Five of the nation’s leading advocacy organizations for effective enforcement of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (Parity Act) announced the launch of the Parity@10 Compliance Campaign.
We recently hosted another successful parent coach training, this time in Dayton, Ohio, where 12 caring family members who have been impacted by a loved one’s substance use were trained to become parent coaches.
We are disheartened to learn of the revelations in Sunday’s “60 Minutes” story. The story revealed lobbying on behalf of pharmaceutical distributors to limit the authority of the DEA to investigate and prosecute illegal shipments of opioids being diverted to small communities.
One of the first collective initiatives of the new Addiction Solutions Campaign is a major effort to secure equitable insurance coverage for addiction treatment, which consumers are entitled to under the Parity Act.
David Sheff, journalist and The New York Times best-selling author of “Beautiful Boy” and “Clean,” was our guest host for our very first Facebook Live Thursday, June 16. He shared his personal story of being the father of a child who has struggled with substance use, read an excerpt from his book, and answered our community’s questions.