This perspective piece explores infectious disease (ID) specialists that are pursuing integrated behavioral health strategies to meet the national opioid crisis, and highlights the critical need for medication assisted treatment (MAT) education and training for all physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The CDC has provided numerous resources and materials on their website.
This study explored residents’ perceptions about and exposure to specific activities during their behavioral health rotations. Results include the desire of residents to seek more experiences in behavioral health techniques.
Thursday 9/21 at 12:00 PM - Bodek Lounge in Houston Hall
This talk will discuss the opioid epidemic in Philadelphia, focusing on the epidemiology of opioid use and overdose, the recommendations from the Mayor's Task Force, and the public health opportunities to
overcome the many challenges in this crisis.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) examines trends in unintentional and undetermined deaths involving heroin or synthetic opioids excluding methadone (i.e., synthetic opioids)* by the four U.S. Census regions during 2006–2015.
The Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) first annual surveillance report summarizes the latest information available on the national level for various health outcomes, health behaviors, and prescribing patterns related to the drug problem in the United States.
The American Medical Association Opioid Task Force released an updated resource that family physicians can use for guidance when co-prescribing overdose drug naloxone with opioid medications.
Results from this randomized clinical trial found that, relative to usual care, the collaborative care intervention increased both the proportion of primary care patients receiving evidence-based treatment for opioid and alcohol use disorders and the number achieving abstinence from opioids or alcohol use at 6 months.
The conference will highlight accomplishments, best practices, and lessons learned from our behavioral health workforce programs. Behavioral health grantees will showcase innovative academic and training approaches that expand the distribution of a skilled workforce focused on under-served populations and communities in need.
New research from Princeton Department of Economic suggests physicians who completed their initial training at top medical schools write significantly fewer opioid prescriptions annually than physicians from lower ranked schools.