Substance Use Disorders

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Early intervention reduces likelihood of alcohol misuse, abuse in Latino teens

March 21, 2018
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CDC: Adult binge drinkers collectively consume 17.5 billion drinks a year

March 16, 2018
U.S. adults consumed approximately 470 binge drinks per drinker in 2015 for a total of 17.5 billion binge drinks, according to findings recently published in the…
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Should ID specialists treat opioid use disorder using medication-assisted therapy?

Infectious Disease News, March 2018
To address the underlying opioid addiction that so often leads to injection-related infections, experts have suggested that directly treating the addiction should be a…
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ID physicians define new role in opioid crisis

Infectious Disease News, March 2018
The opioid epidemic in the United States has affected millions, exposing them to health risks that include a range of infectious diseases. HHS estimates that in 2016…
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The Epidemiology of Injection Drug Use

Psychiatric Annals, January 2017, Volume 47 Issue 1
Injection drug use (IDU) is a significant public health concern. Although IDU is commonly associated with heroin use in…
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The Time Has Come: Identification and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Indivior Inc.

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2.4 million people suffered from opioid use disorder…
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VIDEO: Recent neurobiology findings indicate commonality between substance abuse, depression

May 15, 2016
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