Category Archives: Industry News

  • New LA County Media Campaign Aims to Help Opioid Crisis Users
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019

    New LA County Media Campaign Aims to Help Opioid Crisis Users

    LA County Opioid Crisis and it’s users California has been one of the most progressive and aggressive states at working to slow the opioid epidemic and save lives. Through various public health initiatives, including expansion of medication assisted treatment,...
  • MAT: California’s Targeted Response to the Opioid Epidemic
    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

    MAT: California’s Targeted Response to the Opioid Epidemic

    You’ve likely seen the TV commercials for a new statewide initiative from the California Department of Healthcare Services called Choose Change California. This program is designed to take on the opioid epidemic, mainly through the use of medication-assisted treatment...
  • Johnson & Johnson Allegedly Contributes to Opioid Epidemic
    Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

    Johnson & Johnson Allegedly Contributes to Opioid Epidemic

    Opioid Epidemic contribution by Johnson & Johnson? Across the country, hundreds of communities and states have been suing pharmaceutical companies, including Purdue Pharma, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Insys Therapies, for their role in the opioid epidemic. Many of these lawsuits...
  • A Million Dollar Drug Surprise in Alabama | Fentanyl
    Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

    A Million Dollar Drug Surprise in Alabama | Fentanyl

    1 million dollars worth of illegal drugs wash up on an Alabama shore as Opioid related deaths continue to skyrocket. A Million Dollar Surprise Early last week, someone walking on a beach in Alabama noticed something strange. Lying ahead...
  • Insurers Continue to Find Ways to Deny Mental Health Coverage
    Thursday, July 11th, 2019

    Insurers Continue to Find Ways to Deny Mental Health Coverage

    Multiple laws, including the Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, have been passed to ensure that insurance companies provide coverage for mental health conditions. These laws require equal coverage for addiction and physical...
  • State of Addiction Treatment – Choosing a Reputable Treatment Center
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

    State of Addiction Treatment – Choosing a Reputable Treatment Center

    In early May, the Harmony Place leadership team attended the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) conference in Washington D.C. The conference covered a variety of topics, including the large amount of health care fraud and its implications...