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Industry News
Friday, June 15, 2018
Opioid Deaths More than 11,000 in 2016 »
A new study has shown that opioid-related deaths have increased 345% between 2001 and 2016. Read More
Friday, June 15, 2018
Behavioral Health EHR Bill Passes House »
The House has passed legislation that will test federal incentives for behavioral health EHR adoption. Read More
Friday, June 15, 2018
SAMHSA Substance Use Disorder Publication Now in Spanish »
The SAMHSA publication Finding Quality Treatment for Substance Use Disorders is now available in Spanish. Read More
Friday, June 15, 2018
Negative Stories an Issue for Addiction Treatment Centers »
The unethical dealings by certain segments of the addiction treatment industry presents issues. Read More
Friday, June 15, 2018
Facts about the Senate Finance Committee's HEAL Act »
The bipartisan legislation is geared toward addressing the nation's opioid crisis. Read More

State-by-State News
Friday, June 15, 2018
MT | New CEO of Western Montana Mental Health Center Named »
Levi Anderson, who was recently the general manager of Seattle's LifeNet Health, will be the new CEO of Western Montana Me...
Friday, June 15, 2018
OR | The State of Behavioral Health in Oregon »
The state's behavioral health system is under scrutiny. Read More
Friday, June 15, 2018
AK | Audit Shows Mental Health Trust Improperly Invested $44M »
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority invested nearly $45 million improperly, a new audit shows. Read More
Friday, June 15, 2018
RI | State to Launch Opioid Crisis Public Campaign »
Rhode Island will be launching a public advertising campaign to help battle the opioid epidemic. Read More
Friday, June 15, 2018
MA | Governor Baker Visits Quincy Addiction Recovery Center »
The Governor discussed the benefits of recovery coaches while pushing his latest bill to battle the opioid crisis. Read More

Legislative Alerts
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Connecticut Sober Living House Registration »
The Connecticut State Legislature has passed House Bill No. 5149 , which creates certification and oversight of sober...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Florida's Don Hahnfeldt Veteran and Military Family Opportunity Act »
On March 13, 2018, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed HB 29 , better known as the Don Hahnfeldt Veteran and Military...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Tennessee HB 2068: Substance Abuse Marketing »
Tennessee recently passed HB 2068 , designed "[t]o protect the health, safety, and welfare of [a] vulnerable populatio...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Oregon Addiction Legislation and AL Youth Residential Facility Abuse Prevention Act »
Oregon Addiction Legislation In March, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed two bills and an executive order that a...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Arizona Sober Living Homes Licensure & Certification »
On April 11, 2018, Arizona enacted SB 1465 (similar to the previous measure HB 2529 ), which empowers the Arizona...

Advocacy Alerts
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
South Carolina SB 962 and New York AB 10870 »
South Carolina SB 962: Licensure for Addiction Counselors South Carolina is considering a bill that would create...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
New Jersey and California Opioid Prescription Regulations »
CA AB 2741 and 2760 The California Senate is considering Assembly Bill 2741 , introduced by Assemblymember Autumn...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
California, New York, and Federal Issues »
The ongoing issues regarding recovery residences and certificationare being looked at in both California and New York as w...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
California AB 2804 (Waldron) and South Carolina SB 962 »
California Assembly Bill 2804 (Waldron) was introduced by Assemblymember Marie Waldron, and is currently in committee,...
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Illinois Substance Use Disorder Act »
  Illinois is considering important amendments to the state’s current "Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse...

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