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Issue Focus by Alison Perencevich

Responding to the Opioid and Drug Overdose Epidemic

The opioid epidemic remains a critical public health crisis that necessitates philanthropic attention. Philanthropy is uniquely suited to respond to immediate challenges while also supporting broader systems change.

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What States Preparing for Opioid Lawsuit Funds Can Learn from Tobacco Settlements

ClearWay Minnesota shares their tobacco settlement experience, lessons learned, and recommendations for stakeholders to consider as opioid lawsuits are resolved.

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SAMHSA Resources on COVID-19

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is compiling resources and guidance for individuals, providers, communities, and states on responding to behavioral health needs during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Latest Resources

What States Preparing for Opioid Lawsuit Funds Can Learn from Tobacco Settlements

ClearWay Minnesota shares their tobacco settlement experience, lessons learned, and recommendations for stakeholders to consider as opioid lawsuits are resolved.

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SAMHSA Resources on COVID-19

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is compiling resources and guidance for individuals, providers, communities, and states on responding to behavioral health needs during the COVID-19 crisis.

Read More →
Issue Focus by Alison Perencevich

Responding to the Opioid and Drug Overdose Epidemic

The opioid epidemic remains a critical public health crisis that necessitates philanthropic attention. Philanthropy is uniquely suited to respond to immediate challenges while also supporting broader systems change.

Read More →
GIH Events

How Medicaid Supports Trauma-Informed Care for Children

Briefing participants learned more about current behavioral health and trauma services covered by the Medicaid benefits package, discussed examples of state-based best practices and innovative policy initiatives, and explored future opportunities to improve Medicaid’s response to children exposed to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and other forms of trauma.

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Suicide in Older Adults: A Quiet Epidemic

Suicide in Older Adults: A Quiet Epidemic

There is a widespread and dangerous popular misconception that permeates our society that aging and despair—and even depression—go hand in hand. One of the most drastic consequences of such marginalization is the resultant isolation and feelings of burdensomeness that, when exacerbated with key risk factors, may drive suicide in older adults.

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GIH Events

Applying Lessons from the HIV/AIDS Epidemic to the Opioid Crisis

This webinar covered how issues of access, equity, funding, policy, and stigma have impacted governmental and philanthropic responses to public health epidemics. The speakers provided an update on the current data related to the opioid and HIV syndemics.

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2019 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Jerome Adams

Dr. Jerome Adams, 20th Surgeon General of the United States, calls for a cultural shift in the way Americans think about, talk about, and respond to the opioid crisis, and shares his insights on how health funders can help prevent and treat opioid misuse, and promote recovery.

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