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Addiction Treatment Program in Covington Jail Launching Soon

An addiction treatment program at the Kenton County Jail in Covington, Kentucky will launch in September to help treat inmates struggling with opioid use...

Savannah Drug Abuse Program Looks to Destigmatize Methadone Use

A drug abuse program implemented by an addiction rehabilitation center in Savannah, Georgia is using medication-assisted treatment to help the community members who have...

FDA warns about withholding opioid addiction medications from patients on CNS...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning prescribers about withholding opioid addiction treatment medications from patients who are taking central nervous system...

Adding medication-assisted treatment to 12-step programs

Traditional 12-step programs and medication-assisted treatments (MATs) have proven to be effective for people with substance use disorders (SUDs), but new research suggests that...

Opioid-addicted teens lack medication-assisted treatment

A recent study found that there is a significant lack of access to and utilization of developmentally appropriate treatment for adolescents and young adults...

Women face unique challenges in overcoming opioid dependence

Women are often voiceless casualties of the opioid crisis that has swept across the United States. However, a recent white paper from the Office...

Oregon combats opioid crisis with multi-pronged strategy

The Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Division found that in 2013, out of 4 million Oregonians, 1 million of them received an opioid prescription...
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