Tag Archives: Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction

Hackensack Meridian Health and Carrier Clinic Explore Partnership To Enhance Behavioral Health in Tri-State Area

Executives sign letter of intent to review possible partnership for New Jersey’s largest health network and the state’s premier behavioral health provider.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/691463/?sc=c125


R21 Grant Will Explore New Options for Tobacco Cessation

Newswise imageTobacco-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.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/691430/?sc=c125

House of Medicine Opens the Door to Addiction Prevention and Treatment

Newswise imageTwo 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.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/691159/?sc=c125