Happy Holidays from all of us at IRETA! “Best Of” lists proliferate this time of year–and we’re jumping wholeheartedly onto the bandwagon. Here, from our staff, are some of the best IRETA moments of 2013.
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Agent-based modeling simulates the interaction between people and the environment – and may offer valuable insights about preventing substance use-related harms.
“Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
As the concept gains traction, how can we use it to think about addiction and substance use?
IRETA asks local educators and faith leaders: “How could SBIRT help you?” SBIRT is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce and prevent problematic substance use.
A medical student muses on humility, the art of medicine, and the importance of eye contact.
IRETA staff member Piper Lincoln demystifies the NIAAA’s “low-risk drinking guidelines.
Michael Flaherty was and continues to be a driving force behind the paradigm shift in addiction treatment from an acute to a chronic care model. He started The Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA) in 1999.
A medical student examines three approaches to medical treatment and envisions better referral from primary care.
Last July—specifically, last July 29, exactly one year ago—we launched IRETA Blog. Even as we published our first post, we weren’t entirely sure what our blog would become.