Risk Factors for Overdose in Adolescents with Substance Use Disorder
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Psychology of Drug Addiction & Substance Abuse Disorder, Causes & Solutions
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Teen Health: Substance Use and Abuse
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Substance Use Disorders Initiative. The Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) initiative at Massachusetts General Hospital is a hospital-wide program designed to transform care for the chronic disease of substance use disorder in order to improve the quality, accessibility, clinical outcomes and value of treatment for our patients suffering with this illness.
The treatment system for substance use disorders is comprised of multiple service components, including the following:
Filling a crucial need, this manual presents the Women's Recovery Group (WRG), an empirically supported treatment approach that emphasizes self-care and developing skills for relapse prevention and recovery.
NEED FOR EVALUATION. Large numbers of people suffer from substance use disorders 1 and require treatment. Despite primary prevention and efforts to control the supply of alcohol and other drugs in the communities around the world, the number of people entering treatment continues to grow.