This post was originally published on this siteSAMHSA recently launched an updated Learning Center within the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). The redesigned Learning Center provides practical support for developing and using evidence-based programs and practices to improve the behavioral health of clients, family members, and the community. About NREPP NREPP is
This post was originally published on this siteA drug approved for private physicians to treat opioid addiction is being underprescribed, and a survey of addiction specialists suggests that many of them are not willing to increase their use of it, despite an expanding opioid addiction epidemic in the United States, according to new research.
This post was originally published on this siteTaking a combination of opioids (strong prescription painkillers) and psychotropic medications (widely used to treat mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression) during pregnancy is associated with a greater risk of drug withdrawal in newborns, finds a study.
This post was originally published on this siteThe percentage of fatally injured drivers who tested positive for prescription opioids rose sevenfold from 1 percent in 1995 to over 7 percent in 2015, according to a new American study.