Addressing Colorado’s Substance Use Disorder Medicaid Benefit: Recommendations for a Community-Based Approach (CBHC Paper submitted to Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (Addition resources available on request).
Innovations In Addictions Treatment – An Article from The National Council and SAMHSA (May 2013)
Change, Challenge & Opportunity – Substance Abuse and Addiction in a Changing Health Care Environment: 2012 NIATx Presentation by Pamela S. Hyde, JD, SAMHSA Administrator
Closing the Addictions Gap. Unforeseen Benefits: Addictions Treatment Reduces Health Care Costs. White Paper by the Open Society Institute
The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council)
The National Council is a national membership association and the unifying voice of America’s community mental health and addictions treatment organizations. To stay abreast of the latest addictions news, subscribe to Addiction News Now and check out the National Council’s addictions information.
Founded in 2003, NIATx works with behavioral health care organizations across the country to improve access to and retention in treatment for the millions of Americans with substance abuse and/or mental health issues. http://www.niatx.net
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. http://www.samhsa.gov/
Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network
To advance public health and wellness, SAMHSA’s ATTC Network accelerates lasting change in behavioral health care systems by translating, disseminating and promoting the adoption and implementation of effective and culturally sensitive clinical practices. http://www.attcnetwork.org
The Partnership at Drugfree.org
The Partnership at Drugfree.org is a drug abuse prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery resource, existing to help parents and caregivers effectively address alcohol and drug abuse with their teens and young adults. http://www.drugfree.org/
National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. http://www.drugabuse.gov/