First Responders – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: Description The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (Short Title: FR-CARA) Grants. SAMHSA will award FR-CARA funds to states, tribes and tribal organizations [as defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and […]

Texas Legislature Hearing on the EMS Response to Opioids

The Texas House Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse held a June 26, 2018 hearing on the EMS response to opioids. Ernesto Rodriguez of Austin-Travis County EMS testified on behalf of the Texas EMS Alliance. Click here to read his written testimony.