2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

Training Increases Substance Abuse and Mental Health Interventions

Two to three brief training sessions can significantly increase pediatricians’ use of techniques for identifying and treating young people with potential alcohol, substance use, and mental health problems, according to a new study in a large pediatric primary care clinic. Collectively known as...

10 Percent of US Adults Have Drug Use Disorder at Some Point

A survey of American adults revealed that drug use disorder is common, co-occurs with a range of mental health disorders and often goes untreated. The study, funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, found that about 4...