Connecting Communities to Substance Use Services: Practical Tools for First Responders This guide provides practical, evidence-based information that first responder agencies, their partners, and communities can use to implement or expand practices and programs for linking people to substance use services.
Best Practices for Successful Reentry From Criminal Justice Settings for People Living With Mental Health Conditions and/or Substance Use Disorders This guide examines the types of interventions that support successful reentry for adults with mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders who are leaving jail/prison.
TIP 64: Incorporating Peer Support Into Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services This TIP supports learning about the key aspects, functions, and uses of Peer Support Services (PSS) in recovery from problematic substance use, which will help providers, supervisors, and administrators in SUD treatment programs better understand and respond to these changes. June 2023 Download here.
From MedPage House Passes Bill to Address Fentanyl Overdoses — But critics say the HALT Fentanyl Act is the wrong way to approach the problem by Joyce Frieden The House passed a bill Thursday that proponents say is designed to reduce the number of people who become addicted to fentanyl, but opponents say it won’t […]
Training bulletin, May 25, 2023 “Equity can never become a reality in education if it’s viewed as charity instead of professional obligation.” — Dr. Anthony Muhammad #webinars #trainings #addiction #mentalhealth #Prevention #ATTC #mhttc #PTTC #recovery #mentalillness #opioids #resilience #HIV #substanceusedisorder #disparities #PTSD #hiring #jobopening
May 2023 This month, the Surgeon General released two new advisories. Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation focuses on the powerful effects of social connection on our health. Social Media and Youth Mental Health examines the current evidence on the impacts of social media on the mental health of children and adolescents, and steps needed to ensure social […]
From MedPage Today All Opioid Pain Meds to Get New Safety Warnings, FDA Says — Updated labeling to include warning about opioid-induced hyperalgesia The FDA is making several updates to the prescribing information for opioid pain medications to provide guidance on safe use, according to a Drug Safety Communicationopens in a new tab or window, […]
HHS Press Release
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Data Summary & Trends Report: 2011–2021 provides the most recent surveillance data, as well as 10-year trends, on health behaviors and experiences among high school students in the United States (U.S.) related to adolescent health and well-being. These include sexual behaviors, substance use, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, experiences […]