The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers has relayed its stance on a range of issues, including marijuana. It’s an especially timely topic considering the growing number of states that have adopted legalization policies.
At the BHECON forum in Pennsylvania, 100 stakeholders including community health providers and government officials, joined together to discuss the workforce demands of value-based care and population health management.
With overdose cases on the rise, the Virginia state health commissioner has declared the opioid addiction crisis to be a public health emergency and issued a standing order that allows all Virginians to obtain naloxone over the counter.
A report issued by the City-County National Task Force on the Opioid Epidemic provides local government and law enforcement officials with strategies for taking action to address the opioid crisis at the community level.