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United Hospital Fund has followed up on an earlier report by offering state-by-state data on how the opioid crisis has affected children and adolescents.
The Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit closed with two state perspectives on how faith communities can bolster responses to drug crises.
Organizations representing addiction medicine and recovery advocacy are among the supporters of proposed federal legislation to standardize prescriber training in managing substance use disorders.
A task force of the Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health believes that if a comprehensive opioid-fighting initiative that includes all treatment and harm reduction approaches isn't launched, overdose deaths will continue to climb.
The president and vice president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) write that an incomplete understanding of addiction has given rise to misguided policies.
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