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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
AATA Publishes Addiction Treatment Industry Regulatory Summaries for Washington and Pennsylvania »
The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) published regulatory summaries to support Washington and Pennsylvania-...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Presents the First Resource of its Kind »
The Patient Financial Responsibility Toolkit was  designed  to clarify the issues and offer practical solution...
Friday, November 17, 2017
WHYY Radio Times Discusses the #Opioid Epidemic »
Radio Times talks with Princeton University professor Keith Wailoo and author Lenny Bernstein about the opioid epidemic....
Friday, November 17, 2017
Pharmaceutical Company Fight Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia Region »
Cardinal Health announced a pilot program to fight the opioid epidemic in the Appalachia region. Read More
Friday, November 17, 2017
The Opioid Epidemic in 2016 Cost Economy $95B »
A new analysis from Altarum discovered that the opioid epidemic cost the economy $95 billion in 2016. Read More
Thursday, November 16, 2017
New Study Shows Top Two Medications to Treat Opioid Crisis Safe and Effective »
New research in affiliation with the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network shows that naltrexone a...
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The CEO of a Florida Based Addiction Center Discussed the Opioid Epidemic on Today Show »
The CEO of Lighthouse Recovery Institute appeared on NBC's Today Show , addressing the opioid epidemic. Read More
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Can an App Help the Opioid Crisis? »
A new mobile app is being developed that will bring therapy tools to those who don't have ready help. Read More
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Loma Linda University Holds Panel to Discuss Opioid Crisis »
A panel at Loma Linda University Medical Center held a panel in late October to discuss the various issues surrounding the...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Opioid Substitute Kratom May Not Be Best Alternate »
The US Food and Drug Administration gave a public health advisory against Kratom, used as a substitute for opioids. Read...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
CDC Starts Awareness Campaign to Fight Opioid Crisis »
The Centers for Disease Control has launched their first awareness campaign in the fight against opioid addiction with per...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Chemists Coming Up with Ways to Fight Opioid Epidemic »
The chemistry community is doing what it can to fight the opioid epidemic.  Read More
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Newly formed Group Pushing for Funding to Fight Opioid Crisis »
The newly formed Opioid Network sending lawmakers recommendations to fight the opioid crisis. Read More
Monday, November 13, 2017
Symposium held at Howard University to Discuss Opioid Crisis »
A symposium was held at Howard University, Washington, DC, on November 2, gathering legislative and health care profession...
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Opioid Commission Lists 56 Recommendations for Opioid Crisis »
The Opioid Commission's final report, released November 1, listed 56 recommendations to fight the opioid crisis. Read More
Monday, November 13, 2017
Mother Who Lost Son to Opioid Epidemic Raises Funds in His Memory »
A mother whose son died of a heroin overdose raised $12,500 for Frederick County's Kids Like Us program in his memory.&nbs...
Monday, November 13, 2017
In the Opioid Crisis, Stigma Hurts Those Who Need the Medication »
With the opioid crisis hitting the national news, there are those who are worried that their genuine need for pain medicat...
Friday, November 10, 2017
Research Consortium Held Today On Opioid Crisis »
The first meeting of the Ohio River Valley Addiction Research Consortium will have 16 colleges and universities along with...
Friday, November 10, 2017
New Report Recommends Urgent Action on the Opioid Epidemic »
Minnesota Public Radio talks to two of the health care experts that helped author a new report on how to fight the opioid...
Friday, November 10, 2017
Researchers Attempt to Understand Opioid Addiction »
Researchers at the College of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina investigate various aspects of the opioid crisi...
Thursday, November 9, 2017
New Medications May Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic »
 A research team found that Naltrexone may be more effective in helping those addicted to heroin. Read More
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Women Have Longer Waits for Drug Treatment in Opioid Crisis »
Women who are addicted to drugs end up serving longer jail times and wait longer for treatment, according to a new article...
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Recovery Program offers $200,000 in Scholarship Funds for Wisconsin & North Dakota Residents »
The recovery program The Retreat has offered up $200,000 in funds for people living in Wisconsin and North Dakota to get a...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Children are Also Victims of the Opioid Epidemic »
Children of those addicted to opioids are often taken away and put into foster homes, making them not just a bystander to...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
In the Opioid Crisis, Doctors Who Are Addicted Seek Confidential Help »
Doctors are just as prone to become addicted to opioids, which means health programs that offer confidential treatment are...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Bipartisan Road To Recovery Act Supports Medicaid Funds for Fighting Opioid Epidemic »
The Road to Recovery Act is a bipartisan bill geared towards removing restrictions for Medicaid funding to help treatment...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Senator Harris Investigates Drug Companies in Opioid Crisis Fight »
Senator Kamala Harris is investigating the marketing practices of drug manufacturers in her fight in the opioid crisis. R...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Two New Studies Delves into Understanding the Opioid Epidemic »
New studies presented at the American College of Emergency Physicians annual meeting has given new understanding of opioid...
Monday, November 6, 2017
FDA Commissioner Recommends More Dramatic Action to Fight Opioid Epidemic »
In a speech to the National Press Club last Friday, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb stated the fight against the opioid ep...
Monday, November 6, 2017
Veteran Affairs Revises Guidelines to Fight Opioid Crisis »
To fight the opioid crisis, the Department of Veterans Affairs revised their guidelines regarding pain management. ...
Monday, November 6, 2017
Many Current Options to fight Opioid Epidemic are Underused »
In a recent survey by Prime Therapeutics, many believe medical professionals should offer alternative pain treatments to f...
Friday, November 3, 2017
PA Governor Wolf Recommends Bill to Fight Opioid Crisis »
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recommended Congress to pass the "Combating the Opioid Epidemic" act, which will provide $4...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Virtual Reality May Be Effective Treatment to Opioid Crisis »
Virtual reality has become a force in the medical industry as treatment for chronic pain, which then helps fight the opioi...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Pharmacists State the Opioid Epidemic Has Changed Their Prescription Habits »
An online poll showed that 82% of pharmacists have changed their prescription habits as a result of the opioid epidemic....
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Crisis Commission States Treatment of Opioid Crisis to Focus on Treatment Instead of Prison »
The opioid crisis commission recommended that those who violate probation go to a drug court rather than jail, in order to...

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