Addiction Treatment Bill Moves to Senate with Lump-Sum Authorization
The Senate Judiciary Committee has marked up and moved the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), S.524, a bipartisan bill to bolster community-based efforts at helping addicts. Going into the markup, the bill carved out small authorizations for several strategies.
Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide
Presents research-based principles of adolescent substance use disorder treatment; covers treatment for a variety of drugs including, illicit and prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; presents settings and evidence-based approaches unique to treating adolescents.
Surgeon General Planning Three Reports on Youth Issues
United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin is planning to focus on a number of a youth-related issues during President Barack Obama’s second term, according to her spokesperson, Gayle Converse. “Dr. Benjamin is currently working on several documents for future release on topics,” Converse said.