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MFPCC

Minority Fellowship Program Coordinating Center (MFPCC)
The purpose of the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Coordinating Center is to support the MFP program, enhance the careers of the MFP Fellows, and document MFP program impacts. For additional information about the MFP, click here.
FELLOW OF THE MONTH

Samuel Ocasio-Dominguez

Samuel Ocasio-Dominguez is currently a post-graduate counseling fellow at Tuttleman Counseling Services at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...Read more

ALL FELLOWS OF THE MONTH

SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT features news, announcements, events, and hot topics on behavioral health in underserved communities.
Minority Fellowship Program: 2019-2020 Orientation Webinar
The presentation, including slides, transcript, and sound recording for the MFPCC Webinar, "Minority Fellowship Program: 2019-2020 Orientation," which occurred November 13, 2019, are now available for download......Read more
AAMFT
American Association for Marriage and Family TherapyExternal Web Site Policy
ANA
American Nurses AssociationExternal Web Site Policy
APA
American Psychological AssociationExternal Web Site Policy
ApA
American Psychiatric AssociationExternal Web Site Policy
CSWE
Council on Social Work EducationExternal Web Site Policy
NAADAC
The Association for Addiction ProfessionalsExternal Web Site Policy
NBCC
National Board for Certified CounselorsExternal Web Site Policy
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORNER

PDC

Explore learning, training, and networking opportunities. The Professional Development Corner is your connection to meetings and events, publishing opportunities, and job openings.

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FACTS AND FIGURES
Learn about statistics, trends, and other relevant insights for behavioral health practitioners working to reduce health disparities and improve outcomes for people in underserved communities.
The Opioid Epidemic by the Numbers
In 2018, it was estimated that more than 130 people died daily from opioid-related drug overdoses. While there was a steady increase in opioid misuse and abuse from 2015 to 2017; according to the most recent NSDUH report, a significant decrease in people misusing opioids from 11.4 million to 10.3 million was seen between 2017 and 2018.

The Opioid Epidemic by the Numbers
Source: The Opioid Epidemic by the Numbers

For more information and data on national estimates of substance use and mental health for 2018, please review SAMHSA’s 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Annual Report.

This report provides data and information on drug, alcohol, and tobacco use, as well as substance use disorder (SUD), risk and availability of substance use, treatment, health topics, and alcohol consumption.