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988 One Year Later

It’s been a year since the national 988 crisis line was launched. Americans with telephone access, whether cellular or landline, can dial or text the three-digit code and receive suicide… Read More

The Senior Shift

An estimated 1.7 million Medicare beneficiaries have a substance use disorder (SUD). Of these beneficiaries—8% of Medicare beneficiaries under 65 years of age and 2% over 65. But eleven percent of these… Read More

The Alzheimer’s Complication

The costs of Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) are substantial for families and the Medicare and Medicaid programs. An estimated 6.7 million individuals in the U.S. are living with dementias such as… Read More