Article Category: Treatment

Coronavirus News: What Are Addiction Treatment Centers Doing?

Hayley Hudson ❘

Addiction treatment centers around the United States are changing in ways they operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, to protect staff and patients.

COVID-19 Is Causing People To Relapse

Hayley Hudson ❘

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing some individuals who are recovering from a substance use disorder to relapse, but friends and family can help.

Medicaid Coverage Expansion Leads To Less Opioid Deaths

Hayley Hudson ❘

A 2020 study found that expanding Medicaid coverage resulted in less opioid overdose deaths from heroin and synthetic opioids.

Opioid Treatment Medications During COVID-19

Hayley Hudson ❘

Addiction treatment centers providing opioid treatment programs are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic with new guidelines.

Recovery Ohio Law Enforcement Fund Disperses Grants To Anti-Drug Task Forces

Nathan Yerby ❘

Drug addiction is a serious problem for Ohio, so 27 anti-narcotics task forces in the state have received grants from the RecoveryOhio Law Enforcement Fund.

Americans Believe People With Mental Health Disorders Face Stigmas

Krystina Murray ❘

Americans believe individuals battling mental health disrders face stigmas. Explore the statistics, attitudes and effects of mental health-related stigmas.

Travel Distance To Opioid Addiction Treatment Places Strain On Rural America

Jena Hilliard ❘

The lack of opioid treatment programs (OTPs) in rural America has placed a huge strain on individuals trying to access addiction treatment.

Karli The ‘Sesame Street’ Muppet Helps Kids Understand Addiction

Jena Hilliard ❘

Karli the 'Sesame Street' muppet helps kids understand the topic of addiction by revealing she's in foster care due to her mom having a 'grown-up problem.'

Racial Disparities In Opioid Addiction Treatment In Black And White Populations

Krystina Murray ❘

Racial disparities in outcomes are still commonplace in the US, including how African-Americans receive medication for opioid addiction treatment.

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