Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its Roadmap for Behavioral Health Integration to better address mental health and substance use as part of the country’s overall approach to health care.
Last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its Roadmap for Behavioral Health Integration.
It may not come up in every day conversation, but older adults aren’t immune to the risks of substance abuse — especially when it comes to extremely addictive substances like opioids.
Did you know that in 2020, 41.1 million Americans needed substance use disorder (SUD) treatment but only 6.5% received it?
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released the findings of its annual drug use and health survey, unsurprisingly revealing that COVID-19 has negatively impacted Americans’ health in multiple ways.
National Recovery Month is observed each year in September to help educate the public about the benefits of evidence-based treatment and recovery services. As this month comes to an end, we must remember that for those with substance use disorders, the path to recovery is
A new study by researchers at Oregon Health and Science University and Oregon State University revealed that 1 in 5 pharmacies nationwide refused to dispense Suboxone.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released new guidelines easing restrictions on practitioners who prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction.
By now, you know what you should be doing to be safer and limit the spread of COVID-19, but what are you doing to take care of your mental health?