Many Addiction Centers Lack Anti-Opioid Meds: Study
February 19, 2019
Although the U.S. opioid epidemic dates back more than a decade, only 6 percent of treatment centers in 2016 offered the three medications approved to treat opioid addiction, new research reveals.
And only about a third offered even one of the three recommended drugs, the study found.
"The country is dealing with an opioid overdose death epidemic," said study lead author Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, a professor of mental health at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore. Link to full article here, originally posted on: By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter]]>