Substance Use Disorder

Feb 27, 2021
The House of Representatives early this morning voted 219-212 to approve a modified version of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, legislation to provide reconciliation protection for a roughly $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which includes a number of provisions that affect hospitals and…
Feb 26, 2021
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will host a March 3 roundtable discussion on the academic, social and emotional impacts of distance learning on children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb 8, 2021
In this week’s episode, Marie Cleary-Fishman, vice president of clinical quality at the AHA Center for Health Innovation is joined by Debra Houry, MD, MPH, director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to discuss how to navigate…
Jan 25, 2021
This webinar is presented by: Sarah E. Wakeman, MD Medical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Substance Use Disorder Initiative Medical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Addiction Consult Team Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard…
Dec 8, 2020
Sejal B. Shah, M.D., and Carla B. Monteiro, a licensed clinical social worker, at Boston-based Brigham and Women’s Hospital write that stigma and disparities around the opioid epidemic can disproportionately affect the Black and African American communities. In this blog, they urge providers to…
Dec 8, 2020
Sejal B. Shah, M.D., and Carla B. Monteiro, a licensed clinical social worker, at Boston-based Brigham and Women’s Hospital write that stigma and disparities around the opioid epidemic can disproportionately affect the Black and African American communities.
Nov 25, 2020
In this episode Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice president of AHA's Physician Alliance sits down with Matt Stefanko of Shatterproof to discuss how they have implemented a comprehensive suite of tools to combat stigma associated with substance abuse disorder.
Nov 13, 2020
ombating stigma is the missing element to the nation’s response to the addiction crisis, writes Matthew Stefanko, director of National Stigma Initiative for Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the U.S.
Nov 13, 2020
Combating stigma is the missing element to the nation’s response to the addiction crisis, writes Matthew Stefanko, director of National Stigma Initiative for Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the U.S. Read more about how and why our understanding of…
Nov 10, 2020
A U.S. district court judge Nov. 3 ordered United Behavioral Health, part of UnitedHealth Group, to reprocess close to 67,000 mental health and substance use disorder benefit claims denied over a six-year period.