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FL Senate budget chief Latvala wants more opioid money before session
Florida’s Senate budget chief said Tuesday that he wants to fix a shortfall lawmakers left during the last legislative session in programs for drug abuse and mental health care.
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How U.S. states have used emergency declarations to fight the opioid epidemic
An appropriate use or diverting resources?
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Dramatic Increases in Alcohol Use, Abuse Reported in U.S. Adults
Women, the elderly and minorities saw biggest spikes
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Community Epidemiology Workgroup (CEWG)

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

National Health Information Center

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

RAND Drug Policy Research Center


CE Broker, The State of Florida’s Continuing Education Database

Florida Certification Board

The Florida Department of Children and Families

Florida Department of Health

Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program for Behavioral Health – the Official Portal of the State of Florida

National Organizations

American Public Health Association (APHA)

Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)

The Center For Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety : Drunk Driving Information

The Legal Action Center

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

National Association for Drug Court Professionals

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors

National Addiction Technology Transfer Center

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Electronic Catalog and On-line Library

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)

National Criminal Justice Reference System (NCJRS)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)



Florida Statutes

Substance Abuse, Chapter 397, Florida Statutes

Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records (Title 42 Public Health, Part 2 – see 42 CFR Section 2.1 in Volume I)

U.S. Code of Federal Regulations


Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies: Brown University

Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research (CEDAR)

Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS)

Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addiction - University of New Mexico

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)

U.S. Government

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opioid Overdose

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Plan

HHS Healthfinder

HHS National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare

HHS The Office of Minority Health

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

National Library of Medicine

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

Safe & Drug-Free Schools Program (SDFS)

SAMHSA Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

SAMHSA HIV, AIDS, and Viral Hepatitis

SAMHSA Mental Disorders

SAMHSA National Registry of Effective Programs and Practices

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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