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November 25, 2020
Opioid overdose deaths involving multiple substances among youth were found to be more common than overdose deaths involving only opioids, per the results of a study published this week by the Grayken Center at Boston Medical Center. Findings of the study were published in JAMA Pediatrics.
November 25, 2020
Windrose Recovery, an independent operator of addiction treatment programs in Wisconsin, this week announced the opening of two new programs in Brookfield, Wisconsin—Midwest Detox and Windrose Counseling. The Midwest Detox facility will provide stabilization services for patients with substance…
November 25, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has driven up the need for the services provided by behavioral health and addiction treatment centers and simultaneously put a crunch on their finances. As providers look to help those in need of their services, the hurdle of breaking down barriers to care—a challenge even in…
November 24, 2020
Johns Hopkins Medicine announced that it is collaborating with 14 other Maryland hospitals on a five-year initiative aimed at reducing the use of emergency departments and police for substance use and mental health crises.
November 24, 2020
Field Trip Health, a Toronto-based psychedelic therapy and drug development firm, announced a partnership with Whoop, a membership-based health services company, to measure the effects of Field Trip’s psychedelic therapies. Field Trip will conduct a study of its ketamine-assisted therapies through…
November 24, 2020
BayMark Health Services announced that it has acquired Limestone Health, an outpatient provider of medication-assisted treatment with facilities in Bloomington and Lafayette, Indiana. The properties will operate under the BayMark Treatment Centers brand. Limestone facilities provide methadone…
Perspectives
November 23, 2020
Our industry needs financial investment to thrive. Too many of our programs are small and struggling. Private investors have focused on our industry for several years. This is driven by many things, but a big one is the increase in insurance funding for our industry due to parity legislation. We…
November 22, 2020
A combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and a rise in e-commerce has changed familiar traffic patterns around the globe for several illicit substances, Stephen McConachie, chief operations manager for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, told Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit attendees in a Sunday…
November 22, 2020
As those around an individual in recovery from a substance use disorder celebrate that person regaining sobriety, it’s important for loved ones and practitioners alike to recognize that the person is simultaneously experiencing a loss, Derrick Johnson, LCMHC, LCAS, MAC, NCC, executive and clinical…
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