This guide explains prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), and how they can enhance clinical decision making. The guide also explains how PDMP improves patient safety, while helping to decrease prescription drug misuse and unintentional overdose deaths.
This resource describes the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 for people with employer-sponsored health plans who need treatment for mental and/or substance use disorders. It discusses how to file a claim, the denial of a claim and the appeals process.
This resource guide assists health professionals with helping lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people understand health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act, particularly mental health and substance use benefits and services, and enroll in plans.
This resource guide equips mayors and other local public health officials with strategies and resources to shape community responses that promote mental health and substance use disorder recovery, and ensure that needed treatments and services are available.
This report presents findings on compliance with the Synar Amendment aimed at decreasing youth access to tobacco. It reviews progress in enforcing state youth tobacco access laws and reducing the percentage of retailers selling tobacco products to minors.