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Policy/Advocacy
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.
Policy/Advocacy
The Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit closed with two state perspectives on how faith communities can bolster responses to drug crises.
Policy/Advocacy
Organizations representing addiction medicine and recovery advocacy are among the supporters of proposed federal legislation to standardize prescriber training in managing substance use disorders.
Policy/Advocacy
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.
Policy/Advocacy
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.
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…
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