State, local officials highlight addiction prevention efforts across Pa.
One of those leaders is Kristen Varner, administrator of Dauphin County Drug and Alcohol Services. Varner said that her own success in long-term recovery from substance use disorder is largely due to “protective factors,” such as a continuous support from a “loving environment.”
With months left in tenure, Wolf admin official looking to make most of the time that’s left
On Wednesday, Smith led a roundtable discussion with the agency’s Parent Panel Advisory Council, a group of parents from across the commonwealth who have first-hand experience parenting children affected by substance use and substance use disorders, and who make recommendations to DDAP regarding support services.
Wolf admin directs federal grant dollars to services for pregnant Pennsylvanians with addiction
The funding is part of $55M in federal money awarded to Pennsylvania, according to DDAP.
$15M in grant funds headed to substance use disorder treatment providers for pandemic response
The grant funding, which amounts to more than $15 million, can be used to “minimize the spread of COVID-19," officials said Friday.