HHS Secretary Becerra Announces New Overdose Prevention Strategy

HHS Secretary Becerra announced a new overdose prevention strategy on October 27th. The new overdose prevention strategy is designed to increase access to the full range of care and services for individuals and their families who are affected by substance use. The strategy prioritizes four key target areas: primary prevention, harm reduction, evidence-based treatment, and recovery support. It also recognizes the need for substance use services to be incorporated into continuum of integrated care to help sustain recovery from substance use disorders (SUD).