1. Recommendations to provide gender-affirmation treatment for transgender individuals

    The Endocrine Society issued a Clinical Practice Guideline on the treatment for gender-dysphoric/gender-incongruent people, commonly referred to as transgender, to develop the physical characteristics of the affirmed gender. The guideline, entitled “Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline,” was published online and will appear in the...
  2. PBS NewsHour: America Addicted

    PBS NewsHour has started a new series titled, “America Addicted” that explores every aspect of the opioid crisis in detail. The four-part series contains multiple eyewitness accounts and expert testimonies on the causes, results and treatment of opioid use, and the impact of race on the public’s reaction to the...
  3. Arts and Minds: Creatively improving Mental Health

    Arts and Minds is the leading arts and mental health charity in Cambridgeshire with a national reputation for contributing to the evidence base and policy developments around non clinical interventions for medical conditions. The charity has been running weekly art workshops for people experiencing depression, stress or anxiety for the past...
  4. Prevent Medicine Abuse Toolkit

    National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month launches in October. Teenagers and adults are abusing products such as over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine. CADCA’s Online Rx Abuse Prevention Toolkit contains facts, strategies and tools to prevent and reduce teen Rx medicine abuse in your community. This newly revised toolkit is based on CADCA’s Seven...
  5. Improve Sleep, Improve Overall Outcomes

    Almost all behavioral health disorders co-occur with sleep problems, which can result in more severe symptoms and a slower recovery.  myStrength is here to help with self-care resources for sleep disorders, including uniquely integrated tools for related health issues like anxiety, depression, stress, addiction, chronic pain, and overall well-being. Sleep issues impact: Up to...
  6. Alano Club of Portland’s “Recovery Toolkit Series”

    The Alano Club of Portland has been a crucial presence in Oregon’s recovery support landscape since it was established in 1947, offering life-saving services on a no-cost basis to many who are unable to afford formal treatment. Initially, the Club served as a 12-step focused center, but its programming has...
  7. Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women

    This report was developed as part of an initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) to examine prevention, treatment, and recovery issues for women who misuse opioids, have opioid use disorders (OUDs), and/or overdose on opioids. Since this work began in...
  8. A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

    This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—and the implications for future research and implementation of effective strategies. Population of focus: Racial/ ethnic minorities in the United States Links to...