Alcohol Drug Treatment Finder for United States
Fueled by rapid addiction, alcohol drug treatment needs are on the rise within the United States. A paradigm shift is needed in the way we Americans approach this growing epidemic. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency estimates that over 27 million Americans (age 12 and older) are addicted to alcohol and other drugs. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), just under 11% (2.5 million) received care at an addiction treatment facility in 2016.
Columbus Public Health wants to start an outpatient medication-assisted treatment program next year to help people who are struggling with drug addiction as the city looks for ways to fight the opioid crisis that has […]
When President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency, it came with a regulatory change intended to make it easier for people to get care. Doctors are now allowed to prescribe addiction medicine […]
Interest is down as field demands more education
Two things happened in Jason Oliver’s life that made him want to be an addiction counselor.
The first was his job as a police officer. In his 19 years […]
It’s a new program, and the first of its kind for a nonprofit in the United States, according to Pamlico Hope director Sherri Rettew in Bayboro.
“To date, we’ve enrolled about 37,” she said. “Most are […]