Cummings et al examine the availability of outpatient mental health care facilities that accept Medicaid across US counties and whether specific types of communities are more likely to lack this infrastructure.
Meara and colleagues evaluated the association between health insurance coverage expansions and use of hospital-based care among young adults with behavioral health diagnoses.
This nonrandomized trial compares the effects of an intervention comprising manual-guided sessions on health care engagement and health information technology use vs usual care on self-reported substance use and depression.
This Viewpoint proposes a conceptual framework for population health systems that would enable early intervention services for patients with new-onset psychotic disorders.
This cohort and co-relative study aims to clarify the degree to which the excess mortality associated with alcohol use disorders arises from (1) the predispositions of the person who develops AUD (and which would likely be shared by close relatives) and (2) a direct result of AUD itself.
Wen et al examine the effect of state-level substance use disorder (SUD) parity laws on state-aggregate SUD treatment rates and the effect of recent federal SUD parity legislation.
This study explores the possible association of changes in the numbers of psychiatric hospital beds with changes in the sizes of prison populations in South America since 1990.
This prospective longitudinal study shows that, although prevalence rates of psychiatric comorbidity decreased in youth after detention, rates remained substantial and were higher than rates in the most comparable studies of the general population.