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Proposed Bill Could Make Remote Addiction Treatment Permanent

Proposed Bill Could Make Remote Addiction Treatment Permanent

U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) recently introduced the Telehealth Response for E-prescribing Addiction Therapy Services (TREATS) Act to support the expansion of telehealth services for substance use disorder treatment. The bill would...

Treating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder in Their Homes

Treating Patients with Opioid Use Disorder in Their Homes

More than 2 million people in the U.S. with an opioid use disorder (OUD) need treatment and an increasing number of individuals are receiving treatment, yet less than 20% receive effective medications such as buprenorphine. There are myriad reasons why individuals...

New NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports

New NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports

The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health recently updated the provisional data on opioid-related poisoning deaths (NC OCME), and the opioid overdose and unintentional med/drug overdose with potential for abuse emergency department...

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