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Recent Incident Highlights Child Abuse and Neglect in North Carolina Psychiatric Facilities

Recent Incident Highlights Child Abuse and Neglect in North Carolina Psychiatric Facilities

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. If the true test of government is how it treats its most vulnerable members, then North Carolina is failing. Children suffer in the health facilities that are supposed to …

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Leaked Email Exposes Liver King, Earth's Most Unnatural Man, For Monthly $16,000 Steroid Abuse

Leaked Email Exposes Liver King, Earth’s Most Unnatural Man, For Monthly $16,000 Steroid Abuse

For as long as Liver King (real name: Brain Johnson) has been in the public spotlight, there have been suspicions of steroid abuse from anyone with a working set of eyes. This week, after endless denial, the 45-year-old “fitness charlatan” has been forced to face the music. A YouTube video titled ‘The Liver King Lie’ …

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Mental health and substance abuse issues common among non-psychiatric emergency room patients

Mental health and substance abuse issues common among non-psychiatric emergency room patients

INDIANAPOLIS and BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A new study by researchers at Indiana University has found that about 45% of patients who go to the emergency department for physical injuries and ailments also have mental health and drug use issues. substances that are often overlooked. It also found that patients who reported high levels of suicidal …

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OMEGA X Opens Up About Anxiety And Mental Health Issues After Alleged Abuse Under Agency SPIRE Entertainment

OMEGA X Opens Up About Anxiety And Mental Health Issues After Alleged Abuse Under Agency SPIRE Entertainment

The OMEGA X members have spoken out about the abuse they allegedly suffered under the SPIRE Entertainment agency and its adverse effects on their mental health. The K-pop boy band held a press conference yesterday (November 16) alongside its legal counsel, during which its 11 members personally aired allegations of abuse and sexual harassment against …

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Smoking and insurance coverage appear to be linked in people with mental disorders and substance abuse

Smoking and insurance coverage appear to be linked in people with mental disorders and substance abuse

Policy reforms that expand insurance coverage can play a supportive role in discouraging smoking among adults with mental disorders and/or substance abuse. Despite an overall decline in smoking in the United States over the past 50 years, people with mental health and substance use disorders (MH/SUD) have shown less reduction in smoking than people without …

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New intervention helps substance abuse patients better manage their health

New intervention helps substance abuse patients better manage their health

Kaiser Permanente researchers found. The study, published in Open JAMA Network on Nov. 10, was a 5-year follow-up to the LINKAGE trial, which studied 503 patients at a Kaiser Permanente substance abuse outpatient clinic in San Francisco between 2011 and 2013. The LINKAGE trial compared outcomes for patients who received patient activation training with others …

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New intervention helps substance abuse patients better manage their health

New intervention helps substance abuse patients better manage their health

Kaiser Permanente researchers found. The study, published in Open JAMA Network on Nov. 10, was a 5-year follow-up to the LINKAGE trial, which studied 503 patients at a Kaiser Permanente substance abuse outpatient clinic in San Francisco between 2011 and 2013. The LINKAGE trial compared outcomes for patients who received patient activation training with others …

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