Rhode Island Prevent Overdose Initiative

Drug Overdose Deaths Soar in Rhode Island, State Attempts to Distribute 10,000 Naloxone Kits

2020 was a record breaking year for opioid overdose deaths. In Rhode Island, it was no different. The state recorded 359 accidental overdose deaths...
A Pathway to Hope

RNs begin prescribing addiction treatment medications, a Canadian first

Once the first province in Canada to appoint a Minister of Mental Health & Addiction, British Columbia is taking new strides as the first...

Consulting Firm McKinsey Agrees to Pay $573.9M for Role in Opioid Epidemic, an Affiliate...

McKinsey & Co., one of the world's largest consulting firms, has agreed to pay $573.9 million in a settlement with 47 states for its...
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

New Study Identifies Emerging Disparities in Opioid Overdoses Since COVID-19

January 21, 2021 Philadelphia - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, opioid overdose deaths have continued to surge and receive national attention across the United States. Researchers...

Real Talk Program Expands Nationwide with Miss America Organization and Advanced Recovery Systems Partnership

The educational program that is designed to discuss the dangers of substance use, addiction, and address mental health needs is preparing for state title...
List of New Assessments

With Five New Outcomes Assessments, KipuEMR Now Includes an Expansive Library of Standardized Tools...

CORAL GABLES, FL- January 19, 2021 - Miami-based KipuHealth, maker of the highly successful KipuEMR, an Electronic Medical Records system specifically designed for Substance...
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HHS Expands Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Following a record setting year for overdose deaths, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced it will publish a new set...
Dr. Madhukar Trivedi and staff of UT Southwestern Medical Center conduct lab research.

NIH Study of Combination Treatment Shows Promise for Methamphetamine Use Disorder

Research conducted across multiple sites within the National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network (NIDA CTN), a part of the National Institute of...
Doses of the Covid-19 vaccination

NAATP Encourages COVID-19 Vaccination for All Treatment Staff

The NAATP is encouraging all staff members at Addiction Treatment Centers to get the COVID-19 Vaccine as soon as possible.  Read the full release...

Over $1.8 Billion in Block Grant Funding Explained in SAMHSA Video Series

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a 4 part video series covering $1.8 Billion in Substance Abuse Prevention and...