Dr. Lauren Broyles has a well-defined vision for how nurses can contribute meaningfully to the conversation of substance use in the hospital setting. IRETA staff member Dr. Dawn Lindsay shares Dr. Broyles’ manifesto and model project
Regulation will Change Cigarettes in the Future–The Question is When
Since its founding in 1906, the function of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been to protect and promote public health by ensuring that the products placed for sale on the market are safe for consumers. Now, the FDA is working to adjust nicotine to “non-addictive levels.”
What New Recovery Research is Teaching Us
First-of-its kind survey begins to measure the effect of recovery
IRETA’s Work Included in 2013 Drug Control Strategy
Presentation at Hopkins featured an interesting blend of science and law enforcement
Family Secrets and Hope
IRETA’s Dr. Holly Hagle opens up about how an overdose touched her life and discusses its impact on others.
SBIRT Fits in Today’s (and Tomorrow’s) Provider Business Model
There has been a groundswell of SBIRT activities in northeastern Ohio, a movement. An Ohio treatment center provides SBIRT at an FQHC, a region that works cooperatively, and everybody wins.
Is Liquor Privatization a Public Health Issue?
On March 21, the Pennsylvania State House approved a liquor privatization bill aimed at eliminating state liquor stores and allowing wine to be sold in grocery stores. Here is a look at potential impacts amid Pennsylvania’s legislative debate.
White House, State and Local Officials Attend Nearby Drug Summit
Determined to change a frightening trend, parents and students gathered last week for a drug summit on federal, state, and local solutions to the overdose crisis.
Just in Time for Brain Awareness Week
The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking presented a webinar about brain research and underage screening. Stay up to speed on SBIRT, drugs, and the teenage brain.
Utilizing SBIRT in a student-run free clinic
Med student and Scaife alumna Miranda Greiner brings motivational interviewing, SBIRT to her work in Kansas.