This resource captures the work of an executive working group of Medicaid leaders and national behavioral health experts convened by the National Association of Medicaid Directors to develop strategies to expand access to behavioral health services in Medicaid and CHIP.
This evaluation framework is designed to assess the impact of collaborations between law enforcement officers and first responders and social service agencies. The framework was developed through workshops and interviews with agencies who have developed collaborative crisis response programs.
This 2-page guide is designed to assist pharmacists in talking with patients and caregivers about naloxone.
This 4-page issue brief explores pharmacists’ insights into their role in preventing opioid overdose.
This commentary piece describes the effect the 2021 winter storm Uri had on the addiction treatment network in Austin, Texas and the significant challenges patients faced in maintaining access to medications to treat opioid use disorder.
This report focuses on helping providers adapt their practice to care for people experiencing homelessness or at risk for homelessness with a diagnosis of opioid use disorder.
The 2020 national roadmap for state strategies to address the nation’s drug overdose epidemic updates the 2019 publication and focuses on 6 strategic areas: increasing access to evidence-based treatments for substance use disorders (SUDs); enforcing mental health and SUD parity laws; ensuring access to physician care; improving access to multi-modal pain care; expanding harm reduction efforts; and improving monitoring and evaluation.
This 4 page issue brief addresses the need for effective substance use disorder treatment for pregnant and parenting women and describes 3 programs developed to serve this population:
This resource was developed by leaders from over 100 organizations and provides a discussion and list of actions that communities, organizations, businesses, governments, and funders can take to achieve the expectation of: all people and places thriving – no exceptions.
This issue brief discusses the current public health crises of drug overdoses, alcohol use, and suicides in the U.S.