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SBIRT helps treat substance use disorders in teens

SBIRT helps treat substance use disorders in teens

New research shows that SBIRT – screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment for substance abuse – is effective in preventing substance use among adolescents in a variety of clinical settings. In a collection of 12 articles published as a supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Healththe investigators offered new insights into the role of …

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The Hartford, Yale expands training for medical providers on addiction, pain and stigma

The Hartford, Yale expands training for medical providers on addiction, pain and stigma

HARTFORD – Insurance giant The Hartford has announced it is extending a partnership with the Yale School of Medicine that aims to help tackle the opioid crisis by offering newly developed training in addiction, pain management and stigma to medical providers who treat injured workers. An “unrestricted donation” of $200,000 this year to Yale Medicine …

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Lafayette Area Mental Health, Addiction Service in the Face of the Opioid Crisis

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Opioid addiction has a grip on tens of thousands of Hoosiers, the Indiana Department of Health reports, and a Lafayette mental health operation is stepping up efforts to tackle the opioid crisis. In honor of National Recovery Month, Valley Oaks Health is hosting several programs throughout September and beyond. Valley Oaks Health …

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