Substance Use Disorder

May 16, 2023
While counseling and other services are an important part of a comprehensive treatment plan for opioid use disorder, the provision of medication should not be made contingent upon participation in such services, the Food and Drug Administration and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…
Apr 20, 2023
AHA developed a suite of opioid stewardship strategies, guides and other resources to help hospitals and health systems address the growing epidemic.
Apr 20, 2023
For people struggling with opioid use disorder, the COVID-19 pandemic has become a crisis on top of a crisis. These tools and resources were developed to help your hospital or health system build or advance opioid stewardship during this critical time and beyond.
Apr 20, 2023
Mobilize community partnerships to develop and implement prevention, intervention, and treatment activities for opioid use and misuse. These resources can help.
Apr 20, 2023
You can develop a successful opioid stewardship practice. Use these resources to help recognize, prevent and treat opioid misuse and save lives.
Apr 20, 2023
The nation is facing an unprecedented opioid crisis. AHA developed a full suite of opioid stewardship strategies, insights, guides and other resources to help your hospital or health system address this growing epidemic and save lives.
Feb 22, 2023
Nonprofit hospitals and health systems and other eligible entities can apply until April 14 for up to $2.5 million from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to support evidence-based interventions to prevent, diagnose and treat substance use disorders in primary care; and until April 21…
Feb 17, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday issued a report offering recommendations to address the opioid crisis and the role of analgesic oversight in preventing addiction, overdoses and deaths.
Jan 31, 2023
Commenting on a proposed rule to improve the exchange of patient records used in the treatment of substance use disorder, AHA said it supports the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s proposal to align definitions and require only a single patient consent in perpetuity for…
Jan 30, 2023
AHA comments proposed revisions to the regulations governing the confidentiality of substance use disorder (SUD) records, commonly known as 42 CFR Part 2 (“Part 2”).