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Funding available for SBIRT initiatives

January 2, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Federal officials expect to award grants to up to eight organizations in the latest round of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment funding.

Operation UNITE, Kentucky officials launching SUD help line

November 21, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor <br>
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Specialists at the KY HELP Call Center will provide Kentucky residents struggling with substance use disorder or have a family member struggling with SUD information on treatment options and resources.

Intervention leader Southworth dies at 79

November 13, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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John Southworth was one of the most prominent leaders in the intervention community and a passionate advocate for 12-Step recovery.

New York center offers round-the-clock assessment, referral

November 10, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new Open Access Center in Rochester is being seen an important opioid-fighting strategy.

Group of payers say they will adhere to evidence-based principles

November 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Sixteen healthcare payers today announced a commitment to principles of addiction care derived from the Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health.

Local governments step in to fill unmet SUD-related needs

November 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A new report suggests that local governments are not getting the attention they deserve for responses to the opioid crisis and related problems.

Studies capture challenges in reaching rescued patients

October 30, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Research released today at the American College of Emergency Physicians' annual meeting demonstrates the complexities of achieving positive outcomes with patients rescued from an opioid overdose.

Addiction program uses team approach, medication to assist pregnant women

October 30, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The VCU Health Obstetrical Addiction Program in Virginia is working to improve maternal and child outcomes and to diminish stigma toward the pregnant patient.

A patient survives an overdose, but what's next?

October 16, 2017  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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Led by a pioneering program in Rhode Island, peers are having some success in engaging rescued patients with opioid use disorders toward recovery.

Integrity House sees hospital role as timely in fighting opioid crisis

October 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Integrity House has partnered with a community behavioral health organization and a medical school to assume operations of a major county-owned hospital in New Jersey.

Peers will play pivotal role in New Jersey initiative targeting opioid use disorders

September 29, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Integrity House is among the New Jersey treatment providers that will test longer-term support efforts involving case managers and peer recovery specialists.

Screening tool digs deeper into opioid risk assessment

September 26, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A university and a justice services center have teamed up on a screening tool designed to offer a more precise assessment of opioid overdose risk and treatment need.

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