Legislation includes a CDC community public health approach to build mental wellness and resilience.Rep. Norcross Applauds SAMHSA Proposed Rule to Expand Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment, Calls on Senate to Pass the Opioid Treatment Access Act WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-01) applauded the announcement that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration[. ]. The AMA House of Delegates declared gun-related violence a public health crisis in 2016 and has continued to push for policy to prevent gun violence.

. In 2023, all 50 state legislatures will convene, including biennial legislatures. Nationwide, state legislatures will spend months grappling with. “Housing first” works, but it takes money, commitment, and, well, housing.They were living ordinary and full lives in the small New England town of Newtown, Connecticut, unprepared for the devastation that would unfold and occupy the rest of their days.

. Tuesday’s roundup covers covid vaccines, Medicare Advantage plans, diabetes, misinformation, opioids, abortion law, screen time, and more.Oregon lawmakers convene the 2023 legislative session in January, and leaders from both major parties say that improving the criminal justice system – specifically the severe shortage of public defenders – is among their top priorities. And there’s precious little daylight between prosecutors and defense attorneys on the issue either.

Editor’s note: The Hill’s Morning Report is our daily newsletter that dives deep into Washington’s agenda. To subscribe, click here or fill out the box below. Amid the nation’s shifting politics an. Welcome back, Orion. .

Abortion access? Mental health coverage? Additional pricing regulations? Any number of legislative priorities are set to fill the COVID-19 void.If it’s not possible, is threat assessment the best alternative?. .

. It’s the holiday season in Washington, and everyone is looking forward to the New Year. Unfortunately, in the lame-duck Congress and Democrat-controlled Washington until January, we are facing more of the same. As President Biden still refuses to visit the southern border and see the crisis firsthand, the consequences of his open border policies have become increasingly deadly. [. ]. Thursday’s roundup covers covid treatments, blood donations, addiction, abortion law, hospital finances, drug pricing, HIV, and more. .

Wednesday’s roundup covers the fentanyl epidemic, flavored tobacco, misinformation on Twitter, covid, RSV, nursing homes, and more. . Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed SB 696 into law, amending Pennsylvania’s data breach notification law. SB 696 broadens the definition of.

Here’s the status of APTA-supported legislation on the fee schedule, telehealth, prior authorization, the PTA differential, and more.The House has passed two bills that seek to address the growing mental health crisis on college campuses: the Enhancing Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Through Campus Planning Act and the Campus Prevention and Recovery Services for Students Act.As we mark Mental Health Awareness Month, our country faces an unprecedented mental health crisis among people of all ages. Two in five American. In a new blog post, Richard G. Frank, Vikki Wachino, and Karina Aguilar review the past and current mental health policy landscape and highlight President Biden’s proposals to tackle the mental health crisis in America.Lawmakers hope to produce legislation to address growing mental health and substance use needs this year as deadlines approach, but the issue is competing for attention with other national priorities in a compressed election-year schedule. Congress has until March 11 to extend a restriction on fentanyl-related substances, a large group of synthetic opioids that are. .