Health Services Misuse: Excessive, under or unnecessary utilization of health services by patients or physicians.Alcohol Drinking: Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.Alcoholism: A primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. The disease is often progressive and fatal. It is characterized by impaired control over drinking, preoccupation with the drug alcohol, use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, and distortions in thinking, most notably denial. Each of these symptoms may be continuous or periodic. (Morse & Flavin for the Joint Commission of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the American Society of Addiction Medicine to Study the Definition and Criteria for the Diagnosis of Alcoholism: in JAMA 1992;268:1012-4)Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Alcohol-Related Disorders: Disorders related to or resulting from abuse or mis-use of alcohol.Prescription Drug Misuse: Improper use of drugs or medications outside the intended purpose, scope, or guidelines for use. This is in contrast to MEDICATION ADHERENCE, and distinguished from DRUG ABUSE, which is a deliberate or willful action.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Alcoholic Intoxication: An acute brain syndrome which results from the excessive ingestion of ETHANOL or ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.Alcohols: Alkyl compounds containing a hydroxyl group. They are classified according to relation of the carbon atom: primary alcohols, R-CH2OH; secondary alcohols, R2-CHOH; tertiary alcohols, R3-COH. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Substance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Korsakoff Syndrome: An acquired cognitive disorder characterized by inattentiveness and the inability to form short term memories. This disorder is frequently associated with chronic ALCOHOLISM; but it may also result from dietary deficiencies; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; NEOPLASMS; CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS; ENCEPHALITIS; EPILEPSY; and other conditions. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1139)Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Denial (Psychology): Refusal to admit the truth or reality of a situation or experience.Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Psychoses, Alcoholic: A group of mental disorders associated with organic brain damage and caused by poisoning from alcohol.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Wernicke Encephalopathy: An acute neurological disorder characterized by the triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and disturbances of mental activity or consciousness. Eye movement abnormalities include nystagmus, external rectus palsies, and reduced conjugate gaze. THIAMINE DEFICIENCY and chronic ALCOHOLISM are associated conditions. Pathologic features include periventricular petechial hemorrhages and neuropil breakdown in the diencephalon and brainstem. Chronic thiamine deficiency may lead to KORSAKOFF SYNDROME. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1139-42; Davis & Robertson, Textbook of Neuropathology, 2nd ed, pp452-3)Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Ethanol: A clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Alcoholic Beverages: Drinkable liquids containing ETHANOL.United StatesCommunity Mental Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.Great BritainHealth Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Thiamine Deficiency: A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of THIAMINE in the diet, characterized by anorexia, irritability, and weight loss. Later, patients experience weakness, peripheral neuropathy, headache, and tachycardia. In addition to being caused by a poor diet, thiamine deficiency in the United States most commonly occurs as a result of alcoholism, since ethanol interferes with thiamine absorption. In countries relying on polished rice as a dietary staple, BERIBERI prevalence is very high. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1171)Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Binge Drinking: Drinking an excessive amount of ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES in a short period of time.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Adolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Temperance: Habitual moderation in the indulgence of a natural appetite, especially but not exclusively the consumption of alcohol.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Veterans: Former members of the armed services.Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Health Services Administration: The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.State Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Alcohol Dehydrogenase: A zinc-containing enzyme which oxidizes primary and secondary alcohols or hemiacetals in the presence of NAD. In alcoholic fermentation, it catalyzes the final step of reducing an aldehyde to an alcohol in the presence of NADH and hydrogen.Family Planning Services: Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Iraq War, 2003-2011: An armed intervention involving multi-national forces in the country of IRAQ.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Health Services, Indigenous: Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.United States Public Health Service: A constituent organization of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES concerned with protecting and improving the health of the nation.RussiaHealth: The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Adolescent Behavior: Any observable response or action of an adolescent.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Home Care Services: Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)EnglandSocial Facilitation: Any enhancement of a motivated behavior in which individuals do the same thing with some degree of mutual stimulation and consequent coordination.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Opioid-Related Disorders: Disorders related or resulting from abuse or mis-use of opioids.United States Indian Health Service: A division of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that is responsible for the public health and the provision of medical services to NATIVE AMERICANS in the United States, primarily those residing on reservation lands.Violence: Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Prescription Drugs: Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.United States Dept. of Health and Human Services: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Risk-Taking: Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Motivation: Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.Dental Health Services: Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic: A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Personality Development: Growth of habitual patterns of behavior in childhood and adolescence.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Interpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Diagnosis, Dual (Psychiatry): The co-existence of a substance abuse disorder with a psychiatric disorder. The diagnostic principle is based on the fact that it has been found often that chemically dependent patients also have psychiatric problems of various degrees of severity.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Peer Group: Group composed of associates of same species, approximately the same age, and usually of similar rank or social status.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Analgesics, Opioid: Compounds with activity like OPIATE ALKALOIDS, acting at OPIOID RECEPTORS. Properties include induction of ANALGESIA or NARCOSIS.Contract Services: Outside services provided to an institution under a formal financial agreement.Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Personal Health Services: Health care provided to individuals.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Community Health Planning: Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)Student Health Services: Health services for college and university students usually provided by the educational institution.Aggression: Behavior which may be manifested by destructive and attacking action which is verbal or physical, by covert attitudes of hostility or by obstructionism.LondonFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: An umbrella term used to describe a pattern of disabilities and abnormalities that result from fetal exposure to ETHANOL during pregnancy. It encompasses a phenotypic range that can vary greatly between individuals, but reliably includes one or more of the following: characteristic facial dysmorphism, FETAL GROWTH RETARDATION, central nervous system abnormalities, cognitive and/or behavioral dysfunction, BIRTH DEFECTS. The level of maternal alcohol consumption does not necessarily correlate directly with disease severity.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.World Health Organization: A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.Emergency Medical Services: Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.Alcohol Oxidoreductases: A subclass of enzymes which includes all dehydrogenases acting on primary and secondary alcohols as well as hemiacetals. They are further classified according to the acceptor which can be NAD+ or NADP+ (subclass 1.1.1), cytochrome (1.1.2), oxygen (1.1.3), quinone (1.1.5), or another acceptor (1.1.99).Benzyl Alcohols: Alcohols derived from the aryl radical (C6H5CH2-) and defined by C6H5CHOH. The concept includes derivatives with any substituents on the benzene ring.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Substance Abuse Detection: Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Health Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Street Drugs: Drugs obtained and often manufactured illegally for the subjective effects they are said to produce. They are often distributed in urban areas, but are also available in suburban and rural areas, and tend to be grossly impure and may cause unexpected toxicity.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Crime: A violation of the criminal law, i.e., a breach of the conduct code specifically sanctioned by the state, which through its administrative agencies prosecutes offenders and imposes and administers punishments. The concept includes unacceptable actions whether prosecuted or going unpunished.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Substance Abuse Treatment Centers: Health facilities providing therapy and/or rehabilitation for substance-dependent individuals. Methadone distribution centers are included.Maternal-Child Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.WalesDiagnostic Services: Organized services for the purpose of providing diagnosis to promote and maintain health.Ambulatory Care: Health care services provided to patients on an ambulatory basis, rather than by admission to a hospital or other health care facility. The services may be a part of a hospital, augmenting its inpatient services, or may be provided at a free-standing facility.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Drug and Narcotic Control: Control of drug and narcotic use by international agreement, or by institutional systems for handling prescribed drugs. This includes regulations concerned with the manufacturing, dispensing, approval (DRUG APPROVAL), and marketing of drugs.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.Financing, Organized: All organized methods of funding.Sexual Partners: Married or single individuals who share sexual relations.Allied Health Personnel: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Self Medication: The self administration of medication not prescribed by a physician or in a manner not directed by a physician.Privatization: Process of shifting publicly controlled services and/or facilities to the private sector.Social Work: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Comorbidity: The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.ScotlandCooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care): Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.Medicaid: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Drug Prescriptions: Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.Infant Equipment: Equipment and furniture used by infants and babies in the home, car, and play area.Counseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.
Mid Wales Hospital
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Victor Adebowale, Baron Adebowale
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National Drug Evidence Centre
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Long-term effects of alcohol consumption
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Social care in England
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Jean Aileen Little
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Jillian van Turnhout
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- Poznyak V, Rekve D. Global status report on alcohol and health 2018. (medscape.com)
- Available at http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/publications/global_alcohol_report/gsr_2018/en/ . (medscape.com)
- According to the 2018 Annual Report produced by Maryland's Opioid Operational Command Center, there were 2,385 unintentional intoxication deaths from all types of drugs and alcohol in Maryland in 2018, which represents an increase of 4.5% as compared to 2017. (stevenson.edu)
- In fact, more than 8% of 8th graders, 18% of 10th graders, and 30% of 12th graders were current alcohol drinkers in 2018. (drugabuse.com)
- In 2017-2018, approximately one-third (34.3%) of adults with serious mental illness (SMI) in the past year did not receive mental health treatment . (kff.org)
- and (d) evaluate the impact of these services when linked to home-based interventions. (springer.com)
- The World Health Organization explains, "Brief interventions in primary care can range from 5 minutes of brief advice to 15-30 minutes of brief counselling. (michaelshouse.com)
- The National Partnership on Alcohol Misuse and Crime explains, "Effective interventions for substance misuse and addiction should often, but not often enough, begin with a primary care provider before transitioning to more specialized care providers. (michaelshouse.com)
- How effective are brief interventions in reducing alcohol consumption: do the setting, practitioner group and content matter? (bmj.com)
- Background While the efficacy and effectiveness of brief interventions for alcohol (ABI) have been demonstrated in primary care, there is weaker evidence in other settings and reviews do not consider differences in content. (bmj.com)
- Interventions delivered by nurses had the most effect in reducing quantity (d=−0.23, 95% CI (−0.33 to −0.13)) but not frequency of alcohol consumption. (bmj.com)
- This entry is our analysis of a document considered particularly relevant to improving outcomes from drug or alcohol interventions in the UK. (findings.org.uk)
- The guide highlights the benefits of commissioning for outcomes - principally reducing consumption, alcohol-related hospital admissions and alcohol-related mortality by improving access to evidence-based interventions that promote recovery. (findings.org.uk)
- This commissioning guide sets out a whole system approach to commissioning integrated alcohol services across the whole spectrum of care, from preventing harmful drinking through opportunistic screening and brief interventions, to specialist treatment programmes for children, young people and adults, and their families or carers. (findings.org.uk)
- The guide contains a commissioning and benchmarking tool that can be used to calculate the costs of increasing access to opportunistic screening and brief interventions and to specialist alcohol treatment for adults. (findings.org.uk)
- Voluntary sector services are important providers of mental health support to young people - for example, Youth Information Advice Counselling and Support services (YIACS) provide a wide range of counselling interventions and often work in partnership with both CAMHS and AMHS to support young people with different psychological and emotional problems. (scie.org.uk)
- Drugaid's Choices Service offers support, preventative and harm reduction information, and therapeutic and practical interventions to children, young people and families in relation to the use of drugs and alcohol. (pembrokeshire.gov.uk)
- Community Mental Health Nurse - A qualified nurse providing a variety of interventions in the community, who may be a service user's care coordinator. (scie.org.uk)
- Community Mental Health Teams - Teams made up of a variety of professionals providing multidisciplinary mental health interventions in the community. (scie.org.uk)
- Primary care visits are frequent points of health care contact for women Veterans making the visit itself the ideal, and possibly only, opportunity to provide behavioral interventions. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- We set out to identify, evaluate and share learning about interventions to reduce avoidable hospital admission across a regional Academic Health and Social Care Network (AHSN). (springer.com)
- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended screening and behavioral counseling interventions in primary care to reduce alcohol misuse. (nih.gov)
- This issue brief offers strategies for education, screening and early interventions for prevention of prescription medical misuse and abuse. (astho.org)
- Psychological interventions are an important therapeutic option for people with alcohol-related problems. (nice.org.uk)
- Alcohol misuse screening and behavioral counseling interventions will be covered for certain beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and/or Part B. The screening and interventions must be provided by qualified primary care physicians or "other primary care practitioners" and take place in primary care settings. (acpinternist.org)
- Similar cuts are planned for sexual health services, health protection campaigns and a raft of other interventions that help the public stay healthy. (ncb.org.uk)
- Some of the interventions that may help with alcohol misuse include action plans, drinking diaries, stress management, and problem-solving techniques to address how and when alcohol is misused. (napsnet.com)
- For those identified as possibly misusing alcohol, physicians should offer counseling and discuss interventions that may help. (napsnet.com)
- It is defined by the NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) that consumption of drugs is a pattern that can potentially cause problems like physical illness, depression and road accidents (Williams, et al. (ukessays.com)
- Mental Health America's Factsheet: Co-occurring Disorders Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Addiction and Co-occurring Disorders external icon provides information designed to increase the understanding of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders such as depression. (cdc.gov)
- Alcohol use disorder and depression are two conditions that often occur together. (healthline.com)
- Depression may even cause people to begin consuming large amounts of alcohol. (healthline.com)
- The good news is that treating both alcohol misuse and depression can make both conditions better. (healthline.com)
- Alcohol may be a form of self-medication for people with depression. (healthline.com)
- Several studies suggest that military veterans are more likely to experience depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) , and misuse alcohol. (healthline.com)
- Major depression and alcohol use disorder are also co-dependent in women, research suggests. (healthline.com)
- Previous trauma is also a risk factor for alcohol misuse and depression. (healthline.com)
- What causes depression and alcohol use disorder? (healthline.com)
- It's not clear which comes first: depression or alcohol misuse. (healthline.com)
- Research suggests a genetic predisposition may make you more likely to experience depression or alcohol use disorder. (healthline.com)
- Likewise, people who experience low self-esteem or difficulty with social situations may be more likely to develop depression or an alcohol use disorder. (healthline.com)
- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced two new national coverage determinations that cover alcohol misuse screening and behavioral counseling for Medicare beneficiaries as well as screening for depression. (cms.gov)
- Despite recent interest in how clinical conditions such as substance abuse, depression, and schizophrenia impact health care utilization, little is known about the role of Axis II personality disorders (A2 disorders). (thefreelibrary.com)
- For comparison, 9 percent of the adult population suffers from depression and 4.7 percent meets the clinical definition for alcohol abuse (Hasin et al. (thefreelibrary.com)
- Think: things like psychotherapy and counseling, inpatient services, substance abuse and alcohol misuse treatment, depression screening, and preventative services. (menshealth.com)
- Many service members have returned from combat deployments with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and traumatic brain injury. (aappublications.org)
- Nearly three-quarters of veterans screened positive for a probable anxiety disorder, 69% screened positive for PTSD, 51% for depression, and 57% for alcohol misuse. (futurity.org)
- Improved treatments are also needed for patients who have mental health illness and drug or alcohol misuse (dual diagnosis) as well as for those with depression. (healthcanal.com)
- Drug problems may be diagnosed at a routine doctor visit or when you see your doctor for a health or social problem linked to drug use, such as anxiety, depression, or family conflict. (rexhealth.com)
- Additionally, says Griffiths, there is often a link with alcohol or drugs to cope with anxiety or depression caused by gambling problems. (communitycare.co.uk)
- The link between cannabis use and depression and other mental health diosrderswill be explored. (edu.au)
- Alcohol, depression, sexually transmitted diseases and obesity therapy are now covered within the primary care setting. (acpinternist.org)
- In late 2011, CMS started covering four screening and behavioral assessments for alcohol misuse, depression, sexually transmitted infections and obesity. (acpinternist.org)
- CMS specifies that, at a minimum level, staff-assisted depression care supports must consist of clinical staff such as nurses and physician assistants in the primary care setting who can advise the physician of screening results and who can facilitate and coordinate referrals to mental health treatment. (acpinternist.org)
- For claims with dates of service on or after April 2, 2012, Medicare contractors will pay annual depression screenings reported with G0444 for only the following places of service (listed with their respective place of service codes): office (11), outpatient hospital (22), independent clinic (49), federally qualified health center (50), state or local public health clinic (71), and rural health clinic (72). (acpinternist.org)
- Alcohol misuse plays a role in many health problems including liver disease, high blood pressure, certain cancers, problems with mental functioning, and depression. (napsnet.com)
Including alcohol and drug misuse1
- National organisation that provides health and social care services for people with complex needs, including alcohol and drug misuse and mental health problems. (mind.org.uk)
- The delivery and commissioning of the intervention that is evidence-based are supported by it in order to address the hazardous impact of alcohol dependency among adults (Williams, et al. (ukessays.com)
- There exist approximately 1.5 million adults in the UK who are having the same level of dependency on alcohol. (ukessays.com)
- Note: The United States Preventive Services Task Force has determined that taking a Vitamin D supplement is not shown to have any benefit in fall prevention in older adults. (univerahealthcare.com)
- Primary clinicians should routinely screen adults for risky or hazardous drinking behaviors and offer patients with problematic drinking habits a series of brief behavioral intervention sessions, according to a new draft recommendation from the US Preventive Services Task Force. (theincidentaleconomist.com)
- One in four adults and younger in the UK and Ireland are affected by mental health issues. (dovepress.com)
- According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, of the 15.1 million American adults aged 18 years and older, roughly 6.2%, or 936,000, of these individuals met criteria for AUD. (uspharmacist.com)
- Dr Williams established and leads the Hunter New England Musculoskeletal Health Program, a research-practice program with Hunter New England Population Health and various clinical units which focuses on improving the coordination of population health and clinical services to optimise management of health risk factors associated with musculoskeletal conditions in adults and adolescents. (edu.au)
- It will be of particular use for frontline staff, managers and commissioners providing services to young people aged 16-18 years who may need to make the transition from child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to adult mental health services (AMHS) or other services for young people and adults. (scie.org.uk)
- Safeguarding adults - Safeguarding refers to work that allows an adult 'who is or may be eligible for community services' to retain independence, wellbeing and choice, and access their human right to live a life that is free from abuse and neglect. (scie.org.uk)
- 24% of adults with disability experience very good or excellent health, compared with 65% of without disability. (aihw.gov.au)
- This topic is about drug misuse and dependence in adults. (rexhealth.com)
- Aging can lower the body's tolerance to alcohol so older adults generally experience the effects of alcohol more quickly than when they were younger. (astho.org)
- Furthermore, studies have projected misuse of prescription medications to increase from 1.2 percent in 2001 to 2.4 percent in 2020 among older adults specifically. (astho.org)
- This issue brief highlights innovative actions that community organizations have taken to implement behavioral health planning for older adults and provides recommendations to help care providers implement effective behavioral health services. (astho.org)
- The coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic downturn have taken a toll on mental health for many people, with over 30% of adults in the U.S. now reporting symptoms consistent with an anxiety and/or depressive disorder. (kff.org)
- Across all states, average out-of-pocket spending for adults with mental illness enrolled in large employer health plans is higher than average out-of-pocket spending for adult enrollees without mental illness ($1,347 vs. $671). (kff.org)
- In adults there is a range of diagnostic and assessment tools (with reasonable sensitivity and specificity, and reliability and validity) that are recommended for routine use in the NHS to both assess the severity of the alcohol misuse and to guide treatment decisions. (nice.org.uk)
- MaineHealth offers treatment services for adults, children and families. (mainehealth.org)
- From counseling to case management to psychiatric care in a hospital setting, Maine Behavioral Healthcare provides a full range of services to both adults and children. (mainehealth.org)
- A report has revealed that that one in five young adults aged 19-24 and one in six children aged 11-13 were experiencing mental disorder when taking part in two studies on youth mental health. (rte.ie)
- The report from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland also indicates that high numbers of young adults aged 19-24 are engaged in the misuse of alcohol and drugs. (rte.ie)
- This brochure tells older adults about possible problems related to the misuse of alcohol, prescription drugs, or over-the-counter drugs. (healthfinder.gov)
- An estimated 38 million adults in the U.S. drink too much alcohol. (napsnet.com)
- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) recently recommended that health care professionals ask adults about their drinking habits and provide counseling to those who drink at a risky or hazardous level. (napsnet.com)
- Alcohol misuse is the cause of tens of thousands of deaths each year in the U.S.-deaths that could have been prevented," says Task Force member Sue Curry, Ph.D. "The good news is that primary care professionals can identify adults who engage in risky or hazardous drinking and, through brief counseling, help them drink more responsibly. (napsnet.com)
- The Role of Biomarkers in the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders. (medscape.com)
- Individuals with mental health conditions may be more likely to use alcohol as a treatment. (healthline.com)
- The least intensive form of substance use treatment involves a brief intervention with a medical or mental health professional. (michaelshouse.com)
- More intensive treatment will involve additional sessions with medical and mental health professionals. (michaelshouse.com)
- As the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration explains, "Clients enter treatment at a level appropriate to their needs and then step up to more intense treatment or down to less intense treatment as needed. (michaelshouse.com)
- d) a description of any drug or alcohol counseling, treatment, or rehabilitation or re-entry programs that are available to students and employees, and (e) a statement that the institution will impose disciplinary sanctions on students and employees for violations of the intuitions' codes of conduct and a description of such sanctions. (stevenson.edu)
- To assess the extent to which youth-specific, mental health care centres engage young people (12-25 years of age) in treatment, and to report the degree of psychological distress, and the diagnostic type, stage of illness, and psychosocial and vocational impairment evident in these young people. (mja.com.au)
- Targeted youth-specific mental health services, based in primary care settings, are able to engage young Australians, particularly young men, in treatment. (mja.com.au)
- At any one time, 8 in every 100 people will see a general practitioner (GP) or family doctor in connection with a diagnosed mental health problem, 2 people in every 100 will be living in the community and receiving treatment from a psychiatrist or community mental health team. (dovepress.com)
- Community health clinics offering substance use treatment may be an important resource for addressing unmet need for substance use treatment and comorbid mental illness. (rand.org)
- to provide evidence-based psychotherapy and then provides a summary of providers' and veterans' perspectives on mental health treatment availability. (nap.edu)
- That's because under the Affordable Care Act (AHA), non-grandfathered plans are required to cover some major essential health benefits (EHBs), like mental health treatment. (menshealth.com)
- When you go to the doctor or hospital to receive treatment, it is important for you to know what is and is not covered by your health insurance plan. (uga.edu)
- Statistics on the use and misuse of alcohol, on smoking including smoking cessation services, and on drug use, misuse and treatment. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
- Naltrexone is recommended by the American Psychiatric Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense's most recent published guidelines for the treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD). (uspharmacist.com)
- There are currently three consensus practice guidelines for the treatment and management of AUD published by the following organizations: the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Veterans Affairs/ Department of Defense (VADoD). (uspharmacist.com)
- Explore the types of mental health treatment programs at Adventist HealthCare. (adventisthealthcare.com)
- From the UK health service standard-setting agency, guidance for commissioners on how to organise and procure alcohol treatment and brief intervention services in an area which implement related national clinical guidance and satisfy policy requirements. (findings.org.uk)
- Essentially it extracts the messages for commissioners from related NICE and other official guidance and distils these in to a single document to guide the organisation and procurement of treatment and brief intervention services in an area which embody those messages. (findings.org.uk)
- See the ROADS Delivery Model (pdf, 406KB) (opens new window) , an overview of substance misuse treatment provision in Bristol. (bristol.gov.uk)
- The Young People's Substance Misuse Treatment Service works with young people under 18 who have more problematic use of any drug or alcohol, or who have additional mental health needs alongside their substance use. (bristol.gov.uk)
- Dr. Reif has over 25 years of experience conducting health services research related to substance use treatment, focused on the treatment system, what happens to clients during and after treatment, and how that relates to the providers who treat them. (brandeis.edu)
- Stewart, M.T.. "How do private health plans manage specialty behavioral health treatment entry and continuing care? (brandeis.edu)
- Garnick, D.W.. "Commercial health plan coverage of treatment for selected opioid use disorders from 2003 to 2014. (brandeis.edu)
- Clinical Psychologist - A mental health professional specialised in the diagnosis and psychological treatment of mental illness. (scie.org.uk)
- Forensic services - These services specialise in the assessment and treatment of people who are undergoing legal or court proceedings or who have offended. (scie.org.uk)
- Peri-natal services - These services provide specialist assessment and treatment for women who are pregnant or - for a defined post-birth period - are at risk of, or are experiencing a mental disorder. (scie.org.uk)
- The four UK countries, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, each have a national suicide prevention initiative which includes the need to review health service strategies for suicide prevention and improve treatment of mental disorder, improved access to services and better aftercare. (healthcanal.com)
- Technical information and guidance on submitting outcome data to PHE is available in the Alcohol and drug misuse treatment core dataset collection guidance . (www.gov.uk)
- Given the high levels of substance misuse and mental health issues among problem gamblers, Griffiths believes that service users at alcohol and drug treatment facilities, mental health centres and outpatient clinics, as well as probation services, should be screened for gambling problems. (communitycare.co.uk)
- After the block students will organise a half-day clinical placement in an alcohol treatment service. (edu.au)
- In this study, the authors examine the incidence of cancer among a large cohort of patients receiving Texas Department of State Health Services publicly funded substance abuse treatment services between 2005 and 2009. (texmed.org)
- This publication offers practice guidelines for the identification, screening, assessment, and treatment of the elderly for alcohol abuse and abuse of prescription drugs or over-the-counter drugs. (astho.org)
- Tiffany Douglass is the Founder of Wellness Retreat Recovery Center, a JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) accredited drug and alcohol treatment program based in San Jose, California. (wikihow.com)
- Contingency management has a considerable and compelling evidence base in the treatment of substance misuse (for example, opioid misuse) but there is only a limited, if promising, evidence base for contingency management in the treatment of alcohol-related problems. (nice.org.uk)
- The results of this research will have important implications for the provision of psychological treatment for alcohol misuse in the NHS. (nice.org.uk)
- the reliability and validity of a purpose-designed suite in characterising the nature and the severity of the alcohol misuse in children and young people and their predictive validity in identifying the most effective treatment when compared with current best practice. (nice.org.uk)
- The results of this study will have important implications for the identification and the provision of effective treatment in the NHS for children and young people with alcohol-related problems. (nice.org.uk)
- User-led organisation that provides information and advocacy for people accessing treatment for drug and alcohol problems. (mind.org.uk)
- The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2004 grants to deliver and evaluate peer-to-peer recovery support services that help prevent relapse and promote sustained recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders, as authorized under section 509 of the Public Health Service Act. (federalregister.gov)
- This Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP III) complements SAMHSA's Access to Recovery (ATR) program, which provides grant funding to States, Territories and Tribal Organizations to implement voucher programs for substance abuse clinical treatment and recovery support services. (federalregister.gov)
- ATR is part of a major Presidential Initiative to provide client choice among substance abuse clinical treatment and recovery support service providers, expand access to a comprehensive array of clinical treatment and recovery support options (including faith-based programmatic options), and increase substance abuse treatment capacity. (federalregister.gov)
- Prescription drug advertisements can provide useful information for consumers to work with their health care providers to make wise decisions about treatment. (healthfinder.gov)
- Thematic analysis of the interview data revealed the most commonly reported barriers related to four broad areas: (1) organisational and structural, (2) access and engagement, (3) treatment and service delivery, and (4) training and resources. (biomedcentral.com)
- Comorbidity is prevalent among the general population of Australia and treatment for individuals with comorbidity is often complicated by challenges relating to detection, diagnosis and treatment, including the separation of MH and AOD service sectors [ 1 , 2 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
- Alcohol use disorders and hazardous drinking increase a person's risk of developing a variety of illnesses, injuries, and diseases, and contribute to public health threats such as drunk driving (Rehm, Gmel, Sempos, & Trevisan, 2002). (basisonline.org)
- Substance abuse or misuse is formally defined as the continued misuse of any mind-altering substance that severely affects person's physical and mental health, social situation and responsibilities. (mentalhealth.org.uk)
- The transition from child to adult mental health services should take into account the young person's whole life, including their family, friends, housing, school, college, and work. (scie.org.uk)
- Aside from the cost, every area of a person's life can be affected, from health through to relationships, school or work. (pembrokeshire.gov.uk)
- Problem gambling can negatively affect significant areas of a person's life, including their physical and mental health, employment, finances and relationships. (communitycare.co.uk)
- Consumers may want to consider making changes in their lifestyle and avoiding unhealthy actions-such as alcohol misuse-that can have a negative impact on a person's life. (napsnet.com)
- It was found in an assessment in which 67 factors of disability and death were included that alcohol ranks third on the table to cause disability and death just below obesity and smoking (Whiteford, et al. (ukessays.com)
- We will be performing a health assessment in your worksite over [ insert assessment timeframe ] involving [ insert company organizational units/business areas ] in your worksite. (cdc.gov)
- The workplace assessment will involve [insert assessment components, e.g., interviews with managers and employees, an environmental assessment employee health survey, etc ]. (cdc.gov)
- Today, [ insert interviewer name ] will be conducting interviews as part of a workplace health assessment to gather opinions and insights into worksite health. (cdc.gov)
- If I have any questions about this interview, I am free to contact the interviewer [ insert name and contact information ] or workplace health assessment project manager [ insert name and contact information ] . (cdc.gov)
- Anyone experiencing mental health problems is entitled to an assessment of their needs with a mental healthcare professional, and to have a care plan that's regularly reviewed by that professional. (www.nhs.uk)
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Drug Free Workplace Kit: Assess Your Workplace external icon website provides employers with information on completing a drug-free workplace needs assessment to determine whether alcohol and other drugs are affecting the workplace. (cdc.gov)
- We carry out a range of work to support commissioning of health and social care services including leading the production of the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment , a statutory analysis providing data and information to describe local health and social needs. (blackpool.gov.uk)
- An evidence synthesis of risk identification, assessment and management for young people using tier 4 inpatient child and adolescent mental health services. (swansea.ac.uk)
- We can offer you guidance and advice following a confidential health assessment to enable you to consider putting in place workplace modifications and reasonable adjustments in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 for your new employee. (nuh.nhs.uk)
- The confidential health assessment is undertaken by one of our occupational health nurses either via an online or paper based health questionnaire. (nuh.nhs.uk)
- Your workplace risk assessment should be used to identify whether health surveillance is required for your employees. (nuh.nhs.uk)
- You'll receive a behavioral health assessment, which means your therapist will check your emotional, social, behavioral and developmental health. (adventisthealthcare.com)
- Managers should commission training for staff on use of the Child Assessment Framework and Care Planning Approach and monitor service performance. (scie.org.uk)
- He or she will do a physical exam and sometimes a mental health assessment. (rexhealth.com)
- In addition, students will be expected to draw on their cultural knowledge to develop their drug and alcohol client assessment and responses to substance misuse. (edu.au)
- Your visit will include a review of both your medical and social history (as it relates to your health), plus education about services like recommended screenings, shots and referrals for other care if you need. (anthem.com)
- With respect to infants, children, and adolescents, evidence-informed preventive care and screenings provided for in the comprehensive guidelines supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). (varnumlaw.com)
- Examples of preventive health care include cancer screenings to find cancer before it spreads and getting vaccines or immunizations to prevent harmful viruses like the flu or measles. (uga.edu)
- The Task Force is an independent panel of experts-including doctors, nurses, medical directors and academics-that examines the latest scientific evidence and makes recommendations on preventive services and screenings. (napsnet.com)
- Alcohol screenings involve talking to patients about drinking habits, which typically starts by answering a set of questions related to how much and how often alcohol is consumed. (napsnet.com)
- Anderson P. WHO Reports 3 Million Alcohol-Related Deaths in 2016. (medscape.com)
- Personnel at a large CHC administered a 5-question screener to patients between June 3, 2014, and January 15, 2016, to assess past 3-month alcohol use, prescription opioid misuse, or illicit drug use. (rand.org)
- 2016). Fact sheets - alcohol use and your health. (pdhealth.mil)
- We offer support to young people who want to stop using drugs, alcohol or tobacco. (n-somerset.gov.uk)
- You may smoke tobacco to help you relax or you may feel that smoking helps you cope with stress, but the health effects of smoking are very serious. (mentalhealth.org.uk)
- Legal substances such as alcohol or tobacco, or illegal ones such as cannabis, ecstasy or cocaine can seriously affect your life, causing long-term damage or even death. (pembrokeshire.gov.uk)
- It is important to know that most harm to young people comes from using legal substances such as alcohol, tobacco and medicines. (cyh.com.au)
- At the public health level, this unit focuses on tobacco and drug policy and how it influences programs at the local level and impacts on health of Indigenous Australians. (edu.au)
- Consequences of alcohol use might lead drinkers to seek medical help more often than non-drinkers, and thus medical settings provide an important opportunity to screen for alcohol problems. (basisonline.org)
- The screens had better sensitivity than specificity - they accurately identified people who had hazardous drinking or alcohol use disorders, but at some cut points misclassified as hazardous or disordered drinkers many people who did not drink hazardously or have alcohol use disorders. (basisonline.org)
- Most people who are binge drinkers are not identified as alcohol dependent. (drugabuse.com)
- Summary This guidance from the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) aims to support commissioners in England to in their attempts to provide services for the identification and care of hazardous, harmful and dependent drinkers which implement other relevant NICE guidance on alcohol, and to commission high quality services that meet the quality standard on alcohol dependence and harmful alcohol use. (findings.org.uk)
- In doing so it offers reasons for organisations responsible for spending health service resources to devote these to services for drinkers. (findings.org.uk)
- Findings from the 2011 Department of Defense Health Related Behaviors Survey of Active Duty Military Personnel (HRB) , indicated that among current alcohol drinkers, approximately 40 percent of active-duty service members reported binge drinking in the past 30 days, with the Marine Corps reporting the highest rate of binge drinking (56.7 percent) and the Air Force reporting the lowest rate (28.1 percent). (pdhealth.mil)
- Findings indicate that 11.3 percent of active-duty personnel were classified as problem drinkers (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) score ≥ 8). (pdhealth.mil)
Drug misuse services1
- With its increased focus on the prevention of lifestyle-related illness, the Department of Health could, for example, do more to convince Trusts about the value of timely advice to help people develop safer drinking patterns. (nao.org.uk)
- The drug and alcohol abuse prevention program must be distributed annually, in writing, to each employee and to each student who is taking one or more classes for any type of academic credit (except for continuing education units), regardless of the length of the student's program of study. (stevenson.edu)
- Psychosocial life-skills education in early and middle adolescence is a prevention approach for a wide range of problem behaviours initiated in adolescence, including drug 121 K. Maruska and others, "Influencing antecedents of adolescent risk-taking behaviour in elementary school: results of a 4-year quasiexperimental controlled trial", Health Education Research, vol. 25, No. 6 (2010), pp. 1021-1030. (issuu.com)
- The purpose of these procedures being risk reduction and prevention and the provision of safe, sound, supportive services. (dovepress.com)
- NICE guidance advocates an invest-to-save approach by prioritising the prevention of alcohol-use disorders. (findings.org.uk)
- Each section offers examples of service models, including case studies and ideas for using Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) and Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) to drive improvements to alcohol services. (findings.org.uk)
- Construction's loss is definitely medicine's gain, for the 33-year-old has instead built a pre-eminent research reputation in health promotion and the prevention of musculoskeletal conditions. (edu.au)
- Professor Nav Kapur, from the University's Centre for Suicide Prevention based in the Centre for Mental Health and Risk one of the leading centres for research into suicidal behaviour internationally, said: "It is vital not to lose the benefits of the last 10 years. (healthcanal.com)
- The National Prevention Strategy provides evidence-based Recommendations for Preventing Drug Abuse and Excessive Alcohol Use . (astho.org)
- X Trustworthy Source Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Main public health institute for the US, run by the Dept. of Health and Human Services Go to source Binge drinking is a common problem in many countries worldwide. (wikihow.com)
- X Trustworthy Source Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Main public health institute for the US, run by the Dept. of Health and Human Services Go to source A pattern of drinking that causes these issues is called "alcohol abuse," and left to go on, it can turn into alcohol dependence, or alcoholism. (wikihow.com)
- Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. (webmd.com)
- There are approximately 17.6 million people in the U.S. who abuse or are dependent on alcohol (Grant et al. (basisonline.org)
- Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is a major consideration for successful businesses - the welfare and safety of your staff must be of paramount importance because, as the adage states, people are your most important asset. (sgs.com)
- Several companies are now looking at solutions to assess and improve the health of their people. (sgs.com)
- There are two types of alcohol abuse, those who have anti-social and pleasure-seeking tendencies, and those who are anxiety-ridden people who are able to go without drinking for long periods of time but are unable to control themselves once they start. (wikipedia.org)
- However, the flip side is that people who frequently use alcohol are more likely to also be depressed. (healthline.com)
- People who have experienced abuse, trauma, and relationship problems may be more likely to be depressed or misuse alcohol. (healthline.com)
- Patterns of substance misuse vary considerably, but use as well as dependency may be problematic among people with psychosis. (bmj.com)
- Older people spend more of their income on health than any other need or activity. (un.org)
- Blackpool council is responsible for promoting and protecting the health and wellbeing of the people of Blackpool. (blackpool.gov.uk)
- Each year the director of public health publishes an annual report giving their independant view of the health of the people of the town. (blackpool.gov.uk)
- 30% of young people were referred from other primary health providers. (mja.com.au)
- 10 Previous studies of general practice-based services in Australia have highlighted the extent to which the mental health needs of young people, and particularly young men, are not being met. (mja.com.au)
- We have collected data on demographic characteristics, diagnostic category, stage of illness, as well as psychosocial and vocational impairment of young people attending two of these new service platforms. (mja.com.au)
- The effects alcohol has can vary between people, and there are factors that influence those effects, including age, health status, family history, and how much and how often one drinks. (drugabuse.com)
- Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the Social Security Administration (SSA) is now able to process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and reductions in Part B and premium Part A late enrollment penalties for certain eligible people in same-sex marriages. (cms.gov)
- An estimated 6 people, which may include loved ones such as family, partners, friends, and carers, may be affected by the debilitating consequences of a mental health issue. (dovepress.com)
- infertility services for most people (but not for prisoners or people serving in the armed forces). (citizensadvice.org.uk)
- For people with mental health problems who are also substance misusers, the mental health team normally encourages contact with a specialist substance misuse service for help. (mentalhealth.org.uk)
- Long-term smoking causes cancer and heart and lung disease and also damages the health of other people who are exposed to cigarette smoke. (mentalhealth.org.uk)
- Across the board, people now have better access to mental health," says Dylan Roby, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Maryland's School of Public Health and a researcher at UCLA. (menshealth.com)
- Over the past few years, some people have purchased and are using health insurance for the first time. (uga.edu)
- However, many people do not think about using health insurance to prevent, or reduce, the chances of becoming ill. (uga.edu)
- The annual Health profile of England provides a collation of national and regional data to provide a baseline against which people can compare data from their own local health profile. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
- The second focuses attention on reducing health inequalities between people, communities and areas. (findings.org.uk)
- The Bristol Drugs Project Youth Work Team work with Creative Youth Network to support young people who live in Bristol and are using alcohol or any drug. (bristol.gov.uk)
- The team also offer support to young people who are concerned about a family member who uses drugs or alcohol. (bristol.gov.uk)
- The Drugs and Young People's Project, provides support for children and young people under 18 who use any drug or alcohol and who have a social worker or who work with Families in Focus. (bristol.gov.uk)
- This service also supports children and young people whose parents or carers misuse substances. (bristol.gov.uk)
- Adolescence is a period of intense change for young people and a time when mental health problems may emerge or become more severe. (scie.org.uk)
- It is important that young people understand and are given information about their mental health problems. (scie.org.uk)
- The messages are a summary of SCIE Guide 44: Mental health service transitions for young people . (scie.org.uk)
- Despite some promising and innovative practice, there is evidence that young people often struggle to transfer to new services. (scie.org.uk)
- Despite some promising and innovative practice, there is evidence that young people often struggle to transfer to new services, and in particular, are poorly supported when they are referred by CAMHS to AMHS. (scie.org.uk)
- These teams work with children and young people with (often complex), diagnosable mental health problems up until the age of 18 and are one of the main referral points for young people who need to make a transition to adult mental health services. (scie.org.uk)
- Voluntary sector services are important providers of mental health support to young people. (scie.org.uk)
- Assertive outreach services - The aim of these teams is to support people with high levels of need associated with severe and persistent mental health problems, who live in the community. (scie.org.uk)
- Researchers from the University's National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness (NCISH), commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership on behalf of the NHS England, the Health Department of the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government, DHSSPS Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands, examined patient suicide and the impact of services changes made by mental health service providers across the UK between 1997 and 2011. (healthcanal.com)
- Equally, it seems to suggest that service providers might wish to maintain specialist services for people who don't engage or have a dual diagnosis. (healthcanal.com)
- The findings, reported in the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness (NCI) produced by The University of Manchester, suggested more needed to be done to help mental health patients with debts, housing and employment. (healthcanal.com)
- It shows that some people with disability face challenges routinely and actively participating in everyday life areas (such as employment) and are more likely to experience poor health, discrimination and violence. (aihw.gov.au)
- But behavior changes like these are common in people who misuse drugs. (rexhealth.com)
- He adds: "Many, such as young people, problem gamblers, drug or alcohol abusers and those with learning disabilities, would be prevented from offline gambling by responsible members of the gaming industry. (communitycare.co.uk)
- More young people are involved in violence, are hospitalised or die from alcohol-related causes than from illegal drugs. (cyh.com.au)
- Parents can play a role in keeping young people safe from the risks of all substance misuse. (cyh.com.au)
- The content in this topic has come from the Parent Easy Guide Young people, alcohol and drugs written for Parenting SA Parenting SA is a collaboration between the Women's and Children's Health Network and the Department of Education and Child Development, South Australia. (cyh.com.au)
- Young people will have formed their attitudes about alcohol and drugs well before they have their first experience with them. (cyh.com.au)
- While this was less than the 40% reported in 2010 it is still a lot of young people consuming alcohol before the legal age of 18 years. (cyh.com.au)
- Many people think that because alcohol is legal it must be less risky, and getting drunk is just part of being 'cool' and becoming an adult. (cyh.com.au)
- This can affect learning and problem-solving and contribute to young people developing mental health problems. (cyh.com.au)
- The earlier young people start to drink, the greater the chance they will have problems with alcohol later in life. (cyh.com.au)
- Some young people use alcohol or drugs to help them cope with worries or mental health problems. (cyh.com.au)
- In addition, lack of legal and cultural recognition of LGBT relationships creates more challenges for someone leaving an abusive relationship because there are fewer services and resources for LGBT survivors and many people have lost family and community support because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. (thecentersd.org)
- Here are some of the preventive services that many people won't have to pay for out-of-pocket, according to federal health officials. (washingtontimes.com)
- Some people who take part will get tailored advice on their current mental health and whatever help they can get. (isrctn.com)
- We will find out whether screening personnel after a tour results in fewer people suffering mental health problems and whether people who got advice from our questionnaire did go on to seek help and get better. (isrctn.com)
- 4.2 What methods are most effective for assessing and diagnosing the presence and severity of alcohol misuse in children and young people? (nice.org.uk)
- The programme needs to be large enough to encompass the age range (10-17 years) and the comorbidity that often accompanies alcohol misuse in children and young people. (nice.org.uk)
- Alcohol misuse is an increasingly common problem in children and young people. (nice.org.uk)
- National charity providing a range of services to help transform the lives of people affected by drug and alcohol problems - details of local services are available on the website. (mind.org.uk)
- The research published today also found that experiencing mental ill-health in early life places young people at increased risk of further episodes of mental ill-health during their adult years. (rte.ie)
- Speaking on RTÉ's Morning Ireland, Ms Coughlan called for increased resourcing of mental health services to support young people before they get to a crisis point. (rte.ie)
- When people misuse alcohol, there can be serious consequences for themselves, their families and their communities. (napsnet.com)
- 1. Diabetes & Heart Healthy Cookbook: More Than 160 Delicious Recipes for Everything From Snacks to Desserts, Second Edition, from the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association: Foods healthful for people with diabetes are also good for those with heart-health issues. (napsnet.com)
- The awareness on the effect of dependency on alcohol is provided by PHE. (ukessays.com)
- This is known as alcohol dependency. (wikipedia.org)
- covers an alcohol misuse screening once per year if you're an adult (including pregnant women) who uses alcohol, but you don't meet the medical criteria for alcohol dependency. (medicare.gov)
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- Evidence based items or services that have in effect a rating of A or B in the current recommendations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force with respect to the individual involved. (varnumlaw.com)
- The list includes tests strongly recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent advisory panel that evaluates research. (washingtontimes.com)
- But it's more generous than the Preventive Services Task Force, which says most women don't need mammograms in their 40s. (washingtontimes.com)
- Physical violence causing bodily harm and specific threats must be reported immediately to Campus Security & Emergency Services, ext 36111. (queensu.ca)
- Alcohol abuse is a pattern of drinking that results in harm to one's health, interpersonal relationships, or ability to work. (wikipedia.org)
- It is estimated that only a small proportion of the £2.7 billion annual expenditure on alcohol-related harm is spent on identifying and treating alcohol misuse. (findings.org.uk)
- Problems with self-harm and alcohol and drug misuse are also common and rates of substance misuse are especially high. (scie.org.uk)
- Drug misuse is using drugs in a way that harms you or that leads you to harm others. (rexhealth.com)
- Feel more confident solving problems and coping with emotions thanks to counseling and therapy services from compassionate professionals at Adventist HealthCare in Maryland. (adventisthealthcare.com)
- Sign up for updates about Adventist HealthCare and get health tips and news articles in your inbox. (adventisthealthcare.com)
- Private health plans' contracts with managed behavioral healthcare organizations. (brandeis.edu)
- The study found similar results for male and female veterans who screened positive for mental health problems and their use of healthcare services and programs. (futurity.org)
- Residence in public housing, a subsidized and managed government program, may affect health and healthcare utilization. (biomedcentral.com)
- It usually covers the proactive health screening and finding health-related problems promptly to safeguard patients from expensive healthcare cost. (affordablehealthinsuranceplan.com)
- You Can Keep Better Track on Various Aspect of Health - A preventive healthcare is beneficial in maintaining optimal health condition and keeping your test feasible for heart disease, diabetes, and other illness. (affordablehealthinsuranceplan.com)
- We are locating counseling, therapy and many other behavioral and mental healthcare services at physician and provider practices. (mainehealth.org)
- Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) - AMHPs are responsible for organising and coordinating - as well as contributing to - Mental Health Act assessments. (scie.org.uk)
- The AMHP's role includes arranging assessments alongside two medical practitioners and interviewing the individual service user themselves. (scie.org.uk)
- For example, programmes to improve liaison between psychiatric and substance misuse services may appear attractive. (bmj.com)
- But the World Health Organization suggests that we can afford to get old-if countries, regions and international organizations enact policies and programmes that enhance the health independence productivity and security of older persons. (un.org)
- Before targeted public health programmes can be supported, additional evidence is required. (rcpsych.org)
Disorders Identification Test1
- Smoking's impact on public health is huge. (hse.ie)
- public health services for women who are pregnant and for children aged 0 to 5. (citizensadvice.org.uk)
- If you want to raise concerns or provide feedback about your local public health services, you can complain directly to whoever is providing the service or you can contact the Director of Public Health at your local authority. (citizensadvice.org.uk)
- We are seeing a movement toward more and more plans offering gym memberships as a way to facilitate better health for employees," says David Jones, an assistant professor of Health Policy and Management at Boston University's School of Public Health. (menshealth.com)
- The first baseline data for the PHOF will be published by DH in Autumn 2012 and monitoring data to support PHOF indicators will be published regularly in future by Public Health England (PHE) at national and upper tier local authority level (and by inequalities and equalities breakdowns where feasible). (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
- John Orr, chairman of the SASM board, said that alcohol abuse remains a 'major public health issue' for Scotland. (netdoctor.co.uk)
- Summary This document sets out the structure and objectives of the public health system for England effective from April 2013 and how progress against these objectives will be measured. (findings.org.uk)
- Public Health England will be the new national delivery organisation of the public health system. (findings.org.uk)
- It will be charged with delivering some public health services, and with promoting health through all its clinical activity, striving to use the millions of patient contacts that take place each day as opportunities to promote healthier living. (findings.org.uk)
- Local authorities will commission public health services on their populations' behalf, resourced by a ring-fenced grant, and put health and wellbeing at the heart of all their activity. (findings.org.uk)
- Public Health England will support and advise directors of public health and local authorities to help ensure consistency and excellence across the public health system, for example through a single authoritative web portal on public health information and evidence. (findings.org.uk)
- The featured document sets out the indicators which will be used to measure improvements in public health, defined in greater detail in the part 2 technical specification . (findings.org.uk)
- Dr Chris Williams is an HMRI Postdoctoral Research Fellow working with Hunter New England Population Health and the University of Newcastle's School of Medicine and Public Health in the field of musculoskeletal pain. (edu.au)
- Lifetime sexual trauma (ST) (i.e., behaviors that range from unwanted sexual touching to attempted or completed rape) is a significant social and public health problem among women Veterans. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- But a quarter of a million adult problem gamblers is a public health issue. (communitycare.co.uk)
- Both the clinical and public health settings will be examined. (edu.au)
- Section 509 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended and subject to the availability of funds. (federalregister.gov)
- Local authorities fund school nurses and similar services through public health budgets. (ncb.org.uk)
- Student Services have moved to their new home in Catalyst (Counselling and GP services will continue to operate out of Milton House). (edgehill.ac.uk)
- These events are casual and friendly but also informative and can help you to find other internal and external support services such Counselling, the Campus Life Team, drug and alcohol services, GP registration, finding a local dentist, and so on. (edgehill.ac.uk)
- I provide a professional, non-judgemental counselling service covering many areas but also specialise in trauma. (counselling-directory.org.uk)
- Senior counsellor for Almond Tree Counselling Service (18months). (counselling-directory.org.uk)
- Probability and predictors of transition from first use to dependence on nicotine, alcohol, cannabis, and cocaine: Results of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC). (medscape.com)
- Alcohol dependence is the most common form of substance misuse, but any drug, including heroin, cocaine, crack and cannabis, comes into this category, as does the misuse of glue and aerosols. (mentalhealth.org.uk)
- Obesity, most often defined using body mass index or BMI (kg/m 2 ), is classified in categories that are reflective of the increasing health risk associated with excess body weight (Class I: BMI 30.0-34.9 kg/m 2 , Class II BMI 35.0-39.9 kg/m 2 , Class III BMI ≥ 40.0 kg/m 2 ) [ 1 , 2 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
- His work relates to the interaction between musculoskeletal management and health risk behaviours like obesity, inactivity, poor diet, alcohol misuse and smoking. (edu.au)
- Alcohol misuse is defined as heavy drinking (one or more drinks per day for women and two or more drinks per day for men) and/or binge drinking (four or more drinks per occasion for women and five or more drinks for men). (loyolamedicine.org)
- And testing blood alcohol concentration does not distinguish among different types of alcohol use, such as heavy daily use or occasional binge drinking. (loyolamedicine.org)
- Binge drinking is another form of alcohol abuse. (wikipedia.org)
- If a person drives while drunk or regularly consuming binge drink (more than five standard drinks in one drinking session), they are considered to have been involved in alcohol abuse. (wikipedia.org)
- X Research source Binge drinking is not the same as alcoholism, another common pattern of alcohol misuse, but it has its own set of health and wellness risks. (wikihow.com)
- The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines binge drinking as a "pattern of drinking that brings blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels to 0.08g/dL. (wikihow.com)
- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a final rule with comment period that updates payment policies and rates for physicians and nonphysician practitioners (NPPs) for services paid under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) in calendar year (CY) 2012. (cms.gov)
- Our occupational health nurses are supported by our on-site occupational health physicians to ensure that you receive clear guidance and advice. (nuh.nhs.uk)
- More than 70 top obstetrician-gynecologists, family physicians, and other physicians and health experts from across Texas will convene the state's first-ever Texas Medical Association (TMA) Maternal Health Congress in Austin on Saturday. (texmed.org)
- The findings "demonstrate good diagnostic accuracy for PEth in discriminating alcohol misuse, with useful cut-points to risk-stratify patients," Dr. Afshar and colleagues concluded. (loyolamedicine.org)
- However, while these findings are often present, they are not necessary to make a diagnosis of alcohol abuse. (wikipedia.org)
- Below is a commentary from Drug and Alcohol Findings. (findings.org.uk)
- Based on the findings of this study it is clear that veterans from the junior enlisted ranks should be targeted for enhanced transition support, and this support should begin prior to their separation from active duty service," says coauthor Nicole Morgan, assistant research professor at the Clearinghouse. (futurity.org)
- The findings follow a study published by the National Confidential Inquiry earlier this year which showed suicides among mental health patients increased with the current economic difficulties a likely factor. (healthcanal.com)
- Peterson K. Biomarkers for alcohol use and abuse. (medscape.com)
- A long-term follow-up of male alcohol abuse. (medscape.com)
- 2013). Therefore, essential information regarding the use of health promotion, preventions of abuse and limitation to the misuse of substance are covered and the role of health nurses and health and safety coalitions in the UK is elaborated. (ukessays.com)
- 7 drinks in one week for women (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2003), as reported using the timeline follow back. (basisonline.org)
- The study was supported by grants from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. (loyolamedicine.org)
- Alcohol abuse is a previous psychiatric diagnosis in which there is recurring harmful use of alcohol despite its negative consequences. (wikipedia.org)
- According to Gelder, Mayou & Geddes (2005) alcohol abuse is linked with suicide. (wikipedia.org)
- Alcohol abuse can lead to alcohol dependence. (wikipedia.org)
- For adolescents, the DSM-5 proposes that diagnoses meeting 2 or 3 criteria would be similar to alcohol abuse while meeting over 4 criteria would be equivalent to alcohol dependence when compared to the DSM-IV. (wikipedia.org)
- Alcohol abuse has both short-term and long-term risks. (wikipedia.org)
- The older adult population (over 65 years) is frequently overlooked when discussing alcohol abuse. (wikipedia.org)
- citation needed] Alcohol abuse is also an important cause of chronic fatigue. (wikipedia.org)
- Signs of alcohol abuse are related to alcohol's effects on organ systems. (wikipedia.org)
- What Is Alcohol Abuse? (drugabuse.com)
- Those who abuse or misuse alcohol are not necessarily addicted to or dependent on alcohol. (drugabuse.com)
- In fact, alcohol tops the list of drugs used by teenagers, per the National Institute on Drug Abuse. (drugabuse.com)
- 13 Not only can alcohol abuse alter how a teen acts, it can also have adverse effects on the adolescent brain. (drugabuse.com)
- According to the Scottish Audit of Surgical Mortality (SASM), which was published yesterday (September 2nd), alcohol abuse was a factor in one in 15 reported deaths among surgical patients. (netdoctor.co.uk)
- Dr Keighley believes that introducing a minimum price per unit of alcohol should be a 'central part' of the country's strategy to deal with alcohol abuse. (netdoctor.co.uk)
- Sharon Reif, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Deputy Director of its Institute for Behavioral Health, and Associate Director of its National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) doctoral training program. (brandeis.edu)
- Dr. Reif has a Ph.D. in social policy from the Heller School, where she was also the recipient of a training grant in alcohol health services research from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. (brandeis.edu)
- Opioid abuse has killed tens of thousands of Americans in recent years, prompting health plans to adjust their prescription drug policies, including changing formularies and prior-authorization processes. (texmed.org)
- NAPSI)-While often portrayed as funny in movies and on TV, intoxication and alcohol abuse are no laughing matter. (napsnet.com)
- The unit aims to improve students' skills in preventing relapse, including counseling, referral to appropriate services and understanding the role of medicines. (edu.au)
- Screening and brief counseling was cost-saving from the societal perspective and had a cost-effectiveness ratio of $1755/QALY saved from the health-system perspective. (nih.gov)
- These results make alcohol screening and counseling one of the highest-ranking preventive services among the 25 effective services evaluated using standardized methods. (nih.gov)
- The term "dual diagnosis" is used increasingly in psychiatric practice to describe this combination of severe mental illness (mainly psychotic disorders) and substance misuse. (bmj.com)
- Dual diagnosis - Refers to a combination of mental illness with another condition such as alcohol or substance misuse, or learning disability. (scie.org.uk)
- There are many documented risk factors for interpersonal violence, including gender, age, poverty, alcohol and/or substance misuse disorders, a history of violent behaviour, Indigenous status and mental illness. (mja.com.au)
- This includes publishing clear service standards, setting out what can be expected from them, and providing information on how they can be contacted, how they provide information and guidance and what those being regulated can expect. (ombudsman.org.uk)
- Interim final regulations were issued July 14, 2010, providing guidance on the preventive services that must be covered. (varnumlaw.com)
- if it is having a negative impact on your health or mood the Wellbeing Team can work with you to resolve any issue, problem, or concern you have. (edgehill.ac.uk)
- To strengthen the impact of education, the culture of the organisation that supports the wellbeing of the consumers of alcohol and the public around that along with the practices and policies that are comprehensive, well-established, well-promoted and clear. (ukessays.com)
- Further, the institution seeks to provide relevant and effective educational programs for members of the university community, particularly students, surrounding the impact of abusing alcohol and illicit drugs. (stevenson.edu)
- It can have a severe impact on your functioning as well as your physical health. (mentalhealth.org.uk)
- and the impact of health reform and parity on behavioral health service delivery. (brandeis.edu)
- Some illegal substances can have a serious impact on your mental health. (pembrokeshire.gov.uk)
- In the military, alcohol misuse can impact mission readiness and productivity, in addition to service members' physical and mental health. (pdhealth.mil)
- Alcohol misuse is said to impact the American economy to the tune of $223.5 billion. (napsnet.com)