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Industry News
4 hours ago
Brett Favre Opens Up about Drug Rehab Trips »
Football star Brett Favre talks about his three trips to rehab and his struggles with addiction. Read More
4 hours ago
Looking at Forced Rehab in Addiction Battle »
The use of involuntary commitment for drug addiction is rising in some states. Read More
5 hours ago
'Right-to-Try' Bill Passes House »
A bill that is designed to help terminally ill patients get access to experimental drugs has passed the House and is heade...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Drug Courts Divided on Addiction Recovery Approaches »
Drug courts have fallen into two possible ways to treat the opioid epidemic. Read More
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Drug Courts Divided on Addiction Recovery Approaches »
Drug courts have fallen into two possible ways to treat the opioid epidemic. Read More

State-by-State News
4 hours ago
SD | Behavioral Health Alliance Adapts to Growing Need »
A new study by Regional Health has found that residents with behavioral health is increasing in the Black Hills. Read More
5 hours ago
CT | New Canaan Hires Director of of Behavioral Health »
New Canaan has hired Dr. John Santopietro for their part-time Director of Mental Health, becoming one of the first communi...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
TN | Mental Health 101 for Schools »
East Tennessee schools had Mental Health 1001 program this year. Read More
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
MI | Traverse City Approves Opioid Epidemic Reduction Program »
The Traverse City Commissioners passed to implement a Harm Reduction Program to address the opioid crisis. Read More
Monday, May 21, 2018
MO | Legislation Introduced for Behavioral Health Training »
Senator Claire McCaskill has introduced legislation that will increase training for officers responding to behavioral heal...

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
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...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
BHAP Supports New York SB 6544A and Illinois HB 4949 »
Ethical practices for substance abuse treatment centers are continuing to get legislative focus.   Both  N...

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