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Treatment options like buprenorphine are rendered less effective by the prevalence of fentanyl, xylazine and other synthetic drugs.
NIH and CDC study finds telehealth associated with increased likelihood of receiving evidence-based standard of care.
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.
Pickings for concurrent treatment are slim in Ending the HIV Epidemic rural communities.
Overdose deaths rose by nearly 5% in 2019, and the pandemic could make matters worse.
This is one of many ways that people who use drugs can engage in harm reduction during the coronavirus pandemic.
A national survey found that primary care physicians had little interest in prescribing buprenorphine or naltrexone.
Even after federal regulators relaxed rules requiring daily clinic visits, these bad actors are still bringing patients in for monitoring.
Experts are calling for greater flexibility in clinicians’ ability to deliver treatments for opioid use disorder.
A systematic review of hep C treatment outcomes in this population shows they have high cure rates and relatively low reinfection rates.
Researchers found critical gaps in the scientific knowledge about the opioid epidemic.
Researchers followed people with a drug-injection history who had been cured of hepatitis C and were receiving addiction treatment.
A literature review shows promising signs that teenagers, like adults, can benefit from methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone.
A group of experts has issued a call to arms, spotlighting missed opportunities for addiction treatment in hospital settings.
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