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The USPSTF recommends screening for depression in the general adult population, including pregnant and postpartum women. Screening should be implemented with adequate systems in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and appropriate follow-up.
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USPSTF website
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A 585 page report by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse document the evidence defining and describing the disease of addiction/risky substance use. It describes the need for and effectiveness of wide screening and interventions treatment and disease management tools and therapies as well as the populations in greatest need of therapies. The barriers to treatment, training and education gaps, and consequences and costs of inadequate prevention and treatment are all described. Finally, profound gaps between those who need treatment and those who receive quality care are described.
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Letter from CMS to Medicaid directors dated June 24, 2011 describing required changes in Medicaid coverage of tobacco cessation counseling and medication as of 2014 as part of the Affordable Care Act
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Results of comprehensive survey of physicians and other stakeholders on diversion and abuse of controlled substances. Includes history and current status of the problem of prescription drug abuse; mechanisms of diversion; the role of the Internet; gaps in current efforts to control diversion; education, prevention, and treatment; and recommendations for change.
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Researchers at the national level are making great strides toward answering this important question. In recent years, they have distilled effective strategies and principles from the many programs that seek to prevent and reduce substance abuse. Now, across the country, more and more practitioners are coming to understand how critical it is to identify and use science-based strategies that are likely to be effective in meeting the needs of the people they serve. (From their website)
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CAPT
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A list of monographs on tobacco from the National Cancer Institute
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National Cancer Institute
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A list of resources from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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American College of Ostetricians and Gynecologists
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A program from the World Health Organization
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WHO
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Smoking and Women's Health
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David Moyer
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About 46 million American adults smoke cigarettes, but most smokers are either actively trying to quit or want to quit. Since 1965, more than 49 percent of all adults who have ever smoked have quit. (From Their Website)
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American Heart Association
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