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Opioids
Friday, April 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Award of Grant to Combat Opioid Crisis »
  Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Award of National Health Emergency Dislocated Worker Grant to Combat Opioid Cri...
Friday, April 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FADAA Opioid Treatment Programs Continue to See Positive Outcomes »
For Immediate Release Friday, April 5, 2019 Contact: Rebecca Roberts 850-878-2196 Download printable p...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SOR Overview »
Overview of SAMHSA’s State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant (Announced on 6/14/2018) Award Amount: $49, 331,3...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
STR Update »
Update on the Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) Grant Award Amount: • $27,150,403 per year for up to 2 years (...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Targeted Response Meeting »
State Targeted Response Meeting: Tampa Over eighty people gathered in Tampa on Tuesday, June 26 for a State Targeted Re...

Behavioral Health
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Ron DeSantis proclaims May 9th as Children's Mental Health Awareness Day in Florida »
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Treatment Programs Gear Up to Provide Suicide Care »
    Mock tombstones designating some of the more than a thousand people who took their lives by suicide i...
Monday, March 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mark Fontaine Receives Visionary Leadership Award at NatCon19 »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rebecca Roberts Communications Director, FADAA        &nb...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mood Altering Messenger Goes Nuclear »
Serotonin is best known for its role as a chemical messenger in the brain, helping to regulate mood, appetite, sleep, and...
Monday, December 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Reports Show Life Expectancy Falling »
  Government reports released in November show life expectancy in the U.S. dropped for the third year in a row. Th...

Substance Use Disorders
Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day »
In 2016, 6.2 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. We know that the majority of them obtained thos...
Monday, April 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor DeSantis Takes Major Steps to Combat Florida's Opioid Crisis »
Governor Ron DeSantis Takes Major Steps to Combat Florida’s Opioid Crisis   Secures Additional $26M in F...
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Releases National Drug Threat Assessment »
November 02, 2018 Contact:  National Media Affairs Office Phone Number:  (202) 307-1000   D...

Member News
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IMPOWER wins a Sapphire Award! »
IMPOWER wins a Sapphire Award! IMPOWER created a program in 2013 to utilize telehealth technologies to provide me...
Friday, May 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida’s Behavioral Health Workforce Wins Big on the Last Full Day of Florida’s Legislative Session »
Florida’s Behavioral Health Workforce Wins Big on the Last Full Day of Florida’s Legislative Session. Behavioral...
Monday, April 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, March 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Major Medicaid HMOs to Combine »
March 27, 2019 Christine Sexton, and  Jim Saunders   TALLAHASSEE --- Centene Corp. will acquir...
Friday, March 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Right to smoke medical pot approved in Florida Senate »
  Samantha J. Grosssgross@miamiherald.com Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau staff writer The “smoking ban” w...

Mental Health Disorders
Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tampa Bay Leaders Form Coalition To Address Mental Health Crisis »
Tampa Bay Leaders Form Coalition To Address Mental Health Crisis   Originally published on June 21, 2019 8:48...
Monday, May 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HAPPENING MAY 6 at 3:00PM: SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day May 9, 2019 »
Suicide Prevention: Strategies That Work Today, May 6, 2019 | 3 – 4:30p.m. EDT...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nationwide essay contest challenges high schoolers to be frank about mental health »
Multiple winners to be awarded by NIH and the Calvin J. Li Memorial Foundation. Students ages 16 to 18 years old...
Monday, April 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guns, Depression Fuel Suicides »
9 of the 112 fatal shootings in Volusia and Flagler counties in 2018 involved people killing themselves BY FRANK...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Number of children going to ER with suicidal thoughts, attempts doubles, study finds »
By Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, CNN, April 8, 2019 The number of children and teens in the United States who visited eme...

Treatment
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local legislators making strong push for local Baker Act intake facility »
(Photo: Florida lawmakers are trying to get funding for a Baker Act facility on the Citrus Memorial Hospital campus. Using...

Prevention
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida's One Behavioral Health Association Supports Hope for Healing Florida »
Florida's One Behavioral Health Association Supports First Lady Casey DeSantis in the Establishment of Hope for Healing F...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Some Simple Suggestions to Combat Holiday Stress »
Feeling a little blue during the holidays? Health.com has some simple suggestions to help ease the tension. ...
Monday, December 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOH Public Health Advisory Hepatitis A Vaccination »
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY In Re: REEMPHASIS OF HEPATITIS A VACCINATION RECOMM...
Monday, July 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Announcement »
  Department of Justice announces regulatory steps to address opioid epidemic (WASHINGTON)  – J...
Friday, May 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ounce of Prevention Funding Opportunity »
The Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida has a funding opportunity for prevention programs to "Reduce substance abuse (alco...

Recovery
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
After a School Tragedy...Readiness, Response, Recovery, & Resources »
This resource is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence and trauma. It...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
"A Force to Be Reckoned With" »
Daytona-Beach News-Journal article on Ginny LaRue.  The Substance Abuse Task Force is holding a symposium on Jan. 26...
Monday, July 16, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Sober Home Task Force Continues »
Legislative Funded Sober Home Task Force Concludes Official Duties; Will Continue to Meet The “Sober Homes Task Force”...
Thursday, June 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Recovery Unplugged – The Future of Addiction Treatment NOW »
Recovery Unplugged – The Future of Addiction Treatment NOW By  The Fix staff   12/26/17   Sponsored...