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Controversy has surrounded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain in 2016, with many critics claiming that the guidelines made it more difficult for severe pain patients to receive the medication they...
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) Releases Addiction Treatment Provider Quality Assurance Guidebook
The NAATP has released the Addiction Treatment Provider Quality Assurance Guidebook: A Guide to the Core Competencies for the Delivery of Addiction Treatment Services. The guidebook, which is available free of charge, identifies nine categories in which addiction...
A NC Health News article explains about 50 percent of people with an eating disorder also misuse alcohol or an illegal substance. Experts say people use substances and behaviors associated with eating disorder to self-treat underlying, often undiagnosed, mental health...