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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...
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America’s Opioid Epidemic

The national opioid epidemic is now front and center in American media and the government's agenda because it has exacted a heavy financial and...
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Regularly Review Your Insurance Coverage

We all know the importance of having insurance but the logic sometimes escapes us when it comes time to pay that expensive premium each...
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The Decriminalization Experiment

Portugal decriminalized the possession and consumption of drugs in 2001 and since then has seen a dramatic reduction in overdoses, HIV and drug-related crime....
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Telehealth’s Impact On Addiction Treatment

Telehealth utilizes communication technologies, (computers, smart phones, tablets) to provide health care, substance abuse counseling and behavioral health services remotely. This has been a...
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The Failing Marijuana Experiment

As one of the first states to legalize marijuana in 2012, Colorado serves as ground zero for evidence on how our country’s grand experiment...
Audited Results of a 5-Year Study

Kipu Clients Grow 69% in Two Years

The five year study of 1,600 addiction treatment facilities using Kipu through one million episodes of care. The study revealed that Kipu EMR clients...
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Meth An Escalating Problem

The opioid crisis is getting all the headlines as overdose deaths keep growing every year at a shocking 15-20 percent clip.  However, recent data...
Taking Responsibility for Addiction

Taking Responsibility For Addiction

I recently got into a conversation about the opioid epidemic with my sister who is a doctor and an OBGYN, and gave birth this year via...
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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....