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  • May 1, 2019

    Delivering Patient-Centered Care in the Context of Twelve-Step Programming

    Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    There are fundamental reasons that patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) should be offered access to medications approved to treat their condition. For one, the evidence base is compelling: Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) improves patients’ quality of life; reduces substance misuse; and…

  • April 25, 2019

    News, Resources, & Happenings at TAC – April 2019

    Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    Working to strengthen the response to opioid use disorders in California's American Indian and Alaska Native communities -- and a gathering of leaders focused on the over-incarceration of people with mental illness.

  • January 10, 2019

    News, Resources, & Happenings at TAC – January 2019

    Homelessness | Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    A community-wide plan is launched to end youth homelessness in Southern Nevada; while two new publications describe differing efforts to deliver - and pay for - integrated physical and addiction care.

  • October 10, 2018

    Recovery Housing and the Importance of Choice

    Mental Health & Substance Use | Blog Post

    The destructive nature of substance use disorders and the influence of active addiction on people’s behavior can often lead to homelessness. In fact, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that 38 percent of individuals experiencing homelessness are dependent on…