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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.
Addiction is a chronic illness requiring constant vigilance, and relapses are part of the journey to recovery.
Study findings support the continuation of telehealth services for opioid use disorder and related care.
Grants will improve access to medication for opioid use disorder and overdoses, provide pharmacist training and more.
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.
The potentially lifesaving prescription drug buprenorphine is less available to women and Black and Latino people with opioid addiction.
Pickings for concurrent treatment are slim in Ending the HIV Epidemic rural communities.
Now that the dam has broken, it may not be long before additional overdose prevention centers open around the country.
Among people who inject drugs, integrating antiviral therapy with other care led to improved outcomes.
Mobile clinics could be innovative strategy for expanding access to care and providing uninterrupted treatment for people who inject drugs.
The nation’s health care system provides unrestricted access to hepatitis C treatment.
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.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended the usual systems governing the dispensation of medication-assisted treatment.
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