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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: A Series To Celebrate Mental Health Awareness

In the United States, millions of Americans are impacted by mental illness and/or substance abuse.  The month of May was …

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Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan: An Interview With Marjorie Morrison

In this interview, Marjorie Morrison, CEO & Co-founder of Psych Hub, describes the creation and evolution of Psych Hub, one …

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Cuyahoga County, Ohio To Launch Jail Diversion Center For Behavioral Health Treatment

Cuyahoga County and the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board are opening a pre-arrest diversion center that …

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Alcohol Fact Sheet

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About 10% Of People Receiving MAT For Opioid Addiction Also Participate In Self-Help Groups

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How The U.S.’s Largest Safety-Net System Is Using Telehealth To Maintain Patient Care During COVID-19

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SAMHSA Publishes Final Rule Amending Addiction Treatment Records Privacy

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Shatterproof Releases National Addiction Stigma Strategy As The COVID-19 Pandemic Continues To Worsen The Addiction Public Health Crisis

Shatterproof, a national non-profit organization dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the United States, released its national strategy the …

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Mindfulness Meditation In Mental Health

Over the last few decades, mindfulness meditation has increased in popularity. In this presentation, Elizabeth DiNapoli, PhD, Medical Science Liaison, …

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American Addiction Centers Files For Bankruptcy

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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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Uplift Family Services Awarded $4 Million Grant From SAMHSA

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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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Factors Associated With Violent Suicide Attempts In Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder has been categorized as one of the top 10 most disabling conditions in the world, and among those …

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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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Getting To Whole Person Addiction Treatment

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Cannabidiol Reduces Cue-Induced Craving & Anxiety In Heroin Use Disorder

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COVID-19 & Your Mental Health

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Provided with permission from Mental Health America, a PsychU Supporting Organization. To learn more about MHA, please visit their …

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Consumers Abusing Opioid & Alternative Prescriptions For Chronic Pain

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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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Michigan To Create A Statewide 24/7 Mental Health Hotline

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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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NAATP Releases Addiction Treatment Quality Assurance Resources

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Hospitalization Following First Episode Of Psychosis More Likely With Treatment Delay, Medication Nonadherence & Substance Misuse

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Only Four States Have Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Plans That Meet PPACA Standards For Addiction Treatment

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Overdose Deaths In California Prisons Up 160% In Four Years

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Median Of Two Recovery Attempts Needed To Resolve Significant Drug Or Alcohol Problem

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The Neurobiology Of Endocannabinoids

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The Neurobiology Of Opioids

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Corizon Health Expands Pilot Inmate Medication-Assisted Opioid Use Treatment Program

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Medicaid Expansion Results In Fewer Addiction-Related Deaths

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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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Introduction To Opioid Use Disorder

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NIH Launches $353 Million Effort To Cut Opioid Overdose Deaths

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Opioid Clarity?

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National Academies Identifies Barriers To Use Of Medications To Treat Opioid Use Disorder

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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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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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Ohio Governor Announces Plans For 30 Additional Specialty Docket Courts For Mental Health & Addiction Treatment

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Massachusetts Blues Foundation Report Identifies ER Use Caused By Behavioral Health Continuum Gaps

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Cut Down, Annoyed, Guilty, Eye-Opener (CAGE)

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Judge Rules United Behavioral Health Medical Necessity Criteria More Restrictive Than Accepted Standards

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Sues To Prevent Philadelphia Supervised Injection Site

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Verily Launches Non-Profit, OneFifteen, With A High-Tech Opioid Treatment Campus In Dayton

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Residential Addiction Treatment Centers Not Associated With Lower Residential Property Values For Neighbors

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Shatterproof Launching Addiction Treatment Rating System

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Most State Medicaid Programs Assign Preferred Status To All Opioid MAT Medications

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Opioids & Non-Opioids For Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Provide Similar Improvements

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Denver Approves Supervised Injection Site Plan; Feds Threaten Cities Over Plans

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Pennsylvania State Psychiatric Hospital Campuses Ban Tobacco & Vapes

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Webinar Summary: Future Of Psychopharmacology: Is New Treatment Innovation Still Alive?

This summary was developed utilizing the full recorded presentation of this webinar, which is available on PsychU for all members …

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The Strategic Impact Of Addiction Treatment Legislation

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CMS To Allow State Medicaid Plans To Cover Residential Addiction Treatment

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New Health Care Alliance Launches Addiction Medical Home Model

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VA To Expand Veterans Treatment Courts

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Pennsylvania Issues RFA For Housing & Support Services For Individuals With Opioid Use Disorder

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Congress Sends SUPPORT Act Addiction Treatment Bill To President

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Impact Of Natural Disaster On Substance Abuse Disorders: New Orleans Before & After Katrina

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FDA Issues Recommendations To Encourage Development Of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Medications

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Aetna & Betty Ford Partner With Kenton County, Kentucky On Jail Reentry Program

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Study Suggests A Need For More Aggressive Substance Use Screening In Primary Care

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New York City Seeks To Create Safe Injection Sites

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Is Involuntary Commitment The Right Solution For The Opioid Crisis?

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NQF Endorses Four Behavioral Health Measures

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Delaware Behavioral Health Consortium Proposes Plan To Improve Addiction & Mental Health Services

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West Virginia DHHR To Launch Behavioral Health Court Diversion Program

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The Stigma Of Addiction Treatment Medication

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Google Unveils New Vetting Process For Addiction Treatment Ads

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EAP, Smoking Cessation & Health Risk Assessment Most Common Employer Digital Health Programs

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For Addiction Treatment, Medication & Beyond

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Providence Rhode Island Opens Fire House ‘Safe Stations’ For Opioid Addiction Treatment

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2018 Appropriations Bill Has $3.6 Billion In Opioid-Related Provisions

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Opioid Prescriptions Lower In States With Legal Cannabis

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‘Bad Debt’ Will Really Be ‘Bad Debt’

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Patrick J. Kennedy Speaks Out About Mental Health Parity: An Interview Series

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ParityRegistry.org – Uniting The Mental Health Community & A Vessel For Accelerated Change (Part 4)

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Understanding The Mental Health Parity & Addiction Equity Act Through The Lens Of The Civil Rights Movement (Part 1)

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A Decade Of Leadership In Mental Health Policy (Part 3)

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Economic Cost Of U.S. Opioid Epidemic Exceeds $1 Trillion Over 16 Years

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The Privacy Rule For Addiction Treatment Is Final

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Opioid Addiction By The Numbers

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The State ‘Crazy Quilt’ Of Opioid Treatment Policy

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Nonpharmacological Interventions For Offenders With Substance Dependence: Effective Or Not?

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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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Does Peer Support Pay?

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Residential Addiction Treatment—The Opportunity In Changing Medicaid Policy

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Alcohol-Related Emergency Room Visits Rose Nearly 62% From 2006 To 2014

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SAMHSA Freezes NREPP Database Of Addiction & Mental Health Programs, Launches New Policy Lab

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Google Suspends Addiction Treatment Referral Ads Worldwide

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New SAMSHA Rule Clarifies Data Sharing For Addiction Treatment

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield To Launch New Addiction Treatment Programs In D.C. Area

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WellCare Launching Nationwide Medicaid Pharmacy Management Program In 2018 To Cut Opioid Dispensing

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16 Health Insurers Endorse Standard Principles For Addiction Treatment

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Hazelden Betty Ford Institute Recommends Broader Policy Solutions To Opioid Addiction

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Opioid Risk Tool© (ORT)

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Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT-C)

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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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New Hampshire To Launch Integrated Medication-Assisted Treatment Services for Pregnant & Post-Partum Women

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services (BDAS) is preparing to …

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Alcohol Use Up & Alcohol Use Disorder Up Between 2002 & 2013

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A Mosaic Solution To The Opioid Challenge

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Suicide Affects Everyone: The Role Of The Health Care Professional In Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a critical issue across the globe, with 90% of suicide deaths occurring in individuals with a mental health …

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ASAM Issues Consensus Document For Appropriate Use Of Drug Testing In Addiction Treatment

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Health Plan Strategy Meets The Opioid Crisis

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Opioid Addiction Diagnosis Increases Nearly 500% Among Commercially Insured Population

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Over 400 Health Care Professionals Charged For Committing $1.3 Billion In Health Care Fraud, Including Opioid Distribution

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8.4% Of U.S. Adults Had Addiction Disorder In 2014

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The Majority Of State Prisoners & Sentenced Jail Inmates Had Drug Abuse/Dependence Conditions

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The Joint Commission To Add Measurement-Based Care Requirements To Addiction Treatment Accreditation In 2018

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Opioid-Related Hospitalizations Among Women Up 75% From 2005 To 2014, Men’s Hospitalizations Rise 55%

Between 2005 and 2014, opioid-related hospitalizations increased by 75% among women and by 55% among men. The rate of such …

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New Jersey Opens First Prison Facility Focused On Addiction Treatment

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Virtual Forum Summary: Do Inflammation & Metabolic Disturbances Metastasize To The Brain? Implications For Disease Modeling & Novel Approaches In Psychiatry

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Mortality Rates 20% Among Consumers With Opioid Use Disorder

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6% Of Consumers Still Fill Opioid Prescriptions 3 To 6 Months After Surgery

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Increased Medicaid Opioid Addiction Treatment Capacity In Southeastern States Needed

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Mental Health Screening Tools

This webpage, developed by Mental Health America (MHA), includes Mental Health Screening Tools for individuals to answer to determine if …

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President’s Commission On Combating Drug Addiction & The Opioid Crisis Established

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Ohio Launches Pilot Program For Children & Families Harmed By Parental Opioid Abuse

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Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Parity Is Smart – & Bipartisan

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Webinar Summary – Future Of Psychopharmacology: Is New Treatment Innovation Still Alive?

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Follow Up Q&A – Treatment Of Schizophrenia: Focus On Psychopharmacology & Adherence

During this question and answer session, Henry A. Nasrallah, MD and Roger Sommi, PharmD, BCPP, FCCP respond to unanswered questions …

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How Much Residential Addiction Treatment Capacity Do We Need?

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Addiction & Hospital Utilization – The Endless Loop?

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Glial Abnormalities In Substance Use Disorders & Depression: Does Shared Glutamatergic Dysfunction Contribute To Comorbidity?

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Opioid Addiction – The Crisis, The Impact & The Responses

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Opioid-Related Hospitalizations Up 64% Nationwide From 2005 To 2014

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Neuroscience-Based ‘Addictions Neuroclinical Assessment’ Proposed For Studying Addiction Disorder

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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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Florida Corrections To Provide More In-Prison Addiction Treatment

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Congress Passes 21st Century Cures Act, With Major Provisions For Mental Health Reform & Addiction Treatment Funding

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Kennedy Urges Support Of Surgeon General’s Report On Addiction

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Peer Support Groups In Addiction Treatment Boost Odds Of Long-Term Recovery

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Future Of Psychopharmacology: Is New Treatment Innovation Still Alive?

While past decades saw a boom in the development of innovative new treatments in the field of psychiatry, the pace …

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Alabama To Launch Primary Care Addiction Screening Program

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Keeping Up With The Changing Medicaid Addiction Treatment Landscape

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Changing The ‘How’ & The ‘Where’ In Addiction Treatment

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How Do We Include Addiction In Care Coordination?

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The Integration Of Medicaid Addiction Treatment Services

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Substance Abuse Privacy Rules Could Be Changing

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The Strategic Implications Of HIV & The Addiction Epidemic

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Co-Occurring Psychotic & Addictive Disorders: Neurobiology & Diagnosis

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Increase In Mortality Among Middle-Aged White Americans Due To Suicide & Substance Abuse

Between 1999 and 2014, death rates increased more than expected among middle-aged, white Americans, and addiction and suicide were among …

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Computer-Based Psychotherapy Reduced Chronic Insomnia Among Veterans With Substance Use Disorders

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What Can We Learn About Addiction Treatment From Medicaid’s Coverage of Mental Health Services?

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The Neurobiology Of Relapse In Schizophrenia

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80% Of Health Insurance Marketplace Plans Fail To Offer Required Smoking Cessation Coverage

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Campaign Against E-Cigarettes Launched By California Department Of Public Health

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Do Childhood Adversity & Psychiatric Disorders Cause Us To Age?

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New Neuroimaging Research May Change The Way Mental Illness Is Diagnosed

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Addex & NIAAA Form Collaboration To Evaluate Alcohol Use Disorder Drug

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