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SAMHSA’s Award-Winning Newsletter
November/December 2008, Volume 16, Number 6 

2008 Index — Volume 16

A


abstinence (3) 2

The Abuse of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs (1) 7

access to mental health services (5) 12

Access to Recovery (2) 7; (4) 3

access to treatment (1) 15; (2) 7

“Accessing Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Online” (1) 15

Ad Council (3) 6, 11; (4) 7

“Addiction and PTSD: Combating Co-Occurring Disorders” (1) 15

Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (2) 7

adjustment issues (5) 3

Administration of Mental Health Services by Medicaid Agencies (1) 13

Adolescent Admissions Reporting Inhalants: 2006 (2) 9

adolescents (See youth)

Advisory Committee on Women’s Services (6) 9

Afghanistan (1) 1-3, 5; (4) 4, 5, 9; (5) 2, 3, 6; (6) 12

AIDS (See HIV/AIDS & hepatitis)

Alaska Natives (See American Indians)

alcohol abuse/use
admissions for treatment (2) 11
and driving (3) 15
binge drinking (2) 2, 5
by college students (2) 2, 4, 5
by pregnant women (1) 11; (6) 11
by veterans (1) 1, 2
by youth (1) 7; (2) 10, 12; (4) 6, 7; (5) 8-10
first-time (5) 13
grants (2) 6
prevention of (2) 6
recovery support (5) 7
rural (2) 12
screening for (2) 1-5
state estimates (2) 10
underage (2) 5, 10; (3) 6; (4) 3, 6, 7; (5) 8
workplace (2) 15

Alcohol and Drug Treatment: How It Works, and How It Can Help You (1) 11

Alcoholics Anonymous (5) 7

American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (1) 10

American Correctional Association (3) 3

American Indians/Alaska Natives (2) 4, 12, 13; (4) 3; (6) 8

American Medical Association (2) 3

American Muslims (3) 7-10

America’s Heroes at Work (5) 2

anxiety (3) 10; (5) 4, 12

Arab Americans (3) 7-10

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders (2) 13

Assertive Community Treatment (4) 10

B


behavioral health care (2) 6; (5) 1, 2
and primary care (2) 3
for veterans (1) 4, 5; (5) 1-6
screening (2) 3

block grants (2) 7

Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students—BASICS (2) 5

brief interventions for substance abuse (2) 1-6

brief treatment for substance abuse (2) 1-5

Broderick, Eric B. (4) 2; (5) 3, 5, 8; (6) 1, 3, 4, 7, 13

budget, President’s (2) 6, 7

bullying (5) 15

buprenorphine (1) 15

Bush administration (1) 12; (2) 6, 7

C


Campaign for Mental Health Recovery (3) 11

campus screening (2) 2, 4, 5

campus suicide prevention (5) 11

Center for Mental Health Services (1) 2; (2) 6, 7; (3) 7, 12; (4) 1, 8-10; (5) 2, 3, 5, 12; (6) 3, 4, 6, 12

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (1) 8; (2) 6, 7; (3) 5

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (1) 10, 11, 15; (2) 2, 3, 5, 6; (3) 1, 2, 8, 11; (4) 4, 15; (5) 4, 7 8; (6) 5, 8-10, 13

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1) 10; (2) 3

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (2) 2, 3; (5) 12; (6) 2

children
bullying (5) 15
mental health (2) 7, 13
of veterans (5) 4, 6
wellness grants (5) 10

children & families (1) 8, 9; (2) 7, 13; (5) 4, 6, 10, 11, 15; (6) 8

Children’s Health Insurance Program (6) 2

cigarette use (1) 7; (2) 12; (4) 6 (See smoking; tobacco use)

Circles of Care (2) 13

Clark, H. Westley (1) 10, 15; (2) 2; (3) 1, 8, 11; (4) 4; (5) 4, 8; (6) 9, 10

Cline, Terry L. (1) 2, 3, 5, 6; (2) 3, 6; (3) 3, 11; (4) 2-4

cocaine (1) 7; (2) 8, 11; (3) 15; (5) 9, 13

cognitive behavioral therapy (5) 6

college students (2) 2, 4, 5; (3) 9

community-based intervention awards (1) 11

community-based services
for veterans (5) 3
mental health (3) 12
providers (4) 15

community-based systems of care (2) 7, 13

community-based treatment (1) 3; (2) 7

Community Prevention Day (2) 13

conferences (1) 3, 5; (3) 7, 13; (4) 2; (5) 1-6; (6) 9

confidentiality (5) 12

co-occurring disorders (1) 2, 3, 11, 15; (2) 9; (3) 1-4; (4) 8, 9, 12; (5) 3, 6; (6) 5, 13

coping (3) 7-9; (4) 5

cough and cold medicine misuse (1) 6

crack cocaine (2) 11; (3) 15

crime and drugs (3) 1-4

criminal and juvenile justice (1) 8; (3) 1-4

criminal justice system (2) 6, 7, 11, 13

cultural competence (1) 4

Current Procedural Terminology codes (2) 2, 3

D


Dare to Dream America (3) 12

delinquent behaviors (2) 8

depression (2) 8, 10; (3) 10, 13; (4) 4; (5) 1, 2, 4; (6) 12

detoxification (2) 11; (4) 13; (6) 5

dextromethorphan (DXM) (1) 6

discharges from treatment (4) 13

discrimination (1) 5; (3) 8, 9; (5) 12; (6) 1

dislocation from home (2) 13

domestic violence (3) 10

drug abuse screening (2) 1-6

Drug Abuse Warning Network (2) 6

Drug and Alcohol Services Information System (2) 9; (5) 13

drug courts (2) 6, 7; (3) 3

drug disposal (1) 6

Drug-Free Communities (1) 11; (5) 10

drug-free workplaces (2) 15

drugs and crime (3) 1-4

E


eating disorders (3) 10

ecstasy (2) 12; (5) 8

emergency room visits (2) 2

employment of veterans (5) 2, 6

evidence-based intervention awards (1) 11

evidence-based programs and practices (5) 11
awards for (1) 11
co-occurring disorders (1) 11; (6) 13
mental health services (1) 11; (6) 13
prevention (1) 11; (2) 6; (6) 13
registry (2) 7, 15; (5) 11
screening (2) 5
substance abuse treatment (1) 11; (2) 6, 7; (6) 13

exposure therapy (5) 6

F


Facebook.com (4) 1, 8; (6) 7

faith-based service providers (4) 15

faith-based services (5) 6

families
and children’s mental health (2) 7
and recovery (1) 15
of veterans (1) 1-5; (5) 4, 6

fetal alcohol spectrum disorders—FASD (1) 8, 9; (2) 7

First-Time and Repeat Admissions Aged 18 to 25 to Substance Abuse Treatment: 2006 (5) 13

Food and Drug Administration (5) 6

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gang activity (3) 2-4

Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act (5) 10

grants
awards (5) 10, 11; (6) 8
funding opportunities (1) 2, 11; (2) 5, 6, 13; (4) 9; (6) 8

grants.gov (1) 11; (2) 5, 13; (5) 10, 11; (6) 8

grassroots programs (4) 15

grief (5) 4

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hallucinogen use (1) 6; (2) 8; (3) 15; (5) 9

Harding, Frances M. (3) 5

hashish (2) 11; (3) 15

Health Resources and Services Administration (5) 12

Helping Youth Thrive in the Community (3) 12

helplines/hotlines (2) 15; (4) 2, 5, 12; (5) 5; (6) 7, 13

hepatitis (See HIV/AIDS & hepatitis)

heroin (1) 7, 10; (2) 8, 11; (3) 15; (5) 13; (6) 13

HIV/AIDS & hepatitis (1) 10, 11; (2) 7; (4) 12; (5) 10; (6) 8

homelessness (2) 6, 7; (4) 1, 3, 8-10; (5) 5

housing for homeless (2) 7; (4) 9

hurricanes, impact of (2) 13

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illicit drug use/abuse (1) 6, 7; (2) 2, 8, 10, 13; (5) 8, 9
by women (6) 9-11
by youth (1) 6, 7; (2) 8, 10; (4) 6; (5) 8, 9
grants for treatment (5) 10, 11
while driving (3) 15
workplace (2) 15

Indians (See American Indians)

inhalant abuse (2) 8, 9; (3) 15; (4) 6

Inhalant Use across the Adolescent Years (2) 9

insurance (6) 1-4

insurance billing codes (2) 1-3

interventions (2) 1-6

Iraq (1) 1-3, 5; (4) 2, 4, 9; (5) 2, 3, 6; (6) 12

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jail diversion (2) 13

“Join the Voices for Recovery: Real People, Real Recovery” (1) 15; (4) 11; (5) 9

justice system (2) 6, 7, 11, 13

juvenile justice system (1) 8; (3) 1-4

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ketamine (1) 6

Knowledge Application Program (6) 5

L


learning disabilities (1) 9

Leavitt, Michael O., Secretary HHS (2) 6; (4) 2

loss (6) 6

LSD (1) 6; (5) 8

M


major depressive episode (2) 8, 10; (3) 13

Making Your Workplace Drug-Free: A Kit for Employers (2) 15

marijuana (1) 6, 7; (2) 8, 10-12; (3) 15; (4) 6; (5) 8, 9, 13

Medicaid (1) 13; (2) 2, 3; (5) 12; (6) 2

Medicare (2) 2, 3; (5) 12; (6) 2

medication-assisted therapies (1) 15; (6) 5

mental health awareness (3) 12

Mental Health Block Grant (2) 7

mental health courts (3) 3

mental health parity (6) 1-4

mental health services (1) 13; (3) 12
and Medicaid (1) 13
child (2) 13; (3) 12
community-based treatment (1) 11; (2) 7
in primary care settings (5) 12; (6) 4
of veterans (1) 1-5; (4) 4
reimbursement (5) 12

mental health system transformation drug courts (2) 6, 7

grants (2) 6Mental Health Task Force (1) 4

mental illness/problems (2) 10
and co-occurring disorders (2) 9; (4) 8
discrimination (1) 5
self-disclosure (5) 12

methadone (1) 15; (4) 13

methamphetamine abuse (1) 6, 7; (2) 6, 8, 11, 12; (3) 11; (5) 8

Military Child Education Coalition (5) 4

military families (1) 1-5; (5) 4, 6

military women (6) 12

Misuse of Over-the-Counter Cough and Cold Medications among Persons Aged 12 to 25 (1) 6

Monitoring the Future (1) 7

morphine (1) 10

motivational interviewing (3) 8

MySpace.com (4) 1, 8; (6) 7

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National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (1) 15; (3) 5; (5) 8

National Association of Drug Court Professionals (3) 3

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (1) 5; (3) 5; (6) 8

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (1) 5

National Business Group on Health (5) 2

National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (1) 5; (4) 5

National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (2) 13

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (3) 12

National Directory of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Programs 2008 (4) 12

National District Attorneys Association (3) 3

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (3) 12

National Governors Association (3) 3

National Guard (1) 3, 4; (4) 4, 5

National Health Care for the Homeless Council (4) 10

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (3) 15

National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week (2) 9

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (1) 12; (2) 3

National Institute on Drug Abuse (1) 7, 12; (2) 3

National Institutes of Health (1) 7, 12

National Prevention Network (3) 5

National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (2) 7, 15; (5) 11

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1) 3-5; (6) 6, 7

National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services—N-SSATS (2) 6

National Survey on Drug Use and Health—NSDUH (1) 2-4, 6, 7; (2) 6, 8-10, 12, 13; (3) 6, 13, 15; (4) 6, 7; (5) 8, 9; (6) 10, 11

New Freedom Initiative (4) 3

Nonmedical Stimulant Use, Other Drug Use, Delinquent Behaviors, and Depression among Adolescents (2) 8

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Office of Applied Studies—OAS (1) 5, 6, 12; (2) 8, 10, 12; (4) 5, 7, 13

Office of the Surgeon General (3) 6; (4) 7

online redesign (6) 19

older adults (1) 11; (2) 4, 6

Operation Healthy Reunions (1) 5

opiate/opioid abuse (1) 10; (2) 11; (5) 13

opioid replacement therapy (4) 13

opioid treatment (5) 11; (6) 5

Oprah (6) 13

outpatient treatment (4) 13

over-the-counter (OTC) drug abuse (1) 6, 7

OxyContin® (1) 10; (5) 9

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painkiller/pain reliever abuse (2) 8, 10, 11; (5) 8

parent awareness of youth substance abuse (4) 6, 7

parents (3) 6; (4) 6, 7; (5) 15

parity law (6) 1-4

Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (6) 1

peer support (1) 5; (5) 4

phencyclidine (PCP) (1) 6

Policy Academy (5) 6

post-traumatic stress (1) 2, 5, 15; (2) 6, 13; (3) 10; (4) 4, 5; (5) 2-4, 6; (6) 12

Power, A. Kathryn (1) 2, 4, 5; (3) 7, 12; (4) 8, 10; (5) 3-5, 12; (6) 12

pregnant and postpartum women (1) 11; (4) 12; (5) 11; (6) 5, 11

prescription drug abuse (1) 6, 7; (2) 2, 11; (3) 15; (5) 8, 9

prescription drug disposal (1) 6

Prescription for Danger: A Report on the Troubling Trend of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse among the Nation’s Teens (1) 7

President’s New Freedom Initiative (4) 3

President’s Volunteer Service Award (1) 12

prevention
alcohol abuse (5) 10
community-based (1) 11
grants for (2) 6, 7; (5) 10, 11
substance abuse (1) 11; (2) 12; (5) 10
suicide (1) 3-5; (5) 10, 11
youth drug abuse (5) 10

Prevention, Treatment, and Outreach program/initiative (4) 4, 5

primary care
and behavioral health screening (2) 3
and mental health services (5) 12
and substance abuse screening (2) 3, 6

PRISM Awards (3) 11

Project LAUNCH (5) 10

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (2) 7; (4) 8, 9

psychological abuse/distress (1) 2, 3, 5; (2) 10, 13; (3) 10; (4) 5

psychotherapy (5) 6

public health model (5) 3

R


rape (5) 3; (6) 12

Reach to Teach: Educating Elementary and Middle School Students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (1) 9

“Real People, Real Recovery: Effectively Delivering Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care” (1) 15
recidivism (3) 1-4

recovery
after incarceration (3) 1-4
budget for (2) 6, 7
from mental disorders (1) 11, 15
from mental stress (5) 4, 5
from substance abuse (1) 15; (5) 4, 7
online resources (1) 15
relapse (5) 13
services for homeless (4) 10
support (1) 5, 15; (5) 4, 7
veterans (5) 4, 5
women (6) 9-11
young offenders (3) 1-4

“Recovery and the Family: Extending Treatment to Everyone” (1) 15

“Recovery in the United States: Past, Present, and Future” (1) 15

Recovery Month (1) 15; (3) 5; (4) 11; (5) 7-9

referral for treatment (2) 1-6, 11

refugee experience (3) 9

reimbursement codes (2) 1-3

Reimbursement of Mental Health Services in Primary Care Settings (5) 12

relapse (5) 13

repeat admissions to treatment (5) 13

residential treatment (1) 11; (2) 11; (3) 1; (4) 13;(5) 11

resilience (2) 6; (3) 12; (5) 4, 5, 7

returning veterans (4) 4, 5; (5) 1-6

“The Road to Recovery: A Showcase of Events” (1) 15

rural substance abuse (2) 12

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Safe Schools/Healthy Students (3) 12; (5) 15

SAMHSA
Congressional Justification (2) 6, 7
Family Guide Web site (1) 6
Health Information Network (1) 8, 9, 11, 13; (2) 5,
    7, 11, 13, 15; (4) 12, 13; (5) 7, 15; (6) 5, 19
Matrix program areas (1) 2
National Advisory Council (1) 12; (6) 8
Smoke-Free Conference Policy (4) 12
staff (1) 12; (3) 5; (6) 8

school mental health services (3) 12

school programs (5) 4, 15

school violence (2) 6

Science and Service Awards (1) 11; (6) 13

Science and Service programs (2) 7

Science and Service Initiative (5) 11

screening (2) 1-6; (5) 10, 12

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (2) 1-6; (4) 3; (5) 10

sedatives (2) 8

Self-Disclosure and Its Impact on Individuals Who Receive Mental Health Services (5) 12

serious emotional disorders (2) 7; (6) 8

serious mental illness/needs (2) 7; (4) 9; (6) 8

serious psychological distress (1) 2, 3, 5; (2) 10, 13; (4) 5

Serious Psychological Distress and Substance Use Disorder among Veterans (1) 5; (4) 5

service provider toolkit (4) 15

Services in Supportive Housing Initiative (4) 8, 9

“Sesame Street” (5) 4

sexual trauma (5) 3; (6) 12

smoking (1) 7

social networking Web site features (4) 8

Social Security Administration (5) 2

Spanish-language publications (1) 11; (4) 11

State Estimates of Persons Aged 18 or Older Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Illicit Drugs (3) 15

State Estimates of Substance Use from the 2005–2006 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (2) 10

stigma (4) 5; (6) 6, 10

Strategic Prevention Framework (6) 8

stimulant abuse (2) 8, 11, 12; (5) 8, 13

stress (1) 1, 2; (3) 7-10; (5) 3

substance abuse
among veterans (1) 2, 3; (4) 4; (5) 3, 4
among women (6) 9-11
and co-occurring disorders (4) 8
and HIV/AIDS (5) 10
by college students (2) 2, 4, 5
by older adults (2) 4
by youth (See youth)
data surveillance (2) 6
discrimination (1) 5
prevention (2) 6, 7; (6) 8
recovery support (5) 4, 7
screening for (2) 1-5

Substance Abuse in Brief Fact Sheet (5) 7

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (2) 7

substance abuse treatment (See treatment)

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator (4) 12

Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System (1) 11

suicide (4) 2, 4, 5; (5) 1-5; (6) 12

suicide prevention (1) 3-5; (3) 12; (5) 10, 11; (6) 6, 7

Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1) 3-5; (6) 6, 7

support groups (5) 7

Surgeon General (3) 6; (4) 3, 7, 12
Call to Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking (3) 6; (5) 8
The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke (4) 12

sustainability strategies (4) 15

Sustaining Grassroots Community-Based Programs: A Toolkit for Community- and Faith-Based Service Providers (4) 15

Synar Report (4) 12

systems of care (3) 12

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Targeted Capacity Expansion (1) 11; (2) 6, 13; (5) 10

teachers (5) 4, 15

Team Awareness/Readiness (4) 5

teens (See youth)

tobacco use (2) 10, 12; (5) 9

tobacco sales to minors (4) 12

Tools for Success Curriculum: Working with Youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in the Juvenile Justice System (1) 8

town hall meetings (3) 6

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (1) 5; (5) 4

tranquilizer abuse (2) 8

trauma (4) 5; (5) 3, 4; (6) 12

trauma recovery (2) 13

traumatic brain injury (5) 2-4, 6

traumatic stress (1) 4, 5; (2) 13

treatment
admissions (1) 7; (2) 9, 11; (5) 13
brief (2) 1-5
completion rates (4) 13
discharge from (4) 13
drug courts (2) 6, 7
evidence-based (5) 11
for alcohol abuse (2) 2-5
for opioid dependence (1) 10; (6) 5
for substance abuse (1) 3, 5; (2) 1-5; (3) 1-4
for substance abuse and HIV (5) 10
for veterans (1) 1-5
for young offenders (3) 1-4
grants (1) 11; (2) 6, 7
online (1) 15
pregnant and postpartum women (5) 11; (6) 11
referral to (2) 1-6, 11
residential (1) 11; (2) 11

Treatment Episode Data Se—TEDS (2) 6, 11; (4) 13; (5) 13

Treatment Improvement Protocol—TIP (6) 5

Treatment Locator (1) 3

tribes/tribal organizations (2) 2, 3, 6, 7; (5) 10; (6) 8

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underage alcohol use/drinking (2) 5, 10; (3) 6; (4) 3, 6, 7; (5) 8

Underage Alcohol Use: Findings from the 2002–2006 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (3) 6; (4) 7

Underage Drinking Prevention campaign (3) 6; (4) 7

Uniform Mental Health Services Handbook (5) 5

U.S. Department of Defense (1) 2-5; (3) 13; (5) 3,5, 6; (6) 12

U.S. Department of Education (3) 5

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (1) 12; (5) 5; (6) 4, 8

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (4) 10

U.S. Department of Justice (2) 6; (3) 1

U.S. Department of Labor (5) 2; (6) 4

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (1) 2-5; (3) 13; (4) 2, 4, 5; (5) 2-6; (6) 12

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (4) 9, 10

U.S. Public Health Service (3) 6

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VA Kids (5) 4

vaccination (1) 10

veterans (1) 1-5; (2) 13; (3) 13; (4) 2-5, 9; (5) 1-6

veterans suicide prevention (4) 2; (5) 5; (6) 7

Vets4Vets (1) 3, 5

Vicodin® (1) 7

violence (2) 6; (3) 10; (5) 3

Voice Awards (3) 11; (6) 13

vouchers (2) 7

W


Web 2.0 (4) 1, 3, 8-10

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (1) 7, 11; (2) 3, (5) 8, 10

whole health approach (4) 3

women (1) 11; (5) 11; (6) 9-12

workforce development (5) 2

workplace drug program (2) 15

Workplace Helpline (2) 15

Y


young adult offenders (3) 1-4

young adults and drug use (1) 6; (2) 10; (5) 8

Young Offender Reentry Program—YORP (3) 1-4

youth
admissions to treatment (2) 9
alcohol abuse prevention (3) 6; (4) 7; (5) 10
alcohol use (1) 7; (2) 10, 12; (3) 6; (4) 6, 7; (5) 8, 9
American Muslim (3) 7-10
and FASD (1) 8, 9
Arab American (3) 7-10
cigarette/tobacco use (1) 7; (2) 12; (4) 6, 12; (5) 9
cough and cold medicine misuse (1) 6
delinquent behavior (2) 8
depression (3) 13
drug prevention programs (5) 10
illicit drug use (1) 6, 7; (2) 8, 10, 12; (4) 6; (5) 8, 9
inhalant use (2) 8, 9; (4) 6
major depressive episode (2) 8, 10
marijuana use (1) 6, 7; (2) 8, 12; (4) 6; (5) 8, 9
pain reliever use (2) 8; (5) 8
prescription drug abuse (1) 6, 7; (5) 9
rural substance use (2) 12
substance abuse treatment (4) 12suicide (3) 12
tranquilizer use (2) 8
(See also underage alcohol use/drinking)

YouTube (6) 7

Youth MOVE National (3) 12

Z


Zero to Three (5) 4



  Women, Addiction, & Recovery  
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Conference Coverage & Related Stories


  Returning Veterans  
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Women in the Military: Overcoming Challenges

From mental health issues to sexual harassment—what’s being done to help.

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Veterans & Major Depressive Episode: New Data

Last year, more than 300,000 veterans experienced MDEs.


  Suicide Prevention  
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New Media Increase Options

Virtual suicide prevention efforts are helping.

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Lifeline Answers One Millionth Call

Milestone for SAMHSA’s National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.


  Training Manuals  
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Detoxification

This Treatment Improvement Protocol training manual offers basics on successful detox.

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Medication-Assisted Treatment

This Treatment Improvement Protocol training manual discusses treatment for opioid addiction.


  Data on Youth  
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Inhalant Use & Depression

Some adolescents are three times as likely to start using inhalants—find out why.

Mental Health Settings: New Data

Do young people get mental health services at school more often than at specialty treatment centers?

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Out-of-Home Treatment

Effective treatment options for young people.


  Also in This Issue  
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2008 Science & Service Award Winners

For best practices, 29 organizations honored.

Grant Updates

Awards announced.

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Advisory Councils

Five new members for SAMHSA’s Advisory Councils.

Treatment Line Gets National Attention

Oprah promotes SAMHSA’s substance abuse treatment line as a resource.

The Voice Awards logo

Voice Award Nominations

You have until March 2009 to cast your vote.

Primary Care Settings

Mental health may improve with treatment location.



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