Substance Use Disorder
Aug 9, 2022
Fewer than one in three people with health insurance receive direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C within a year of diagnosis, ranging from 23% of Medicaid enrollees to 35% of people with private insurance, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and…
Jul 19, 2022
A new CDC report based on data from 25 states and Washington, D.C. shares updates on drug overdose death rates among varying demographics.
Apr 29, 2022
DEA offers posters and other materials to help hospitals and other partners promote the event in their community.
Apr 7, 2022
In this webinar, Hazelden Betty Ford’s Stephen Delisi, MD, will examine the growing rates of substance use disorder and the impact of opioids and fentanyl on communities through his role consulting with health systems and medical professionals across the country. To focus on one health system’s…
Mar 16, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released a toolkit to help health care providers and others prepare for the July 16 launch of 988, the new phone number for anyone experiencing suicidal thoughts or a mental health or substance use crisis to speak, text or chat with a…
AHA Senate Statement: “Protecting Youth Mental Health: Part II - Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Care”
Feb 15, 2022
Statement of the American Hospital Association to the Committee on Finance of the United States Senate “Protecting Youth Mental Health: Part II - Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Care” February 15, 2022
Feb 2, 2022
While intentional drug overdoses have declined overall in the United States, they have increased among young people, the elderly and Black women, according to study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
Jan 26, 2022
The departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury released their latest report to Congress on group health plan compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, and requirements under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 for the plans to provide…
Jan 19, 2022
Rural health clinics, community-based organizations and others may apply through April 19 for a portion of $13 million in Health Resources and Services Administration funding to increase access to substance use disorder and other behavioral health care services in rural communities.
Dec 14, 2021
In this podcast, Rebecca Chickey, AHA’s senior director of field engagement and behavioral health services, speaks with leaders from Allina Health in Minnesota and western Wisconsin about mental health and addiction services and key digital innovations that the health system is using to provide…