Executives sign letter of intent to review possible partnership for New Jersey’s largest health network and the state’s premier behavioral health provider.
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Tobacco-related disease is especially prevalent among African-American men. This grant provides more multidisciplinary opportunities for UAB faculty to provide solutions for tobacco cessation. Preliminary data shows that 39.9 percent of African-American men between 19 and 30 years of age in rural Alabama counties smoke cigarettes.
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Opioid addicts and others battling compulsion around drugs or alcohol are using a new high-tech, low-risk method to practice saying no–through virtual reality.
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Two landmark developments in medicine pave the way for quality medical care to address America’s largest and most costly preventable health problem – unhealthy substance use and addiction involving all addictive substances. These changes are designed to increase the number of addiction medicine physician specialists who can provide direct patient care and consultation, teach other providers and thereby drive knowledge across health care, and help policymakers and the public understand and effectively respond to our current health crisis.
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Unique partnership between health system and county in Delaware will help individuals receive addiction treatment and support after they are released from the emergency department following treatment from an opioid overdose.
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