We curate a digest of the latest news in our field for advocates, policymakers, community coalitions and all who work toward shaping policies and practices to effectively prevent substance use and treat addiction.
The new 988 mental health crisis hotline received significantly more calls in August, its first fully operational month, compared with the number of calls received in August 2021 by the old 10-digit suicide prevention line it replaced.
View our curated digest of the latest research news, including a review of recent clinical trial research on pharmacological treatments for substance use disorders, with a specific focus on agents with potential abuse liability.
E-cigarette maker Juul Labs on Tuesday tentatively agreed to pay almost $440 million to settle an investigation by 33 states and Puerto Rico into the company’s marketing and sales practices, AP reports.
The Drug Enforcement Administration this week issued an advisory about brightly-colored fentanyl pills and powder that look like candy and are designed to attract children and young adults, CBS News reports.