PROSPER is a model developed by prevention scientists & extension staff…

Kendel Ehrlich, Deputy Director of the White House’s Office on National Drug Control Policy and Anne Hazlett, visited Fayette County, Pennsylvania to learn...

Fighting Drug Addiction is a Farm Safety Priority

In a recent interview, Jim Carroll, Director of the White House’s Office on National Drug Control Policy and Anne Hazlett, Senior Advisor for...

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

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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...

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...

Substance Abuse Now Accounts For Nearly One Of Three Minnesota Children Being Removed From Their Homes

The flood of children entering the state’s care because of the opioid crisis is further straining a system already taxed. Meanwhile, a clinic...