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Nursing Profession Substance Abuse is Addressed by New Approach

The latest research shows that the number of people in the nursing profession who struggle with substance abuse could be as high as 10%-20%, while at the same time there is a shortage of qualified nurses and nursing students to … Continue reading

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Experts Call for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Benefit Integration for Children and Adolescents

New research has many experts calling for mental health and substance abuse benefit integration for children and adolescents. These problems are delivered most effectively through the primary medical care setting, and that is especially true with younger age groups like … Continue reading

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Recidivism Rates Higher When Substance Abuse, Mental Illness, or Poverty are Involved

A new study on recidivism, published in the Health and Justice journal from Springer, shows that mental illness and substance abuse both raise the rate of recidivism among ex-prisoners. The study showed that ex-convicts who had a history which involved … Continue reading

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Alcohol Abuse Facts You May Not Know

There are many alcohol abuse facts that you may not know. For instance did you know that every individual is different when it comes to how much alcohol they can consume before they start to feel the effects? Individuals who … Continue reading

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Important Factors With Any Dual Diagnosis

There are a number of important factors that have to be examined with any dual diagnosis. This type of diagnosis is used if you have some form of mental illness along with some type of substance abuse. This can be … Continue reading

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