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, […]
From HRSA. Caring for Women with Opioid Use Disorder: A Toolkit for Organization Leaders and Providers
From the Psychiatric Times. The Department of Health and Human Services moves to reduce administrative procedural barriers to OUD treatment. by Leah Kuntz In an attempt to remove a potential barrier to opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a plan1 to drop the X-waiver requirement for buprenorphine prescriptions. Organizations like […]
From ABCNews How sending mental health responders instead of police could save Black lives “One-quarter of fatal police shootings involve people with mental illness.” by Dr. Divya Chhabra New York City Mayor Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray announced a pilot project this week that experts say could save lives by using […]
From WMDT 47ABC New opioid texting program launched from 211 Maryland and RALI by Anissa Lopez, October 21, 2020 MARYLAND- A new texting program recently launched by 211 Maryland and Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative for Marylanders suffering from opioid addiction, as well as their family and friends. Now, all they have to do is text […]
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) has been awarded a 2-year grant of $32 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to address opioid use disorders and stimulant use disorders. The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) network is part of the grant’s coalition of 40 national professional organizations. The Opioid […]
Mediaplanet has just pushed out a national Opioid Awareness media campaign! The Opioid Awareness campaign focuses on opioid use among individuals, families, and communities within the United States, while highlighting resources regarding prevention, treatment, and recovery of opioid misuse. Topics include workplaces, stigma, families, pain management, COVID-19, children, co-occurring disorders, myths, among others.
From NAADAC’s Advances in Addiction Recovery How the Americans with Disabilities Act Addresses Addiction and Recovery By Oce Harrison, Ed.D., Project Director, New England ADA Center