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NIH and CDC study finds telehealth associated with increased likelihood of receiving evidence-based standard of care.
Addiction is a chronic illness requiring constant vigilance, and relapses are part of the journey to recovery.
These data are consistent with a recent study reporting expansion was not associated with an increase in methadone-involved overdose deaths.
Authorities encourage more health care providers to prescribe buprenorphine for people trying to overcome opioid addiction.
UPDATE: New Hampshire senators blocked efforts to end a registry of traveling medical technicians, citing safety and hepatitis concerns.
West Virginia’s lawsuit against Janssen and others arrives amid a rise in HIV, hepatitis and overdose rates linked to the opioid crisis.
The White House strategy embraces syringe services, access to housing and naloxone as three science-based approaches.
Now that the dam has broken, it may not be long before additional overdose prevention centers open around the country.
Collins has led the NIH under three presidents over more than 12 years.
The study results, from 2019, precede the surge of overdose deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mobile clinics could be innovative strategy for expanding access to care and providing uninterrupted treatment for people who inject drugs.
People with an opioid use disorder, in particular, had a tenfold higher risk of being diagnosed with COVID-19.
Overdose deaths rose by nearly 5% in 2019, and the pandemic could make matters worse.
Federal judge rules in favor of nonprofit seeking to open the country’s first overdose prevention facility.
Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
The state will provide prisoners medication-assisted treatment to treat opioid use disorder and is creating more syringe services programs.
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