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SAMHSA News - July/August 2005, Volume 13, Number 4

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Medicare Web page - click to viewSAMHSA recently posted a Web page explaining the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 and its implications for prescription drug coverage. The Web page includes information on the cost of the program to individual participants, how and when to enroll, and resources for education and outreach. The Web page can be accessed at www.samhsa.gov/mma.

The July/August 2005 issue of SAMHSA News carried an extensive explanation of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act for people with mental illnesses and for those with mental illness who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. The July/August 2005 issue is available online.

Future SAMHSA News issues will continue to update readers on developments pertaining to Medicare. End of Article

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Katrina Response and Recovery - click to view SAMHSA's Matrix: Disaster Readiness & Response

Inside This Issue

Recovery Is Key for Mental Health Action Agenda
Part 1
Part 2

From the Administrator: Transforming Our Vision

Hurricane Katrina

Medicare Web Page Available

2005 Grant Awards

SAMHSA Supports Efforts To Prevent Suicide

Recovery Month: Youth Drug Use Continues to Decline

Teens Respond to Prevention Messages

Buprenorphine Update

Tribes Weave Visions for Healthy Future

Tribes, Agencies Look to One Sky Center

Retailers Cut Cigarette Sales to Youth

Tip 44: Adult Offenders in Criminal Justice System

New Multi-Language Publications

Public Comments Requested on National Registry

Practice Improvement Collaboratives Report


SAMHSA News - September/October 2005, Volume 13, Number 5

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