The Trump administration last week announced the launch of FindTreatment.gov, a new substance use disorder treatment locator website that it hopes will ease Americans’ process of finding treatment services for themselves or others.
Support for mental health services provided by telehealth continues to rise across the U.S., but obstacles to participation remain in several areas, per a recent report from the law firm Epstein Becker Green.
A summit convened this week by a pair of behavioral healthcare associations in Kansas explored ways in which the state can respond more effectively to the growing problem of incarceration of persons with mental health and substance use conditions in county and city jails.
During the opening plenary of NCAD West on Thursday, Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse director Rober Valuck, PhD, RPh, FNAP, implored attendees to aggressively fight barriers to treatment, scrutinize their own work, and learn from their peers.
Speaking out about political leadership can be costly for mental healthcare professionals. Yet, in this time of escalating political polarization, mental health professionals and organizations do have the ethical challenge of what, if anything, to say and do about our current situation.