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    Research Brief

    Veterans with Both Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders Need Integrated Treatment

    Jul 22, 2020

    Co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders are common among post-9/11 veterans. But treatment programs typically specialize in one issue or the other. Integrated treatments are more effective and have become more available, but it's critical that veterans have access to facilities that are equipped to treat them.

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    Commentary

    Where Science Says to Spend Any U.S. Opioid Settlement Money

    Dec 19, 2019

    A global settlement with pharmaceutical companies has started to appear more and more likely. Even with billions of dollars, the settlement resources won't be unlimited. To avoid mistakes made in the tobacco master settlement agreement, any opioid funds must be carefully allocated.

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