Substance Use Disorder

Sep 29, 2022
The House voted 220-205 today to pass legislation to hold employer-based health plans more accountable for improper denials of mental health and substance use benefits.
Sep 19, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services Friday released a roadmap for better integrating mental health and substance use care into health care, social service and early childhood systems.
Sep 6, 2022
Medicare patients who accessed opioid use disorder treatment through telehealth services during the pandemic were more likely to stay in treatment and less likely to experience an overdose than patients without telehealth access to OUD treatment, according to a federal study published last week in…
Aug 9, 2022
Fewer than one in three people with health insurance receive direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C within a year of diagnosis, ranging from 23% of Medicaid enrollees to 35% of people with private insurance, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and…
Jul 19, 2022
A new CDC report based on data from 25 states and Washington, D.C. shares updates on drug overdose death rates among varying demographics.
Apr 29, 2022
DEA offers posters and other materials to help hospitals and other partners promote the event in their community.
Apr 7, 2022
In this webinar, Hazelden Betty Ford’s Stephen Delisi, MD, will examine the growing rates of substance use disorder and the impact of opioids and fentanyl on communities through his role consulting with health systems and medical professionals across the country. To focus on one health system’s…
Mar 16, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released a toolkit to help health care providers and others prepare for the July 16 launch of 988, the new phone number for anyone experiencing suicidal thoughts or a mental health or substance use crisis to speak, text or chat with a…
Feb 15, 2022
Statement of the American Hospital Association to the Committee on Finance of the United States Senate “Protecting Youth Mental Health: Part II - Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Care” February 15, 2022
Feb 2, 2022
While intentional drug overdoses have declined overall in the United States, they have increased among young people, the elderly and Black women, according to study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry.