March 2, 2018 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
On Thursday, I had the opportunity to participate in the White House Opioid Summit held in the East Room. This event represented the very first time that the administration has described its strategy for addressing the opioid tragedy.
February 23, 2018 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
As leaders of behavioral health programs, we all call on our national leaders to begin with us a road to recovery from the Parkland tragedy. We grieve for the families. They also deserve our action to identify and implement solutions.
February 22, 2018 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
We must come to grips with the lethal opioid epidemic, not just by bringing good intentions, but through positive actions that produce life-saving results. We must be open to whatever steps actually work.
A bipartisan group of senators is urging the DEA to create an exemption that would allow practitioners to prescribe controlled substances for OUD treatment via telemedicine for patients in rural areas.