Anthem Foundation Program Grants (Deadline August 9, 2019) support ongoing community health programs with proven and measurable outcomes

The Anthem Foundation funds specific public health-related initiatives that address the social determinants of health and positively affect conditions identified through our signature...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...