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Recovery support leaders want share of funding pie

October 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Operators of innovative recovery support services converged on Washington this week to educate congressional staffers on how their services differ from treatment and merit federal funding.

ONDCP announces coalition grants, makes pitch for treatment money

September 6, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
In announcing the latest round of funding under the Drug-Free Communities Support Program, the director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) called attention to a treatment funding request that Congress has not approved.

Tone of Tennessee discussion of pregnant drug-using women changes dramatically

August 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
With a controversial measure to prosecute some Tennessee mothers having expired, discussion in the state suddenly has turned to the need for more funding support for treatment of pregnant women.

Feds announce more opioid-focused initiatives, including hike in buprenorphine cap to 275

July 6, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A final rule that will take effect in early August will increase the number of patients an individual physician can treat with buprenorphine from 100 to 275, federal officials announced on Tuesday.

Women in leadership coalesce, vow to combat barriers to opioid treatment

June 30, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Female Opioid-addiction Research and Clinical Experts (FORCE) vows to move aggressively against laws and policies that stigmatize addicts and interfere with wider use of evidence-based treatment.

New coalition highlights busy day on opioid-fighting front

May 20, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The newly formed Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose vows to build on legislative momentum for initiatives that include expanded access to medication-assisted treatment.

Legal Action Center's leader to be honored by Faces & Voices

May 13, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Paul Samuels will receive the 2016 Lisa Mojer-Torres Award from Faces & Voices of Recovery for more than three decades of policy-related contributions.

White House honoring 10 leaders in combating opioid crisis

April 25, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The driving force behind the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative and the president of Young People in Recovery are among the Champions of Change being honored this week.

New federal policy increases buprenorphine caps

March 31, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
This week, the White House announced several more initiatives to address the opioid and heroin crisis, which include updates to existing actions and several new additions.

The least you need to know about CARA passing the Senate

March 15, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) now moves to the U.S. House, where it may face tougher sledding toward passage.

CARA one step closer to president's desk

March 2, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
The proposed federal legislation would authorize new state and local grants, and aims to improve prescription drug monitoring programs and the use of naloxone.

National groups: The election-year discussion of addiction needs a family focus

February 18, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Faces & Voices of Recovery and the National Association for Children of Alcoholics want national, state and local candidates to broaden the conversation about addiction to support an array of services for families.


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