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This webinar discusses how the brain disease model came into being and proposes an alternate theory of addiction. In this riveting and provocative talk, neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis...  Read More
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The EMCDDA commissioned this report in order to increase understanding of the nature of addiction, highlighting the lessons that alcohol, tobacco and non-pharmacological addictions can provide for understanding addiction to...  Read More
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Unhealthy alcohol use is common and increasing in adults and is the most common cause of premature mortality in the United States. This study systematically reviews the benefits and harms...  Read More
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Groundbreaking discoveries about the brain have revolutionized our understanding of compulsive drug use, enabling us to respond effectively to the problem. As a result of scientific research, we know that...  Read More
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Behavioral addictions such as gambling, video games, sex, and shopping share many clinical features with substance use disorders, including etiology, course, and neurobiology. Yet, the treatment of behavioral addictions and...  Read More
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The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of Addiction Programme of Probation (APP) created by the Substance Abuse Treatment Commission of Ministry of Health in Turkey. The...  Read More
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In this SAMHSA webinar, Erin Bascug, MS and Steve Onken, Ph.D. use a social work lens to discuss cultural competency and cultural humility as a central theme in interdisciplinary recovery-oriented...  Read More
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Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug among older adults. As an older population grows in the United States that has a tolerant attitude toward marijuana use, the dynamics...  Read More
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Contemporary advances in addiction neuroscience have paralleled increasing interest in the ancient mental training practice of mindfulness meditation as a potential therapy for addiction. In the past decade, mindfulness-based interventions...  Read More
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The concurrent or sequential usage of multiple substances during adolescence is a serious public health problem. These articles look at how marijuana use interacts with other substance use in social...  Read More
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The problems caused by substance misuse are not limited to substance use disorders, but include many other possible health and safety problems that can result from substance misuse even in...  Read More
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This chapter describes the key components of health care systems; historical reasons substance use and its consequences have been addressed separately from other health problems; the key role that health...  Read More
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The Office of the Surgeon General recently produced its first Report on the consequences of alcohol and drug abuse on health, making several very laudable policy recommendations, including characterizing addiction...  Read More
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Substance misuse is one of the critical public health problems of our time. The most recent data on substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders reveal that the problem is...  Read More
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Substance misuse is one of the critical public health problems of our time. The most recent data on substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders reveal that the problem is...  Read More
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This chapter describes the neurobiological framework underlying substance abuse and why clients transition from using or misusing to a substance use disorder. It also explains how these substances produce changes...  Read More
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Substance misuse is one of the critical public health problems of our time. The most recent data on substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders reveal that the problem is...  Read More
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This course reviews the Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) for Clinicians dealing with trauma, substance and alcohol abuse, and mental illness among the American Indian and Alaska Native population. This protocol...  Read More
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This course provides a broad review of the opioid epidemic by outlining the scope and origins of the epidemic and addressing potential solutions and approaches to solve and, ultimately, eradicate...  Read More
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In this educational presentation, Sue Picket Ph.D. and Peggy Swarbrick Ph.D. define health literacy and its influence on physical and behavioral health. Tips on how to assess for and improve...  Read More
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