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Study Suggests A Need For More Aggressive Substance Use Screening In Primary Care

Research Summary | September 11, 2018

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Background A report published April 9, 2018 by the journal Addiction Science and Clinical Practice cites evidence that alcohol and substance use are among the top ten causes of preventable deaths in the U.S.; but while primary care providers routinely screen for alcohol abuse, they rarely assess or screen for substance use. Because of this…

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