Opioid Prevention

President Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-06-26

According to the Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies, last week "President Trump's Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis held a teleconference to discuss the Opioid Commission's work and included participants from nine national non-profit organizations as well senior members of the Trump administration.” This comes after President Donald Trump’s Executive Order in March. Any member of the public can submit comments for the Commission’s consideration via email at commission@ondcp.eop.gov.

CDC Report: Public Health Strategies to Prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-03-15

CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report discusses public health strategies to prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) from a recent Public Health Grand Rounds presentation. Highlighted strategies include the following:

Funding Opportunity: HHS/OASH Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women Grant

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-01-26

HHS/Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) has announced a funding opportunity, Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women: Office on Women Health Prevention Awards (OWHPA) Cooperative Agreement. This grant is intended to assist public and private nonprofit agencies to address primary and/or secondary prevention of opioid use (prescription and non-prescription) by women across the lifetime.

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