Substance Abuse Funding Change Challenges Some Md. Providers

Substance abuse funding change challenges some Md. providers

Filed under: Substance Abuse Treatment

A dramatic change in how Maryland pays for substance abuse treatment programs is leaving some providers short on cash and displacing more than 200 drug and alcohol addicts, even as the state's four-year transition to a new funding system has …
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Treatment program returning to Polk jail

Filed under: Substance Abuse Treatment

According to the Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation, which studied in-jail treatment programs in four counties from Nov. 1, 2008, to Dec. 31, 2011, one-third of inmates enrolled in such programs completed them successfully.


Many baby boomers face mental health and substance abuse issues

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Older adults are also more likely to have physical conditions and impairments in thinking and ability to function that can complicate the detection and treatment of mental health problems and substance misuse or abuse. For example, cognitive …
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