News tagged with substance abuse treatment

A breakthrough in addiction treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new substance abuse treatment model for women, developed by Northeastern’s Institute on Urban Health Research in collaboration with the Boston Public Health Commission, shows superior ...

Jan 06, 2010
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Stigma increases likelihood that drug users reoffend

Punitive policies intended to reduce drug use by making life difficult for convicted users are counterproductive and actually lead to a vicious spiral of drug use and reincarceration. Research published in BioMed Central's ...

May 08, 2009
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Treating drug-addicted doctors is good medicine

Doctors who become addicted to alcohol and other drugs can be treated successfully and returned to medical practice with the help of special programs that couple referral to treatment and monitoring with rapid responses to ...

Feb 24, 2009
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