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Why the New Face of Opioid Addiction Calls for a New Approach to Treatment

Why the new face of opioid addiction calls for a new approach to treatment
As recently as 2011, more than 300,000 people were still receiving methadone through federally-regulated opioid treatment programs (OTPs). Yet experts argue that what may have … “We don't have a march for alcoholics. We don't have a raffle or Girl … Read more on Yahoo News

Health digest: Miller-Keystone Blood Center schedules drives
Appointments may be made by calling the blood center at 610-926-6060. … Chronic Pain Anonymous meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Reading Health Rehabilitation Center, Room 1, 2802 Papermill Road, Wyomissing, Call 610-207-3716 for information. … Adult … Read more on Reading Eagle

290 DHS employees to make move to Iles Park Place
State officials have estimated 350 to 450 employees and clients could be at Iles Park Place daily for services ranging from development disabilities assistance to alcohol and substance abuse programs. Manko said the timing of the moves has yet to be … Read more on The State Journal-Register

King proposes lifting cap on opioid treatment beds
Angus King, in response to the nationwide opioid crisis, is planning to introduce legislation to raise a federal limit on the number of beds available at drug and alcohol treatment centers. In a visit Monday to the Milestone Foundation on India Street … Read more on Press Herald

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