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How Integrated Care Is Bridging the Gap Between Physical and Mental Health Services

Integrated care models can bridge the the gap between physical and mental health treatments.

Healthcare insurers and providers, along with the justice system and government agencies, have responded to changing perceptions of drug use disorders by endorsing integrated care.

How Behavioral Health Care Has Changed Since the Opioid Crisis

Behavioral health patients are experiencing new relationships with their physicians.

Opioids have extensive histories as both prescribed and illicit drugs, and the fundamental challenge they present – as uniquely powerful analgesics that are nevertheless highly addictive – has long bedeviled the healthcare sector.

The Growing Role of Opioid Tapering Schedules in Public Health

The culture of prescription drugs is slowly evolving so that opioids are used in quantities and therapies reflecting their safety profiles.

2017 Year in Review: The Opioid Crisis

The discussion around opioid prescriptions is beginning to change.

Years in the making, the opioid epidemic now accounts for a majority of all drug overdoses in the country.