ICATT: Indonesian Consortium of Addiction Technology Transfer, SEA-HATTC’s Expansion of New Learning Community, Building Capacity, and Solving the Shortage of Mental Health and Addiction Workforce

Author: Eduardo Renaldo & Eva Suryani Mental health is a global problem. Mental health personnel faces critical challenges in delivery of care particularly in remote areas. Given the uneven knowledge/skill development and geographic spread of regional providers, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as one of the agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services aim to effectively target substance abuse and mental health services to the people most in

Manual de instrucción de SAMHSA para la prevención de la sobredosis de opioides

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Equipa a los proveedores de atención médica, las comunidades y los gobiernos locales con materiales para desarrollar prácticas y políticas para ayudar a prevenir las sobredosis y las muertes relacionadas con los opioides. Aborda diferentes asuntos de interés para los proveedores de atención médica, personal de primeros auxilios, los proveedores de tratamientos y los que están recuperándose de sobredosis de opioides. Actualizada en el 2018.

Facebook Will Redirect Searches about Opiates to SAMHSA Support Services

Many news outlets are reporting on a newly introduced feature of Facebook to help support people who use opiate drugs. Anyone searching for opiates for sale through the social media platform's search bar or seeking out addiction treatment will be directed to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) federal crisis helpline. The new feature will not only reduce the opportunity for illicit and prescription drugs to be sold or traded through the

SAMHSA Announces $930 Million Funding Opportunity to Combat the Opioid Crisis

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is now accepting applications for $930 million in State Opioid Response Grants. SAMHSA will distribute funds to states and territories in support of their ongoing efforts to provide prevention, treatment and recovery support services to individuals with opioid use disorder. The State Opioid Response Grants aim to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to