Year: 2010

Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health improves treatment planning based on better assessment of clients

Case study About SEMO-BH For more than 30 years, Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health (SEMO-BH) has provided treatment services for people suffering from chemical dependencies and other life crises in 20 outpatient and residential treatment centers throughout the state. Various mental health, social services and substance abuse recovery programs are provided within the network. Challenge SEMO-BH… Read more »

Agency uses Comprehensive Health Assessment for Teens (CHAT™) to streamline assessment procedures and increase quality of care

    Case study Spectrum Youth and Family Services wins recognition for rapid assessment and referral services  About Spectrum Youth and Family Services Located in Burlington, Vermont, Spectrum Youth and Family Services is a private, non-profit organization that offers shelter and community to at-risk and homeless youth ages 14-21. Spectrum has won numerous awards recognizing… Read more »

Characteristics of prescription opioid abusers in treatment: prescription opioid use history, age, use patterns, and functional severity.

Based on a recent study, our team has published an article in the “Journal of Opioid Management” titled, “Characteristics of prescription opioid abusers in treatment: prescription opioid use history, age, use patterns, and functional severity.” To access the full text, click here. Abstract Research has raised the possibility that the length of time one engages… Read more »

Geographic information systems and pharmacoepidemiology: using spatial cluster detection to monitor local patterns of prescription opioid abuse

Based on a recent study, our team has published an article in “Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety” titled, “Geographic information systems and pharmacoepidemiology: using spatial cluster detection to monitor local patterns of prescription opioid abuse.” To access the full text, click here. Abstract Purpose Understanding the spatial distribution of opioid abuse at the local level may… Read more »