mental health

Cannabis Use, Cannabis Use Disorder, and Comorbid Psychiatric Illness

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Hasin, D., & Walsh, C. (2020). Cannabis use, cannabis use disorder, and comorbid psychiatric illness: a narrative review. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10(1), 15.

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As attitudes toward cannabis, its legal status, and patterns of use continue to evolve, the landscape surrounding this substance is in a constant state of flux. Against this backdrop, this review aims to provide an up-to-date overview of the literature on the comorbidity of cannabis use and cannabis use disorder (CUD) with other substance use and psychiatric disorders.

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Prevalence of Mental Illness and Mental Health Care Use Among Police Officers

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Jetelina, K. K., Molsberry, R. J., Gonzalez, J. R., Beauchamp, A. M., & Hall, T. (2020). Prevalence of mental illness and mental health care use among police officers. JAMA network open, 3(10), e2019658-e2019658.
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Importance  Limited literature has characterized patterns of mental illnesses and barriers in seeking mental health care among police officers.

Objectives  To assess the prevalence of mental illness (diagnosis) and symptoms of mental illness, evaluate the characteristics of officers interested in seeking mental health care, and characterize perceptions of mental health care use.

Community mental health funding, stakeholder engagement and outcomes: a realist synthesis

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Duncan A, Stergiopoulos V, Dainty KN, et alCommunity mental health funding, stakeholder engagement and outcomes: a realist synthesisBMJ Open 2023;13:e063994. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063994
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Mental health services continues to be a high priority for healthcare and social service systems. Funding structures within community mental health settings have shown to impact service providers’ behaviour and practices. Additionally, stakeholder engagement is suggested as an important mechanism to achieving the intended goals.

Epidemiological Study of Suicidal Ideation and Suicidal Behaviour Among Patients with Substance Use Disorders in a Rehabilitation and Treatment Centre for Addiction in Dubai

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Muneer, A., Abdemaqsoud, S. H., Foad, W., & Zidan, M. (2022). Epidemiological study of suicidal ideation and suicidal behaviour among patients with substance use disorders in a rehabilitation and treatment centre for addiction in Dubai. Adiktologie, 22(3), 172–183. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-003-0002
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BACKGROUND: Suicide is considered a severe global phenomenon as near to 700,000 people die annually as a result of suicidal behaviours. Suicide is a major public health problem among patients with a substance use disorder.

Substance Use Disorders, Suicide, and Recovery: Beyond Shame and Stigma

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Shame and stigma are examined as significant predisposing factors to increased suicide risk in individuals currently struggling with or in early recovery from substance use disorders. Tying in principles and methods from his recent books on recovery resilience, Bob Weathers, PhD, CMHRS, explains how nuanced physiological changes that occur in the addictive brain often contribute to increased suicidal ideation.

Registration Open: NAADAC's Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders & SUD Specialty Online Training Series

NAADAC's Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders & SUD Specialty Online Training Series is designed for helping professionals who are dedicated to learning about co-occurring disorders in the field of addiction. Sessions will discuss tools and best practices so that addiction professionals can feel confident in their ability and knowledge when treating co-occurring disorders in the field of addiction. Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders & SUD, Part 1: Treating Substance Use and