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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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