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July 12, 2019
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced that it has reached a settlement with Reckitt Benckiser Group in which the global consumer goods conglomerate will pay $1.4 billion to resolve…
April 26, 2019
The final plenary session at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit served as a reminder that any location where persons with opioid use disorders can be found can offer effective evidence-based care.
April 25, 2019
Efforts to overcome barriers to working with tribal nations in New Mexico and a program to prevent overdoses among inmates recently released in Philadelphia were among the topics covered during…
April 24, 2019
Stigma doesn't immediately disappear when innovative efforts to engage individuals with opioid use disorders are launched, say presenters at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit. 
April 24, 2019
James Carroll's talk at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit touted the benefits of both large and small investments in the anti-drug fight.
April 24, 2019
Andrew Kolodny, MD, told an Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit audience that it is time to close the cash pipeline that helped feed the opioid epidemic.
April 24, 2019
The federally supported Healthy Communities Study could dramatically reshape the effort to address the harms caused by the opioid crisis, attendees of the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit heard on…
April 22, 2019
A panel addressing quality of care at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit generally agreed that the treatment community can't wait for research to catch up to the effects of the opioid crisis.
January 22, 2019
Evidence links depression with opioid use and addiction. Appropriate treatment of depression can play a role in addressing the opioid crisis. Here are several steps we can take to make this happen.
January 07, 2019
An analysis from Premier Inc. found that nearly 650 hospitals saw $1.94 billion in costs related to care for patients experiencing an opioid overdose.
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