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Surgeon General Issues Landmark Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health

2016 |

The first-ever Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health reviews what we know about substance misuse and how you can use that knowledge to address substance misuse and related consequences.

Federal Parity Task Force Takes Steps to Strengthen Insurance Coverage for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

2016 | Health and Human

The Task Force released its final report announcing a series of actions and recommendations to help ensure better implementation of parity; to help consumers, providers, and plans understand how parity works; and to ensure appropriate oversight and enforcement of parity protections.

FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Public and Private Sector Efforts to Address Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Use

2015 |

NASW has partnered with the Obama Administration through an initiative to address prescription drug abuse and heroin use in the United States.

Join Us October 4 for an Historic Rally on the National Mall, Washington, DC

2015 | NASW

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has partnered with UNITE to Face Addiction, a grassroots advocacy effort organizing people, communities, and organizations to face addiction and stand up for recovery. NASW is proud to be a partner in what will be an historic event on the National Mall in Washington, DC on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please join our efforts:

Join the Recovery Month Celebration on September 17th!

2015 | ONDCP

On September 17, 2015 from 7:00-8:00PM ET, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will host an online event at the White House in celebration of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (Recovery Month) with a special focus on youth in recovery.

Recovery Month September 2015

2015 | SAMHSA

NASW is proud to be a participant in Recovery Month. Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use issues and celebrate the people who recover.

New CME/CE course adds to physician toolbox for addressing substance use in patients

2014 | NIDA

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) announces a new continuing medical education/continuing education course (CME/CE). Talking to Patients About Health Risk Behaviors, adds to a growing body of tools available through NIDA to help healthcare professionals and clinicians care for patients at risk for substance use disorders.
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