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Federal Guidelines Increasing Access to Suboxone

The Biden administration announced today that they are expanding access to Medication-Assisted Treatment drug Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine. Expanding access means that doctors will administer the medications to patients who need them, even in the emergency room. What Does Suboxone Treat? Suboxone is usually taken as a tablet or film daily. The drug, also

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Stimulus Check Brought a Round of Relapses

The stimulus checks the Biden administration sent Americans were meant to help people catch up on bills and help the economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, for many people in recovery, it was a trigger for relapse. For people in recovery housing, it's a critical time for support. Preventing Stimulus Relapse in Sober Housing

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New York Expands Mobile Treatment

This week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that he is awarding $853,000 in the second round of funding awards in an initiative to help addiction service providers create and operate mobile treatment vehicles. Expanding Access The goal of the funding is to help reach people who don’t have the resources available locally. The mobile treatment 

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North Dakota Treatment Funds Run Dry

In North Dakota, treatment programs are scarce, and clients who need the most help may be scattered throughout the state. Many people in the state need financial assistance so they can go to treatment. A state fund was making that treatment gap close, but it suddenly ran out, and it’s not clear if it will

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Fentanyl Overdoses Common During COVID-19

The opioid epidemic is reportedly raging even more during the new reality of COVID-19. Overdoses are increasing all over the United States. Many of these overdoses involve opioids and, most commonly, fentanyl. Overdose Uptick During COVID-19 There are many causes of overdoses. For one thing, people are using their drug of choice alone, and there