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Industry News
18 hours ago
Opioid Bills in the Senate: Focus on Medicare and OTPs »
In June, the House of Representatives passed an opioid package: Addiction Treatment Forum breaks down the details. Read More
18 hours ago
New Kaiser Study Will Examine Opioid Use and Suicide Risk »
Kaiser Permanente has received a major grant to examine the role of opioids in suicide risk. Read More  
18 hours ago
Adults with ADHD More Likely to Be Using Opioids and Stimulants »
A new study shows that concurrent use of stimulants and opioids are on the rise in adults with ADHD. Read More
18 hours ago
5 Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Drugs »
Harvard Medical School writes up tips on talking to your children about substance use. Read More
18 hours ago
New Research on PTSD Patients Choosing Method of Treatment »
New research from Case Western Reserve University shows that if you let people with PTSD choose their treatment method imp...

State-by-State News
18 hours ago
SD | County Does Not Apply for Mental Health Grant »
Pennington County Commissions denied a request for a study on mental health issues, saying it's a state issue rather than...
18 hours ago
MI | First Responders Save 58 Lives a Year with Narcan »
Recent statistics show that law enforcement officers and first responders are saving people with drug overdoses thanks to...
18 hours ago
RI | Jobs Program For People Recovering From Addiction »
There is a $4 million labor department grant helping Rhode Islanders in recovery get job training. Read More
18 hours ago
VA | Richmond Drug Courts to Receive $350,000 Funding »
Virginia Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the state will receive $350,000 in federal funding for the Rich...
18 hours ago
NY | Suffolk County Offers Drug Treatment Program Instead of Charges »
Suffolk officials rolled out a program that offers nonviolent drug offenders treatment instead of criminal charges. Read...

Legislative Alerts
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
New Hampshire State Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services Program »
On July 5, 2018, Governor Chris Sununu signed SB 487 . Introduced last December by Dan Feltes with eight others, the bi...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Researching the Opioid Crisis »
Journalist Beth Macy has been covering the opioid crisis and has written a book based on her results. Read More
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Rhode Island Insurance Coverage for Mental Illness and Substance Abuse »
On July 2, 2018, Governor Gina Raimondo signed S2540 . Introduced in March by five Democrat senators, "Insurance Covera...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Updates to Hawai'i's Uniform Controlled Substance Act »
On July 11, 2018, Governor David Ige signed HB 2384 and HB 2385 , both of which update the Uniform Controlled Subst...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Grant for Tennessee Behavioral Health Pilot Project »
Tennessee's Finance, Ways and Means Committee is currently looking at SB0045 . Sponsored by Senator Becky Massey , t...

Advocacy Alerts
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
New York Addiction Amendments to Public Health Law »
NY S00687 On January 1, 2017, Senator Timothy Kennedy introduced S00687 with co-sponsors Tony Avella and Li...
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Federal Money: EHRs, Opioid Alternatives, and SUE Workforce Loans »
HB 3331: Electronic Health Record Technology Adoption On July 20, 2017, Representative Lynn Jenkins introduced...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
California After School Programs, Opioid Prevention, and Medi-Cal Reimbursement »
California residents: there are some bills winding its way through the state government we'd like to draw your attention t...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Federal HB 5176 & 5272 - Overdose Funding and Evidence-Based Standards »
Federal HB 5176: Preventing Overdoses While In Emergency Rooms Act of 2018 On March 6, 2018, HB 5176 was intr...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Federal Opioid Legislation (HB 5685 & 5353) »
The opioid crisis is, alas, still going strong. There are two pieces of federal legislation currently in Senate committees...

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