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Brooks: Opioid funding focusing on treatment centers

ANDERSON — The focus of federal funds flowing to states as a result of the opioid crisis is on treatment and recovery centers, according to Rep. Susan Brooks. Brooks, R-5th District, was in Anderson o... read more

Opioid Spending and the ACA; Big Dialysis vs. Big Pharma; Resuscitating Baylor St. Luke's

addiction treatment is already covered under Medicaid for virtually everyone in need. Many states with the expansion instead were able to augment their programs with other services -- for example, Mas... read more

In Mass., opioid funds target recovery

BOSTON - Stipends to attend job training programs ... nationwide opioid epidemic. Unlike other states, Massachusetts used the lion's share of its initial emergency funding to support those recovering ... read more

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Manchin Wanted to Use Opioid Funding on Personal ‘Governor’s Helicopter’

Behind the scenes, however, Manchin was trying to secure a personal "Governor's Helicopter" with the funding, at a time when opioid ... on prevention, treatment, and recovery programs. read more


Health centers awarded $611K

Nearly 40 health centers statewide recently were awarded a combined total of $11 million to respond to the opioid crisis in their respective ... $326,000 while North Penn received $285,000. The fundin... read more

Gov. Wolf announces 20 new centers to coordinate opioid addiction treatment

Brooks, who studies the effectiveness of different types of addiction treatment ... could provide funding for more. The centers will serve only patients on Medicaid, the state-federal program for low- ... read more

Federal money will allow same-day opioid addiction treatment

speaks about new federal funding for addiction treatment Monday at a press conference at the Howard Center ... program for opioid addiction, officials are increasingly focusing attention and ... read more

Heroin addiction treatment and opioid misuse

He recently published a paper about heroin addiction treatment ... previous opioid misuse history. Fendrich joined the UConn faculty in 2014, and was previously the director of the Center of ... read more

Recovery law mired in funding quagmire

When Susan Brooks was ... prevention and treatment programs offered through CARA. The Cures Act "is certainly not a replacement for CARA but has a similar goal, which is to fund programs helping peopl... read more

What Ohio’s governor candidates plan to do about the opioid crisis

Because the opioid crisis has ... to expand drug courts and programs to encourage the hiring of people in recovery. She likes Cordray’s focus on prevention and said she supports increasing local gover... read more

Independence Blue Cross Foundation hosts national opioid crisis conference

Hilferty; and Luke Gorman, co-founder of the Flock at Saint Joseph University, one of the region's only collegiate recovery programs ... focusing on the opioid epidemic through the Supporting ... read more

$5M to help community health centers combat substance use disorders

Seventeen community health centers ... funding is to support health centers in implementing and advancing evidence-based strategies to: Expand access to quality integrated substance use disorder preve... read more



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