Article Category: Treatment

Man Injecting Himself With Large Amounts Of Cocaine To Feel

Krystina Murray ❘

After 8 years of opioid addiction treatment, Paul Moore was injecting cocaine into his arms and legs multiple times a day in order to “feel something.”

Oklahoma County Invests In Vivitrol Relapse Prevention For Former Inmates

Michael Muldoon ❘

Oklahoma is implementing a Vivitrol based addiciton treatment plan for newly released inmates in an attempt to slow down the rate of recidivism.

Prescription-Only App For Addiction Treatment Hits The Market

Jena Hilliard ❘

Pear Therapeutic's reSET-O app is the only FDA-approved, prescription-only, mobile app to help those struggling with addiction treatment.

Ethiopian Rehab Facility Begins Offering Treatment For Khat Addiction

Nathan Yerby ❘

Khat is a popular drug in Ethiopia, so the country's only publicly-operated rehab center has started to treat its patients for khat addiction.

West Virginia Center Established For Babies Battling Drug Exposure

Krystina Murray ❘

A local West Virginia center accepts babies suffering from opioid exposure, offering specialized care for drug-caused Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.

Does Harm Reduction Help Or Hinder Asian-Americans And Pacific Islanders?

Krystina Murray ❘

Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders struggle with substance abuse. Are community ceners harming their recovery or helping?

New Study Examines Barriers To Buprenorphine Treatment

Nathan Yerby ❘

Buprenorphine is a helpful medication for opioid addiction. A new study seeks to explain why some patients never use buprenorphine in addiction treatment.

Scientists Discover Possible Genetic Solution To Opioid Addiction

Nathan Yerby ❘

A team of scientists has discovered that there may be a genetic solution for preventing opioid withdrawal and opioid addiction.

Massachusetts Sends Men To Jail For Opioid Addiction Treatment

Nathan Yerby ❘

One county in Massachusetts has started sending men to jails for opioid addiction treatment, but not everyone thinks that's the right solution.

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