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,...

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...

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

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....

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...

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...