Ninety percent of privately funded substance abuse treatment programs in the United States offer cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)...
Describes results from a nationwide survey among correctional facilities on the use of opioid replacement therapy for people who are addicted to heroin.
Highlights a free service that provides primary care clinicians with advice from experts in addiction medicine on addressing substance abuse with patients in the primary care setting.
March 2011 Describes a series of free online training courses on addiction and drug abuse research targeted to the international research community.
December 2010 Reports on an evaluation of the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) program to assess its effectiveness in improving knowledge, confidence, and preparedness to diagnose, manage, and teach about substance abuse.
October 2010 Describes an eight-module web-based curricula that introduces addition research to graduate students of nursing, dentistry, and medicine.
April 2010 Describes a book and online tutorial for young investigators of addiction science that provides tips for publishing their studies in scholarly journals.
Describes a toolkit that guides doctors in assessing a patient’s risk of developing an addiction problem, advising patients on the effects of substance abuse, and arranging for referrals.
Describes the American Board of Addiction Medicine’s new program offering certification to physicians in addiction medicine.
Describes a consortium of three universities that launched a 12-month intensive online program last August that leads to a master's degree in addiction studies.