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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending October 11, 2019


Objective User Engagement With Mental Health Apps: Systematic Search and Panel-Based Usage Analysis
Understanding patterns of real-world usage of mental health apps is key to maximizing their potential to increase public self-management of care.

Methadone Barriers Persist, Despite Decades Of Evidence
Methadone, one of three medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat opioid use disorder (OUD), is effective in reducing illicit opioid use and mortality. Despite extensive evidence of its effectiveness, methadone remains one of the most heavily regulated drugs in the United States.

Think you know what mental illness looks like? Think again
Mental illness manifests itself in signs and symptoms at times readily identified by a doctor, at times only known by the one who is affected.

How to combat opioid abuse in student athletes
Ending the stigma around those caught in the opioid crisis is one reason former Rutgers University and NFL quarterback Ray Lucas shared his story.

We are in the midst of a mental health crisis – advice about jogging and self-care is not enough
Physical exercise can help, but we need to understand what it is about the way we live that makes so many of us ill

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