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Why OTPs Need To Stay In The Mix: The Shatterproof Yelp-like Pilot

When Shatterproof launched its new ATLAS (Addiction Treatment Locator, Assessment, and Standards Platform) project, funded largely by insurance companies, as a pilot in six states, opioid treatment programs (OTPs) of New York State said yes, they want to participate. The reason is not because OTPs are interested in having disgruntled patients post complaints in a...
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Using Telemedicine to Treat Opioid Addiction

Covid-19 has made life much harder for people with opioid addiction. But the response to the virus has also revealed a way forward that could radically expand effective treatment and reduce overdose deaths.communities from the scourge of opioid addiction. Additionally, the Senate Majority released a report generated by the Joint Senate Task Force on Opioids,...
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Extended Methadone Take-homes During COVID: Nothing But Success

Since March, when the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) relaxed rules for methadone take-homes to decrease exposure to the coronavirus, opioid treatment programs (OTPs) have been exercising this unprecedented freedom. Specifically, SAMHSA said March 16 that all states with declared states of emergency may request blanket exemption (from SAMHSA) for all stable...
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New York City Pilots Mobile Methadone Program to Help Treat Addiction

When New York State closed all essential businesses in late March, it left millions of people with questions about how to get medication without putting themselves at risk for COVID 19. That includes the nearly 30,000 people who receive methadone to treat opioid addiction across New York City, 15,000 of whom will have to isolate...
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Harckham Hosts Virtual Meeting on Challenges from Pandemic Crisis for Substance Use Treatment Providers

South Salem, NY – New York State Senator Pete Harckham and more than a dozen behavioral health professionals and advocates met via a virtual conference yesterday to discuss the serious challenges that Substance Use Disorder treatment programs are facing while the novel coronavirus pandemic continues.
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