The CDC has listed substance use disorders, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, and mood disorders, including depression as underlying medical conditions associated with higher risk for severe COVID-19. Individuals with comorbidities are encouraged to be vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster. Detailed information is available on CDC’s Underlying Medical Conditions Associated with Higher Risk for Severe COVID-19: […]
From the Baltimore Sun Howard County announces $1.5 million in funding for substance-use disorder residential treatment centers October 5, 2021 | by Katie V. Jones Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced Tuesday that $1.5 million in grant funding would be divided between three county residential treatment centers for those facing substance-use disorders: Howard House in […]
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HHS Releases New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Tuesday, April 27, 2021 In an effort to get evidenced-based treatment to more Americans with opioid use disorder, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is releasing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime requirement tied […]
From Treatment Magazine Virtual healthcare, which has proliferated and become more sophisticated during the pandemic, will be an even greater presence in the future By Jason Langendorf Eight months was all it took for Eric Bogue to be transformed from a person frustrated and only half-interested in his recovery into a true believer and apostle […]
SAMHSA has published a series of Advisories based on existing Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPs) and Technical Assistance Publications (TAPs). These Advisories summarize updated guidance and recommendations on topics in the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment field. Check them out here.
Join Us in February & March 2021 for this special virtual event! In conjunction with Anne Arundel County, we present a three-part anti-stigma training series on Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) to address and debunk popular beliefs and myths around opioid prescribing. MOUD has previously referred to as medication-assisted treatment (MAT). We would like to welcome MOUD prescribers, […]