NASADAD releases State Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Practice Guide.
The Association, along with its State Youth Substance Abuse Coordinators Committee, gathered information about existing State guidance for adolescent treatment and recovery services, identified essential elements of treatment and recovery systems for adolescents with substance use disorders (SUD), and developed this guidance document. Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly
also published an article (found here
) about the release of this document. Read the State Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Practice Guide.
NASADAD releases policy statement
on efforts to prevent fatal opioid overdose. The statement outlines the Association's support for expanding access to naloxone and 911 Good Samaritan laws as tools to prevent overdose deaths. Read NASADAD Policy Statement on Efforts to Prevent Fatal Opioid Overdose
NASADAD sends letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
with recommendations for an upcoming Department of Justice toolkit for law enforcement on naloxone. Read NASADAD's Letter to AG Holder
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