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Bellevue Addiction Treatment Center Opening in January

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation representatives recently revealed plans to open an outpatient addiction treatment center in Bellevue, Washington in January 2019. The center will...

Substance Abuse Programs in Meriden Adopt Mobile Tool

Substance abuse programs in Meriden, Connecticut are starting to use a new mobile system designed to help patients communicate more efficiently with practitioners and...

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...

Opioid commission delays deadline, reveals partnerships to limit prescriptions

The Trump Administration’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis met for the third time on Wednesday and announced partnerships to create new measures...

Treatment drug shortfall for young opioid addiction sufferers

Youngsters who are struggling with opioid addiction are hugely undertreated when it comes to receiving vital drugs which could prevent relapse and overdose.A new...

Number of drug overdose deaths keeps climbing

Drug overdose fatalities continue to escalate in the U.S., according to a new government data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The...

New US Surgeon General pledges to take on the opioid epidemic

Last week, the Senate confirmed Dr. Jerome Adams as the 20th U.S. Surgeon General. Adams — an anesthesiologist with a biochemistry, a biopsychology, and...

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...

How do recreational opioid users perceive supervised injection sites?

A new study shows that most people who use opioids recreationally in America would actually be willing to utilize supervised injection facilities (SIFs).SIFs are...

Medications for opioid use disorder see massive spikes in funding

The amount of Medicaid money spent on three crucial medications used to fight opioid use disorder (OUD) increased sharply between 2011 and 2016, with...
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