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July 23, 2015
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Health Resource Toolkit for Addressing Opioid Abuse
In a move to help Ohio fight against heroin and other opiate addiction, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has released a Health Resource Toolkit for Addressing Opioid Abuse. This resource provides guidance to communities all across Ohio by helping them build coalitions to prevent overdose deaths, promote responsible prescribing practices, make Medication-Assisted Treatment more accessible, and embrace specialized docket programs to close the revolving door of addiction and crime. The toolkit also includes technical support contacts at the state level as well as helpful tips for accessing relevant data and trend information. To see the toolkit, click here.
Trauma Guide for Clinicians
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a new resource for clinicians titled, Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services. This quick guide aims to equip professionals and administrators with information regarding the prevention, intervention, and treatment of trauma related issues. To read more, click here.
HPIO Releases Ohio Medicaid Basics 2015
The Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO) has released its latest publication: Ohio Medicaid Basics 2015. Updated every two years, the publication gives an overview of the Medicaid program in Ohio, including information on financing, enrollment, and eligibility. To see the publication in full, click here.
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