Congress Passes $6.3 Billion 21st Century Cures Act

December 9, 2016

Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a $6.3 billion investment that is focused on medical research and mental health reform, which includes a focus on diseases such as Alzheimer’s and cancer, mental health issues, and the opioid addiction. The Sandy Hook Promise, a local nonprofit group, supported the bill. The National Institute of Health will receive $4.8 million to fun new technologies to map the brain, to collect genetic data from one million volunteers to develop new treatments, and will conduct research focused on real world benefits rather than clinical trials. States will receive grants worth $1 billion over the next two years to fund substance abuse treatment and prevention programs. Read more at the CBS News website.

Substance Use

A 4-month Residential treatment program for substance use or co-occurring disorders. Gender-specific groups, medication management services, and discharge planning are Read More

Substance Use

An Outpatient treatment program for substance use or co-occurring disorders. Same-day screenings, gender-specific groups, and medication management are offered.   Read More

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