Denial of Methadone Devastates Incarcerated People: What Hope?

When people who are dependent on opioids are incarcerated and denied access, they go into withdrawal—an often-painful condition with symptoms that include vomiting...

Denial of Methadone Devastates Incarcerated People: What Hope?

BY ALISON KNOPF / JUNE 4, 2019 When people who are dependent on opioids are incarcerated and denied access, they go into withdrawal—an...

Appeals court’s smart move paves the way for opioid addiction treatment in prisons and jails

Updated HHS Fact Sheet on Combating the Opioid Crisis

HHS Fact Sheet: Combating the Opioid Crisis The opioid crisis is the most daunting and complex public health challenge of our time. However,...

County Jails Struggle With A New Role As America’s Prime Centers For Opioid Detox

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FDA approves prescription app for outpatient use disorder patients

The Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved a Mobile Medical application to help increase retention in outpatient treatment programs for opioid use disorder. The...

The Star Tribune: Opioid Epidemic Drives Thousands Of Minn. Kids Into Foster Care

The number of Minnesota children being removed from drug-addicted parents has reached crisis levels, flooding a state child welfare system that was already...

Substance Abuse Now Accounts For Nearly One Of Three Minnesota Children Being Removed From Their Homes

The flood of children entering the state’s care because of the opioid crisis is further straining a system already taxed. Meanwhile, a clinic...

Office of National Drug Control Policy

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Federal Resources for Rural Communities to Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

Rural Opioids Report October 11 2018