substance use disorder Archives
New health bundle focuses on substance use disorder
May. 3, 2023—Vanderbilt debuts MyRecoveryHealth Bundle to help treat substance use disorder.
New MyHealth Bundles to help treat kidney stones, substance use disorder
Mar. 23, 2023—Employees covered by Vanderbilt University Medical Center health plans and employees covered by the Metro Nashville Public Schools health plan can now enroll in two new MyHealth Bundles: MyUrologyHealth for the treatment of kidney stones and MyRecoveryHealth for the treatment of substance use disorder.
Program combines treatment for mental health, substance use disorders
Apr. 29, 2021—For people with co-occurring mental health disorders and substance use disorders, finding integrated care that treats both conditions can be a difficult task. Vanderbilt Behavioral Health is seeking to simplify care for these patients through the co-occurring disorders intensive outpatient program (IOP).
Study links ADHD pharmacotherapy and retention rates for substance use disorder treatment
Apr. 2, 2021—Kristopher Kast, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and clinical director of Vanderbilt’s Addiction Consult Service, has discovered a strong association between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) pharmacotherapy and retention rates for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment.
Tennessee Receives Grant from Federal Government to Address Opioid Crisis
Dec. 20, 2019—The Division of TennCare will partner with VUMC as part of the MOM program focusing on 26 rural and urban counties to improve the outcomes for women with opioid use disorder and their infants.
Bridge Clinic tour
Sep. 25, 2019—Anne Hazlett, JD, senior adviser for Rural Affairs in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), recently visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a tour of the addiction Bridge Clinic.