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Stay up-to-date on the latest news regarding alcohol and drug issues in the United States. From teen substance use to recent legislative developments and advances in addiction treatment, you can browse information here or visit our drugs of abuse education section.

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My Test, My Way – My contribution to Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. Kristin Roha, MS, MPH, SAMHSA Public Health Advisor for HIV On June 27th of each year, National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) reminds us ... more
Mon, Jun 28, 2021
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40 Years of Progress – It’s Time to End the HIV Epidemic By Kristin Roha, MS, MPH, SAMHSA Public Health Advisor for HIV June 5th marks 40 years since the first five cases of what later became ... more
Thu, Jun 03, 2021
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By Victoria Chau, Social Science Analyst, SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health Equity, Perry Chan, Public Health Advisor, SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health Equity ... more
Tue, May 25, 2021
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By Anita Everett M.D. DFAPA, Director, Center for Mental Health Services 988: The New National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Number The past several years have marked several groundbreaking developments with respect to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK). In fiscal year (FY) ... more
Fri, May 14, 2021
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By Dona Dmitrovic, Director, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention The global coronavirus pandemic has forced us to learn new ways of doing many things. Employees in some job sectors learned to work from home, while others had to find entirely ... more
Fri, May 07, 2021
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Anita Everett M.D. DFAPA, Director, Center for Mental Health Services National suicide rates are rising, and this is especially true for our nation’s youth suicide rate. Suicide is largely a preventable cause of death, and you are more able to ... more
Wed, May 05, 2021
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Roxana A. Hernandez, MPH, Shayla C. Anderson, MPH, CHES, Mary Roary, PhD, MBA - Oficina de Equidad en Salud Mental (OBHE) ... more
Fri, Apr 30, 2021
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