2019 End of Year Evaluation Report: Community Perceptions of Substance Use and Outcomes of Workshops and Educational Activities

Using data collected by Service providers and community coalitions throughout Southern Arizona that addressed substance use and misuse among youth and older adults, the report details substance misuse trends, effectiveness of workshops, and outcomes of evidence-based programs. Each provider, in consultation with Arizona Complete Health and Evaluation Research and Development (ERAD), developed a logic model […]

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Less than 40% of Arizona doctors use prescription drug database, despite state law

PHOENIX – Arizona law requires doctors to check a state database before they write a new prescription for a controlled substance, such as opioids. Yet less than 40% do. Sheila Sjolander, an assistant director at the Arizona Department of Health Services, said department officials know that’s a problem they’re “all struggling” to address in the state’s fight […]

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For release: 2018 End of Year Evaluation Report: Community Perceptions of Substance Use and Outcomes of Educational Activities

Service providers and community coalitions throughout Southern Arizona under contract with Cenpatico Integrated Care, Inc addressed substance use and misuse among youth and older adults across four Counties in Southern Arizona. Results from data collected across two years, 2016-2018, are reported. Topics include: Prevailing problems of substance misuse Community perceptions of youth access to substances […]

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Mark your calendar for Sept. 27, and watch the kick-off of the 2018-2019 flu vaccination campaign!

Watch the Kick-off of the 2018-2019 Flu Vaccination Campaign ​​Next Thursday, Sept. 27, marks the annual kickoff of the flu vaccination campaign led by CDC, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), and many partners working together to protect people from flu during the 2018-19 flu season. Register to tune in at 10:00 a.m. ET to the NFID press conference […]

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Join SAMHSA as it unveils 2017 NSDUH – annual, national survey data on mental health and substance abuse

Friday, September 14, 2018 | 10 a.m. Eastern Time Join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration as it unveils key data on mental and substance use disorders, including opioid use, at a press conference on Friday, September 14, 2018. Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Elinore F. McCance-Katz, MD, PhD, will […]

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