Articles on Suboxone and Opioid Dependence

Buprenorphine and Methadone are therapies for opioid addiction treatment. Opioids are substances that act on opioid receptors to produce morphine-like effects; medically, they are primarily used for pain relief, including anesthesia. These drugs can decrease pain, particularly from injuries or surgery, making them addictive. As a result, they are the popular medications for […]
(August 21, 2019) The Morning Consult reports on a recent study conducted by the Urban Institute which identifies a correlation between expanded Medicaid and an increase in buprenorphine prescriptions. Because Medicaid covers the cost of buprenorphine maintenance treatment, states that have approved Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act have been able to […]
(August 16, 2019) Recovery Centers America (RCA) has opened a new opioid treatment clinic in western New Jersey, according to Biospace. Bravo Healthcare Clinic opened in Somerdale on Aug. 13 and will give medically-assisted treatments (MATs) to its local community. This clinic will provide standalone MATs, just like RCA’s clinic in Trenton. Because […]
(August 15, 2019) New Mexico will receive new federal funding to support its opioid response, reports KUNM. The U.S. Health Resources and Service Administration has marked $2 million for opioid training and programs in the city of Espanola. Those funds are part of an $80 million federal effort to support state efforts to […]
(August 14, 2019) Montana has received $3.9 million of federal funding to support its opioid response, reports Montana Public Radio. The Health Resources and Services Administration’s funds will support new substance abuse programs in the state. About $1 million will expand rural opioid treatment programs across Montana. Another $900,000 will help train addiction […]
(August 12, 2019) Oregon opioid treatment centers will receive new federal funds, reports KTVZ. The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services awarded a $1.5-million grant to 27 opioid treatment centers across the state. Each clinic receives $167,000 to increase access to substance abuse and mental health treatments. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) champions […]


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