NAATP has an excellent dedicated resource page and is constantly updating it with new information daily, including:
Please listen to this is a very informative webinar with Bob Ferguson and Nanette Zumwalt covering:
As Congress and the Trump Administration work on financial relief packages for businesses in America, substance use disorder treatment facilities must not be left out. NAATP is asking for treatment facilities to contact your member of Congress to remind them of the essential role SUD treatment plays in American life and to ask that treatment facilities be included in the financial assistance package being developed.
Telehealth can be a means to address COVID-19 through patient monitoring, treating and limiting exposure to infection for vulnerable populations, and protecting health care workers. Telehealth cannot only expand the reach of services to communities that have limited access to needed services, but also provide minimize exposure for both the health worker and patients who are at high risk for infection.
This guide covers important information to understand about COVID-19 and Telehealth including:
These are unprecedented times, and it’s inspiring to see communities rising to the challenge. However, not everyone has the resources to “shelter in place” especially the millions of people in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Expensify.org is going to temporarily redirect all of its charitable funds to Expensify.org/hunger. With its ability to reimburse volunteers directly in real-time, Expensify.org is uniquely positioned to help families in need immediately.
This helpful guide covers mental health questions such as:
The MHA reports a 19% increase in anxiety over that past several weeks, and has compiled a range of resources on topics including: