Behavioral Health in the News

There's More Than One Opioid Crisis - FiveThirtyEight

1 Son, 4 Overdoses, 6 Hours - NYT

Exeter Hospital Adopts Suicide Prevention Model - NHPR

Report: Insurance Payment Differences for Mental and Physical Health is Highest in N.H. - Concord Monitor

Politico Explains: Opioids - POLITICO

Seven facts about America’s mental health-care system – Washington Post

Opioid Misuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery – NH DHHS

The State of Mental Health in America - MHA

Effective Strategies for Expanding the System of Care Approach - SAMHSA

In N.H., HHS Secretary Price Announces Funding for Mental Health and Opioid Services - NHPR

The First Count of Fentanyl Deaths in 2016: Up 540% in Three Years - NYT

Where have all the workers gone? An inquiry into the decline of the U.S. labor force participation rate – Brookings

Crossroad: The NH Opioid Reporting Project - NHPR

The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous – The Atlantic

In light of shortage, certification process extended for school nurses – Union Leader

Drug tests becoming more of a hiring obstacle for NH employers – Union Leader

Plan for New Drug Rehab Center in Keene Draws Opposition - NHPR

How Rhode Island is Using NaloxBox to Treat Overdoses Like Heart Attacks - CityLab

1,200 Walk for Mental Health Awareness as Record Numbers Wait in NH ERs - NHPR

Trump Administration awards grants to states to combat opioid crisis - HHS

Commission explores managed care Medicaid system in New Hampshire – Concord Monitor

Short Answers to Hard Questions about the Opioid Crisis - NYT

As Overdose Deaths Pile Up, a Medical Examiner Quits the Morgue - NYT

Multimillion Dollar Gift to go Towards Helping Pregnant Women, babies Affected by Substance Abuse - NHPR

Fentanyl is Now the Leading Cause of US Overdose Deaths – Buzzfeed News

Manchester Alderman Candidate Proposes Jail Time for Addicts – NHPR

Rising costs scrutinized at NHBR health forum – NH Business Review

Is 2017 the year of the 1332 waiver? – NH Business Review

Ex-DEA Agent: Opioid Crisis Fueled by Drug Industry and Congress – CBS News

The Real Opioid Emergency – NYT

‘Drug Dealers in Lab Coats’ - NYT

The Drug Industry’s Triumph over the DEA – Washington Post  

The Heroin Diaries: Wife of Overdose Victim Discovers Videos Chronicling His Struggle - NHPR

Why Are More American Teens Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety? - NYT

Wave of addiction linked to fentanyl worsens as drugs, distribution, evolve – Washington Post

Former Supreme Court Judge Raises Awareness of Mental Illness for Youth – NHPR

Special Series: ‘Alternatives’ – N.H. Gets Creative to Curb Ongoing Opioid Crisis - NHPR

College Athletes Are Only Starting to Get Access to the Mental Health Care They Need – The Ringer

Split Image – ESPN

Denying a Diagnosis: God Knows Where I Am – The New Yorker   

Opioid abuse: Manchester chief says focus should be aimed at social programs - Union Leader

A new study tries to unpick what makes people happy and sad: mental illness is a better predictor of misery than poverty is - The Economist

New program at Rivier University aims to assist in opioid fight - Union Leader

NH Businesses Step Up to Help Tackle State's Drug Crisis - NHPR

New Hampshire getting nearly $689k to fight opioid epidemic - WMUR

Report sees surge in U.S. drug, alcohol, suicide deaths - NH Business Review

Serenity Place Going Out of Business After 40 Years - NHPR

What Will Happen After Closure of Key NH Addiction Treatment Center? - NHPR

Number of state's fatal overdoses leveled off in 2017

Opioid abus in the US is so bad it's lowering life expectancy. Why hasn't the epidemic hit other countries? - Washington Post