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NIH and CDC study finds telehealth associated with increased likelihood of receiving evidence-based standard of care.
Addiction is a chronic illness requiring constant vigilance, and relapses are part of the journey to recovery.
Black and Latino patients were less likely than white patients to receive and fill prescriptions for treatment for opioid use disorder.
Study findings support the continuation of telehealth services for opioid use disorder and related care.
Grants will improve access to medication for opioid use disorder and overdoses, provide pharmacist training and more.
These data are consistent with a recent study reporting expansion was not associated with an increase in methadone-involved overdose deaths.
Authorities encourage more health care providers to prescribe buprenorphine for people trying to overcome opioid addiction.
People on opioid substitution therapy were more likely to adhere to antiretroviral treatment and achieve viral suppression.
Most overdose deaths were attributed to illicitly manufactured fentanyl.
The potentially lifesaving prescription drug buprenorphine is less available to women and Black and Latino people with opioid addiction.
Pickings for concurrent treatment are slim in Ending the HIV Epidemic rural communities.
Significantly fewer programs are offered for opioid use disorder in communities with a high percentage of Black or Latino residents.
Now that the dam has broken, it may not be long before additional overdose prevention centers open around the country.
It’s unclear how many Black participants had health insurance or lived in places where needle exchanges are legal.
A new study has found a sharp decline in opioid access among terminal cancer patients in recent years.
A systematic review of hep C treatment outcomes in this population shows they have high cure rates and relatively low reinfection rates.
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