Brief Treatment for Substance Use Disorders: A Guide for Behavioral Health Providers is a clinician guidebook that describes a six-session brief treatment for patients with alcohol and opiate use disorders.
Increasing the number of physicians who can prescribe buprenorphine for opioid abuse and supporting their ability to treat more patients may be the fastest approach to enhancing capacity for treatment, particularly in less populated counties.
This study evaluates effects of a multicomponent intervention (human papillomavirus [HPV] vaccine-specific brochure and recalls) on HPV vaccination and secondarily examines if race/ethnicity moderates effects.
This study examines the synergies that exist between decision-analytic models and health care utilization data that are increasingly accessible through research networks that assemble data from the growing number of electronic medical record systems.
Up to 70% of homeless youth are smokers, smoking more than a half pack of cigarettes a day. Though there is strong demand for smoking-cessation services among this population and a willingness to help among providers, delivering these services remains a challenge.
The authors reviewed the scientific literature on information and communication technologies available online and on smartphones to assist the U.S. Air Force in developing a strategy for use of these technologies in behavioral health care.
This report describes an assessment of SimCoach, a tool designed to encourage service members, especially those with signs or symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder or depression, to seek help for psychological health concerns.
Use of buprenorphine, a drug to treat opioid addiction, is increasing faster than the number of doctors licensed to dispense it. Policies focused on increasing the number of patients a qualified physician could treat may be more effective in addressing this increased use than other alternatives.