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US Surgeon General Focuses on Addiction Treatment as National Crisis Continues

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The US Surgeon General’s office has released a statement that addresses our nation’s continuing struggle with addiction and the opioid crisis. Surgeon General VADM Jerome ... Read more
January 20th 2018
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Is Telemedicine Part of the Answer for Affordable Addiction Treatment?

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One of the biggest challenges in delivering treatment for chronic diseases such as addiction to low-income residents of urban and rural areas is providing affordable ... Read more
January 11th 2018
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Study Reveals Issues with Criminal Justice Opioid Treatment Referrals

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Data from the United States Department of Justice indicate that approximately half of all people in state and federal correctional institutions meet criteria for substance ... Read more
January 9th 2018
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Experimental Vaccine May Be Feasible Future Addiction Treatment Option

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Vaccines may seem like an old-school solution to a very recent phenomenon of widespread opioid addiction in America. Yet a new vaccine designed to blunt ... Read more
January 7th 2018
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Responding to American Addiction Part One: The Role of Police in Addiction Treatment

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Many people get into law enforcement for the opportunity to take criminals off the streets and lock them up for their crimes. Increasingly, however, law ... Read more
January 3rd 2018
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Will AI Help End the Opioid Crisis?

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It takes time for general knowledge of an increase in opioid-related deaths to translate into official CDC statistics. Moreover, it takes time for health organizations ... Read more
December 29th 2017
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CASA Provides State Policymakers with Guide to Addiction Prevention and Treatment

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The nation’s opioid epidemic is a continuous and heartbreaking challenge. It is estimated that more than 2.5 million Americans now have substance use disorder involving ... Read more
December 26th 2017
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FDA Approves Medical Device to Treat Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms

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In mid-November, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval to an electric stimulation device for people to use to help reduce opioid withdrawal ... Read more
December 13th 2017
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Opioid Epidemic Costs Estimated in the Billions

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December 4th 2017
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