Treating Opioid Use Disorder: The Pharmacology of Suboxone

Treating Opioid Use Disorder: The Pharmacology of Suboxone

Suboxone is an oral maintenance medication used for the treatment of moderate to severe opioid use disorder. Suboxone is a combination of buprenorphine, a partial opioid agonist, and naloxone, an opioid antagonist that is used to treat overdoses, and is typically taken orally.

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Navigating NY State Telemedicine Regulations

Navigating NY State Telemedicine Regulations

Titled "Navigating NY State Telemedicine Regulations," the webinar dives into recent changes to New York telemedicine rules, an example of a successful telemedicine model, and consideration around financial outcomes for programs in New York.

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The Whirlwind History of American Psychiatry

The Whirlwind History of American Psychiatry

“Psychiatry is a make-believe science.”  This shocking statement wasn’t made by an anti-psychiatry advocate or a bipolar patient fighting against taking her lithium.  It was made by a family of well-educated doctors.  What made them say this, and why?  The stigma against psychiatry remains, and it takes an understanding of the field’s often troubled history to understand statements like this one.  

Take a whirlwind tour of American psychiatry with us to understand the stigma we continue to fight.

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New Research Sheds Light on the Biological Basis of Schizophrenia

New Research Sheds Light on the Biological Basis of Schizophrenia

The media is abuzz today with news of a scientific breakthrough in schizophrenia research.  Researchers at Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and the Harvard/MIT Broad Institute have uncovered a relationship between the genetics and molecular mechanism of schizophrenia. This is HUGE news as scientists have spent years searching for a mechanism by which schizophrenia develops. 

This post examines what was known prior to the Harvard study, what was most recently discovered by Harvard researchers and the implications of current findings. 

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