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Rep. Stanton reintroduces bill to require addictive prescription warning labels

U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton (D-AZ) reintroduce legislation Thursday that would require prescription painkillers that are addictive to have warning labels.…

2 months ago

Three bills address mental illness, substance use during pandemic

Three bipartisan bills recently reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives aim to help those struggling with mental illness and…

2 months ago

Legislation would increase Indiana cigarette tax

An amendment to a bill recently introduced in the Indiana House of Representatives would have increased the state cigarette tax…

2 months ago

Rep. Latta reintroduces mental health services, opioid epidemic legislation

U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) legislation aimed at improving access to mental health services and to combat the opioid epidemic…

2 months ago

Senators introduce bipartisan legislation on Medicaid re-entry

U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced legislation Wednesday that would…

2 months ago

Researchers study long-term implications of changing telehealth regulations for substance use treatment

Researchers at Northern Arizona University are studying what implications will come out of changes to telehealth regulations for substance use…

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Indiana legislation would ensure quality of opioid treatment

The Indiana House of Representatives recently approved House Bill 1225, a bill that would ensure people entering opioid treatment programs…

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New York substance abuse organization receives $3.8M grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Center for Mental Health Services recently awarded a $3.82 million grant to…

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Pennsylvania renews opioid disaster declaration

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently renewed the state’s opioid disaster declaration for the 13th time since January 2018. Under the…

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Report: 40 percent of those who had a fatal overdose in Delaware previously overdosed

Of those who died of an overdose in Delaware in 2019, 40 percent had at least one prior non-fatal overdose,…

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