Sep 14, 2017
The CURES Database is prescription drug database that tracks the medication issued to a person by medical providers. The full name is Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System.
If your doctor prescribes medication you should be aware that your information will be placed into the database.
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or
text “START” to 741-741.
Kaiser Health News article on hospitals purchasing medical practices; will it reduce selection and treatment options?
Minnesota Public Radio on Blue Cross/Blue Shield investing in on-line cognitive behavioral therapy treatment as they reduce rates for human mental health staff.
California Office of the Attorney General page on CURES Database; this FAQ page is primarily for providers but there are some consumer questions and answers.
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Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.
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