Past Issue: January–February 2012
Interventions & Assessments
- Lack of Efficacy of a 3-Medication Treatment Protocol for Methamphetamine Dependence
- Retention in Opioid Agonist Treatment after Prison Release Reduces Re-incarceration
- Adding N-Acetylcysteine to Glucocorticoids May Improve Outcomes in Patients with Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis
- People Receiving Buprenorphine and Methadone Are More Likely to Be Responsible for Road Traffic Crashes
- Recent Notable Developments in Addiction Pharmacotherapies
- Modest Marijuana Exposure Does Not Adversely Affect Pulmonary Function, but High Cumulative Exposure Does
- Wine-specific Mortality Benefits Disappear When Studied Appropriately
- Thirty Years of Observational Studies of Alcohol’s Cardioprotective Effects: Uncertainty Remains
- Lifestyle and Environmental Factors, Including Tobacco and Alcohol Use, and Risk of Cancer
HIV and HCV
- Baclofen: New Hope for Alcohol Abstinence in Patients with Alcohol- and HCV-related Cirrhosis?
- Needle and Syringe Provision and Opioid Agonist Treatment May Reduce the Spread of HCV in People with Injection Drug Use
- Mental-Health and Substance Use Disorders Impact the Development of AIDS-defining Illness and Death in HIV-infected Veterans
- Political Engagement Is Associated with Reduced HIV Risk Behaviors
A FREE federally funded* educational service providing clinicians with a broad range of resources to address substance abuse, including
- instruments to screen patients for unhealthy substance use.
- informational materials to engage patients in conversations about substance use.
- tools that save time by pinpointing substance-abuse related problems.
- speakers for CME programs on subjects related to alcohol and drug use.
- evidence-based resources to educate future and current physicians.