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HHS Announces Over $120 Million In Funding Opportunity for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Providing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Care Across the Country, HHS Press Release 03/24/23

FDA Mandate on Acetaminophen-Opioid Combinations Appeared Effective, Medpage Today, 03/07/23

Stigma, barriers to care put pregnant people, new parents with opioid use disorder at risk, WXXI, 03/02/23

Americans Note Overwhelming Positive Mental Health Impact of Their Pets in New Poll; Dogs and Cats Equally Beneficial, American Psychiatric Association, 03/01/23

Overdose reversal medication could soon be sold alongside ibuprofen and allergy meds, but cost may still be a barrier WHYY, 02/26/23



'Trying to play catch-up': As Delaware opioid overdoses increase, 'zombie drug' grows, too, Delaware Online, 01/19/23



'We're reaching a Fentanyl crisis among our young people' pleads Children's National Hospital, WUSA9, 05/10/23

American University Students Armed With Narcan in Fight Against Overdoses, NBC4 Washington, 04/20/23

Managing Mental Health While Homeless, Washington Informer, 03/01/23

What could be behind the rise in youth overdoses across DC region?, WTOP, 02/24/23



Don’t say ‘no’ to Narcan: Montgomery Co. parents and students get lesson on how to prevent overdose, WTOP, 03/25/23

Dangerous drug mixture responsible for spike in overdoses across U.S., Maryland, WMAR2News, 03/22/23

Maryland General Assembly bills aim to address growing fentanyl overdose crisis, Diamondback News, 03/08/23

Maryland bill targets fentanyl deaths through safe centers for drug users, Baltimore Post Examiner, 03/07/23

Md. man’s fatal overdose is prompting legislation to require fentanyl testing in hospitals, WTOP News, 03/07/23

From tragedy to change; why one family is working to change drug testing policies in Maryland, ABC2 WMAR, 02/23/23

Local health leaders talk overdose deaths, how to save more lives, WMAR ABC2, 02/06/23



States restrict ‘tranq,’ animal sedative linked to overdoses, WTOP, 04/18/22

Community strategy reduced opioid overdose deaths in Pennsylvania counties, Eureka Alert, 03/06/23

Opioid-Addicted Inmates Getting Medication-Assisted Treatment In Delco, Patch, 02/27/23

Advancing postpartum care for moms and babies experiencing opioid abuse, Erie News Now, 02/12/23

What are drug-induced-homicide charges, and why are they so prevalent in Pennsylvania?, Philadelphia Inquirer, 02/10/23

County signs on to more proposed opioid settlements, Indiana Gazette, 02/09/23

Pennsylvania issues $9 million for crisis services, Center Square, 02/09/23




Compassion Fatigue, WV Public Broadcasting, 03/08/23

Drinking, drug use and driving increased in West Virginia during COVID-19, WVU study finds, WVU Today, 03/07/23

7th annual West Virginia ‘Kids Kick Opioids’ contest underway13News, 03/07/23



Life Achievements Linked to Sustained Recovery in Nationally Representative Survey, NIAAA Spectrum, Volume 13 Issue 3, Fall 2021

As Male and Female Drinking Patterns Become More Similar, Adverse Alcohol Risks for Women Become More Apparent, NIAAA, Volume 13, Issue 3, Fall 2021

Alcohol and Marijuana Use and Motivations Among Young Adults During the Pandemic, NIAAA, Volume 13, Issue 3, Fall 2021