Substance Use Disorder

The HHS Office for Civil Rights and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Feb. 8 finalized modifications of certain provisions of part 2 of title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations, commonly known as 42 CFR Part 2 (or Part 2), to align requirements for patient records…
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Feb. 8 issued a final rule implementing Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act provisions to ensure health care providers have more complete and timely information when treating patients with substance use disorder.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Jan. 31 updated its Overdose Prevention and Response Toolkit.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Jan. 31 issued a final rule that updates certain regulations for Opioid Treatment Programs and the standards for treatment of Opioid Use Disorder.
The House Dec. 12 voted 386-37 to pass AHA-supported legislation (H.R. 4531) that would reauthorize key SUPPORT Act programs for patients with substance use disorder and permanently extend required Medicaid coverage for medication-assisted treatments.
Peer recovery specialists at Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital in Massachusetts are key motivators in helping patients overcome substance abuse disorders.
The Food and Drug Administration the week of Oct. 23 cleared for marketing the first over-the-counter test to detect fentanyl in urine.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration this month awarded $35 million in grants to expand access to behavioral health and HIV treatment and prevention services for racial and ethnic medically underserved people.