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Transforming Mental Health Care in the United States-RAND 1/11/2021 Mental Health Systems Solutions Explorer

Through a series of interviews of mental health experts across the US, including government officials, public administrators, health system executives, …

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Utilization Of Telehealth In Substance Use Disorder: A Companion Piece From Substance Use & The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: A Conversation With Experts Webinar

In this companion piece to the PsychU April 23, 2020 webinar, “Substance Use & The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: A Conversation …

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Strategies For Self-Care: A Companion Piece From Substance Use & The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: A Conversation With Experts Webinar

In this companion piece to the PsychU April 23, 2020 webinar, “Substance Use & The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: A Conversation …

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Follow-Up Mental Health Visits Lower Among Those With Substance Addiction

Follow-up mental health visits, within 14 days after emergency department contact, are lower among those with substance addiction than those …

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Medication Adherence During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Medication adherence has proven challenging for many individuals during the coronavirus pandemic. For all the convenience offered by virtual visits, …

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The Pandemic Could Lead To 75,000 Additional Deaths From Substance Misuse & Suicide Over 10 Years

The coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic could lead to approximately 75,000 additional deaths over the next decade from both …

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The Implications Of COVID-19 For Mental Health & Substance Use

The following is a summary of Panchal N., et al. The Implications of COVID-19 for Mental Health and Substance Use. …

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Substance Use Disorder Amid Pandemic

“Ninety meetings in 90 days”: This is one mantra repeated to and by many individuals early in recovery from substance …

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Substance Use & The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: A Conversation With The Experts

The COVID-19 crisis may be having a profound impact on the mental health of individuals worldwide. For those living with …

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Telemedicine In The Treatment Of Substance Use Disorder

Some 21 million people in the United States have a substance use disorder (SUD) related to their use of alcohol, …

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Substance Abuse, Mental Illness The Largest Predictors Of Frequent ED Use

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) OF 2010 was the largest expansion of health services in the United States in more …

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Challenges & Opportunities For Comorbid Substance Use Disorder & Major Depressive Disorder

There are approximately 8.5 million adults living in the United States with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder (SUD).1 …

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Challenges & Opportunities For Comorbid Substance Use Disorder & Major Depressive Disorder

There are approximately 8.5 million adults living in the United States with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder (SUD).1 …

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Tackling Opioid Addiction: A Case Study With Shatterproof & Kolmac Clinic

In 2017, there were approximately 48,000 individuals who died from an opioid-related overdose.1 Dr. George Kolodner discusses how the Kolmac …

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The Impact Of Opioid Use Disorders & The National Response

The opioid crisis in the U.S. has been well documented over the past several years. Sections of the country have …

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Resources & Provider Strategies To Address The U.S. Opioid Crisis

Where can clinicians find resources about opioid use disorder and evidence-based practices for opioid prescribing? What role can a primary …

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Behavioral & Physical Health Integration: Barriers & Best Practices

Integrated care isn’t a new concept. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, integrated care helps patients and providers …

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Co-Occurring SUD: Prevalence & Treatment Among Our Community’s Patient Population

In April 2019 we asked the PsychU Community about their experience of co-occurring substance use disorders (SUD) within their patient …

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The Opioid Crisis: Perspectives From Addiction Specialists In Primary Care & Psychiatry

The United States is currently experiencing an opioid epidemic, impacting health care providers across all specialties, including those working in …

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Follow Up Q&A With Dr. Torrington – The Opioid Crisis: Perspectives From Addiction Specialists In Primary Care & Psychiatry

During this question and answer session, Dr. Matthew Torrington responds to unanswered questions from the PsychU webinar, “The Opioid Crisis: …

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Brief Risk Interview© (BRI)

The Brief Risk Interview© (BRI) was developed as a protocol to determine potential patient risk of violating a treatment agreement …

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Addressing The U.S. Opioid Epidemic: The Role Of The Primary Care Provider

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), every day more than 130 individuals within the United States die …

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Rapid Return To The Emergency Department For Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment: How Often Does It Happen, & Why?

Background & Methodology
In the United States, emergency department (ED) visits due to mental health and substance abuse (MHSA) conditions have …

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Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs): A New Approach To Providing Mental Health & Addiction Treatment

Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs) were established as a demonstration program under the federal Protecting Access to Medicare Act …

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Implementing Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment Programs: A Case Study

When substance use disorder and mental illness occur together, affected individuals may be more susceptible to poor physical health, relapse, …

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Substance Abuse In Patients With Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis

Key Messages

Understanding the associated risk factors for substance use disorder (SUD) in patients with bipolar disorder (BD) is an important …

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Using Measurement-Based Care To Improve Addiction Treatment – An Interview With Joanna Conti, MS

Researchers have defined measurement-based care (MBC) as the practice of using patient-reported data to inform clinical care. MBC is an …

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Williamsville Wellness Launches Online Program, smart IOP For Substance Abuse Recovery

Williamsville Wellness in the Richmond suburb of Hanover, Virginia has launched an online intensive outpatient program for substance abuse recovery …

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Follow Up Q&A – Co-Occurrence Of Substance Use Disorders With Mood Disorders & Psychosis

During this question and answer session, Rebecca Roma, MD and Robert Nelson, MD, respond to unanswered questions from their webinar …

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Co-Occurrence Of Substance Use Disorders With Mood Disorders & Psychosis

During this webinar Rebecca Roma, MD, Medical Director of the Community Treatment Team at Mercy Behavioral Health; and Robin Nelson, …

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