Holly L Campbell, CADC, RMSR, SQP

Posts tagged ‘heroin’

New Buprenorphine Study


So . . . congress recently passed $1,000,000,000 to address the opioid crisis. Much of that money is expected to be spent on medication assisted treatment. Buprenorphine has been the most frequently touted form of medication assisted treatment. I’ve reviewed the research here and found that it does not live up to the hype. A […]

via New buprenorphine study – more disappointing outcomes — Addiction & Recovery News

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Addressing the Heroin/Opioid Epidemic


The United States is in the midst of an epidemic. The small county I work in reports 3-5 calls per day for opiate related overdoses. Treatment programs from around the area have huge wait lists and people are dying every day. Experts at a recent round table discussion on the problem are predicting that it […]

http://conversationsonthefringe.com/2016/05/10/addressing-the-heroinopioid-epidemic/

Gateway Supports Safe Passage Initiative Program


Gateway Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers is part of a program called Safe Passage Initiative through the Dixon Police Department. The Safe Passage Initiative is a program that allows individuals struggling with heroin addiction to go to the police or sheriff’s department and turn over their drugs and drug equipment without fear of being arrested. Instead, the […]

https://recovergateway.wordpress.com/2016/04/14/safe-passage-initiative-program/

Comprehensive Addiction Bill Passes Senate


Addictions to painkillers, heroin and alcohol are chronic diseases just like diabetes or heart disease. Up until a few weeks ago, there was no legislation..

https://recovergateway.wordpress.com/2016/03/25/addiction-bill-passes/

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