 8, 2021 -- Teens and adults with autism may be less likely than others to use drugs and alcohol, but new research finds those who do are nearly nine times more likely to use these substances to mask symptoms, including those related... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine 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

Mental, Physical, Sexual Abuse Up for Transgender Adolescents
WEDNESDAY, July 7, 2021 -- Transgender adolescents (TGAs) have increased odds of psychological, physical, and sexual abuse compared with heterosexual cisgender adolescents (CGAs), according to a study published online July 5 in Pediatrics. Brian C.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tanzania: Amref Africa Pledges Support to Govt in Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign
[Daily News] AMREF Health Africa has commended the government for collaborative efforts aimed at reducing HIV/Aids infection and drug abuse in the country, pledging more support to the health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

NIH Avant Garde Award for out-of-box, innovative concept to cure HIV and treat addiction
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Professor of Diagnostic Radiology& Nuclear Medicine, Linda Chang, MD, MS, received the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 2021 Avant Garde Award (DP1) for HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorder Research -- a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's Pioneer Award. This prestigious award supports researchers with exceptional creativity, who propose high-impact research with the potential to be transformative to the field. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Buprenorphine abuse and health risks in Iran: a systematic review - Ansari M, Rostam-Abadi Y, Baheshmat S, Hamzehzadeh M, Gholami J, Mojtabai R, Rahimi-Movaghar A.
INTRODUCTION: Buprenorphine maintenance treatment (BMT) is widely used in Iran, and its use is growing continuously. We reviewed studies on buprenorphine use, non-prescribed use, use disorder and treatment-seeking for it, buprenorphine-associated poisoning... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Deploying a fotonovela to combat methamphetamine abuse among South Africans with varying levels of health literacy - Davis B, Jansen CJM.
Poor health literacy in the Western Cape Province of South Africa is one of the main factors hampering methamphetamine (MA) use prevention efforts in the area, where the abuse of this drug is a major health and social problem affecting especially previousl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs 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

Codeine and tramadol use in athletes: a potential for abuse - Zandonai T, Escorial M, Peir ó AM.
Analgesic use by athletes is common (Overbye, 2020). It has been observed that athletes used analgesics up to four times more often than their age-matched general population (Holgado et al., 2018a). Notably, codeine and tramadol are not included in the WAD... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs 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

Indivior raises sales guidance on strong demand for opioid abuse treatment
Revenues will be up to 18% higher than originally expected (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns about serious heart problems with high doses of the antidiarrheal medicine loperamide (Imodium), including from abuse and misuse
[06-07-2016] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that taking higher than recommended doses of the common over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription diarrhea medicine loperamide (Imodium), including through abuse or misuse of the product, can cause serious heart problems that can lead to death. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 29, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Evidence for association of vasopressin receptor 1A promoter region repeat with childhood onset aggression - Vollebregt O, Koyama E, Zai CC, Shaikh SA, Lisoway AJ, Kennedy JL, Beitchman JH.
OBJECTIVE: Childhood onset aggression can cause major suffering to affected families and is associated with many negative outcomes in the child's later life, including poor academic performance, adolescent delinquency, drug abuse, depression and antisocial... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Helping Drug Users Survive, Not Abstain: ‘Harm Reduction’ Gains Federal Support
Overdoses have surged during the pandemic. Now, for the first time, Congress has appropriated funds specifically for programs that distribute clean syringes and other supplies meant to protect users. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Goodnough Tags: Drug Abuse and Traffic Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Addiction (Psychology) Naloxone (Drug) Deaths (Fatalities) Hypodermic Needles and Syringes Biden, Joseph R Jr Greensboro (NC) Fentanyl your-feed-healthcare 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

Adolescent marijuana, alcohol use held steady during COVID-19 pandemic
(NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse) Adolescent marijuana use and binge drinking did not significantly change during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite record decreases in the substances' perceived availability, according to a survey of 12th graders in the United States. The study's findings, which appeared on June 24, 2021, in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, challenge the idea that reducing adolescent use of drugs can be achieved solely by limiting their supply. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public 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