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The statistic from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health is well‐known and persists every year: nine out of 10 people with a substance use disorder (SUD) do not get treatment; most don't even want it. And this doesn't even include the homeless.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identifies 10 evidence‐based opioid overdose prevention strategies that the text says “states and municipalities can take today to prevent new overdoses tomorrow.” In including on the list items such as Good Samaritan...
The problem of dropout due to continued drug use in medication‐assisted treatment is a serious one. Patients who continue to use drugs despite taking methadone are good candidates for participating in groups aimed at having them bring in family and friends to provide them with support, recent...
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced its FY 2018 State Opioid Response (SOR) grants this summer (see ADAW, June 25) and made the awards Sept. 21. The individual state awards are listed later in this article.
Editor's note: Many people breathed a sigh of relief when H.R. 6082 was not included in the opioid legislation that went through Congress this summer and was passed by the full Senate last week. But it's too early to stop fighting. Observers say that those who want to decimate the regulation are...
Some people were confused when Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, responding to a question about whether he had ever “blacked out” from drinking, responded that sometimes he fell asleep. So, we checked with the National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (NIAAA) to get answers. Here's...
The fight over 42 CFR Part 2 isn't over, even though it didn't get into the opioid bill — which was passed by the full Senate 98–1 on Oct. 2. Last week, Patrick Kennedy, former congressman from Rhode Island, hosted the launch of “Don't Deny Me,” in conjunction with the 10‐year anniversary of the...
The 2018 Best Practices Summit by the National Alliance for Recovery Residences will be held Oct. 8–10 in Indianapolis. For more information, go to http://narronline.org/conference‐2/.
Children of mothers who ever used cannabis were more likely to start using the drug earlier than children of mothers who never used it, a recent study has found. The median age of first use was 16 years in children whose mothers had used the drug, compared to 18 years in never‐users. The study...
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