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Cocaine users targeted in overdose awareness effort

July 17, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A comprehensive New York City campaign to reduce fatal overdose has headed into city bars to warn of the risks of fentanyl-laced cocaine.

National advocate mobilizes local communities to combat drug problems

June 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Facing Addiction with NCADD is expanding its Communities Project, which seeks to bring together diverse coalitions at the local level.

Report: An opioid settlement would demand new approaches to addiction

May 24, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Leading policy and advocacy groups argue that any dollars from an opioid settlement should support new science-based services, including treatment integrated into general medicine.

Alaska becomes final state to join HIDTA network

May 1, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The federal government has designated the areas around Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau, Alaska as a High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).

Response to climate change will be Goplerud's new mission

April 25, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Behavioral health research and policy leader Eric Goplerud, PhD, sees a strong connection between his new role and his longtime work in the field.

Stamping out stigma is not a hopeless cause

April 24, 2018  |  Mark Lamplugh
The example of the progress that has been made in cancer awareness should hearten those who would support a major public education campaign around addiction.

Rx Summit 18: Conway outlines President Trump's opioid-fighting goals

April 4, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
At a National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit plenary session, White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway discussed administration strategies to bolster the prevention, interdiction and treatment responses to the epidemic.

Rx Summit 18: Congressional talk sounds bipartisan note

April 3, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Members of Congress speaking at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit stressed that the opioid crisis issue is too grave to fall victim to partisan politics.

Online forum for prevention information launches today

February 20, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is facilitating information exchange about substance use prevention by introducing the online CADCA Community.

Cost analysis backs immediate access to agonist drugs for opioid dependence

November 29, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A cost-effectiveness analysis using California data makes a strong case for significant public investment in methadone and buprenorphine treatment.

Eating disorders awareness group spreads across campuses

November 16, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Project Heal is designed to raise awareness around eating disorders and to collect funds for treatment.

Local governments step in to fill unmet SUD-related needs

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


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