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Psychiatric Services Editor Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H., and Podcast Editor and co-host Josh Berezin, M.D., M.S., discuss key aspects of research recently published by Psychiatric Services. Tune in to learn about the latest mental health services research and why it is relevant. Topics include community-based treatment programs, collaborative care, evidence-based treatment and service delivery, criminal and social justice, policy analysis, and more.

Jun 28, 2023

Joseph Parks, M.D., joins Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin to discuss guidelines for clinicians on how to deal with the increased prevalence of drugs adulterated with fentanyl and similar potent fentanyl analogs.

MDI publications can be found here.

  • Parks interview [00:53]
  • The National Council for Mental Wellbeing [01:21]
  • Guidelines [03:50]
  • Contemplation [05:02]
  • A back-to-basics approach [07:13]
  • Fentanyl test strips and harm reduction [08:37]
  • Spillover [10:06]
  • Issues with fentanyl [12:05]
  • Incremental behavioral changes [13:44]
  • Things people should know about fentanyl [16:29]
  • Training for professionals [18:03]
  • How things are moving [19:55]

See the Psychiatric Services Editor's Choice collection, "Responding to the Opioid Crisis."


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