Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The federal Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis last week released its much anticipated recommendations
With a few key changes, the United States could reduce drug overdoses by 50 percent. But that means challenging our prejudices about addiction.
By Nancy Merrill, PMHCNS, BC Detoxification from alcohol and/or drugs is an important first step in recovery. However, it’s
Skip the intervention and rehab threats. Here's how to really help the growing boomer demographic in America's opioid epidemic.
It’s been a few weeks since President Trump announced Elinore McCance-Katz as his nominee for the Assistant Secretary for
At the height of America’s addiction crisis, it’s time to implement new modalities that will heal our communities and save more lives.
Tonette Walker, First Lady of Wisconsin, is an unexpected leader in the movement to transform healthcare and our communities
“Never give up on yourself. Forgiveness of ourselves is essential in our recovery process."
# # # The 21st Century Cures Act signed by President Barack Obama contains smart, well-designed mental-health provisions
Like other evidence-based practices that promote employment for people with disabilities, supported and customized employment require that policy makers believe what research shows -- people with disabilities can work and want to work.
On November 28, 2015, my spouse and I went to see Trumbo, which is based upon the life of Dalton Trumbo and how it was impacted during one of the most shameful times in U.S. history -- the McCarthy era. The film interested me because of many comparable similarities today and because the father of close childhood friends of mine had been included on the Hollywood-blacklist.
Round 12 The fight is going into overtime for the main reason- people are beginning to ask the question who really cares
There are ways managers in the workplace can also help employees dealing with the disorder. Simple office and managerial
The president has taken important steps to increase the capacity of the mental health system in the U.S. With the support of Congress, SAMHSA can build on its leadership and success to help all Americans -- including those with SMI -- lead healthy, full, and productive lives in their communities.