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New inpatient program can be powerful tool to close gap in addiction treatment

New inpatient program can be powerful tool to close gap in addiction treatment

Study finds link between marijuana use and cognitive dysfunction in people with HIV

Study finds link between marijuana use and cognitive dysfunction in people with HIV

HIV testing found to be higher among transgender females, study shows

HIV testing found to be higher among transgender females, study shows

Undocumented Mexican immigrants living in the country at risk for mental disorders

Undocumented Mexican immigrants living in the country at risk for mental disorders

Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

FDA permits first digital therapeutic device for treatment of substance use disorders

FDA permits first digital therapeutic device for treatment of substance use disorders

For low-income drug users, Medi-Cal offers a fresh start

For low-income drug users, Medi-Cal offers a fresh start

A long and winding road: Kicking heroin in an opioid ‘treatment desert’

A long and winding road: Kicking heroin in an opioid ‘treatment desert’

People with opioid use disorder 50% more likely to get treatment after implementation of ACA

People with opioid use disorder 50% more likely to get treatment after implementation of ACA

Analysis looks at use of multiple substances in reproductive-age women who use opioids

Analysis looks at use of multiple substances in reproductive-age women who use opioids

Opioid use gradually increases few years after bariatric surgery, study shows

Opioid use gradually increases few years after bariatric surgery, study shows

One in five bariatric surgery patients likely to develop alcohol problems, study finds

One in five bariatric surgery patients likely to develop alcohol problems, study finds

Prenatal cocaine exposure linked to increased risk of drug use among teens

Prenatal cocaine exposure linked to increased risk of drug use among teens

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Five ways to better prepare for planned or elective surgery

Five ways to better prepare for planned or elective surgery

Drug or alcohol problems among veterans may increase risk of suicide, study finds

Drug or alcohol problems among veterans may increase risk of suicide, study finds

Study: People with intermittent explosive disorder at greater risk for substance abuse

Study: People with intermittent explosive disorder at greater risk for substance abuse

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