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Addiction Professional
The FDA announced it is now receiving public comments on the development and evaluation of abuse-deterrent formulations of central nervous system stimulants and whether such products could play a role in addressing public health concerns over prescription stimulant misuse.
Policy/Advocacy
Language in the Senate Appropriations Committee report on the 2020 Department of Defense spending bill asks for a health education and support pilot program for servicemembers battling substance use issues.
Addiction Professional
A report from the American Medical Association and Manatt Health suggests that Medicaid expansion states have a significant advantage in combating the opioid epidemic.
Addiction Professional
RecoverYdia is the brainchild of two New Hampshire friends with an appreciation for how storytelling can help heal communities.
Addiction Professional
Baltimore County, Md., is increasing public awareness of the opioid crisis by displaying signs depicting total and fatal overdoses.
Business Operations
There was universal agreement among panelists during a Sunday morning session at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders East about the benefits of harm reduction strategies. They prevent overdose deaths and the spread of infectious diseases…
Policy/Advocacy
The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) has issued its first RFP for strategies to expand access to opioid use disorder services for vulnerable populations.
Policy/Advocacy
The Voices Project, an organization founded by recovery advocate and American Fix author Ryan Hampton, has launched a national initiative to build capacity for organized civic advocacy around addiction.
Policy/Advocacy
Emergency department (ED) resident physicians are driving a campaign to increase the number of buprenorphine-waivered emergency physicians as part of their effort to address the opioid overdose crisis.
Funding
Kentucky served as a somewhat unlikely model in a National Governors Association initiative to stimulate innovative responses to the infectious disease effects of the opioid crisis.
Funding
A total of 150 community coalitions that have not received Drug-Free Communities Support Program funding in the past are expected to be awarded fiscal 2019 grants.
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