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SUDD Has Not Been Defined Yet- Still Mandated Testing

Read the one page section on SUDD- http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/AssessingAlcohol/InstrumentPDFs/68_SUDDS-IV.pdf Link to Substance Use Diagnostic testing. It is not allowed to reproduce the article in any way. But you can see the article at this link. The definitions have not been made as of yet, to what Substance Use Disorder means, exactly. It’s either Use or Abuse… Continue reading SUDD Has Not Been Defined Yet- Still Mandated Testing

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First Time I Heard Substance Use Disorder

These are words taken from a Sebelius statement in an article I was reading, earlier today. (…..expanding mental health and substance use disorder benefits)  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/11/08/mental-health-parity/3469851/ The key words here. are: Substance use disorder. That’s the first time I ever heard of Substance Use Disorder. I don’t recall reading about it in the Healthcare Bill. Guess… Continue reading First Time I Heard Substance Use Disorder