NAU researchers study changing substance use treatment regulations during COVID-19
Opioid addiction and other substance use disorders have surged to become a major national health priority in recent years.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), where physicians use carefully regulated medications to help patients overcome their addictions, is one of the most popular and effective treatment approaches, but is often hampered by the need for patients to… Read more
NAU researchers receive grants for health equity work in the local community
Northern Arizona University’s Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) awarded Pilot Project Program research grants through its Pilot Project Program totaling $240,000 to four NAU faculty investigators conducting health equity… Read more
NAU faculty partners with local substance abuse treatment facility to assist families
Only 1 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities in the U.S. allow parents in treatment to keep custody of their children, despite research that proves successful recovery hinges on holding families together.
To address the issue in Flagstaff, Marca McCallie, a licensed therapist and a Northern Arizona University doctoral student in psychology, co-founded Sage Home residential treatment center in 2017 to assist people in recovery keep their families intact.
In 2018, McCallie… Read more