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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...

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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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders: No long shrouded in darkness January 09, 2019 CEO Blog  It’s not clear if we’re seeing an increase in eating disorder cases or simply a...
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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...
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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...