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Opioid Treatment Gap in Medicare: Methadone Clinics

Access the resource through the link below: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2018/04/24/health/ap-us-med-opioids-treatment-medicare.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Faponline-health

No time for petty conflict amid an opioid crisis

Access the resource through the link below: https://www.addictionpro.com/article/prescription-drug-abuse/no-time-petty-conflict-amid-opioid-crisis

Trump administration tells addiction doctors: medicine is now the ‘standard’ for opioid care

Access the resource through the link below: http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2018/04/13/Trump-administration-tells-addiction-doctors-medicine-is-now-the-standard-opioid-care/stories/201804130135

Hub-And-Spoke System Effective in Treating Addiction

Access the article and study evaluation through the links below: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/vermont/articles/2018-01-23/study-hub-and-spoke-system-effective-in-treating-addiction http://www.healthvermont.gov/sites/default/files/documents/pdf/adap_HubSpokeEvaluationBrief.pdf

Mortality risk during and after opioid substitution treatment

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U.S. life expectancy drops as opioid deaths surge

Life expectancy declined in the United States for the second year in a row in 2016, driven downward by fatal drug overdoses in young and middle-aged adults, according to a new report from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). If the trend holds, “we could have more than two years of declining life...
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