Johns Hopkins: New Research into Substance Use Disorder

Addictions to alcohol, illicit drugs and other substances remain a serious threat: According to the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from April 2020 to April 2021, nearly 92,000 people in the U.S. fatally overdosed on drugs — the single highest reported […]

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The Daily Record: Using assessment tools to improve addiction treatment

The addiction treatment industry has struggled over the years to develop outcome metrics to help facilities improve patient care. In an effort to identify which treatments work best, and to determine the success rate for long-term recovery from substance use disorder, Havre de Grace-based Ashley Addiction Treatment began using Trac9 […]

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Texas Tech University: Depression and substance use

Abstract: This investigation utilized a large sample of individuals undergoing substance use treatment to examine the CES-D’s structural validity and establish its predictive utility relative to treatment discharge. The sample included 5750 individuals who were receiving substance abuse treatment at 19 different residential treatment facilities. The CES-D was administered to […]

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