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Extended-Release Buprenorphine Not Necessarily Cost-Effective

Extended-release buprenorphine not cost-effective when transmucosal buprenorphine is available for treatment of OUD

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Tied to Fewer Suicide Attempts

Findings seen for the high-risk population of teens with bipolar spectrum disorder

Economic Burden of Youth Violence Reached $122 Billion in 2020

Total annual economic burden of youth violence 17 percent higher in 2020 due to increase in youth homicides

Cases of Pediatric Therapeutic Errors Related to ADHD Meds on the Rise

Likelihood of experiencing a serious medical outcome or being admitted to a health care facility was increased for children younger than 6 years

Both Maternal, Paternal Substance Use Disorder Tied to Offspring Intellectual Disability

Authors say preventive efforts should focus on fathers, too

Tobacco, Cannabis Use Tied to High Rates of Self-Reported Mental Health Issues

Daily use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and cannabis associated with both anxiety and depression

Concurrent Use of Fentanyl, Stimulants Common in Overdoses

Proportion of stimulant involvement in fentanyl-involved overdose deaths increased in almost every state from 2015 to 2021

E-Cigarettes, Cytisine, Varenicline Most Effective to Help Stop Smoking

Combination of a patch and fast-acting nicotine replacement therapy also effective

Rates of Sexual Dysfunction High in Patients With Schizophrenia

Review showed that treating depression was associated with lower rates of sexual disorders

Parent Drinking Behaviors Linked to Adolescent Drinking

Teens whose parents drink frequently or binge drink have significantly higher odds of drinking