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 Post subject: Experts Call for Greater Use of MedicationAssisted Treatment
PostPosted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 10:06 pm 
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Advocates push to expand use of medications to treat addiction

Medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction has been proven to cut the risk of death for opioid users from all causes – from things as wide as overdoses to car accidents – and professionals and advocates from across the field are now making their call to expand access to MAT loud and clear. Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), said that these medications are, β€œan essential component of an ongoing treatment plan.” Read more in the report from USA Today by clicking HERE.

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 Post subject: Re: Experts Call for Greater Use of MedicationAssisted Treat
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GREAT article Zac!!! I am going to share this if you don't mind!

Stephanie ;)


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 Post subject: Re: Experts Call for Greater Use of MedicationAssisted Treat
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Are you kidding? Of COURSE you can share anything here! Knowledge is power! Share and share away.

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