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Medication Assisted Treatment and Policy

Getting The Job Done Despite A Patchwork of State and Federal Opioid Treatment Policies Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is gathering tremendous momentum--quickly. In combination with...

The Controlled Substance Agreement

The out-of-control opioid epidemic has left most professionals scratching their heads. "If we could only figure out how to stop all this madness right...
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Diversion

The criminal justice system has given the word Diversion an entirely new meaning. At some point in the last few decades, State and County...

The “Third Wave” of The Opioid Crisis: Fentanyl.

Fentanyl-involved deaths soar in the U.S. A Frightening Report from The Centers for Disease Control. Two weeks ago, on March 14, The Centers for Disease...
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SAMHSA’s Grim Numbers; The Opioid Crisis Hits the White House Homepage

A Deepening Crisis in America Updated Numbers from SAMHSA: Hope, but the battle rages on. The latest dispatch from SAMHSA isn't pretty... The opioid crisis...

America’s current opioid crisis is the symptom of a larger, deeper problem.

Over the 100 counties with the highest fatal drug overdose rates in the U.S., more than 75% are within the heart of Appalachia or...
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The Criminalization of Addiction

This past April, the television show ‘60 Minutes’ pointed out that the US now has more people in prison than we do attending college....
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The Ongoing, Complex Question of Medication Assisted Treatment

MAT: The use of MAT in treating opioid addiction is exploding -- and controversial. A few facts...  I've been fielding many questions regarding MAT lately... ...and...
Kipu CEO Blog Grim 2020

A Grim 2020 Year-End Outlook Reflects The Crushing Collision of Opioid Deaths and The...

It's Time For A National Focus. Massive job loss, treatment disruption, prolonged social isolation and deepening hopelessness have derailed many struggling to find recovery. After nearly a year of pain, the crisis is getting worse.
COVID and Ohio

Will The Arrival Of A COVID Vaccine Curtail The Rise Of Overdose Deaths In...

Health officials and drug treatment experts were alarmed this fall to learn that 548 Ohioans had died of drug overdoses in May of 2020,...
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