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August 20, 2020
The California Department of Health Care Services has announced that $20 million in funding will be awarded to 212 hospitals in the state to provide opioid and substance use disorder treatment…
August 17, 2020
Voters in Oregon will have a chance to approve a bill that expands access to addiction treatment with funds generated by existing marijuana tax money and decriminalizes certain drug-related offenses…
August 06, 2020
The Opioid Policy Research Collaborative, an initiative that is part of the Institute for Behavioral Health at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy Management, has launched a new…
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
July 24, 2020
July 16, 2020
A year after drug overdose-related deaths in the United States finally began to decline, they surged back to an all-time high in 2019, according to preliminary data published the U.S. Centers for…
July 15, 2020
The National Institute on Drug Abuse is seeking input from the public and the scientific community as it crafts its strategic plan for 2021-25. The plan has three main goals, NIDA director Nora…
Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
July 08, 2020
July 08, 2020
The University of Florida has been chosen as the coordinating center for the National Drug Early Warning System, a surveillance system funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse to identify…
June 25, 2020
While the COVID-19 pandemic forced the National Council to move its annual Hill Day online for the first time in the event’s 18-year history, Charles Ingogila, Council president and CEO was steadfast…
May 28, 2020
Citing the efficacy of telehealth to maintain mental and behavioral healthcare treatment services during the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of industry associations has sent a letter to Seema Verma,…
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