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Commission of a Surgeon General's Report on Substance Use, Addiction, and Health

--> Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your browser . Commission of a Surgeon General's Report on Substance Use, Addiction, and Health On behalf of HHS, SAMHSA, and the Office of the Surgeon General, we announce the commission of the first-ever Surgeon General's Report, which presents the state of the science on substance use, addiction, and health. The report will examine the health effects of drug and alcohol misuse from the perspectives of prevention, treatment, recovery, neurobiology, and delivery of care. Learn More About the Commissioned Report Questions or Comments? Please contact Jinhee Lee, Pharm.D., Public Health Advisor, SAMHSA/Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Email: .

HUD Publishes HOME and HTF Broadband Infrastructure FAQs

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . HUD Publishes HOME and HTF Broadband Infrastructure FAQs HUD has published HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding broadband infrastructure. HUD continues its efforts to narrow the digital divide in low-income communities served by HUD by providing, where feasible and with HUD funding, broadband infrastructure to communities in need of such infrastructure. Broadband is the common term used to refer to a very fast connection to the Internet. Such connections are also referred to as hi

Last Chance of 2015 to Help End Veteran Homelessness

Last Chance of 2015 to Help End Veteran Homelessness Make your tax-deductible donation today! As we sit on the brink of 2016, we look back on 2015 and the progress made in the campaign to end veteran homelessness. Your support has helped us secure funding for federal grant programs, build collaboration nationally and in communities across the country, provide technical assistance and training to service providers, and give immediate referrals to assistance for homeless veterans seeking help.   To support our veterans who need a hand up and access to the support network expanding in communities across the country,   click here to make a tax-deductible donation .  With your assistance, we can continue our work and add to the growing list of towns, cities, and states that have reached a functional zero system for homeless veterans, and ensure that

Shelterforce's 10 Most Popular Articles of 2015

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Tuesday, December 29, 2015   Subscribe Now! Events Online Event | Stepping Up to Make a Difference: The Vital Role of Anchor Institutions in Community Health Improvement | January 27 From hospitals and health systems to universities, anchor institutions are organizations with deep roots and longevity as major employers in their communities. RSVP here for this web forum sponsored by the Public Health Institute and more, in which leaders and partners from anchor institutions will discuss how they are increasingly stepping up and working outside their own walls to make lasting contributions to the regions they serve. Shop our bookshelf at  Subscribe to  It's free!  Click here!