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More people with mental illness, substance use disorders have insurance coverage, research suggests

More people with mental illness, substance use disorders have insurance coverage, research suggests

History of head injuries increases risk of negative outcomes for homeless adults with mental illness

History of head injuries increases risk of negative outcomes for homeless adults with mental illness

Novel approach shows promise for treating co-occurring PTSD and SUD

Novel approach shows promise for treating co-occurring PTSD and SUD

Heavy alcohol use during adolescence alters brain development, study shows

Heavy alcohol use during adolescence alters brain development, study shows

New study suggests how risk gene linked to ADHD may work

New study suggests how risk gene linked to ADHD may work

Preventive interventions for adolescent alcohol and drug use may need to begin in early childhood

Preventive interventions for adolescent alcohol and drug use may need to begin in early childhood

BMC opens new opioid urgent care center to treat patients with substance use disorders

BMC opens new opioid urgent care center to treat patients with substance use disorders

Research findings reveal hidden potential contributors to maternal mortality

Research findings reveal hidden potential contributors to maternal mortality

Study examines how impulsivity and sensation seeking lead to substance use in high-risk youths

Study examines how impulsivity and sensation seeking lead to substance use in high-risk youths

CRNAs use holistic approach to effectively manage pain with less opioid dependency

CRNAs use holistic approach to effectively manage pain with less opioid dependency

U-M study finds increase in health insurance coverage for justice-involved individuals

U-M study finds increase in health insurance coverage for justice-involved individuals

Intervention Drug Rehab Association provides dual diagnosis programs to increase recovery rates

Intervention Drug Rehab Association provides dual diagnosis programs to increase recovery rates

College students who misuse stimulant medications more likely to exhibit clinical psychiatric dysfunction

College students who misuse stimulant medications more likely to exhibit clinical psychiatric dysfunction

New project examines use of mindfulness therapy in preventing drug abuse relapse among young adults

New project examines use of mindfulness therapy in preventing drug abuse relapse among young adults

Risk of suicide among OCD patients much higher than previously thought

Risk of suicide among OCD patients much higher than previously thought

Parental substance use increases health risks among children

Parental substance use increases health risks among children

JAMA edition provides summary of FSMB policy recommendations about marijuana in patient care

JAMA edition provides summary of FSMB policy recommendations about marijuana in patient care

Early childhood intervention guide can help prevent substance use disorders

Early childhood intervention guide can help prevent substance use disorders

Better quality of care may reduce mortality risk in patients treated with opioid therapy for pain

Better quality of care may reduce mortality risk in patients treated with opioid therapy for pain

New nursing competencies may help improve veterans' health care needs

New nursing competencies may help improve veterans' health care needs