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Case management is a client-centered approach to improve the coordination and continuity of service delivery, especially for persons with substance use disorders (SUD) and multiple and complex support needs. This...  Read More

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Normative thinking about addiction has traditionally been divided between, on the one hand, a medical model which sees addiction as a disease characterized by compulsive and relapsing drug use over...  Read More

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Findings show unequivocally that providing comprehensive drug abuse treatment to criminal offenders works, reducing both drug abuse and criminal recidivism. The substantial prison population in the United States is attributable...  Read More

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Misuse of prescription opioids, CNS depressants, and stimulants is a serious public health problem in the United States. Although most people take prescription medications responsibly, in 2017, an estimated 18...  Read More

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The legalization of marijuana in some areas has led to a shift in the perception of its harmfulness. In this webinar, viewers will receive valuable information and resources to help...  Read More

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Underage drinking is an important public health issue for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) adolescents, as it is for U. S. teens of all ethnicities. One of the demonstrated...  Read More

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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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Mindfulness-based Treatment of Addiction 1 credit

Current state of the feld and envisioning the next wave of research

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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