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Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

Presents research-based principles of adolescent substance use disorder treatment; covers treatment for a variety of drugs including, illicit and prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; presents settings and evidence-based approaches unique to treating adolescents.

Impresa en: enero del 2014
Actualizada en: enero del 2014

Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents: Screening and Engagement in Primary Care Settings

Summary

Offers educational tools to assist in the prevention, screening, evaluation, and referral to treatment of adolescents with or at risk for substance use disorders. Includes a video and facilitator's guide.

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NIDA Prescription Drug CMEs Have Been a Great Success

The epidemic of prescription opioid abuse in this country is linked partly to the dramatic rise in prescriptions for these medicines over the last two decades, as well as the fact that many clinicians are inadequately trained to safely treat pain in their patients. Most medical schools only offer a few hours of instruction in safe prescribing of opioids for pain management. A recent review showed that only 3% of U.S. medical schools offer integrated pain management courses.

Advancing Psychiatric Practice through the Science of Addiction

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health, will present a special research track at the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA’s) 166th annual meeting in San Francisco from May 18 to 22.


Marijuana's Lasting Effects on the Brain

NIDA Director Nora Volkow

marzo del 2013

UPDATE - March 21,2013 – A study was published in January 2013 contesting the interpretation of the large-scale marijuana study I discuss below—that heavy cannabis use begun in the teen years and continued into adulthood brings about declines in IQ scores.

NIDA/ONDCP to launch online physician training tools

NIDA Director Dr. Nora D. Volkow will join White House Drug Policy Director R.


White House Drug Policy Office and National Institute on Drug Abuse Unveil New Training Materials to Combat National Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

Today, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) launched a new online learning tool which will provide training for healthcare providers on proper prescribing and patient management practices for patients on opioid analgesics (painkillers)


NIH selects 11 Centers of Excellence in Pain Education

The National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium has selected 11 health professional schools as designated Centers of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPEs).


Blending conference translates substance abuse research into practice

Experts will share the latest clinical research with addiction treatment professionals, healthcare providers, policy makers, and others during the April 19th Blending Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.


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