Substance Use Disorder

Aug 27, 2021
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults with disabilities surveyed during February and March reported adverse mental health symptoms or substance use early this year, compared with about one-third of adults without disabilities, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and…
Aug 16, 2021
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration distributed about $850,000 each to health departments in 12 states and Puerto Rico to train first responders and community groups to prevent prescription drug and opioid overdose deaths.
Aug 16, 2021
The opioid epidemic has been an incredibly challenging public health crisis in communities across our country. And it’s clear the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges. 
Aug 6, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration yesterday awarded $85.5 million to expand substance use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery services in rural areas. It also awarded $2.9 million to test rural maternal and obstetrics care models, and $760,000 to identify key rural health…
Aug 2, 2021
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded $13.3 million to expand treatment, early intervention and recovery support for adolescents and young adults with substance use and/or mental health disorders and their families, as well as family-based services for pregnant and…
Jul 30, 2021
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded $250 million in grants to expand access to mental health and substance use disorder treatment services through Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics.
Jul 23, 2021
The National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center July 28 at 9:30 a.m. ET will host a virtual pilot of its new training program designed to equip providers with information and resources to better serve survivors of human trafficking with substance use and/or co-occurring…
Jul 14, 2021
Drug overdose deaths in the United States rose 29.4% in 2020 to an estimated 93,331, including 69,710 involving opioids, according to preliminary data  released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jun 24, 2021
EmPATH — or Emergency Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment and Healing — is designed to guide patients safely through a current crisis while building coping skills that will guide them through future challenges. Though it just opened in March, this unit is moving emergency mental health care in a new…
May 27, 2021
AHA yesterday voiced support for bipartisan legislation that would add 1,000 Medicare-funded hospital residency positions in addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry or pain medicine, with 500 slots reserved for hospitals with existing programs in these specialties and 500 for hospitals creating…