FDA approves prescription app for outpatient use disorder patients

The Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved a Mobile Medical application to help increase retention in outpatient treatment programs for opioid use disorder. The...

The Star Tribune: Opioid Epidemic Drives Thousands Of Minn. Kids Into Foster Care

The number of Minnesota children being removed from drug-addicted parents has reached crisis levels, flooding a state child welfare system that was already...

Office of National Drug Control Policy

https://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/

Federal Resources for Rural Communities to Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

Rural Opioids Report October 11 2018

What Happens When You Treat The Addiction Crisis Like A Natural Disaster : Shots – Health News : NPR

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/10/28/658476111/a-rural-community-decided-to-treat-its-opioid-problem-like-a-natural-disaster

USDA Launches Interactive Data Tool to Help Rural Communities Address the Opioid Crisis

New Community Assessment Tool Empowers Rural Leaders to Make Data-Driven Decisions to Build Resilient Communities WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2018 – Assistant to the...

PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience (PROSPER)

Brief description Collaborative, sustainable system for delivery of school-based and family-based substance use prevention. Relies on partnerships among community teams, university researchers, and...

Community-Based Opioid Awareness

Brief Description Educational program includes factsheets, town hall events, presentations, documentary film screenings with discussion, and Mental Health First Aid training. Duration Single...

CAPE – Community Assessment and Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Evaluation

Brief Description Community behavioral health outreach focused on planning community-scale initiatives. Community needs assessment; development of community action plans; and Mental Health First...