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    Accommodating Mental Illness in the Workplace

    Workplace accommodations help individuals with mental health conditions to remain employed and productive; many can be accomplished at little or no cost.

    Workplace accommodations help individuals with mental health conditions to remain employed and productive; many can be accomplished at little or no cost.

    Workplace accommodations help individuals with mental health conditions to remain employed and productive; many can be accomplished at little or no cost.

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    Traumatic Experiences Are Associated with Adult Health Challenges

    Report finds that adults exposed to potentially traumatic events (PTEs) were more likely to use illicit drugs, drink heavily, and have PTSD.

    Report finds that adults exposed to potentially traumatic events (PTEs) were more likely to use illicit drugs, drink heavily, and have PTSD.

    Report finds that adults exposed to potentially traumatic events (PTEs) were more likely to use illicit drugs, drink heavily, and have PTSD.

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    Youth Perception of Marijuana Harm Decreases as “710” Becomes More Potent

    Marijuana oil potency raises concerns for youth, as their perceptions of marijuana harm decrease. Education about health risks is critical.

    Marijuana oil potency raises concerns for youth, as their perceptions of marijuana harm decrease. Education about health risks is critical.

    Marijuana oil potency raises concerns for youth, as their perceptions of marijuana harm decrease. Education about health risks is critical.

The E-cigarette

New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

Earlier this month the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a final rule that will extend its authority to all...

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Comment on Records Confidentiality Rule

A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was published for public comment regarding 42 CFR Part 2 of the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records regulations.
Kimberly Johnson, PhD

CSAT has a New Director!

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) at SAMHSA has a new director – Kimberly A. Johnson, Ph.D.
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Suicide Cluster Prevention on Campus

Efforts are underway to prevent “suicide clusters” – an unexpectedly high number of suicides occurring close together in time or space – on college campuses.
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Social Media During a Crisis

Social media has shifted the way we respond to news events and disasters, where information can be shared at lightning speed. Behavioral health organizations must find ways to respond and communicate accurate information quickly.