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Industry News
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Study Shows Children Overdosing on ADHD Drugs »
A new study shows there's been an increase in ADHD overdoses among children aged 19 and younger. Read More
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Fed Says Economic Outlook Hit by Opioid Crisis »
The Federal Reserve report included opioid addiction questions to their latest economy report. Read More
Thursday, May 24, 2018
More Women Ending Up in ER for Alcohol-Related Causes »
A recent study examined the closing gender gap with regards to alcohol-related emergency room visits. Read More
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Facebook Addiction Support Groups Home of Predatory Behavior »
Facebook addiction support groups in the world of deceptive advertising for addiction treatment centers. Read More
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Rapper Royce da 5’9″ Opens Up about Sobriety »
In an interview with Rap-UP HQ, rapper Royce da 5’9″ opened up about his alcoholism. Read More

State-by-State News
Thursday, May 24, 2018
WA | Behavioral Health Care Getting Makeover »
The state's behavioral health services are going through some changes. Read More
Thursday, May 24, 2018
CA | CCAPP Launches Addiction Treatment Training »
The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) announced that it would begin offering coursewor...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
NY | NYC Health and Hospitals CEO Want Insurers to Pay Up »
Dr. Mitchell Katz is trying to make billing a priority to help offset the $1.8 billion deficit the system is dealing with....
Thursday, May 24, 2018
OH | Addiction Policies Given Scorecard »
The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has developed an addiction policy inventory and scorecard to better track what works....
Thursday, May 24, 2018
OR | Statewide Issues with Behavioral Health Are Complex »
There are many issues with Oregon's mental healthcare system, but there are attempts to fix them. Read More

Legislative Alerts
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...
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Utah House Bill 14 »
Utah's House Bill N o. 14 , sponsored by Representative Eric K. Hutchings and Senator Gene Davis , was signed by...
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Pennsylvania Legislation on Recovery Houses Licensure & Certification »
At the end of 2017, Pennsylvania passed a law mandating the licensure or certification of certain drug and alcohol recover...

Advocacy Alerts
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...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Senate and House Considering Addiction Bills »
  Major legislation that will impact the addition treatment field is at the forefront of both the  Health, Ed...

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