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New research quantifies problem of prescription stimulant misuse

April 18, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Data derived from national surveys indicate that the problem of prescription stimulant misuse among U.S. adults numbers in the millions.

Study explores challenge of initiating patient on injectable naltrexone

April 17, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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New research offers hope for those who might assume it is too difficult to transition an opioid-dependent patient to injectable naltrexone in a community-based setting.

First non-opioid to treat withdrawal clears key hurdle

April 13, 2018  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
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An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending approval of lofexidine, which would offer an alternative to opioid medications for treatment of opioid withdrawal symptoms.

SAMHSA grants will encourage wider access to naloxone

April 12, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Methadone treatment programs and buprenorphine prescribers are among those eligible for federal grants to encourage wider distribution of opioid overdose reversal drugs.

Respect, not coddling, for buprenorphine patients

April 11, 2018  |  Sylvester Sviokla, MD
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A physician in recovery sees patients soar with an assist from buprenorphine.

Prison-based medication treatment in Rhode Island is reducing overdose deaths

April 9, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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An innovative opioid treatment program in Rhode Island's correctional system has leaders on the national level marveling at its data.

RX Summit 18: NIH unveils opioid-focused research initiative

April 4, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The new Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HELP) initiative could include collaborative demonstration projects in states hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.

Netflix film profiles society's appetite for Adderall

March 29, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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"Take Your Pills" examines how pressures to excel have fueled demand for prescription stimulants.

Conference highlights Connecticut's pacesetting medication treatment in prisons

March 14, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A plenary session at the conference of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) featured a look at signs of progress in the correctional and insurance arenas.

No time for petty conflict amid an opioid crisis

March 12, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The opening session of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) conference emphasized putting to rest old internal conflicts about treatment.

New York regulators pave the way for expanded detox

March 6, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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At least temporarily, New York hospitals will receive relief from state requirements associated with providing hospital-based detox services to opioid-dependent patients.

Research pinpoints areas with serious provider shortage to combat opioid crisis

February 27, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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An analysis comparing buprenorphine provider capacity and opioid overdose deaths identifies significant provider shortages in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions.

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