This report focuses on quality assurance practices related to the behavioral health workforce that are used in substance abuse treatment facilities in the United States and facility characteristics.
This short report describes the number, percent, and characteristics of specialty mental health treatment facilities in the United States that offered supported employment, an evidence-based practice for individuals with serious mental illness to gain employment.
This short report uses data from the AHRQ Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (HCUP-NEDS) to assess the prevalence of underage alcohol misuse–related emergency department (ED) visits. Changes in the trends of alcohol-only and drug and alcohol-combination ED visits by age, gender and time are examined.
There has been a significant increase in hospitalizations for opioid misuse in recent years. Using 2010-2014 MarketScan commercial data, this report finds that 40 percent of patients do not receive any follow-up services within 30 days after an opioid-related hospitalization. Only 11 percent of patients received the recommended combination of...
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