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According to new research from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), one million people died from alcohol-related causes between 1999 and 2017. Scientists also found the number of death certificates mentioning alcohol more than doubled from...
Health officials in Jefferson County, New York are using a new tool that they hope will help save lives. ODMAP is a database that alerts health officials about overdoses in real time. The county started using the program in early 2019. First responders can enter...
A bipartisan bill introduced by Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) would help increase the number of addiction medicine providers across the country and help the millions of Americans who are struggling with substance use disorders. The Opioid...
This training will provide four of the required hours for doctors, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine, one of the FDA approved medications to treat opioid use disorder (OUD). It will be an opportunity to learn more about MAT, OUD, the waiver process, and how MAT can work in a primary care practice.