December 30th 2022
Revisiting the CME articles featured in Psychiatric Times in 2022.
December 22nd 2022
While there are no FDA-approved medications available for CUD, some studies show potential off-label utility in mitigating withdrawal and maintaining abstinence. Learn more in this CME article.
December 14th 2022
What are the most pertinent drug trends to be aware of in 2023?
December 5th 2022
November 16th 2022
We may be one step closer to nonprescription naloxone.
COVID-19 and Mental Health: Global Consequences and CAM Approaches
In this CME article, explore the mental health consequences associated with the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the potential role for complementary and alternative approaches.
Clinicians Embracing a Recovery Mindset: Mirroring Recovery to People You Serve
What is recovery?
The Week in Review: October 10-14
From traumatic brain injury to the dangers of excessive social media usage, here are highlights from the week in Psychiatric Times.
Understanding the Long-Term Clinical Course of Comorbid SUD and ADHD
Comorbid SUD and ADHD is associated with more severe illness. What do we understand about these comorbid conditions and what do we still need to learn?
Expert Sheds Light on Opioid Overdose Crisis in Youth
Opioid use, addiction, and overdose in youth continue to increase. What can be done?
From the Pages of Psychiatric Times: September 2022
The experts weighed in on a wide variety of psychiatric issues for the September 2022 issue of Psychiatric Times.
Advocating for Medication for Opioid Use Disorder
The NCCHC and 166 national organizations recently signed a letter to Senate leadership advocating for increased access to buprenorphine.
My Patient Overdosed and Now I Feel Guilty…
Contingency Management Is a Powerful Clinical Tool for Treating Substance Use Research Evidence and New Practice Guidelines for Use
Contingency management is an effective behavior change technique commonly used to treat substance use disorders.
The Role of Alcohol and Substances in Suicide
Suicide Prevention Week is September 4-10. Are you ready?
The Overdose Epidemic and the “Astounding” Life Expectancy Drop
New data shows a decrease in life expectancy in the United States. Here’s why.
From the Pages of Psychiatric Times: August 2022
The experts weighed in on a wide variety of psychiatric issues for the August 2022 issue of Psychiatric Times.
Understanding and Addressing Physician Substance Use and Misuse
“Doctors are great at hiding their addictions, especially from themselves... However, there are signs that something is wrong—be it addiction, depression, psychosis, or some other problem.”
A Whirlwind Tour of OUD Treatment Strategies
Opioid use disorder—how can we battle the epidemic of overdoses?
The Impact of Cannabis Use on Medication Nonadherence in Psychiatry
Cannabis use disorder and nonadherence: How can we best educate patients?
Reducing Heavy Drinking Days: Positive Results From Trial for Medication Treating Alcohol Use Disorder
Positive results from the phase 3 trial of AD04 show a 79% reduction in heavy drinking.
Caregiving: Walking the Personal and Professional Tightrope
What happens when a clinician is faced with addiction in their own family?
Upcoming Release of Phase 3 Trial Results for Medication Treating Alcohol Use Disorder
New results are coming for AD04, a potential treatment for patients with alcohol use disorder.
Opioid Treatment “Mismatch” Threatens Vulnerable Communities
Treatment deserts are adding fuel to the fire of the opioid crisis.
Alleviating Opioid Use Disorder With Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Medication-Assisted Treatment
Civil Commitment for Substance Use Disorders: Coercion or Compassion?
In this CME, review the clinical, legal, and ethical aspects of the civil commitment for substance use disorders.
Substance Misuse in College Students
The prevalence of annual alcohol consumption is highest in full-time college students 1 to 4 years after high school.
New Weapon in the Fight Against Opioid Use Disorders
New research presented at the 2022 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting evaluated program to help address the opioid epidemic.
Normal Life Stress, They Say…
Recovery from addiction does not protect against normal life events...
Naloxone as a Tool to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
If you missed out on the custom Around the Practice video program on naloxone, we've got you covered. Read a recap here.
Fun and Games: Improving Youth Opioid Awareness
Can a game improve children and adolescents knowledge of the opioid crisis?
Supporting Patients With Serious Mental Illness and Comorbid Substance Use Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
30% to 60% of individuals seeking treatment for SUD also meet criteria for PTSD.
“There’s No Point”: Alcohol Use Disorder Relapses
Alcohol use disorder: one of the most prevalent mental health disorders worldwide.
“I Want to Do This for My Baby”: The Woes of Pregnancy and Addiction
Substance use disorder may prove to be a significant issue for some mothers.
Report Finds Alarming Number of Deaths Due to Drug Overdose
The Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking shared startling data as well as suggestions to combat what it calls a "national crisis."
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