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Rhode Island Establishes New Medication-Assisted Treatment Approach for Inmates

Rhode Island is now taking a medication-assisted treatment approach to drugs and is providing three medications for inmates struggling with opioid abuse. The program...

Addiction Specialists in Detroit Join Feds to Fight the Opioid Crisis

Recent reports show that there were more drug overdoses linked to opioids in Detroit last year than murders. The numbers have prompted federal agents...

Backpackers Traveling in Perth Overdose on Travel Sickness Drug they Thought...

Two French citizens are in critical condition and a German woman is in an induced coma after a group of travelers in Perth snorted...

LA County Substance Abuse Medical Director Says Diversity is Strength in...

While Los Angeles County is taking on efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, only eight of California’s 58 counties have fewer opioid overdoses, says...

Injection to Mitigate Opioid Addiction Approved by the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sublocade, an injection version of their commonly-used opioid addiction treatment medication Suboxone.Indivior is the company...

Detained Drug Smugglers are Being Held on the Coast Guard’s “Boat...

The United States Coast Guard is detaining suspected drug smugglers and traffickers for weeks and months on end on boat prisons that are being...

Detroit to Sue Opioid Drugmakers and Distributors

The Detroit City Council has approved funding to hire two law firms to represent the city as they sue opioid drugmakers and distributors they...

Before Trump Visit, China Denies Responsibility for Fentanyl

 On Friday, November 3, a Chinese official denied the country bore complete responsibility for fentanyl in the United States.The statement was made during a...

White House Commission Suggests 56 Strategies to Combat Opioid Crisis

Thursday the Opioid Commission tasked by President Donald Trump sent the White House a list of 56 methods to mitigate the opioid crisis. It...

Opioid addiction: Saving a son or daughter from a fatal overdose

Parenting becomes more challenging when a son or daughter becomes addicted to drugs, and with opioid addiction reaching epidemic consequences, preventing a fatal overdose...
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