Spectrum Health Systems announced that it has been awarded a four-year, $43.5 million contract by the Massachusetts Department of Correction to provide medication-assisted treatment to incarcerated offenders.
The American Medical Association this month honored former ASAM executive vice president and CEO Penny S. Mills with its Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award.
Opioid overdose deaths involving multiple substances among youth were found to be more common than overdose deaths involving only opioids, per the results of a study recently published by the Grayken Center at Boston Medical Center.
Johns Hopkins Medicine announced that it is collaborating with 14 other Maryland hospitals on a five-year initiative aimed at reducing the use of emergency departments and police for substance use and mental health crises.
A combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and a rise in e-commerce has changed familiar traffic patterns around the globe for several illicit substances, Stephen McConachie, chief operations manager for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, told Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit attendees in a Sunday session.