Denial of Methadone Devastates Incarcerated People: What Hope?

BY ALISON KNOPF / JUNE 4, 2019 When people who are dependent on opioids are incarcerated and denied access, they go into withdrawal—an...

Appeals court’s smart move paves the way for opioid addiction treatment in prisons and jails

Updated HHS Fact Sheet on Combating the Opioid Crisis

HHS Fact Sheet: Combating the Opioid Crisis The opioid crisis is the most daunting and complex public health challenge of our time. However,...

USDA Prioritizes Funding to Facilitate Safe Prescription Drug Disposal in Rural Communities

USDA is committed to being a strong partner to local leaders in combatting the opioid epidemic in rural America. Helping rural families find...

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...

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

Rural Opioids Report October 11 2018

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Brief Description Educational program delivered once a week for six weeks to increase self-efficacy for pain management. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support...

Strengthening Families Program 10-14

Brief description Household-based educational program designed to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors to prevent adolescent substance use and other problem behaviors....

Mental Health First Aid

Brief Description Certification course to providing education to equip individuals to recognize and respond to mental health crises. The goal of Mental Health...