Updated regularly, this is a collection of key member, industry, and federal resources curated by NAATP to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic for our members and the industry at large. The collective work of NAATP is supported by its membership.
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Treatment Provider COVID Impact Survey
During August and September 2020, NAATP collected data from 165 addiction treatment provider organizations in an effort to better understand the impacts of COVID on our membership, and more effectively advocate for continued relief for the SUD treatment field. Data was collected in the areas of revenue, staffing, patient services, and telehealth.
Watch the webinar where Peter Thomas, Director of Quality Assurance at NAATP, and Reyna Taylor, VP of Public Policy and Advocacy at NCBH, review findings from their respective COVID-19 Impact Surveys. Watch Webinar >
Public Policy Updates
Congress Passes 1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: Includes SUD Treatment Provider Funding
March 10, 2021 - Congress has now passed the Biden proposal (H.R. 1319) to provide $1.9 Trillion in assistance to nearly every segment of the population. Recognizing the increased need for SUD treatment services, the massive spending bill includes funding for numerous substance use disorder programs. While the focus in the bill centers on publicly funded treatment, a substantial amount of funding is still available for all SUD treatment providers through the previously approved Healthcare Provider Fund. Read More >
COVID-19 Vaccination Encouraged for All Treatment Staff
The CDC recommends that healthcare professionals be offered the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines. As essential healthcare staff working with individuals at high risk of contracting COVID, addiction treatment providers have an ethical imperative to get vaccinated unless there is a medical reason not to do so. Read More >
Covid-19 Vaccine Navigator
The Addiction Policy Forum, in partnership with the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE), is excited to be able to offer access to a team of COVID Vaccine Navigators that can help you determine when and where you can get vaccinated. People with substance use disorders are at a heightened risk for serious complications from the coronavirus, and it’s critically important for individuals with substance use disorders and their caregivers to get vaccinated. Find out more information >