The Biden-Harris Administration’s statement of drug policy describes the 7 priorities for the first year of their administration:
This resource describes the core elements of co-responder models that pair law enforcement with behavioral health providers to address individuals in crisis and the benefits of these models compared to law enforcement only response models.
This resource describes successful models states and localities have put into use to address mental health, substance use, homelessness and children’s services in order to reduce law enforcement involvement.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that federal funding may be used to purchase rapid fentanyl test strips (FTS). FTS can be used to determine if drugs have been cut or mixed with fentanyl which greatly increases the risk of overdose death.
Faces & Voices of Recovery is a non-profit organization that organizes individuals in recovery and their allies to support recovery through advocacy, education, and leadership.
This website explains the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment programs administered by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Detailed on the site are the 4 programs offered by the Federal Bureau of Prisons:
The website for the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) provides real-time data on suspected fatal and non-fatal overdose events to support public safety and public health efforts to mobilize response to sudden increases or spikes in these events.
This issue brief discusses the current public health crises of drug overdoses, alcohol use, and suicides in the U.S.
This framework by the Well Being Trust sets up parameters for achieving excellence in mental health and well-being.
In 2019, the state of Ohio passed legislation that allowed for alternative treatment settings for methadone delivery, including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), prisons, jails and county health departments. The Recovery Research Institute prepared this plain language summary of a peer-reviewed study that looked at the effect implementation of the Ohio policy would have on expanding access to treatment.