Author Archives: Kim Rodgers

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: Medication-Assisted Treatment—Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released a grant funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled, “Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication-Assisted Treatment—Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction.”  The short title for this program is “MAT-PDOA.”…

Watch Now: Symposium: America’s Opioid Epidemic: Youth Awareness & Prevention

The Hill hosted a symposium to convene lawmakers, educators, physicians and addiction experts for a conversation about the role prevention can play in curbing opioid addiction in teenagers. The discussion sought to answer: What steps should be taken…