As Overdose Deaths Soar, White House Announces Harm Reduction ProgramWith opioid-driven drug overdoses reaching record levels, the White House is turning away from punishment and toward treatment
Rep. Norcross Announces Bill to Increase Access to and Modernize Opioid Use Disorder Treatment
U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-01) announced the imminent introduction of the Opioid Treatment Access Act, innovative legislation that would increase access to and modernize the process of obtaining methadone to treat opioid use disorder (OUD). The bill will lower obstacles to treatment by making opioid treatment programs more accessible, allowing patients easier access to evidence-based treatment, and empowering them to spend more time living their lives and less time waiting in line at opioid treatment programs (often referred to as methadone clinics).
This strip of paper can help prevent a drug overdose
It's a little strip of paper not much longer than 2 inches, and it has the potential to prevent a drug overdose. These strips can detect fentanyl, the deadliest drug in the United States, when it's mixed with other drugs.
COVID Is Driving a Children's Mental Health Emergency
Deaths of parents and other terrible experiences have hurt hundreds of thousands, so new initiatives are trying to help families in pain.