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ER physician shows how empathy, creativity, and imagination are the cornerstones of clinical care

ER physician shows how empathy, creativity, and imagination are the cornerstones of clinical care

What is the role of psychedelic drugs in the treatment of psychiatric disorders?

What is the role of psychedelic drugs in the treatment of psychiatric disorders?

Genes underlying cigarette smoking linked to the perception of pain and response to food

Genes underlying cigarette smoking linked to the perception of pain and response to food

People with substance use disorder found to be largely resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic

People with substance use disorder found to be largely resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic

'Phantom' networks undermine access to mental health care for patients most in need, study says

'Phantom' networks undermine access to mental health care for patients most in need, study says

Kratom: A dangerous or beneficial plant?

Kratom: A dangerous or beneficial plant?

New pain medications with high abuse potential more likely to be successfully developed

New pain medications with high abuse potential more likely to be successfully developed

States extend Medicaid for new mothers — even as they reject broader expansion

States extend Medicaid for new mothers — even as they reject broader expansion

Temple researcher receives NIH award to study the link between HIV, substance use and heart disease

Temple researcher receives NIH award to study the link between HIV, substance use and heart disease

Pandemic-era changes to prescribing opioid use disorder treatment improved treatment outcomes

Pandemic-era changes to prescribing opioid use disorder treatment improved treatment outcomes

Molecular 'connector' may underlie gender differences in cocaine’s effects, mice study shows

Molecular 'connector' may underlie gender differences in cocaine’s effects, mice study shows

Treating pediatric psychiatric disorders with psychotropic drugs reduces later substance use disorder risk

Treating pediatric psychiatric disorders with psychotropic drugs reduces later substance use disorder risk

University of Arizona, Oklahoma State University join forces to combat opioid crisis and chronic pain

University of Arizona, Oklahoma State University join forces to combat opioid crisis and chronic pain

Analysis finds reductions in cigarette use among people with major depression, substance use disorder

Analysis finds reductions in cigarette use among people with major depression, substance use disorder

Nationwide collaborative effort launched to eliminate mental health and substance use disorder stigma

Nationwide collaborative effort launched to eliminate mental health and substance use disorder stigma

Study describes the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on pediatric primary care mental health visits

Study describes the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on pediatric primary care mental health visits

Profit strategy: Psychiatric facilities prioritize out-of-state kids

Profit strategy: Psychiatric facilities prioritize out-of-state kids

Adolescents with severe substance use disorder more likely to report prescription drug misuse in adulthood

Adolescents with severe substance use disorder more likely to report prescription drug misuse in adulthood

Adolescents with higher drug use severity do not transition out of symptomatic substance use

Adolescents with higher drug use severity do not transition out of symptomatic substance use

UNC researchers offer solution to detect, issue warnings about tainted street drugs

UNC researchers offer solution to detect, issue warnings about tainted street drugs