The program's approach includes an emphasis on medically-assisted treatment, using drugs to help ease withdrawal symptoms and cravings.
Treatment usually involves in-person therapy and group meetings. Now, counselors are trying to adjust.
Does alternative sentencing create a system of easily exploited free labor?
The opioid epidemic is filling jails. Wise County, Virginia, is looking for alternatives.
Hotellet, in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, is a hotel that trains and employs recovering drug addicts, helping its staff work and reconnect with the wider community. At $74 a night, which includes a Scandinavian breakfast, the rooms are inexpensive for Copenhagen. The staff work mornings and the hotel switches to “self-service” for guests in […]
Drug-related deaths highlight a critical need for more trained pathologists.
After doing several stints herself, helping women transition out of prison is personal.
Babies born addicted to opioids require expensive hospital stays. One Tennessee company is trying to cut those costs.
The program in southern Oregon uses volunteer work and clean eating to get parents clean.
One of those measures includes making it hard for patients to get prescriptions from multiple doctors.