NIH establishes network to improve opioid addiction treatment in criminal justice settings

NIH establishes network to improve opioid addiction treatment in criminal justice settings: The National Institutes of Health will award 12 grants to form...

Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children and Families Affected By Opioids and Other Substance Abuse

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Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT): A Service Delivery Model for Individuals With Serious Mental Illness Involved With the Criminal Justice System

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Denial of Methadone Devastates Incarcerated People: What Hope?

When people who are dependent on opioids are incarcerated and denied access, they go into withdrawal—an often-painful condition with symptoms that include vomiting...

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

  Learn more in this Stat article. Location:  https://www.statnews.com/2019/06/10/opioid-addiction-treatment-correctional-facilities/ 

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,...

County Jails Struggle With A New Role As America’s Prime Centers For Opioid Detox

Faced with a flood of addicted inmates and challenged by lawsuits, America’s county jails are struggling to adjust to an opioid health crisis...

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) will be releasing a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a new Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) initiative called RCORP-Implementation (HRSA-19-082).

Successful RCORP-Implementation award recipients will receive up to $1 million for a three-year period of performance to enhance and expand substance use disorder...

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...