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Halfway House

A Halfway House is a state-funded transitional living facility for those in recovery from drugs or  alcohol. Many individuals go to a halfway house after completing an addiction treatment  program. Halfway houses may offer therapy, psychiatric services, and Medically Assisted  Treatment (MAT) to residents. 


Hallucinations involve hearing, seeing, touching, smelling, or tasting things that are not real,  and may be induced by psychosis or substance use. 


Hallucinogens are a group of drugs that change a person’s awareness of their surroundings,  thoughts, and feelings. Hallucinogens can cause hallucinations and can lead to numbness;  disorientation and loss of coordination; and increased blood pressure, heart rate, and body  temperature. Long-term effects of hallucinogens can include speech problems, memory loss,  anxiety, and depression and suicidal …

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Harm Reduction

Harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative  consequences associated with drug use. Examples of harm reduction include Narcan, Safe  Syringe Programs (SSPs), Safe Consumption Sites, infection disease testing, and prescription  drop off locations.  

Health Home Services

Health Home Services is a multi-disciplinary Population Health Management Program to reduce  the burden of somatic health in populations with severe and persistent mental illness The  program is embedded with RRP, RRP, or ACT. Staff within these programs are tasked with  different aspects of the Health Home program. Health Home includes screening for BMI,  smoking …

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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act | HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that requires the  creation of national standards to protect sensitive patient health information from being  disclosed without the patient’s consent or knowledge. 

Health Literacy

Health literacy is the ability to obtain, read, understand, and use healthcare information in order to make appropriate health decisions. Millions of Americans have difficulty obtaining, processing, and understanding healthcare information, as well as acting on instructions for treatment. Health illiteracy is a large reason individuals may not access, or accept, vital healthcare services that …

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Heroin is a highly addictive, euphoria-inducing analgesic drug derived from morphine that  comes in a white or brown powder form taken by smoking, injecting, or snorting. Heroin  obtained illegally is referred to as hard candy, rush hour, smack, H, Chinese red, Mexican mud  and is commonly laced with fentanyl. Heroin can also be a Pharmaceutical …

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High Inpatient Utilizer | HIA

High utilizers are a small group of patients who impose a disproportionately high burden on the  healthcare system due to their elevated resource use.


Hoarding disorder involves an excessive accumulation of items regardless of actual value,  and/or a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived  need to save them. A person with hoarding disorder experiences distress at the thought of  getting rid of the items.