The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released the results of its annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which shows how people living in America reported about their experience with mental health conditions, substance use, and pursuit of treatment in 2021.
In his first State of the Union, the President outlined a bold national strategy to prevent, treat, and provide long term recovery supports for mental illness and substance use disorders. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has a leadership role to implement and advance the President’s Strategy.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, awarded $13 million to bolster nursing education and training to grow the nursing workforce and improve access to nursing education.
US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released a new Surgeon General’s Framework for Mental Health & Well-Being in the Workplace outlining the foundational role that workplaces should play in promoting the health and well-being of workers and our communities.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus held the first U.S.-WHO Strategic Dialogue.
By Kristen Honey, PhD, PMP & Daniel Desautels – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation announced that the LymeX Diagnostics Prize exit disclaimer icon received 52 Phase 1 submissions.
By John Balbus & Jenny Keroack – The idea that HHS has a responsibility to safeguard the public from climate change, including the inequities it exacerbates, is firmly rooted in U.S. public health history.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the HHS Roadmap for Behavioral Health Integration (Roadmap), which details policy solutions that would help to better integrate mental health and substance use care into the larger health care system and other systems.
The U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury issued final rules concerning standards related to the arbitration process implementing the No Surprises Act, a bipartisan law to protect consumers against surprise medical bills.