Join the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for the 2020 NACo-ARC Opioids in Appalachia Capstone Event on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m
Join NACo and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for the 2020 NACo-ARC Opioids in Appalachia Capstone Event, featuring panel discussions focusing on how Appalachian counties have responded to the opioid epidemic
Across the nation, communities are suffering from rampant opioid misuse and overdose rates, and the 420 counties in the Appalachian region of the eastern U.S. have been disproportionately impacted by this epidemic of addiction.
Counties across the country are dealing with the fallout from a substance abuse crisis that has been on the rise for years — whether it means placing more kids in foster care when parents are absent, training librarians on how to administer Narcan or watching budgets get busted at the county coroner’s office
On November 13, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new flexibility in the Medicaid program that would expand states’ treatment capacity for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) and children with serious emotional disturbance (SED).