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For information on where to find physicians approved to prescribe Buprenorphine:

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NIDA Site for MDs

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National Council of State Legislatures

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Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opiod Addiction

Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opiod Addiction in Opiod Treatment Programs

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Here to Help Treatment Support Program

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CSAM Buprenorphine Information

For news and announcements:

Campaign Launches to Sound Alarm about the Misuse of Prescription Drugs Among Teens









State Issues:

CAADPE has taken the lead in the SUD community, announcing its SUPPORT for Governor Brown’s proposal to eliminate the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs.  
In reversing its long-standing position on state governance of substance use disorder programs and services, CAADPE is taking advantage of the opportunity to “conduct business” in a different way under a redesigned state governance structure.  The CAADPE Board of Directors determined that it is time to put aside the field’s long-held fears and mistrust that the legislature, the Governor, and State administrators will allow SUD services to be diminished within a larger department. Read Letter

CAADPE Supports the Coalition of Whole Health's Recommendations-- CAADPE supports the Coalition of Whole Health's recommendations for full inclusion of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services within the Essential Health Benefits framework of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read more.

Accountable Care Organizations add to the menu of options for providers looking to better coordinate care for patients and will make it easier for providers to deliver high quality care and use health care dollars more wisely. Click for more information

Federal Issues:

Healthcare Reform is now a Reality! Read more about the new law with this Practical Guide for Leaders

Now Federal Law:

The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality Act.Click here for more information.



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