Addiction Treatment Forum reports on substance abuse news of interest to opioid treatment programs and patients in medication-assisted treatment.
July 25, 2015
HHS Unveils $100M Effort to Combat Drug Addictions
“The Obama administration is planning to devote an additional $100 million to fight the national drug addiction epidemic as deaths from substances like heroin and prescription painkillers reach record-breaking levels.
About one-third of that funding will be devoted to addiction-fighting medications, which have been the cornerstone of the government’s approach to fighting opioid use.”
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