Opioids

Report: Eliminating Opioid Overdoses, Deaths, and Substance Use Disorders Exceeds $95 Billion per Year

Altarum recently released a report assessing the potential societal benefit of eliminating opioid overdoses, death, and substance use disorders, and found that the benefit would have exceeded $95 billion dollars in 2016. Part of that benefit comes…

Resource: Harm Reduction Program (HRP) Guidelines and Certification Procedures

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Bureau for Public Health (BPH) Harm Reduction Program (HRP) Guidelines and Certification Procedures, adapted from the Kentucky Harm Reduction and Harm Reduction Program at the Kentucky Department…

Funding Opportunity: Expanding Syringe Access & Improving Policies

AIDS United, in partnership with Elton John AIDS Foundation, Levi Strauss Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and H. Van Ameringen Fund, has announced the opportunity for grant support through the Syringe Access Fund! Through the Syringe…

MMWR: Health-Related Behaviors and Academic Achievement Among High School Students — United States, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new data that further solidifies the connection between student health and academic performance. As millions of students across the nation head back to school, it…