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SAMHSA Launches the Knowledge Network
The new library features behavioral health training, technical assistance, collaboration, and workforce development resources for the health care community.
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Human Trafficking and Drugs
Human trafficking is the subject of a new Government initiative that aims to increase awareness of the problem and how natural disasters can increase the risks for it; it’s an important issue that’s connected to drug trafficking.
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HRSA awards $200 million to health centers nationwide to tackle mental health and fight the opioid overdose crisis
Approximately $200 million will support 1,178 health centers to support expansion and integration of mental health services and substance abuse services.
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Most opioid users stay on drugs even after overdosing, Pa. Medicaid study finds
Perhaps the one good thing about an overdose is that it might scare a drug abuser into going straight. But new research shows that’s usually not the case.
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Obituaries reveal damage caused by opioid addiction (New York state)
Parents who have lost children to drug overdoses use obituaries to share the family's struggle with addiction.
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Acronyms

ATTC Addiction Technology Transfer Centers
BH Behavioral Health
CADCA Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
CAPT Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies
CBHSQ Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
CDRC Comprehensive Drug Research Center (UM)
Charts Community Health Assessment Resource Tool Set
CMHS Center for Mental Health Services
CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CSAP Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
CSAT Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
CTC Communities that Care
CWLA Child Welfare League of America
DCF Florida Department of Children and Families
DEA Drug Enforcement Administration (federal)
DEN Drug Epidemiology Networks
DJJ Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
DOE Florida Department of Education
DOH Florida Department of Health
FCB Florida Certification Board
FCPR Florida Center for Prevention Research (FSU)
FADAA Florida Alcohol Drug Abuse Association
FCCMH Florida Council for Community Mental Health
FDCS Florida Drug Control Strategy
FJJA Florida Juvenile Justice Association
FL SAPAC Florida Substance Abuse Prevention Advisory Council
FNG Florida National Guard
FPS Florida Prevention System
FSU Florida State University
FYSAS Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey
KIT Knowledge-based Information Technology
MH Mental Health
NIATx Network for Improvement of Addiction Treatment
NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse
NOM National Outcome Measures
NREPP National Registry of Effective Programs and Practices
OBHE Office of Behavioral Health Equity
PDFA Partnership for a Drug-Free America
SA Substance Abuse
SAAS State Association of Addiction Services
SAMHPO Florida Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program Office
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration
SAPTBG Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant
SBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment
SDFS Safe and Drug Free Schools
SEW State Epidemiology Workgroup
SPF Strategic Prevention Framework
TX Treatment