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A 'blockade' for Opiates: Vivitrol Offers Hope for Treatment

A 'blockade' for opiates: Vivitrol offers hope for treatment

Filed under: alcohol and drug abuse treatment

As prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction become more high-profile problems in Wisconsin communities, addiction experts say Vivitrol could offer a more effective option for treating opiate dependence. That's what the … The county Department of …


The Underlying Pain: Painkillers, Opiates & Their Effect on Our Communities

Filed under: alcohol and drug abuse treatment

It is a crisis bubbling just beneath the surface that may be invisible to many, but is already highly visible to law enforcement, medical personnel, social service and addiction treatment providers, and too many Vermont families. … They take a pill …
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Grant targets young patients over drug, alcohol use

Filed under: alcohol and drug abuse treatment

The grant money will not be spent on doctor bills, medicine or any follow-up treatment for anyone who answers yes to questions about substance abuse, Rourke said. Rather, it is needed for “start ups and complexities” involved in any changes that take …
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