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Federal Parity Tied to Lower Out of Pocket Mental Health Spending

Federal Parity Tied to Lower Out of Pocket Mental Health Spending

FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 — Federal parity under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) is associated with lower average annual out-of-pocket (OOP) mental health spending among children with mental health conditions, according to a… (Source: Drugs.com – Pharma News)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social me
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Opioid Addicts Turning to Unapproved Antidepressant

Tianeptine is used in some European, Asian and Latin American countries for treatment of depression and anxiety. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved use of the drug in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Source: WebMD Health)
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Two from WNY join marijuana legalization workgroup for New York

A University at Buffalo research psychologist is among 20 professionals across New York tapped to draft legislation for a legal marijuana program.

R. Lorraine Collins, associate dean for research at UB, has conducted addictions research for decades, with funding from the National Institutes for Health. Her research has focused on substance use by young adults, cognitive and behavioral approaches
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Opioid Addicts Turning to Unapproved Antidepressant to Get High

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 — In a trend that suggests opioid addicts are turning to new fixes, a government report shows that use of an unapproved antidepressant is becoming more widespread in the United States.
Tianeptine is used in some European,… (Source: Drugs.com – Daily MedNews)
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Morning Break: Facebook Addiction Tx; Reused Condom Warning; C-Section Sans Anesthesia

(MedPage Today) — Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
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