Preferred Drugs List
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Substance Abuse Prevention
(7 days ago) Mission Educate citizens Empower communities. Encourage collaboration and Enhance prevention efforts through community mobilization to foster a healthy and positive environment. Overview Prevention is defined as interventions that occur prior to the onset of a disorder that are intended to prevent or reduce risk for the disorder. Prevention is part of a broader health …
Drug Take Back Sets Record
(7 days ago) Law enforcement officials representing 152 agencies collected a record 28,035 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs during a recent drug take back event, according to Arkansas Drug Director Kirk Lane. Collection sites were staffed at 171 location across the state. “The most important statistic in every take back event is a number that we’ll
Find Substance Abuse or Mental Health Treatment
(5 days ago) Did you know that DHS offers these mental health & addiction services to Arkansans who have limited incomes? Assessment Individual & Group Counseling Family Counseling Substance Abuse Counseling & Treatment Parent & Child Counseling for Children under 4 Mental Health Medication Needs Help During a Mental Health Crisis When seeking help for mental health or …
Substance Abuse Block Grant
(9 days ago) Email: [email protected] SABG program’s objective is to help plan, implement, and evaluate activities that prevent and treat substance abuse. SAMHSA requires that grantees spend no less than 20% of their SABG allotment on substance abuse primary prevention strategies. Arkansas is divided into 13 regional catchment areas
(6 days ago) For some drugs, your doctor will need to call Medicaid for approval. If you are 21 or older, there is a limit on the number of prescription drugs Medicaid will pay for each month. Birth control pills and other family planning prescriptions do not count toward the monthly limit. People in nursing homes do not have monthly limits or co-payments
Frequently Asked Questions
(5 days ago) Medicaid is a program that helps pay for medically necessary medical services for low-income Arkansans. It uses state and federal money to pay for those services. DHS runs the Medicaid program in Arkansas. Medicaid and Medicare are different programs. Medicare is federal health insurance for people aged 65 and older, and for some people who
Summer P-EBT Benefits Approved for Eligible Families
(3 days ago) The School-Year P-EBT benefit amount is $7.10 per day of missed in-person instruction due to COVID-19. Children under the age of 6 at the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year who were also part of a household that receives SNAP benefits are also eligible for School-Year P-EBT.
MDS CODING OF PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS
(9 days ago) Those drugs should be classified as follows: Xanax – Antianxiety or Hypnotic Valium – Antianxiety or Hypnotic Ativan – Antianxiety or Hypnotic Celexa – Antidepressant Prozac – Antidepressant Depakote – This drug is a mood stabilizer and not a psychotropic medication; it would not be classified in any of the categories in Section N
DHS and Office of Arkansas Drug Director to hold 22nd Arkansas …
(Just Now) (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Office of the Arkansas Drug Director will host the 22nd Arkansas Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This bi-annual event offers free, anonymous disposal of unneeded medications at nearly 300 local drop-off locations across […]
Arkansas's Opioid Epidemic Affects Kids as Well
(9 days ago) In Arkansas there were 411 drug overdose deaths last year. “Unfortunately, it’s commonplace for kids to also use opioids,” Lane said. “A lot of kids use drugs or alcohol simply because they want to fit in.”. Lane encourages parents to warn their kids about drugs and talk to them about the importance of associating with the right people.
What does ARKids Pay
(6 days ago) What does ARKids Pay? ARKids A and B both cover a range of services to keep your kids health. The charts below have information about services, coverage limits, authorizations, and co-payments. ARKids A coverage does not have any out of pocket costs. Coverage for children in ARKids B will have an annual limit equal to five percent (5%) of the
Arkansas Drug Director Changing Job, Will Oversee Distribution of …
(1 days ago) (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — Arkansas Drug Director Kirk Lane is resigning to serve as director of the Arkansas Opioid Recovery Partnership, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today. Governor Hutchinson appointed Mr. Lane in July 2017 as director of the state’s efforts to prevent substance abuse. Mr. Lane’s resignation is effective August 21, 2022. “In the five […]
Drug and Alcohol Safety Education Program(DASEP)
(1 days ago) vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and (or) other drugs (see Arkansas Criminal Code § 5-65-104, § 5-65-109, and § 5-65-115). Through investigation, assessment, referral, and educational services, the program aims to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities caused by alcohol and other drug impaired drivers.