The evidence-based opioid initiative focuses on three targeted areas: informing opioid prescribing practices, increasing the use of naloxone (a drug that reverses the deadly respiratory effects of opioid drug overdose), and expanding the use of medication-assisted treatment to treat opioid use disorder.
After nearly 6 years of service, Pam Hyde will be stepping down as the Administrator at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on August 21.
This webinar features the Children and Recovering Mothers (CHARM) collaborative based in Burlington, Vermont. CHARM is a multidisciplinary group of agencies serving pregnant women with opioid dependence, their infants, and families. Discussion centers on services provided and collaborative practice elements across systems at multiple points of intervention—prenatal, birth, and postpartum.