Addiction

A call to prioritize substance use treatment in children

While nearly 6 million adolescents and young adults in the United States have a substance use disorder, only 8% receive treatment, according to data collected in 2019. This treatment gap is a critical problem, says Deepa ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Only half of children with autism receive early intervention services

Despite a federal mandate requiring access to early intervention programs (EIP) for children with disabilities, fewer than half of autistic children in four New Jersey counties received services before 36 months of age, according ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Could a computer diagnose Alzheimer's disease and dementia?

It takes a lot of time—and money—to diagnose Alzheimer's disease. After running lengthy in-person neuropsychological exams, clinicians have to transcribe, review, and analyze every response in detail. But researchers ...

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