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The latest news from our field

We curate a digest of the latest in our field for advocates, policymakers, community coalitions and all who work toward shaping policies and practices to prevent substance use and treat addiction.

National Standards for Peer Worker Certifications published by SAMHSA

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, published national model standards for substance use, mental health and family peer worker certifications on Tuesday. Read More

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Suboxone Manufacturer Settles with States for $102.5 Million

Indivior, the maker of the medication for opioid use disorder Suboxone, settled with multiple states and the District of Columbia for $102.5 million over its alleged anticompetitive practices, the Washington Post reports.  Read More

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Vast Majority of People Using Substances in New York City Test Positive for Fentanyl

A new study found that over 80% of people in New York City who use substances tested positive for fentanyl, even though only 18% used it intentionally. Read More

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