Brief interventions in primary care clinics could curb patients’ drug use: Preventing drug use from becoming addiction would have health, financial benefits
A few minutes of counseling in a primary care setting could be an effective tool in steering people away from risky drug use, and possibly full-fledged addiction, a new report suggests. The researchers found that this sort of intervention helped patients reduce their risky drug use by one-third.
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