Stimulants

House advances bill combating synthetic drug trafficking

A bill that would increase global cooperation in the fight against synthetic drug trafficking passed the U.S. House of Representatives…

24 hours ago

GAO report: agencies have not identified how programs support drug control strategy

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education have…

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Legislation would track drug deaths in Pennsylvania

Legislation introduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly would expand the tracking of narcotics deaths linked to the use of drugs…

5 days ago

Senate advances Feinstein, Grassley bill combating meth

The U.S. Senate advanced a bill Monday introduced by U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), declaring methamphetamine…

6 days ago

Insurance plan brings in-home substance use disorder treatment program to Massachusetts

Tufts Health Plan announced Wednesday that it will expand its substance use disorder treatment delivery options to include an in-home…

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New Hampshire receives $250,000 in drug prevention grants

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) recently awarded two New Hampshire drug prevention coalitions $250,000 in Drug Free…

2 weeks ago

Tennessee drug overdose intervention program receives nearly $900,000

A successful program in Sullivan County, Tenn., that works with people who have had an overdose to get them treatment…

2 weeks ago

Pear Therapeutics announces prescription digital therapeutics for opioid use disorder

Pear Therapeutics, a leader in prescription digital therapeutics (PDT), announced the publication of real-world data on the use of its…

2 weeks ago

Creek County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership in Okla. receives $125,000 Drug-Free Communities grant

U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK) applauded a $125,000 grant from the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program for Oklahoma's Creek County…

2 weeks ago

Four Kentucky organizations receive funding for addiction prevention

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) recently awarded $500,000 to four Kentucky organizations for their substance-abuse…

2 weeks ago

Rep. Emmer announces $125,000 in Drug Free Communities grant

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) announced Thursday that Sherburne County would receive $125,000 in grants to fight substance abuse. The…

2 weeks ago

More than $1M awarded to Kentucky treatment facilities

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Affairs recently awarded two Kentucky substance abuse treatment facilities $1.3 million. Shepherds…

3 weeks ago

Yale researcher creating new app to support those recovering from substance abuse disorder

A Yale researcher has received more than $100,000 to develop and test a mobile app that would use GPS to…

3 weeks ago

Sens. McConnell, Rogers announce $5.5M for Eastern Kentucky

U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Harold “Hal” Rogers (R-KY) announced Monday that the Appalachian Regional Commission received more than…

3 weeks ago

New York state launches awareness campaign on excessive alcohol use during pandemic

The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) announced Monday that it has launched a new advertising…

3 weeks ago

Rep. Courtney hosts roundtable on substance use

Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) recently held a virtual roundtable on substance-use prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

3 weeks ago

Vermont program receives $1.25M Youth Initiative grant

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently awarded Vermont’s DREAM program a three-year, $1.25 million Youth Initiative grant. Funding will be…

3 weeks ago

Rep. Dean introduces legislation to end stigma of drug abuse

U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA) introduced legislation last week that she hopes will help end the stigma of substance use…

3 weeks ago

Sens. Feinstein, Grassley introduce bipartisan resolution on Substance Abuse Prevention Month

U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced a resolution to designate October as “National Substance Abuse Prevention…

3 weeks ago

Maryland organizations receive $50M to fight addiction

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) recently announced it has awarded organizations statewide more than $50 million to provide substance-use-disorder…

4 weeks ago

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