7-22-2019The nation is experiencing a public health crisis involving the misuse of prescription opioid pain relievers as well as heroin and fentanyl. This misuse has led…
6-26-2019Syringe services programs are part of the work to redress the public health crisis formed by the intersection of opioids and infectious disease.
5-24-2019CDC is releasing materials for use by health departments that provide information on the critical role of SSPs in prevention and treatment.
4-23-2019Use social media to find out what's happening at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, the largest annual conference addressing the opioid crisis.
4-19-2019The annual Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit gathers stakeholders to discuss what’s working in drug abuse prevention and treatment.
4-12-2019The U.S. faces a converging public health crisis as the nation’s opioid epidemic fuels growing rates of certain infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS.
3-22-2019The Assistant Secretary of Health, ADM Brett Giroir, MD, and CDC’s Dr. Jonathan Mermin discussed the infectious disease consequences of the opioid crisis.
3-6-2019SAMHSA has issued a funding opportunity announcement to support substance use treatment service delivery to racial/ethnic minority individuals at risk for or li…
2-13-2019SAMHSA chief urges grantees and partners to address infectious diseases as integral part of the response to the substance use disorders epidemic.
1-23-2019HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau released 2 New Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program initiatives with funding to address opioid use disorders and STIs.