Specifically related to the COVID-19 pandemic and/or impacts thereof.
This inaugural National Strategy proposes bold, targeted, and consequential actions to bend the curve on overdose deaths in the immediate term and reduce substance use and its damaging consequences in the US over the longer term.
Through developing core integrated care standards and, by ensuring the appropriate financing, tools, and training, these recommendations support and incentivize providers to deliver integrated care, which ultimately benefits Americans struggling with mental illness and substance use.
Maternal Mortality Review Committees (MMRCs) are multi-disciplinary committees that convene at the state or local level to comprehensively review deaths of women during or within a year of pregnancy. This document summarizes substance use disorder findings in a recent review of MMRC data in 14 states.