Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs Secretary Jen Smith

DDAP visits Allegheny Co. as part of statewide listening tour | Five for the Weekend

BY: - July 9, 2022

“This a comprehensive way to learn about local efforts to manage the addiction crisis in Allegheny County, which has lost a devastating number of individuals to an overdose in the last few years alone,” DDAP Secretary Jen Smith said. “It’s also an opportunity to hear directly from folks in this region of the state regarding what successes and challenges they’re currently experiencing and how our multiple levels of government moving forward can collectively address substance use trends, while more broadly tackling the behavioral health crisis we are experiencing.”

National addiction treatment locator has outdated data and other critical flaws

BY: - May 11, 2022

'It’s scary, because if you go to use the site, it’s got invalid information,' one physician said.