I need a plain language translation for the naloxone regs!

BOARD OF PHARMACY EMERGENCY REGULATIONS – EFFECTIVE 5/8/17 TO 11/7/18 Controlled substances registration for naloxone and teleprescribing See attached for the full document. We are preparing for REVIVE trainings and are discovering some obstacles to providing naloxone to participants due to these regs. Has anyone sorted this out and can you provide some guidance, please?

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2nd Annual Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in this country. It touches millions of lives—people of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds—but the research is clear: suicide is preventable, and the more people who stand up for suicide prevention and mental health, the more lives we can save. Join us on Wednesday, September 27th at…

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Media Release: Governor’s Datathon to Focus on Opioid Addiction Crisis

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 24, 2017   Office of the Governor Contact: Brian Coy Email: Brian.Coy@governor.virginia.gov   Governor’s Datathon to Focus on Opioid Addiction Crisis   ~ Teams needed to develop data-driven prevention, treatment and law enforcement strategies  ~   RICHMOND – Governor Terry…

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Behavioral Health Barometer recently released by SAMHSA

Report for Virginia: https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//SMA17-BAROUS-16/SMA17-BAROUS-16-VA.pdf The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released the fourth edition of its Behavioral Health Barometer state reports that provide a powerful overview of behavioral health in each state and the District of Columbia (DC).  Each report includes data about key behavioral health issues such as the prevalence of…

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