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FRIDAY, MAR 29, 2019

NASHP Report Highlights Cross-Agency Strategies to Address Substance Use Disorder

Across the country, states are realigning policies, funding, staffing, and data across agencies to better serve people living with or at risk of substance use disorder (SUD). NASHP and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials convened Medicaid and public health leaders recently to discuss effective strategies for working across agencies to address SUD.

Their new report offers four recommendations for states to align policies and programs across agencies to address SUD prevention and treatment.