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Posted Nov 16, 2020
NCCHC has partnered with researchers at Harvard University to study the effects of accreditation on health care delivery in jails and is inviting up to 40 facilities to participate.
Posted Jul 16, 2020
The American Society of Addiction Medicine calls for a new standard of care for opioid use disorder as well as systemic changes to ensure universal access to such care.
Posted Jun 8, 2020
ASAM's guideline addresses the identification and management of alcohol withdrawal in patients with varying degrees of syndrome severity. It is especially critical in the context of the COVID-19 emergency, which threatens to exacerbate alcohol use disorders and curtail patient access to evidence-based treatment.
Posted Mar 23, 2020
New guidance on addiction medicine addresses concerns relevant in the time of COVID-19. The American Society of Addiction Medicine has updated its National Practice Guideline for Treating Opioid Use Disorder and has drafted a Guideline on Alcohol Withdrawal Management.
Posted Nov 4, 2019
Position statements outline steps to suicide prevention in juvenile facilities, support access to funding for incarcerated youth.