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DEA & SAMHSA ensure practitioners may admit & treat new patients with OUD

Letter from the DEA and SAMHSA DEA Qualifying Practitioners DEA Qualifying Other Practitioners Dear Registrant: In light of the nationwide public health emergency declared by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on January 31, 2020, as a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is exercising its authorities […]


ONDCP Releases 2020 National Drug Control Strategy and Rural Toolkit

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) recently released the National Drug Control Strategy report as well as a guide to assist rural communities in responding to the addiction crisis. The 2020 National Strategy prioritizes increasing access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and supporting those in recovery with peer services, access to housing, training, education, […]


U.S. Needs More Tx for Addiction & Pain

From USA Today NIH director: US needs more treatments for opioid addiction, chronic pain by Ken Alltucker The head of the National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that science can help the nation find newer and smarter ways out of an epidemic that resulted in more than 49,000 opioid overdose deaths last year. NIH Director Francis […]


#IAmHHS Jean Bennett

Our Region 3 Administrator, Jean Bennett, says one of her main jobs is to make sure every conversation about health includes behavioral health #IAmHHS   As the Region III administrator for SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, I have the privilege of working with and serving the people of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, […]


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Holly Ireland joins the Danya Institute as Central East ATTC Co-Project Director

Holly Ireland, LCSW-C joined The Danya Institute/Central East ATTC team as Co-Project Director on Monday, November 27, 2017. Holly has 27 years’ experience working in the behavioral health field, beginning her career as a Residential Rehabilitation Counselor while working on her undergraduate degree in psychology at Towson University. She graduated from University of Maryland, Baltimore […]


NASMHPD Policy Statement on Tobacco Cessation in All Behavioral Health Settings

From NASMHPD. Click here for the pdf. Smoking, and tobacco use of any kind, continues to be an issue of focus due to its detriment on health and the well-being of any community. This impact can be felt throughout every facet of life up to and including the cost of healthcare as a result of […]