What is SAMHSA?

What is SAMHSA?

What is SAMHSA? The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is the US federal agency tasked with advancing the cause of our country’s behavioral health, both in policy and in practice. It was established in July of 1992 following the renaming...
Five Common Signs of Opioid Abuse

Five Common Signs of Opioid Abuse

Recognizing the Signs of Chronic Opioid Use With a conspicuous hole in general public knowledge relating to the symptoms of opioid use, not knowing what to look for can have serious consequences. Substance use disorder is difficult for many people to understand,...
Opioid Epidemic

Opioid Epidemic

Heroin, Other Opioid Overdoses Reach Epidemic Proportions Within the United States Our country’s opioid epidemic is taking a rising toll—so much so, in fact, that it is having a measurable effect on the average life expectancy of American citizens. This fact further...