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October 31, 2019
The federal parity law of 2008 was an outstanding achievement that brought many complex changes to behavioral healthcare. Fights will continue for many years over its implementation. As the most…
October 24, 2019
“We’re making progress,” Robert Valuck, PhD, RPh, FNAP, told attendees Thursday at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders West in Denver, “but we need to make more, and we need to make it…
October 22, 2019
U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, the Kentucky Congressman who has led various federal initiatives to combat the opioid epidemic, will be honored on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., by Mothers Against Prescription…
October 18, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration announced it is receiving public comments on “considerations related to the development and evaluation of abuse-deterrent formulations (ADF) of central nervous…
October 04, 2019
A Philadelphia not-for-profit group’s plans to open the first supervised injection facility in the United States have cleared a major legal hurdle after a U.S. district court ruled this week that the…
October 03, 2019
A Philadelphia not-for-profit group’s plans to open the first supervised injection facility in the United States have cleared a major legal hurdle after a U.S. district court ruled this week that the…
October 03, 2019
Four bills designed to improve the quality of care provided by addiction treatment centers in California and curb their unethical practices have been passed by the state legislature and currently…
September 17, 2019
The National Council for Behavioral Health on Tuesday unveiled a new mental health policy initiative during its 15th annual Hill Day event in Washington, D.C. The initiative, dubbed Unite for…
August 26, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration on Thursday proposed a series of revisions to 42 CFR Part 2 regulations in an effort “to facilitate better coordination of care for…
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