Treatment planning

Clinical Update

Growing Rate of Suicide in Teens: Assessment and Prevention

Topics: adolescents | Assessment | Risk | teens | Treatment planning

Clinicians treating children and adolescents regularly encounter patients with suicidal thoughts. And with rising rates of adolescent suicide and shrinking inpatient stays, we’re seeing more of these suicidal kids in our offices. This article examines some of the novel risk factors and offers management and prevention strategies for you to consider ut

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Research Update 3

Patient Reviews of Substance Use Services

Topics: Connection | Internet | Patient relationship | treatment | Treatment planning

Review of: Agarwal AK et al, J Gen Intern Med 35(6):1647–1653 When a patient or family member is looking for a specialized drug treatment facility (SDTF), they will often turn to online review sites to get information about facilities in their area. These reviews can drive patients’ choice of facility, but they often don’t focus on the same the

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