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Addiction News & Policy Update for Week Ending May 27, 2022


How schools and the Biden administration are prioritizing student mental health

Schools and the federal government are trying to provide the kinds of mental health support that many families either can't find, or can't afford.

The Fight to Eliminate Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Stigma and Discrimination

We are in the midst of a mental health crisis, and the way we talk about it may be hurting more than helping.

Scientists Are Developing Patch That Warns of Oncoming Drug Overdose
With the United States facing an epidemic of drug overdoses, researchers are developing a wearable patch that can detect an oncoming opioid OD and deliver doses of a drug that could save lives.

State Laws Are Treating Fentanyl like the New Crack—And Making the Same Mistakes of the 80s and 90s
Since the U.S. drug war was declared in 1971, various drugs have been identified as public enemy number one—from crack cocaine, in the 1980s, to prescription opioids in the early 2000s.

New York experiment with government-approved drug use could become a national model
While supporters tout the benefits of so-called overdose prevention centers as a tool to combat opioid deaths, they remain a political flashpoint.

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