SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: 2018 Minority AIDS Initiative

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting...

Jan 30, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC Study: Increase in Hepatitis C Infections Linked to Worsening Opioid Crisis

    New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that the recent steep increase in cases of acute...

    Jan 03, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Kentucky Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak as Vaccine Runs Low

    Kentucky has declared an outbreak of hepatitis, with 31 reported cases so far. This is a 55 percent increase over the annual average...

    Dec 05, 2017 | Amy Chang

  • Report: Eliminating Opioid Overdoses, Deaths, and Substance Use Disorders Exceeds...

    Altarum recently released a report assessing the potential societal benefit of eliminating opioid overdoses, death, and substance use...

    Nov 21, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: 2018 Minority AIDS Initiative

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting applications for the fiscal year 2018 Minority AIDS Initiative: Service Integration grant program. The purpose of this program is to integrate evidence-based, culturally competent mental and substance use disorder treatment with HIV primary care and prevention services....

    Jan 30, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC Study: Increase in Hepatitis C Infections Linked to Worsening Opioid Crisis

    New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that the recent steep increase in cases of acute hepatitis C virus infection is associated with increases in opioid injection. The study examines data from CDC’s hepatitis surveillance system and from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s national database that tracks […]

    Jan 03, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

    Kentucky Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak as Vaccine Runs Low

    Kentucky has declared an outbreak of hepatitis, with 31 reported cases so far. This is a 55 percent increase over the annual average in the past 10 years. They are the fifth state to declare an outbreak along with California, Michigan, Colorado, and Utah. Kentucky health officials are vaccinating adults and focusing primarily on people […]

    Dec 05, 2017 | Amy Chang

    Report: Eliminating Opioid Overdoses, Deaths, and Substance Use Disorders Exceeds $95 Billion per Year

    Altarum recently released a report assessing the potential societal benefit of eliminating opioid overdoses, death, and substance use disorders, and found that the benefit would have exceeded $95 billion dollars in 2016. Part of that benefit comes from a $9.2 billion reduction in indirect healthcare costs, which includes the costs associated with the increased risk and treatment […]

    Nov 21, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

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