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SAMHSA Reaffirms Efforts to Address the Public Health Emergency on the Opioid Crisis

Source
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Date
Oct 26, 2017
Summary
Details the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) efforts to address the opioid epidemic and the strategies from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that are guiding SAMHSA's efforts going forward. These include improving access to treatment and recovery services, improving availability and distribution of overdose-reversing drugs, and strengthening public health data reporting and collection, among other things.
Tagged as
Access · Illicit drug use · Policy · Prescription drug abuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention