Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other News
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The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led a project that shows two in five young people receiving youth mental health services are experiencing concurrent mental health and substance use...more
The Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced the creation of the Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy (OTAP) to...more
To meet the needs of southwestern North Dakota and to maintain its service standards, the Badlands Human Service Center in Dickinson has increased its need for substance abuse counseling.
Centre for Better Health, a Hackney community-based mental health charity, runs an artisan bakery called Better Health Bakery.
The bakery offers people with mental health problems the opportunity...more
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 32 million people will receive mental health or substance use disorder benefits, or both, under the Affordable Care...more
According to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), use of crystal methamphetamine by street youth is associated with increased risk of injecting drugs.
Michael Rabkin, Director of Media Relations at the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, answers how the homeless get help for mental illness in Tennessee.
When it comes to mental illness and substance abuse disorders, prevention is key to reducing such conditions, and individuals who have embraced recovery have felt its benefits.
The Affordable Care...more
Women who suffered from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse early in life is more inclined to bear children with autism.
The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) conducted the study, led by...more
National nonprofit organization, Give an Hour, has donated 112,238 hours of mental health services, and its providers have awarded over $11 million worth of services to the military...more