• Mental Health and Addiction

    May marks Mental Health Awareness Month, a great time to explore the connections between mental health, substance use disorders (SUDs) and addiction.

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  • Talking with Teens and Young Adults about Alcohol

    April is known for bright colors, springtime weather and new life. It also marks Alcohol Awareness Month and an opportunity to breathe some of that new life into conversations with teens about alcohol ahead of all the fun festivities that come with the season.

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  • SAMHSA Implements Major Revisions to Opioid Treatment Program Regulations

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) issued a final rule updating regulations for Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) and standards for treating opioid use disorder (OUD). The rule, effective April 2, 2024, with a compliance deadline of October 2, 2024, makes several COVID-19-related flexibilities permanent.

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