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Embracing Recovery-Oriented Harm Reduction in Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is widely accepted as the most effective form of treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder. MAT options have offered a pathway to recovery for many individuals … read more

After High School – Talking With Your Young Adult About Underage Drinking

This updated fact sheet is to inform parents how to effectively talk to their young adult about the risks of underage drinking.

Connecting Communities to Substance Use Services: Practical Tools for First Responders

This guide provides practical, evidence-based information that first responder agencies, their partners, and communities can use to implement or expand practices and programs for linking people to substance use services.

2023-2026 SAMHSA Strategic Plan

The 2023–2026 SAMHSA Strategic Plan presents a new person-centered mission and vision highlighting key guiding principles and presenting new priorities, goals, and objectives.

Practice-Based Guidelines: Buprenorphine in the Age of Fentanyl

This guide provides clinical practice-based information on the use of buprenorphine in the treatment of individuals using fentanyl and other highly potent synthetic opioids.

What Do We Know About “Gaming Disorder”?

Video game playing is now one of the most popular hobbies across sex and age groups, but a small proportion of gamers develop negative symptoms affecting their mental and physical … read more

Taking Action to Break Language Barriers

The Addiction Policy Forum released prevention resources translated into 12 languages to help improve language access to information on the prevention of substance use disorders. The project was supported by … read more

Key Takeaways from Rx Summit 2023

This summit is the largest, most influential annual event addressing the opioid and addiction crisis. For the first time in its 12-year history, the topic of overdose prevention centers took … read more

Illicitly Manufactured Fentanyl–Involved Overdose Deaths with Detected Xylazine — United States, January 2019–June 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a new report, Illicitly Manufactured Fentanyl-Involved Overdose Deaths with Detected Xylazine which highlights the presence of xylazine, a non-opioid tranquilizer not … read more

An Early Look at State Opioid Settlement Spending Decisions – NASHP

This issue brief provides an overview of published statewide opioid settlement spending plans and appropriations made to date and highlights initial priorities and investments outlined in these plans.