February 9, 2018 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
The growth of our population of seniors continues at an accelerating pace. Demographers tell us that this trend will continue for the next decade, soon about 1 in 5 of all Americans will be age 65 and older.
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.
Previous attempts by the Trump administration to cut funding for ONDCP were met with resistance and ultimately were abandoned. If the current proposal moves forward, stakeholders are concerned that HIDTA and other initiatives would get lost.
President Donald Trump spent much of his first year in office putting pressure on Congress to fast-track healthcare legislation. Here is a month-by-month timeline of the significant events of the Trump administration.
The opioid crisis on the East Coast and in the Midwest has fueled a national surge in drug deaths, even as fatal overdoses have decreased or remained stable in parts of the West, new federal data show.
December 27, 2017 | Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
The holidays emphasize what we all hold dear: our families, our friends, much gaiety, a shared dinner, gift exchanges, and camaraderie. These are the same values we want to emphasize in our behavioral health community.