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…
7-18-2019The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health will host a webinar on July 30: Syringe Service Programs – A Critical Public Health Intervention.
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.
6-5-2019Today we recognize that, 38 years ago, the CDC published the first report of what would come to be known as the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
5-24-2019CDC is releasing materials for use by health departments that provide information on the critical role of SSPs in prevention and treatment.
4-19-2019The 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.
3-6-2019SAMHSA 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.
12-26-2018As 2018 draws to an end, we’ve been looking back at the most-viewed blog posts of the year; this year, they seemed particularly interested in posts about …