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A life sciences company that is testing a sustained-release risperidone product for psychosis is now pursuing an effort to improve adherence to naltrexone for opioid dependence.
General Psychiatry
A report released today by Quest Diagnostics and the Center on Addiction shows some inconsistencies between physician perspectives and patient behaviors regarding prescription drug use.
Medical Services
Initial research is helping to confirm Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's move to established focused treatment for opioid addiction that includes extended medication treatment.
Addiction Professional
Fentanyl overdose deaths climbed 14% in 2018, per CDC data, and a report released this week by not-for-profits Drug Strategies and Shatterproof studies the states hit hardest and how they have responded.
Medical Services
The Hampden County, Mass., corrections system has moved fully into medication-assisted treatment for inmates with substance use disorders, a practice that can be instructive for other jail systems.
Medical Services
A national study from the Cleveland Clinic finds a substantial increase in hospitalizations for endocarditis that were related to substance use.
Medical Services
A Canadian company has acquired the drug development program for a derivative of ibogaine, a potential treatment for opioid addiction.
Addiction Professional
Reports from poison control centers illustrate the medical risks associated with prescription amphetamine misuse, with administration by injection generally associated with the worst outcomes.
Addiction Professional
CODAC Behavioral Healthcare is piloting a mobile treatment unit that is bringing medical care, counseling and referral guidance to high-need communities.
Addiction Professional
A report from the American Medical Association and Manatt Health suggests that Medicaid expansion states have a significant advantage in combating the opioid epidemic.
Addiction Professional
Cannabidiol (CBD) is being touted as an elixir for pain and numerous other ills. Amid the claims, addiction treatment patients are starting to seek guidance from their clinicians.
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